Official: Mercedes Confirms Vision S500 Plug-In Hybrid for Frankfurt Debut

Official: Mercedes Confirms Vision S500 Plug-In Hybrid for Frankfurt Debut
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After information and photos of Mercedes’ plug-in hybrid S-Class emerged last week, Mercedes has now officially confirmed the car will debut tomorrow (September 15th) at the Frankfurt Auto Show. Better yet, Mercedes R&D boss Dr. Thomas Weber says the technology is likely to debut in production form in the next generation S-Class. “Although it will… Continue Reading...

Report: Mercedes Brining Fuel-Cell B-Class to U.S. in 2010

Report: Mercedes Brining Fuel-Cell B-Class to U.S. in 2010
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Mercedes-Benz has announced that it will begin production of a zero-emissions hydrogen fuel-cell powered version of its compact B-Class model with sales starting in the U.S. and Europe next year. Using a hydrogen-powered electric motor and a lithium ion battery pack, the F-Cell B-Class will make 134hp and 214 ft-lbs of torque. It will be… Continue Reading...

Mercedes Parent Company Daimler Buys 10% Stake in Tesla

Mercedes Parent Company Daimler Buys 10% Stake in Tesla
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Daimler has just announced that it has reached an agreement with Tesla Motors Inc., that will see the German automaker gain a 10 percent stake in the California-based electric car maker. Along with an undisclosed amount of money the agreement will help forge a partnership between the two companies as they work to bring electric… Continue Reading...