The fifth-generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class (source Autocar)

Mercedes-Benz E350e Plug-In Hybrid To Launch In 2017

The fifth generation of the Mercedes-Benz E350 is to be launched around mid-2016 with a plug-in hybrid E350e version to follow probably in 2017. Mercedes-Benz E350e is to be equipped with 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine and, as in case of Daimler’s other plug-in hybrids, will have only about 20 miles…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 16

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

October 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Heading into October the anticipation was for the second generation 2016 Chevrolet Volt and new 107-mile option 2016 Nissan LEAF to push sales much higher than a year ago. For the most part, the Volt arrived in considerable numbers starting the 9th of the month (at least in relation to its first…

4 weeks ago by Jay Cole 48

The Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive Got A Little Sportier Look For 2015  (InsideEVs/ Tom Moloughney)

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive Recalled For Stalling Risk Linked To Faulty Tesla-Supplied Software

The dreaded loss of power issue now affects the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive too. Mercedes has announced that it’s recalling 2,618 2014-2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive vehicles due to the risk of stalling: “Due to a communication error within the electric-drive system, the electric powertrain unit may shut down, temporarily…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 19

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

September 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

While September of 2015 isn’t the month that will be showing the “big gains”, it certainly pointed eagerly to October’s anticipated surge.  As new plug-in offerings came to market just as a new month opened. Specifically, Tesla kicked off the Model X launch on September 29th, by handing over the keys…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 33

MB c350e rear side

Mercedes-Benz C350e Fall US Launch Delayed Into 2016

Recently in August, Mercedes-Benz launched the S550 Plug-In Hybrid in the United States (selling 10 copies in both August and September). The S550 Plug-In Hybrid was the first new plug-in offering in the US in 2015, and it kicks off a pretty long list of new entries scheduled for the last…

3 months ago by Jay Cole 15