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Citaro FuelCELL-Hybrid Bus and MB B-Class F-CELL Car Share Common Fuel Cell Technologies

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

The new Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL-Hybrid bus is powered by two fuel cell systems of the same type used in the B-Class F-CELL car. Improved fuel cell components and hybridization with lithium-ion batteries allows the Citaro FuelCELL-Hybrid to consume almost 50 percent less hydrogen compared to the preceding generation.



Mercedes-Benz E-Class Powering Toward 2010 E 300 BlueTEC Hybrid

By • Aug 13th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts, Mercedes-benz

Mercedes-Benz is expected to bring out the E 300 BlueTEC Hybrid for 2010 with anticipated 46 mpg performance and a respectable low emission of 134 grams per km of carbon dioxide CO2.



New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate (Wagon) Features Efficient Engine Options

By • Aug 6th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots, Mercedes-benz

Mercedes-Benz is launching the E-Class Estate (or “wagon” for those speaking “American”). Like the Sedan and Coupé, the Estate combines unique design with leadership in safety, comfort, quality and practicality, plus a wide range of diesel and gasoline engine options to achieve high mileage performance.



Mercedes-Benz E-Class: New, Efficient Four-Cylinder E 200 Ready to Roll

By • Jul 26th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots, Mercedes-benz

Mercedes-Benz is adding to the engine line-up for the new E-Class by introducing two economical four-cylinder models. The E 200 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY developing 100 kW/136 hp achieves 45 miles per gallon (mpg) or 5.2 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers, while the new E 200 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY has an output of 135 kW/184 hp and consumes 33 mpg or 7.2 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers.



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.



2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 BlueHybrid Videos

By • Feb 2nd, 2009 • Category: Mercedes-benz, Videos

Tweet S400 BlueHybrid (3:48) 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 BlueHybrid (2:05) 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 BlueHybrid by Road and Track (0:59)



With a New BlueTEC Buzz, a Glimpse of the 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

By • Nov 18th, 2008 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts, Mercedes-benz

While it looks like Mercedes-Benz will leave the 2009 E-Class sedans unchanged, the arrival of the E-320 BlueTEC diesel is exciting. For the 2010 version, only more refinements are expected.



No Diesel Version For 2009 smart fortwo

By • Nov 15th, 2008 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts

Tweet Based on information available on the official smartusa.com site, U.S. markets won’t get a diesel version yet for 2009 model year. I’m a little disappointed. It’s one of the reasons I’m holding out from buying a first U.S. smart model. I was so looking forward to a smart powered by Mercedes’ Bluetec technology. According to […]