Daimler executives will lead by example with electric and hybrid cars

Whether they want to or not, Mercedes and Daimler bosses will be forced to do the electric slide. Daimler, parent company of Mercedes Benz, announced in a press release this week that all the top executives in their company will soon be expected to drive a plug-in hybrid or full electric car as a way(…)

EPA request information from Mercedes over emission lawsuit

Just when you thought it was safe to get back in the car… The Emissions Scandal II: The Emissions Strike Back. A spokesperson for Daimler said on Sunday the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had requested information from its luxury car brand Mercedes Benz to explain emissions levels in some of its cars. The(…)

Mercedes armours up for bulletproof civilian car

“Are you a particularly disliked individual? Do you have powerful enemies? Or do you live in a particularly rough area? Then we have the car for you!” – how we imagine Mercedes to advertise this new bulletproof car. Mercedes unveiled their Maybach S600 Guard model, which has been certified the first fitted with the highest(…)

Mercedes reduce robot presence on assembly lines

A rare victory for mankind in the eternal Man V Machine war. Mercedes Benz have switched their focus to vehicle customisation in a bid to woo modern consumers, and with this has come the realisation that the flexibility and dexterity of human workers is essential to keeping up with demand and standards. Mercedes Benz offer(…)

Mercedes unveil new Formula 1 car

Mercedes finally revealed their newest race car, the W07 hybrid, which they hope will run laps around competitors. Teased only in spy shots until now, Mercedes unveiled their newest car that they hope will see Lewis Hamilton race to victory. With the W07 hybrid Mercedes are hoping for a third consecutive title double and Lewis(…)

Mercedes Benz Clean Diesel accused of being dirty

There was a time in our lives where we never uttered the phrase ‘emissions scandal’ now we’re lucky if we go a day without writing about it. Just as Volkswagen quietens down, Mercedes pipes up. In a federal lawsuit filed in the United States, allegations have been made that the Mercedes-Benz ‘clean diesel’ models used(…)

Mercedes creating new platform for electric vehicles ready for 2018

It’s been reported that Mercedes-Benz are planning four new electric vehicles to rival Tesla, Audi and Porsche. The first of the four planned cars will launch in 2018, a full year earlier than was originally expected, so the German brand can keep up with the likes of Porsche (Mission E) and Audi (Q6 e-tron). The(…)

Mercedes teams up with Super Mario in new game

First of all, Merry Christmas! And second of all, please enjoy this fun and nostalgic Mercedes post! So, if you thought Mercedes’ advertising couldn’t stretch beyond the silver screen, you thought wrong. Not only do we see the cars in television adverts and used in films, we can now see them in familiar cartoon games.(…)

Revealed: the new 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC roadster

Just in time for Easter, the new 2016 Mercedes SLC will arrive with “sharpened styling, significantly optimised technology and an exciting new model line-up”. The new two-seater compact roadster remains true to the original SLK 1996’s aspirations, even as it launches with a new name. Initially Mercedes are offering a range of four cars. The(…)

Mercedes 2016 E-Class ‘industry first’ interior revealed

Mercedes continue their drive to premium victory with an ‘industry first’. Back in October, we covered the spy video of the new Mercedes E-Class. The video showed the cars with almost no camouflage on the exterior and it was our first proper look at the future model’s new look. Now, Mercedes themselves have revealed the(…)