Carbon fibre production spreading at Mercedes-Benz

We could see a carbon fibre E-Class if rumours are to be believed. Mercedes-Benz is considering extending the current range of the E-Class and could develop an ultra lightweight variant. The weight of the car is estimated to be around 2,860 pounds, a huge decrease of 770 pounds from a normal E-Class. More power will(…)

@YourCommand: The new Mercedes-Benz iPhone-centric infotainment system

Mercedes-Benz is to introduce an iPhone-centric infotainment system. Not too many details have been released about the system but it sparked up a lot of interested. @yourCommand This follows the concept @your Command system from Mercedes-Benz. Commands are catered through voice commands and gestures. This cloud based system is being experimented on F125 concept cars(…)

Mercedes-Benz profit falls

Mercedes-Benz profit has fallen dramatically in the third quarter of the year to €1.36 billion. Company earnings have fallen 15% to €1.11 billion before interest and taxes were taken into account. Investment in Renault has taken a huge dip and Karmaz, the Russian truckmaker has not represented a good performance for the German luxury auto(…)

Mercedes-Benz using a six-straight engine

A straight six Mercedes-Benz engine could be reintroduced by the company in the near future. The news comes after BMW considering a V-6 engine in the new M3. Is this a way the company keeping up with their bitter rivals? If a straight six engine was to be released by the company, it would be(…)

Mercedes-Benz recall in America

There has recently been a recall of 6,872 clean diesel of Mercedes-Benz’s in the USA.  The Mercedes-Benz recall was triggered after a fault within the car’s fuel system. Just when petrol prices around the world are increasing, the last thing motorists need is it leaking away from their cars. Fuel Filter fault The fuel filter(…)

Mercedes-Benz just behind Toyota as the world’s leading car brand

According to Interbrand, Mercedes-Benz is second to Toyota in being the world’s leading car brand. In what respect did Mercedes-Benz come up just behind Toyota as the world’s best car brand? Interbrand judged brand’s in their purchasing decisions and their ability to make become more profitable. Afterwards a list of 100 brands was produced, all(…)

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Cabriolet

Details of the upcoming Mercedes A-Class Cabriolet have been revealed. The models come as something of a surprise, as no one expected a Cabriolet version of a car within that particular class. The car said to take inspiration from the BMW 1 Series Cabriolet, which it is set to directly rival.  The Audi A3 Cabriolet(…)

The fastest Mercedes-Benz C-Class ever

The 2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG will be the fastest ever in the series ever produced. Forget about the stunning looks and the immense luxury offered throughout, the car has one hell of engine underneath the bonnet. You probably wouldn’t expect it from a Mercedes-Benz C-Class, but the engine is able to produce an amazing 509(…)

Mercedes-Benz receives Sprinter orders in South Africa and Glasgow

From two sides of the world,  Mercedes-Benz  has received huge orders for Sprinters. From Scotland, Axle Group Holdings’ Viking Wholesale Tyres and Equipment and fast-fitter National Tyres and Autocare have ordered a reportedly 60 vans. In South Africa, SAFA (The South African Football Association) have ordered 53 vans. SAFA The South African Football Association went(…)

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class line up to grow steadily in America

10% of Mercedes-Benz cars will be the 2012 C-Class Coupe according to the German company. Whereas the figure may seem quite low, the company have stated that they are targeting a steady long term growth. Bernie Glaser, General Manager for Mercedes-Benz USA said that the new C-Class Coupe is not for the conventional sedan fans.(…)