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Paris Motor Show 2012: Mercedes-Benz B 200 Natural Gas Drive: Saving the environment and your wallet

With 16 percent less CO2 emissions, significantly cleaner exhaust gases than petrol or diesel fuel and around 50 percent lower fuel costs than a comparable petrol model, the new Mercedes B 200 Natural Gas Drive featuring, as its name suggests, a natural gas drive, has a lot to recommend it. The latest model in the successful B-Class family is due to make its public debut at the Paris Motor Show. Continue reading Paris Motor Show 2012: Mercedes-Benz B 200 Natural Gas Drive: Saving the environment and your wallet

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World Premiere: Mercedes-Benz Aerodynamics truck and trailer save fuel and relieve the burden on the environment

To further reduce fuel consumption in truck/semitrailer combinations, Daimler launched its “Aerodynamics Truck & Trailer” initiative. As part of this, engineers researched the aerodynamics of current vehicle concepts and then developed two innovative and at the same time practicable solutions. The solutions are relatively easy to put in place in the short term. Continue reading World Premiere: Mercedes-Benz Aerodynamics truck and trailer save fuel and relieve the burden on the environment

Paris Motor Show 2012: New electric model from Mercedes-Benz: the new Concept B-Class Electric Drive

A new addition to Mercedes-Benz’s family of electric vehicles: at the Paris Motor Show, the company is presenting a battery-powered electric variant of the B-Class. This concept vehicle is one of the first models to incorporate the term “Electric Drive” into its model designation. In future, “Electric Drive” lettering will adorn the boot lids of all battery-powered electric passenger cars from Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG and smart. Continue reading Paris Motor Show 2012: New electric model from Mercedes-Benz: the new Concept B-Class Electric Drive

Mercedes-Benz B 200 Natural Gas Drive: Premiere at the 2012 Paris Motor Show

With 16 percent less CO2 emissions, significantly cleaner exhaust gases than petrol or diesel fuel and around 50 percent lower fuel costs than a comparable petrol model, the new Mercedes-Benz B 200 Natural Gas Drive featuring, as its name suggests, a natural gas drive, has a lot to recommend it. The latest model in the successful B-Class family is due to make its public debut at the Paris Motor Show (27 September to 14 October 2012). Continue reading Mercedes-Benz B 200 Natural Gas Drive: Premiere at the 2012 Paris Motor Show