WASHINGTON, DC – If there were any doubts left, the diesel-powered “bionic” concept car unveiled here by DaimlerChrysler AG's Mercedes-Benz unit shows some manufacturers think diesels have more growth potential in the U.S. than hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs). Thomas Weber, board member responsible for research and development for the Mercedes Car Group, introduced the vehicle that was inspired by the cube-shaped boxfish at DC's recent Innovations Symposium. Mercedes Bionic concept ...
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