Driving Mercedes’ latest

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At the start of December, transport journalists from across Europe were invited by Daimler Buses to Mannheim for the Mercedes-Benz Driving Experience, an opportunity to get behind the wheel of the new Mercedes-Benz eCitaro, the Tourismo Safety Coach, and a couple of Sprinter minibuses. Stuart Render reports

The eCitaro was launched at the IAA Commercial Vehicle show back in September

It’s a familiar sensation for drivers of electric vehicles. Press the ‘start’ button and nothing much seems to happen. For those of us of a certain age, well used to the sound of the diesel engine kicking into life, the lack of any discernible noise is all the more unusual. […]

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