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Mercedes-Benz C350 PHEV Get Revealed (via Paultan.org)

Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Sheds Its Camo, Launches In 2015

The all-new Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid has was revealed without heavy camouflage for the first time earlier this month at an international media ride and drive. Caught by the sharp-eyed fellows at Paultan.org (who do a really terrific job of report on the EV scene from Malaysia), the “baby” S-Class PHEV debuted…

6 days ago by Jay Cole 17

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive

Autocar Reviews Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive

Autocar recently tested the newly refreshed Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive and, as it turns out, the UK reviewers were very impressed with the driving experience. The electric version is well ahead of the internal combustion engine version, so if the range, charging time or price isn’t a problem, then the EV…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 13

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive Under The Skin – Photos

Daimler recently released a new set of illustrations of Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive, including several of the drivetrain. As we can see, most parts are installed above the front axle where there’s a Tesla-style (and Tesla manufactured) electric motor (132 kW), transmission and inverter. Like in some other EVs, on…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 18

Mercedes-Benz S 500 PLUG-IN HYBRID

Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid Test Drive Video

Here is a short video with impressions from a Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid test drive in Copenhagen, Denmark. “With the S 500 PLUG-IN HYBRID, the first certified three-litre luxury saloon in the world, Mercedes-Benz Reporter Torie encounters a whole new driving experience: silent, fully electric and locally emission-free.” We are…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 18

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Toyota And Ford Sink EV Sales Streak In October For US

What a difference a few months make. In May and June of this year, plug-ins from Toyota and Ford where pushing the market to new all-time highs…now just a few months later, the duo is responsible for the end to a pretty impressive streak – 46 consecutive months of record EV sales in the…

2 weeks ago by Jay Cole 57

Real Time EV Sales Reporting and Historical Charts Can Be Found Here

October 2014 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Much like John Kerry’s run for President a decade ago, defeat was almost snatched from the jaws of victory last month, as the September’s sales results just barely beat the year prior after front-running nameplates such as the Chevy Volt, Toyota Prius PHV and Ford’s Energi twins stumbled badly during the month. And because…

2 weeks ago by Jay Cole 26

Mercedes-Benz S 500 PLUG-IN HYBRID

Daimler Exec Discusses Plug-In Vehicles – Video

The 2014 Paris Motor Show was a good opportunity to talk a little bit with Daimler about alternative drive systems and here we have an interview with Jochen Eck, the man in charge of development of electric engines & testing at Daimler. Among several topics discussed are: high fuel economy of…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 15