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Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid To Offer A Remarkable Fuel Economy

A report from worldcarfans.com revealed some details of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid. The detailed were provided by the Head of Development of the C-Class Estate, Ralf Rossmanith. Rossmanith, who confirmed the existence of the vehicle, said the sedan was currently being tested. It will feature a four-cylinder gas-electric hybrid engine. Tests have shown that its carbon dioxide emissions are less the 50 grams for every kilometer, which equivalent to an average fuel consumption of around 2 liters for every 100 kilometers. The upcoming sedan will also have an all-electric range of around 30 kilometers, which can be modified to allow it to travel 50 kilometers for units sold… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid Completes Epic Journey With A Single Tank Of Fuel

An epic journey was completed by the Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid as it travelled from the African continent all the way to the United Kingdom with a single tank of fuel, a report from worldcarfans.com revealed recently. Behind the wheel of the standard model of the E300 was Andrew Frankel. The luxury hybrid vehicle averaged 3.1 liters for every 73.6 miles or 100 kilometers during its non-stop journey. The adventure started in Tangier, North Africa and the British journalist travelled across two continents before reaching the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The entire trip took around 27 hours as Frankel went through four countries along with three time zones. He arrived… Continue Reading »

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Images Show 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-In

It appears that the Germany-based luxury vehicle manufacturer is working on bringing the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-In into the assembly line. A recent report from worldofcarfans.com indicated that images showing the prototype of the hybrid inside a parking lot emerged recently. The active shutter grille and modified rear bumper featuring an integrated port made the plug-in hybrid easily identifiable. The port is similar to the port found on the S-Class plug-in hybrid. The vehicle will reportedly be called the C350 Plug-in Hybrid and will feature a 3.0-liter turbo-charged V6 engine together with a 7-speed automatic gearbox system along with an electric motor. The powertrain was initially unveiled in the latest… Continue Reading »

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Frankfurt Motor Show May Feature The Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid

The third hybrid engine of Mercedes-Benz will be unveiled during the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show through the Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid, according to MSN Autos. Aside from being efficient, the turbocharged V6 engine will make it the fastest hybrid S-Class in the market. However, the electric motor of the S500 Plug-In Hybrid can be decoupled completely from its gas engine. This will make the vehicle a pure zero-emission electric vehicle, which makes it distinct from the current Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid. The 3.0-L turbo gas engine provides 329HP and 354lb-ft of torque to the vehicle. A lithium-ion battery powers the electric motor of the vehicle. It offers 107HP and 251lb-ft of… Continue Reading »

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New S-Class Set to Hit German Mercedes-Benz Dealerships on July 20

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has always represented the pinnacle of automotive technology for the German luxury automaker, and now the new models will be hitting German dealerships with the aim of being touted the best car in the world. Starting on July 20, people can check out the new S-Class models to see what’s new. “The S-Class is the technological spearhead not only of Mercedes-Benz but of automotive development per se,” said Dr. Joachim Schmidt, Mercedes-Benz Board of Management member in charge of Sales and Marketing. “And has been for decades.” Three key aspects are focused on in the new S-Class. There’s ‘Intelligent Drive’, ‘Efficient Technology’, and ‘The Essence of Luxury’…. Continue Reading »

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Patent Images Of Mercedes-Benz S-Class Plug-In Hybrid Emerge

Two months have passed ever since the luxury car manufacturer from Germany reluctantly confirmed the upcoming release of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Plug-In Hybrid. Reports about the same plug-in vehicle, which is the first for the company, have emerged once again. A number of patent images showed that the upcoming vehicle will have a new exhaust system while its rear bumper was designed to feature its charging port. The upcoming vehicle will reportedly be dubbed as the Mercedes-Benz S500 Hybrid Plus. It will be the flagship plug-in vehicle of the Germany vehicle manufacturer. It will reportedly feature a 306HP 3.5-liter V6 engine together with an electric motor. Electric power will come… Continue Reading »

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Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid Given EBUS Award

In Cologne, Mercedes-Benz  Market Launch Manager for Mercedes-Benz hybrid and electric buses  Ulrich Piotrowski, together with Mercedes-Benz buses brand spokesman Roman Biondi, accepted the first-ever EBUS award for the company’s fuel cell Citaro hybrid buses. Under the patronage of Dr. Peter Ramsauer, the Federal Minister for Transport, Building and Urban Development, the EBUS Award was given in recognition of the efforts that have been made to introduce electric buses into public local transport, and is intended as an incentive to drive forward innovative developments in this sector. In giving the award to  the Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid, the judges recognized the fuel cell, lithium-ion battery and electric motor components of the… Continue Reading »

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