The Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell is a family van that runs purely by electricity and expanded addition to the small car Mitsubishi iMiEV or Peogeot iOn the range of electric cars available to a van. The vehicle was first presented in 2010 at the Paris Motor Show. From the outside, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell is no different from the derivatives with internal combustion engine, only one The silver lettering and Metalliv - Lackirung provide information on the electricity. However, the drive concept is based on a 70-kilowatt electric motor, which provides a torque of 290 Nm. This should be fast, handle the sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in 14 seconds and have a range of more than 200 kilometers of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell up to 150 km / hr. The integration of the lithium-ion battery in the underfloor space of the van at the Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell car are as identical with the sister models of the A-Klassse. According to Mercedes-Benz to the charging time of electric cars take on a conventional 220-volt outlet about 8 hours, power by force to this value can be minimized to 3 hours.