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Mercedes-Benz F015 - Luxury in Motion

Daimler CEO Discusses Tesla, BYD, Electric Cars

Because it’s always interesting to hear a CEO discuss another automaker, we present a portion of a Car & Driver interview with Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche. Zetsche is asked to discuss electric cars and Tesla Motors.  Here’s that part of the interview. Q: And electric vehicles? Buyers seem unconvinced. A:…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 58

Mercedes-Benz Untertuerkheim Plant

Mercedes-Benz To Invest Over $1 Billion Into Factory Responsible For Production Of Electrified Powertrains

Mercedes-Benz has announced a massive $1 billion investment into a factory that’s largely responsible for production of Mercedes’ electrified vehicle components. Here are the parts (related to electric cars) of the announcement: Peter Schabert, Head of Powertrain Production and Site Manager Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim plant: “The plant will thus receive investments…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 15

Mercedes-Benz GLE 550 e

Mercedes-Benz GLE Revealed At New York Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz unveiled at the 2015 New York International Auto Show the new GLE, of which a 550 e version will be offered with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain. Steve Cannon, President of Mercedes-Benz USA said: “The GLE 500 e 4MATIC is the first Mercedes SUV with plug-in hybrid technology. This high-tech…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 14

Mercedes-Benz C350e

2015 Mercedes-Benz C350e Test Drive Review

C350 Plug-In Hybrid, officially renamed to C350e, is the second in a line of 10 new plug-in hybrid models announced by Mercedes-Benz. Revealed at the 2015 NAIAS, priced in Europe at €50,961.75 (€52,627.75 for the Saloon version), it is now in production and some major media outlets got an opportunity…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 12

Mercedes-Benz F015 - Luxury in Motion

Mercedes-Benz F015 First Ride Review

Autocar recently reviewed the Mercedes-Benz F015 concept car, unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show. This self-driving four-seater is in fact a hydrogen fuel cell plug-in, with total range of 684 miles. All-electric range stands at 125 miles. F015 is equipped with two rear-mounted motors (268 bhp and 294 ft lbs),…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 11

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

March 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

As Spring returns to America, so does the plug-in vehicle sales. For many regions in the United States this winter set some new all-time record cold temperatures, and with that same fairly tepid sales for the first two months of the year – for February just 6,951 units were sold. However, March unexpectedly…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 41

World Green Car Finalists Announced

World Green Car Finalists Announced

Several plug-in electric car models were announced at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show among the Top Three in the World finalists in five award categories. 2015 World Car Awards will be announced in a few weeks on April 2nd, so let’s check the list of cars that was prepared…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 10