Tesla had a rocky year back in 2008 when the company had trouble securing resources. According to Elon Musk, the company’s Chief Executive, their earlier woes were so bad that the company nearly shut down. He had to spend nearly all his personal reserve in an effort to save it. But thanks to a timely investment by Daimler, by pouring $50 million into the company, it was able to support its operations
A new advertisement was released by Brabus, a high-performance aftermarket tuning firm, showing the valve control exhaust system that it offers for the Mercedes-Benz A-Klass 250. An exhaust bypass valve is mainly a valve integrated into the exhaust system of a vehicle. It gives the driver the capability of letting exhaust gases flow through its regular path, or unload it at a certain point without having to go through the car’s muffler.
We’ve known about the SLS AMG E-Drive for some time. Heck, we’ve already seen it on the road. But now we’ve seen it in eye-searingly bright, chrome, vinyl. You probably won’t be able to buy it this color from factory. Thankfully. Mercedes has dropped some more information about the car’s underpinnings too. After all, [...]
Leaf? Volt? Meet the B-Class, your new rival. Talks about Mercedes creating an electric car with Tesla have been floating through the ether for months now, but the truth is finally out. Tesla will be providing drive-trains and batteries to Mercedes for an all-electric B-Class by 2014. It might not be the souped-up AMG [...]
Environmentally focused cars has never really been a major selling point for Mercedes, but that might soon change. The first hydrogen powered Mercedes have finally arrived in the United States, making it one of two (the other is Honda’s FCX Clarity) hydrogen powered cars available for lease in the US.
Last time, we showed you a picture of the new generation B-class that was leaked on the Internet. As promised, here are more photos of the agile Mercedes-Benz B-Class. The vehicle’s highlight is its 4-cylinder gasoline engine with turbocharging and direct injection, which made its performance far better that its predecessor. Other than that, the
This week, Mercedes-Benz finally released the full specifications of the 2012 B-Class. The cars are available in diesel and petrol engines, a new aerodynamics setting and great exterior and interior design. Starting with the engine, the impressive new car in B180 engine is equipped with a 1.6L gasoline unit powering it with 200Nm of torque
Mercedes-Benz has revealed some official technical info about the new B-Class family car line. The juicy tidbits include a more eco-friendly variant of the engine, and there will be a 4WD version along with a full complement of engines that run on different power sources. In addition, the new B-Class is said to come with
Auto Bild, the German car magazine caught a few spy photos of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz B-Class. They aso uncovered a few information about the vehicle that will debut on September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The new generation of B-Class will come with an option of four diesels and five gasoline engines that will range
Mercedes in Stuttgart welcomed its two globe-trotting B-Class F-Cell vehicles after the pair’s successful 30,000 km journey. A trio of B-Class F-Cell cars initially set off from the European continent but an accident last May resulted in one vehicle being left by the wayside. The drive went through four continents and 14 countries, and with