Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Benefit 2011 Leukemia Ball in Nation’s Capital

Washington Area Mercedes-Benz Dealers Support Raffle for Fifteenth Year

The Washington area’s Mercedes-Benz dealers proudly take on the role as the Raffle Presenting Sponsor for the fifteenth year in support of The National Capital Area Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 24th Annual Leukemia Ball.  As Raffle Presenting Sponsor, Mercedes-Benz is donating a 2011 Mercedes-Benz E350 Cabriolet (Grand Prize; MSRP: $57,725) and a 2011 C300 Sport Sedan (First Prize; MSRP: $34,865).  One hundred percent of proceeds generated from raffle sales are going directly towards funding the LLS mission to cure blood cancers.
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Volt and Leaf Fail to Topple Honda Civic GX From Green Book List

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, a Washington-based nonprofit group financed by foundations, electric utilities and state and federal agencies, released its annual list of the 12 greenest vehicles of the model year on Tuesday. With five models having displaced 2010 honorees, this year’s list differs markedly from last year’s group.

With the Nissan Leaf electric car and Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid now being delivered in the United States, one would think they would duke it out on the group’s list for top honors, too. Not so.
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