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Leading Fuel Cell Vehicle Manufacturers Signed Joint Agreement

By • Sep 18th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts

Leading vehicle manufacturers in fuel cell technology – Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Corporation/Opel, Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, the alliance Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation – signed a joint statement to the development and market introduction of electric vehicles with fuel cells with a Letter of Understanding (LoU.)



BlueTec SCR Technology Tests Totaling 25 Million Miles

By • Sep 17th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots

Detroit Diesel has subjected BlueTec SCR technology in trucks to tests totaling 25 million miles. By the time SCR (selective catalytic reduction) technology is introduced in January 2010, the test vehicles will have been tested for a total of 28 million miles. This will make SCR technology one of the most thoroughly tested exhaust technologies in the United States as well.



Daimler Buses North America Receives Major Order for Over 300 Buses

By • Aug 10th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots, Rail and Public Transits

Daimler Buses North America (DBNA) receives orders for 263 Orion VII transit buses, 30 Setra S 417 motorcoaches, and 15 Sprinter shuttle buses, and will soon increase the number of Orion hybrid buses on America’s roads to 2,500 units.



Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG with Electric Drive – 0 to 62 mph in 4 Seconds

By • Jul 18th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts, Mercedes-benz

The Mercedes-Benz SLS is not for everyone, but it never fails to turn heads. Add the AMG badge and you know it’s built for performance. Now MB is giving it full electric drive. Powerful and locally emission-free.



Clean Cars Made in Germany: Latest From German Car Manufacturers

By • May 22nd, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts, Mercedes-benz

Euro 6 emission standards set for implementation in 2015 will produce interesting clean cars, including hybrids, coming out of Germany. With quality, performance and reputation on the line, top German car brands such as BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Porsche, Daimler AG, and VW will come to market with full force in due time. The bottom line: the German hybrids will certainly be worth the wait.



A collection of YouTube videos of smart fortwo cdi cars

By • Nov 30th, 2008 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts, Videos

This is a collection of interesting smart fortwo cdi diesel cars on YouTube. I’ll continue to add to this post with new videos as I find them.