Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Mercedes Benz BlueZero

The Mercedes Benz BlueZero is Eco-Friendly concept car which is a latest addition if eco friendly series cars of world famous Mercedes Benz. To making BlueZero car main inspiration came with the idea of manufacturing car which is eco-conscious and affordable, and which provides us huge amount of platforms in our daily use. They are keeping in mind their sandwich floor concept of Mercedes, they allow three different platforms in this concept structure to realize: the first one is E-Cell with battery, the second one is E-Cell plus with battery and gasoline both and last the third one is F-Cell with hydrogen. It allows the power train to shift into the base cells in the event of front-end impact. It is not only a safety solution; it also helps in creating a universal platform.

With the view point of its design, essential three pointed star located in the middle of the front grille which seen common in comparison of other Benz models. Its sweeping curve makes car appearance unique which starts right behind the front part and finishes up the beltline situated near back side of car. This new Mercedes Benz Eco-friendly Concept is running on its existing architecture, sensible judgment and consumer’s confidence and strong support.


BlueZERO F-Cell is the fuel cell version. The F-cell would contain a fuel cell and most likely use a hydrogen fuel source, maintaining the green aspect of the vehicle. This will allow the vehicle to attain a 248-mile (399 km) range.

The BlueZERO F-CELL will suit communities where plans for hydrogen fuel delivery capability are at an advanced stage, like in the State of California, or in Germany and France.

BlueZERO E-Cell is the all-electric vehicle, with 35 kWh battery capacity (that gives an only-electric range), a compact electric motor of 100 kW (continuous output 70 kW) that is going to be produced in 2010. This all electric version has a range of 124 miles (200 km) on a single charge, which makes it ideal for city travel and running errands.

BlueZERO E-Cell Plus is a series plug-in hybrid vehicle (extended range electric vehicle), that includes an optional use gasoline engine, which is primarily used as a generator to the on-board electric motor, with a 372-mile (599 km) range on a single tank and 62-mile (100 km) only-electric range. The E-CELL PLUS features a rapid charging option with a capacity of 20 kW, enough power to allow for a 31-mile (50 km) cruising range in about 30 minutes. To achieve full electric charge, a little over an hour is needed, which will then allow the BlueZERO E-CELL PLUS to achieve its maximum range of 62 miles (100 km).

They both uses cooled lithium-ion batteries manufactured by Li-Tec that boast a full recharge time of 2 hours.

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