Tag: Mercedes-Benz

DSV testing Mercedes-Benz hybrid electric-HVO trucks

DSV testing Mercedes-Benz hybrid electric-HVO trucks

March 27, 2017 |

In Sweden, DSV Sweden is currently testing a unique Atego Hybrid truck from Mercedes-Benz in Malmo city distribution. The truck runs on both electricity and the new biofuel HVO 100. After a six-month test period in Malmo city traffic, the project will be evaluated. The results will help determine if electric hybrids can become long-term solutions to distribution […]

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks falls in line to allow HVO in truck engines

Mercedes-Benz Trucks falls in line to allow HVO in truck engines

February 22, 2016 |

In Germany, with immediate effect Mercedes-Benz Trucks is granting approval for the use of the alternative fuel known as Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO). The approval from February 2016 relates to the in-line six-cylinder engine variants of the Mercedes-Benz OM 470, OM 471 (first generation) and OM 936 as well as the in-line four-cylinder variants of […]

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Mercedes-Benz says B10 OK for its cars in Malaysia after all

Mercedes-Benz says B10 OK for its cars in Malaysia after all

July 1, 2015 |

In Malaysia, Mercedes-Benz is now backtracking on its earlier assertion that its vehicles couldn’t run on B10, saying instead that the fuel is actually fine for all vehicles sold within the country. Toyota, Isuzo, Volkswagen and others also challenged the government’s move to boost the biodiesel blend, saying their vehicles couldn’t accept the fuel, but […]

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Mercedes-Benz, Clariant, Haltermann ink deal to demonstrate E20 cellulosic ethanol

Mercedes-Benz, Clariant, Haltermann ink deal to demonstrate E20 cellulosic ethanol

January 29, 2014 |

In Germany, Clariant, Haltermann, and Mercedes-Benz have joined forces to demonstrate the effectiveness of sunliquid®20 with 20 % ethanol from straw as high-quality fuel for optimal driving performance. Clariant is the the ethanol producer, using its sunliquid process. Haltermann then mixes the cellulosic ethanol with conventional fuel components to form the new fuel. The production […]

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Mercedes-Benz chooses DSM’s bio-based polyamide for engine cover

Mercedes-Benz chooses DSM’s bio-based polyamide for engine cover

March 4, 2013 |

In the Netherlands, Mercedes-Benz has chosen DSM’s high performance polyamide largely made from renewable resources for the engine beauty cover of the brand-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Around 70% of the raw materials used to make the polyamide 410 in DSM’s EcoPaXX Q-HGM24 reinforced compound are derived from the castor plant. BBP Kunststoffwerk Marbach Baier GmbH is […]

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