Mercedes to launch hybrid S-Class in 2008
(Automotive News) - DaimlerChryslers Mercedes brand plans to launch its first hybrid car in 2008. Mercedes is planning a mild hybrid version for its S-Class in 2008. Mild hybrids can boost acceleration, improve efficiency in stop-and-go traffic, and cost less than full hybrids, reports Trend.
Were well on track and will bring a competitive concept to the market at the start of 2008, said Thomas Weber, DaimlerChryslers research chief.