Münster in Westphalia, which, since 2004, can boast the title of the world’s most liveable city, officially inaugurated its first hybrid bus line on 27 August 2012.
With the ceremonial handover of two Mercedes-Benz Citaro G BlueTec Hybrid vehicles to the Münster municipal transport service, represented by its manager of Münster’s public transport company Eckhard [...]
At the same time as it celebrates its market launch, the E 300 BlueTEC HYBRID has now also obtained its Environmental Certificate in accordance with ISO standard 14062. This award is based on a Life Cycle Assessment, in which the independent inspectors of TÜV Süd subject the vehicle to comprehensive tests covering the entire life [...]
Mercedes-Benz is opening a new chapter in its brand’s core segment and at the same time setting new standards for luxury-class business vehicles:
the E 300 BlueTEC HYBRID, available as a Saloon and Estate, impresses with new record values when it comes to efficiency. It boasts exemplary consumption levels (4.2 l/100 km) as well as [...]
There could hardly be a greater span between history and future than at the present time in Dresden. Anyone riding past Dresden’s most beautiful monuments and squares along bus route 62 can experience this at first hand as he or she will be sitting in a hybrid-drive Citaro – a Mercedes‑Benz brand articulated bus.
In the next few days, bus passengers in Bremen will have a new experience on the main regular service routes operated by Bremer Straßenbahn AG.
The Mercedes-Benz Citaro G BlueTec Hybrid arrives at bus-stops almost silently, and moves off again just as quietly. In the presence of Dr. Reinhard Loske, Senator for the environment, construction, [...]
Following successful practical trials in December 2009, Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG (SSB) has now brought three Mercedes-Benz Citaro G BlueTec Hybrid buses into service, with a further two vehicles due to be delivered later this year.
The environmentally-friendly hybrid bus met with an excellent response from passengers during last year’s week-long practical trial, and also demonstrated [...]
Mercedes-Benz S-Class features more safety, more power – S-Class U.S. lineup stars five diverse ModelsDienstag, 10.August 2010
The company’s flagship sedan, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is viewed in many circles as the finest car in the world. For the 2011 model year, the S-Class line includes two V8-powered models – the S550 (382 hp, 391 lb.-ft. of torque), which is offered in a choice of rear-wheel drive or 4MATIC all-wheel drive and [...]
Mercedes-Benz M-Class offers Hybrid, Diesel and high Performance – M-Class Lineup features diverse solutions for today’s customerMontag, 9.August 2010
Mercedes-Benz offers two highly fuel-efficient M-Class models for 2011 in the United States – a gasoline hybrid and a BlueTEC diesel. Along with the ML450 HYBRID (335 total hp, 381 lb.-ft. of torque) and the ML350 BlueTEC diesel (210 hp, 400 lb.-ft.), the 2011 M-Class line includes the gasoline V6-powered ML350 (268 hp, 258 [...]
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and Daimler Buses have once again received orders for low-emission vehicles. Thomas Built Buses, Daimler Trucks North America’s school bus manufacturer, has received an order for 130 compressed natural gas (CNG) school buses. That’s the biggest contract for natural gas buses in the company’s history.
The buses were ordered by [...]
It unites comfort and environmental compatibility. The S-Class with hybrid drive is a pacemaker in its class. How the S 400 HYBRID drives and feels, we learn from Peter Garruba. The actor and car enthusiast takes us on a test run and puts the luxury sedan through ist paces on the streets of New York [...]
Eco is in: International celebrities from the worlds of film, TV and music are increasingly switching over to cars with reduced environmental impact and are choosing BlueTEC and hybrid models from Mercedes-Benz. It is above all in Hollywood that the Stuttgart-based car brand’s fuel-saving, low-emission vehicles are setting a new standard for luxury combined with [...]
The Mercedes-Benz plant in Berlin is to produce a new generation of transmission-integrated electric engines for Mercedes-Benz hybrid vehicles from 2012 onwards.
As a result of this decision, the site will add a key technology of the future to its production portfolio. The intensive collaboration between the plant and the research and development departments will [...]
It arrives with hardly a sound and then drives away from the bus stop without the usual loud engine noise one expects to hear from a bus. It then continues in this manner at several more stops along its route.
Passengers in downtown Hamburg who report such an experience in the future will obviously be [...]
Efficiency can be this dynamic – Mercedes-Benz launches “Formula Green” in the five, four and three-litre consumption class. This was today`s motto on the Mercedes-Benz press conference at the Geneva International Automobile Salon 2010.
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“We’re driving for victory not only in Formula 1, but also in ‘Formula Green’ – with premium automobiles that combine environmental responsibility with the pure fascination of Mercedes-Benz.”
These were the words of Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, speaking today at the press [...]
With the E 300 BlueTEC HYBRID being presented at the Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz is offering a look ahead to Western Europe’s first diesel hybrid. It pairs a 2.2-litre four-cylinder diesel engine developing 150 kW (204 hp) with a powerful hybrid module.
Its 15 kW electric motor, positioned between the internal combustion engine and the [...]« Previous