Daimler showcases sustainable drive solutions at “World Future Energy Summit” in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi
Jan 17, 2011
  • Daimler is presenting a comprehensive portfolio of environmentally-friendly vehicles, including both passenger cars and commercial vehicles, in Abu Dhabi
  • First European automotive manufacturer at the WFES
  • Ride & Drive in battery-electric vehicles
Abu Dhabi – Daimler AG presents the innovative drive solutions of today and tomorrow in its role as Official Transport Partner to the 4th World Future Energy Summit (WFES). The World Future Energy Summit is one of the world's largest and most important events for the energy and environment industries.
Daimler AG is the first European automotive manufacturer to have a presence at the conference, and is making its mark with a trade stand, expert speakers and opportunities to Ride & Drive in battery-electric powered vehicles. This level of participation allows the company to demonstrate its globally unparalleled expertise in sustainable mobility – be it the smart fortwo electric drive city car, the SLS AMG E-CELL super sports car or the Vito E-CELL urban van.
Daimler also provides green solutions in the commercial-vehicle segment, including the Mercedes-Benz Econic NGT with CO2-neutral biogas drive and the Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid truck.
Ride & Drive in Daimler electric vehicles
As well as experiencing the smart fortwo electric drive, visitors can also get a taste of the mobility solutions of the future in the shape of the S 500 Plug-in HYBRID, the BlueZERO F-CELL and the state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style research vehicle. Furthermore Ride & Drive also offers the opportunity to discover at first hand the unrestricted everyday practicality of two of Daimler's electric vehicles, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-CELL and the smart fortwo electric drive, both of which are already in series production.
The stated aim of the WFES is to serve as the platform that enables political and economic decision makers to find sustainable, environmentally-friendly, economical solutions to the challenges faced by the energy industry. It provides a forum where internationally renowned experts come together to discuss the latest developments affecting a broad range of energy-related issues, from solar energy, through alternative fuels, to e-mobility. This conference focuses on developments and innovations that provide possible solutions to the energy issues of the future.
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