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Top 3 Features of the Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell

It was announced during the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show that the Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell is already in its preproduction stage. Mercedes also provides us a look at the key features of the plug-in hybrid SUV. 1. Power Units Unlike the Mercedes plug-in hybrids that we have been accustomed to that combines a petrol engine with an electric motor, the GLC F-Cell makes use of hydrogen and electricity. The set up makes it very environment-friendly because of its zero g/km CO2 emission. The SUV can hold up to 4.4 kg of hydrogen in its tank. That is good to propel the vehicle to more than 437 km in hybrid mode. On… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ A Revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show

After the Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ, its maker just unveiled its hatchback version at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Called the Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ A, the car is the first all-electric vehicle to be included in the EQ range. Design As expected, the Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ A retained all the key styling elements of its older sibling. The hatchback’s body features the Aesthetics A design language of the German automaker, which make use of sweeping angles instead of the usual utilization of creases. There have been a few updates between the earlier concept and the new EQ A. Among them were the more protruding front lip spoiler, revised headlamps and new… Continue Reading »

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All Mercedes-Benz Cars and SUVs To Get Electric Versions By 2022

Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche revealed that all the existing Mercedes-Benz models will get their electric versions by 2022. The company is targeting to offer at least 50 hybrid and full-electric variants going to that deadline. According to Reuters, Zetsche made the announcement during their company’s investor day in Sindelfingen, Germany. He also told the people in attendance that their smart city car brand will be converted into an all-electric lineup. The report added that since electric cars have lower margin than combustion engine cars, Daimler expects to save a lot following their decision. The company said at their Fit for Leadership 4.0 plan that they are looking to get savings… Continue Reading »

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Top 4 Features of the smart vision EQ fortwo

The compact car division of Daimler just unveiled its new concept vehicle, the smart vision EQ fortwo. The auto embodies the new CASE strategy of the company which stands for “Connected, Autonomous, Shared & Services, and Electric.” Here are the top 4 features of the new smart vision EQ fortwo based on Daimler: 1. Connected The smart vision EQ fortwo can be summoned via a mobile device. The display in its black panel replacing the front radiator grille can be customized by the user and it is also capable of displaying information when unoccupied such as news, local events, weather  and time. The vehicle also offers a 1+1 option to… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG Needs To Reinvent Itself For Future Of Electric Vehicles

  Mercedes-AMG, the performance arm of Mercedes-Benz, will be forced to reinvent itself following the German automaker’s decision to follow in the footsteps of major brands across the globe to produce more electric cars in the future. Mercedes-AMG will have to create performance versions of the EVs that Mercedes-Benz will produce. Thankfully, that should not be a problem for Mercedes-AMG, Drummond Jacoy, the brand’s director of vehicle development, believes. Mercedes-AMG is in a unique position where it is involved in the development of new Mercedes road cars from the conception to the production. This ensures that these cars can be turned into performance cars if Mercedes calls the need for… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Reached Agreement With Chery Automobile Over Use Of EQ Brand

Mercedes-Benz has finally reached an agreement with Chinese company Chery Automobiles over the use of the EQ brand for its electric vehicles. The German automaker is now cleared to use EQ as a badge to their electric vehicles lineup. As reported earlier this year, Chery Automobiles filed a case before China’s trademark regulator because of Mercedes-Benz’s plan of using the EQ brand name. It was only last year when the German car manufacturer announced that it would create an EQ brand to categorize its future electric vehicles, services, and technologies. EQ will stand for electric intelligence, Mercedes said. But Chery Automobiles was quick to point out that it has been… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG A45 with Electric Motor Coming Up

The second-generation Mercedes-AMG A45 is getting an electric motor. The unit is expected to significantly boost the power of the hatchback. According to Motoring, citing reliable anonymous sources within the automotive industry, the electric motor will be used to provide the AMG A45 with a hybrid powertrain. The model bearing the unit is expected to arrive sometime in 2019. Currently, the AMG A45 has a gasoline-fed 2.0-liter inline-four turbo engine. The power unit offers 280 kW that launches the car from zero to 100 km/h in just 4.2 seconds. The source said a reconfigured M133 engine will be used for the AMG A45. It is will be paired with a traditional exhaust… Continue Reading »

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