Mercedes-Benz has dropped a few tantalizing details about its S 500 plug-in hybrid luxury sedan, which will make its debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September, and go on sale some time next year. The third hybrid model of the new S-Class, the S 500 combines an 80 kW electric motor with a 3.0-liter… Read more »
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Mercedes-Benz’s next generation S-Class will include two hybrid models, a gasoline and a diesel version, and a plug-in hybrid model will join the lineup “soon.” The new S 400 Hybrid, which combines a V6 gasoline engine with an electric motor and Li-ion battery pack, will deliver combined fuel economy of around 37 mpg, a reduction… Read more »
While taking the number-two spot among such long-established automakers is an impressive feat for a startup company, it isn’t entirely a fair comparison.
The German automakers are plugging in. Audi introduced its first PHEV, the A3 Sportback e-tron, in Geneva in February, and VW has promised an electric version of its blockbuster Golf later this year. Now Mercedes has unveiled its B-Class Electric Drive at this week’s New York Auto Show. Daimler hasn’t offered many details, but it seems that… Read more »
AMP specializes in converting legacy vehicles to electric power, including the Mercedes ML350 and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs.
The new SLS AMG E-CELL, a product of cooperation between Mercedes and AMG, has a number of features guaranteed to get fans of electric performance hot under the collar.
With a range of around 130 km (81 miles), the E-CELL is designed for short routes involving numerous stops.
The company announced that it has started a long-awaited development program with Daimler to build a new Mercedes-Benz EV with a complete Tesla powertrain.
The 230 EVs are being used by courier and delivery services and other commercial operators in several regions of Germany, and have covered over 650,000 km.
The German firm Kerstner will unveil a refrigerator van version of the Mercedes-Benz Vito E-Cell electric vehicle at the Solutrans trade show in Lyon, France, this week.