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PHOTO CAPTION: Mercedes BlueZero E-Cell will utilitize fast-charging lithium batteries.

Mercedes BlueZero E-Cell Plus Range Revealed

The BlueZero E-Cell has a fast charging lithium-ion battery capable of covering up to 120 miles between charges, while the E-Cell Plus incorporates a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine to create a hybrid with a range of up to 370 miles.

Published: 16-Dec-2008

Mercedes is to show a trio of environmentally friendly concepts at the Detroit motor show that will go into limited production next year.

The cars in the new BlueZero range will use a combination of lithium-ion battery power, fuel cell and conventional internal combustion engine.

The BlueZero E-Cell has a fast charging lithium-ion battery capable of covering up to 120 miles between charges, while the E-Cell Plus incorporates a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine to create a hybrid with a range of up to 370 miles. The third vehicle, the F-Cell, uses a fuel cell.

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