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2013-10-28 16:21:28

Loeber Motors near Chicago offers drivers clean transportation CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Expected to continue November 2013, biodiesel compatible engines on Mercedes-Benz vehicles will be available once again in Illinois. Several years ago, Mercedes-Benz halted allocations of its BlueTEC diesel engines to Illinois, and now for 2014, Mercedes-Benz's BlueTEC engine is back and better than ever as one of the industry's most advanced diesel engines. (Photo:...

2013-09-11 08:21:30

Class-Leading Fuel Economy and Powertrain MONTVALE, N.J., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest Mercedes-Benz E-Class - the 2014 E250 BlueTEC sedan - has achieved an impressive estimated EPA rating of 45 miles per gallon on the highway and 28 mpg around town. The first diesel E-Class to be available with 4MATIC achieves best-in-class fuel efficiency for a midsize luxury sedan and for the entire industry in the same size range. When equipped with optional 4MATIC all-wheel drive, its fuel...

2012-12-24 16:20:13

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mercedes-Benz is one of six German automakers that have joined a campaign that outlines the advantages of diesel powertrains in passenger cars over gasoline engines in terms of cleanliness, consumption and performance. The campaign, which was jointly developed by the German Association of the Automotive Industry, is named "Clean Diesel, Clearly Better". The common goal of the campaign is to create a platform for clean diesels in the in the...

2012-07-31 23:01:48

Mercedes-Benz and its BlueTEC technology are leading the way into the future for diesel engines throughout the world. With engines that produce superior fuel efficiency while producing up to 30% lower greenhouse-gas emissions than a similar gasoline-powered engine, the diesel powered BlueTEC engines from Mercedes-Benz are continuing their expansion into markets everywhere. Prestige Motors, Inc. is proud to offer its customers a great line of BlueTEC vehicles to help lead the way into the...

2012-07-31 10:21:37

More Than 15 New Diesel Autos to be Introduced In U.S. Market WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the first six months of 2012 clean diesel automobile sales in the United States increased 27.5 percent, according to new sales information compiled by HybridCars.Com and Baum and Associates. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/MM46474LOGO ) In the second quarter of 2012, U.S. sales of clean diesel autos increased 22.3 percent in June over June...

2012-05-16 06:20:50

LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress Diane Kruger is one of more than 35 environmental enthusiasts and early adopters in California enjoying the benefits of the Mercedes-Benz hydrogen electric fuel cell vehicle, the B-Class F-CELL -- the first zero-emissions vehicle available from Mercedes-Benz in the US. Kruger, who stars in "Farewell, My Queen," drives the B-Class F-CELL, which converts compressed hydrogen into electricity to deliver a range of up to 240 miles, and an average...

2012-04-06 06:20:09

Mercedes-Benz S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY comes out on top of field of 22 hybrids and electric vehicles WASHINGTON, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allen Schaeffer, Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum, issued the following statement today regarding the announcement of the 2012 World Green Car of the Year award at the New York International Auto Show: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/MM46474LOGO) "Congratulations to Mercedes-Benz on winning this...

2012-04-05 06:21:06

NEW YORK, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show, the Mercedes-Benz S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY was declared the 2012 World Green Car. The Mercedes-Benz S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY was chosen from an initial entry list of twenty-three (23) new vehicles from all over the world, then a short list of ten, then three finalists: the Mercedes-Benz S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY, the Ford Focus Electric, and the Peugeot...

2012-03-23 06:20:10

Advanced Fuel Efficient, Low-CO2 Diesel Technology Available Today WASHINGTON, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new Low-Emission Vehicle (LEV III) regulations officially adopted by the California Air Resources Board (ARB) on Thursday will establish the world's most stringent tailpipe and greenhouse gas emissions standards for new passenger vehicles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/MM46474LOGO) These new standards can be achieved with the help of...

2012-03-02 14:53:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diesel Technology Forum issued the following statement today regarding the release of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) study of Diesel Exhaust in Miners (DEMS). The study looked at the relationship between exposure to diesel exhaust and the incidence of lung cancer in miners who worked in underground mines from the 1950's to the 1990's. (Logo:...