A new-generation electric car is celebrating its world premiere at the 2013 New York International Auto Show:
the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive makes its debut with a dynamic design, high-quality interior and a high-torque electric motor for local emission-free driving. This makes for lively and effortless driving pleasure over a range of around 115 miles [...]
The renowned German environmental research institute “ÖkoTrend” has ascertained that the Mercedes-Benz ML 250 BlueTEC 4MATIC and Mercedes-Benz B 200 Natural Gas Drive are the most eco- friendly cars in their class. Both models have thus now been honoured as “Winners in Green” by the magazine AUTO TEST.
The independent research institute “ÖkoTrend” in Germany has [...]
A new addition to Mercedes-Benz’s family of electric vehicles: at the Paris Motor Show, the company is presenting a battery-powered electric variant of the B-Class.
This concept vehicle is one of the first models to incorporate the term “Electric Drive” into its model designation. In future, “Electric Drive” lettering will adorn the boot lids of [...]
With 16 percent less CO2 emissions, significantly cleaner exhaust gases than petrol or diesel fuel and around 50 percent lower fuel costs than a comparable petrol model, the new Mercedes B 200 Natural Gas Drive featuring, as its name suggests, a natural gas drive, has a lot to recommend it. The latest model in the [...]
A good two years before the new EURO 6 European emissions standard is due to come into effect for all petrol-engined vehicles on 1.9.2014, the petrol engines of the new Mercedes-Benz A and B-Class have been confirmed as already meeting the required emission limits.
More specifically, the engines also already undercut the particulate limits which [...]
Mercedes-Benz sets sustainable trends in automotive design with maximum aesthetic appeal. The jury of the world’s most renowned design competition has acknowledged this fact by awarding the Stuttgart-based company the coveted red dot award for three new Mercedes-Benz car models simultaneously.
The winners are the B-Class, the C-Class Coupé and the SLS AMG Roadster. The [...]
The Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL is the best electric car with fuel cell – this is the result of an online survey completed by 18,324 readers of specialist magazines “Auto Bild” and “Auto Test”.
The B-Class F-CELL is the first passenger car with fuel cell drive to be produced by Mercedes-Benz under series conditions. Production of the [...]
Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL at home with the stars: Emissions-free fuel-cell car conquers HollywoodDonnerstag, 17.Mai 2012
An increasing number of Hollywood stars are opting for eco-friendly mobility from Mercedes-Benz. Actress Diane Kruger is one of more than 35 environmental enthusiasts and early adopters in California who are among the first to drive the locally emissions-free B-Class F-CELL vehicle.
This electric vehicle with fuel cells from Mercedes-Benz generates electricity on board in [...]
Daimler started production at its new passenger car plant in Kecskemét last Thursday. Passenger cars are now rolling off the assembly line in Hungary less than four years after the location decision was made in summer 2008. Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Plant [...]
The new B-Class represents a particularly family-oriented model from Mercedes-Benz. The comprehensive range of child seats for every age and weight group is typical of the standard of safety offered by Mercedes-Benz.
The range features ISOFIX attachment points as standard, plus options including rear seats with integrated child seats (IKS), automatic child seat recognition (ACSR) [...]
The new Mercedes-Benz B-Class has been voted “Winter Car of 2012″ by Finland’s leading car magazine, “Tekniikan Maailma”. The compact sports tourer emerged victorious against 15 competitors after being subjected to a comprehensive comparative test in winter conditions.
Covering a distance of 1000 kilometres, the test comprised a series of assessments of driving dynamics, braking [...]
Environmental Certificate for the Mercedes B-Class: B 180 BlueEFFICIENCY produces 16 percent less CO2 emissions than its predecessorDonnerstag, 26.Januar 2012
The neutral inspectors at the TÜV Süd technical inspection authority have confirmed the high environmental compatibility of the new Mercedes B-Class, awarding the compact sports tourer the Environmental Certificate in accordance with ISO standard TR 14062.
This certification is based on a comprehensive ecological life cycle assessment of the B-Class, documenting every detail of ecological [...]
The best of 2011 – Part III July – September
The new C 63 AMG Coupé Black Series: The most powerful C-Class of all time
Spectacular design, technology transfer from the world of motorsport and driving dynamics at the highest level. The new Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Coupé Black Series embodies the AMG brand claim of “Driving [...]
The best of 2011 – Part II: April to June
The Mercedes Concept A-Class is the first heartbeat of a new generation whose expressive design stands for concentrated dynamism.
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The best of 2011 – Part I: January to March
The new-generation C-Class
The new C-Class is a comprehensive modernisation. The front and rear sections of this bestselling model have a more striking design.
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The new B-Class is the Mercedes-Benz among compact cars, offering a correspondingly high standard of passive safety. The body-in-white provides the basis here, both in terms of material – the proportion of high-strength and ultra-high-strength sheet steel stands at 67 percent – and with regard to its structural design.
Key features of the front-end structure [...]« Previous