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Daimler is Top Electric Car Seller in Germany for First Half 2013

In the first half of 2013, Daimler AG took the top spot in German in terms of electric cars, with electric-powered Mercedes-Benz models combining with smart brand sales to achieve a 42 percent overall market share. The pace-setting smart brand was responsible for 983 units registered during the aforementioned period. That alone accounts for a market share of 40 percent. In addition, smart was also able to grow its electric-powered unit sales by some 80 percent compared to the same period in 2012. Daimler banks on smart to become its ‘trailblazer in electric mobility’, primarily through the smart fortwo electric drive that’s complemented by some tuned models and an e-bike…. Continue Reading »

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Mercedes B-Class Electonic Drive Attracts Hollywood Stars

Because Hollywood stars have been attracted to green  campaigns and environmental projects, it is no surprise that a lot of actors and actresses are also getting interested in green cars. For example, Diane Kruger, one of the 35 environmental supporters in California, was also one of the first to drive the emission free B-Class F-Cell. “I’m excited to be driving the F-CELL. It’s environmentally conscious, fun to drive and gets lots of attention on the streets, ” she said. She further added that, “I can travel around 400 kilometres on a full tank and it’s easy to refuel.” It is because of its consumption is equal to a fuel consumption… Continue Reading »

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Inside the Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell

The SLS AMG’s E-Cell has been revealed last year. But it is not until now that Mercedes-Benz revealed what makes up the environment-friendly E-Cell. Supplied by SK Innovations, the E-Cell produces 525 HP and makes the car run from 0 to 60 mph in just 4 seconds. Here is the complete inner workings of the SLS AMG E-Cell According to Daimler: The drive system of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-CELL: Advanced technology made visible (Stuttgart, Affalterbach, Mar 09, 2012) — With the electric drivetrain system of the SLS AMG E-CELL, Mercedes-AMG GmbH is providing yet another glimpse of its latest development project. The drivetrain has been in development since 2010… Continue Reading »

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Daimler To Test Inductive Charging In Everyday Usage

Although electric cars are firmly on the road to wide public acceptance and use, many hurdles remain, both large and small. Aside from the infrastructure needed to recharge electric cars away from their normal garages, there is also the hassle of feeding a cord from the car to the outlet, or vice versa. Now, Daimler has announced that it is going to test inductive charging on an electric car that is used on a daily basis. The principle of inductive charging has long been understood, where a charge is conducted without any physical connection between the power source and the component being charged. In this case, a modified A-Class E-Cell… Continue Reading »

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The First All-Electric AMG : SLS AMG E-Cell

The in-house tuning division of Mercedes-Benz is now “cooking up” a new car. Well, actually just an improvement of what’s already in their line up, only now it is going to be all-electric. The SLS AMG E-Cell will be the first of its kind in AMG’s range of vehicles. By the middle of next year, people can start ordering it, late next year to early 2013 test drives and deliveries are scheduled. Indeed, the production of the supercar is moving fast as confirmed by Ola Kallenius Mercedes-Benz AMG’s Chairman of the Board of Management. The company has not given the exact specifications and features of the car yet, except of… Continue Reading »

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B-Class E-Cell Becomes A Practical Daily Driver

Expectedly, German automakers like Mercedes will use the Frankfurt Auto Show to present and announce their upcoming products and technologies that are in the pipeline. One of these is a B-Class vehicle that’s been converted into an E-Cell, which is Mercedes-speak for an EV. But this B-Class E-Cell is unique in that it’s been fitted with a range-extending internal combustion engine that will allow the vehicle to recharge its batteries when they run out. Prime motivation for this electric B-Class is a 100 kilowatt electric motor getting its juice from a lithium ion array. With this arrangement, range is limited to 100 kilometers but by using the 1000cc turbo engine,… Continue Reading »

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SLS AMG E-Cell Goes Lightweight with a Carbon Fiber Spine

Another ambitious technology was created by Mercedes-Benz, called the “AMG Lightweight Performance”, the design is now being introduced at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. Made in an effort to upgrade crash safety, the “zero intrusion cell” protects the battery modules in the vehicle from damage and deformation in case there is a crash. The SLS AMG E-CELL body shell being shown by Mercedes-Benz AMG at the IAA 2011 is one trailblazing outcome of its ambitious “AMG Lightweight Performance” design strategy. Its key element is a transmission tunnel made out of lightweight carbon-fibre composite material (CFRP), which is structurally integrated into the aluminium body shell and firmly bonded with it. The… Continue Reading »

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