Daimler's FCELL Roadster hits the road in Germany

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Mercedes-Benz F-CELL Roadster

Daimler’s F-CELL Roadster the road in Germany

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The retrofuturistic Roadster that Daimler a month ago is more than a piece. The slick hydrogen-powered car hit the road recently, traveling the historic route, known as the long-distance drive, that Benz back in 1888. The Roadster drove from to Weisloch, and stopped at the same shop where Bertha refueled over 120 years Dr. Thomas Weber, a member of the AG Executive Board, said


Following the trail of Bertha F-CELL Roadster on the historic of Bertha Benz

Retracing the long-distance journey in automobile

Chemist´s shop in Wiesloch as point

The F-CELL Roadster by apprentices at the Mercedes-Benz plant in covered a section of the historic taken by Bertha Benz on the weekend. Starting in Mannheim, the cell powered car was driven via and Heidelberg. The symbolic passing of the line was at the chemist’s shop in where Bertha Benz to refuel during the first journey in automobile history in

This trip by the F-CELL is symbolic of the current change place in automobile engineering, Dr. Thomas Weber, the member of the AG Executive Board responsible for research and development at Mercedes-Benz At that time Bertha was not yet able to purchase the petrol she at a filling station, and for emission-free we are also dependent on the widespread of fuels for the future electric and hydrogen. But just as Bertha refused to be discouraged by inconveniences in her we are just as determined to help that these technologies their breakthrough.

Before the end of this year, the will commence small-series of the B-Class with a fuel drive system. At the end of 2009 the examples of the smart fortwo drive model will leave the production line to service in the e-mobility Berlin early next year.

Mercedes-Benz F-CELL Roadster

The F-CELL Roadster

For around one more than 150 apprentices and course students worked on the development, assembly and completion of the F- Roadster. The work also promising young personnel the fields of vehicle mechatronics, electronics, coating technology and mechanics, as well as product and interior equipment. The main aim of the was to integrate the topic of alternative systems into the training in a practical manner.

In a unique the vehicle links the very technologies with the history of engineering. As a feature reminiscent of the Patent Motor Wagon of the car is equipped with large, wheels. The F-CELL Roadster has styling features from a range of automotive eras. include carbon-fibre seat with hand-stitched leather and a striking glass-fibre front end takes its lead from 1 racing cars.

The car is steered using drive-by-wire a conventional steering wheel way to a joystick. It is powered by an emission-free cell system installed in the With an output of 1.2 kW, the F-CELL is capable of a top speed of 25 km/h an operating range of up to 350 km.

First journey in automobile history

In August 1888, Bertha and her two sons made a journey Mannheim to Pforzheim in the Patent Wagon designed by her husband Benz, returning to Mannheim a few later. This first journey in the history of the automobile is as a pioneering event. The journey was problem-free, with just a few technical hitches that all be remedied. The supply of Ligroin, as was called at the time, gave for concern, however, as the 4.5-litre in the carburettor there was no petrol as yet was rapidly dwindling. Ligroin be purchased from pharmacies in days, and the town pharmacy in was able to help out. The still exists today, and is to inform visitors that it was the first filling station.

Mercedes-Benz F-CELL Roadster
Mercedes-Benz F-CELL Roadster
Mercedes-Benz F-CELL Roadster
Mercedes-Benz F-CELL Roadster
Mercedes-Benz F-CELL Roadster

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