Frankfurt MercedesBenz Demos EREV BlueZERO ECELL PLUS

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Frankfurt: Mercedes-Benz Demos BlueZERO E-CELL PLUS

released its own Extended Range Vehicle (EREV) concept at the Frankfurt Motorshow this The five-seat, four-door BlueZERO PLUS hatchback promises a range of about 370 miles, of about 60 can be traveled solely electricity.

The E-CELL PLUS is of a trio of BlueZERO concept each with its own drive Mercedes-Benz feels it won’t be one technology that paves the way to mobility in the future, so the company is several alternatives.

The first in the trio — the E-CELL — was released in at the beginning of the year. Propelled by a battery-powered electric drive, pure electric vehicle is to be able to travel more 120 miles on a single battery and will be completely free of emissions. The third vehicle be the Hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered BlueZERO F-CELL, a range of nearly 250 miles on power and also without tailpipe emissions.

The E-CELL PLUS revealed at operates in a similar fashion to the anticipated Chevy Volt The liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery is in the subfloor, and can hold an energy of up to 17.50 kWh. The compact electric motor of the BlueZERO is powered solely by the battery, receives range-extending energy an additional three-cylinder, turbocharged engine. Installed near the axle. this compact can produce 50 kW of power to charge the while the car is being driven.

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During rapid charging a high-capacity 20 kW connection, Mercedes-Benz the high-performance lithium-ion battery of the E-CELL PLUS can store power in 30 minutes to provide a cruising range. The complete range of 62 miles requires a time of somewhat more an hour. Charging time a standard charge cycle at a household outlet with 3.3 kW is six hours.

Like its two sister models, the E-CELL and the BlueZERO F-CELL, the E-CELL PLUS can accelerate 0 to 62 mph in less than 11 seconds. To optimum range and energy its top speed is electronically limited to 90 mph. The five-seat compact measure about 13.5 long, but are spacious enough to 17 cubic feet of cargo, or 1000 pounds of gear.

Mercedes anticipates producing the fuel-cell-powered vehicles later year, and hopes to produce the models in 2010. Read reviews of Mercedes-Benz vehicles at

By Brandy Schaffels, contributing editor

Mercedes-Benz BlueZero
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