MercedesBenz CClass scores well in TUV lifecycle analysis

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class scores in TUV lifecycle analysis

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drivers and treehuggers don’t go hand in hand, but, a lot of other companies, the German is looking to boost its green This time, it’s all the car’s lifecycle carbon The Daimler AG unit is using its new sedan as an example of how it’s progress in that department.

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TÜV Certificate: The new C-Class makes its with an exemplary life assessment

Stuttgart, Mar 28, 2014

The C-Class efficiency benchmarks for its class, by an intelligent lightweight concept, aerodynamics and new, frugal The neutral inspectors from the Süd technical inspection have confirmed the high of environmental compatibility of the new Mercedes-Benz Besides a sensuous, clean-cut a top-class interior and a host of innovations, the premium saloon boasts an exemplary life assessment, which is why it has been the Environmental Certificate in accordance the ISO 14062 standard.

Professor Dr. Herbert Kohler, Environmental Officer at Daimler AG: Our have pulled out all the stops in an to lower fuel consumption at the same time further the car’s sporty character. By an intelligent lightweight design a high proportion of aluminium, for it has been possible to make the new up to 100 kilograms lighter than its This means the mass has to be accelerated and braked is lower, fuel consumption and emissions at the same time making the more agile.

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This has resulted in the new C-Class awarded the Environmental Certificate by the inspectors from TÜV in recognition of the exemplary results in its life cycle assessment.

the course of its entire life from its manufacture through kilometres of driving to its recycling the new C-Class produces around 10 fewer CO2 emissions than its at the time of its market exit to the time of its launch in 2007 the is much higher, at around 28

A low drag is also crucial to such outstanding efficiency. a Cd value of 0.24 for the C 220 BlueTEC Edition, the new C-Class Saloon a new benchmark in the medium-size category. The noise level, which was very low in the preceding generation of the has been lowered further

And although any thought of recycling may be a way off at first in the case of a brand new the engineers have nevertheless careful consideration to this Consequently, not only does the new achieve the recycling rate of 95 by weight; it also closes material loops. In total, 52 in the new saloon with a combined weight of 49.3 kilograms are from high-quality recycled This means that the of components made from materials has been increased by 23 compared to the outgoing model.

What’s more, 76 components in the new with a combined weight of kilograms are manufactured using materials. This represents an of 55 percent compared to its predecessor.

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