Mercedes cuts jobs in Brazil

Mercedes-Benz has announced that they have cut 10 per cent of their workforce in Brazil. The news may come as quite surprising especially considering that Brazil was one of the best performing car markets in the world at present. Mercedes-Benz is also Latin America’s largest supplier of commercial vehicles. Major slowdown However the situation has(…)

Employees from Daimler AG set to walkout

Emerging reports from the German automotive industry have confirmed that more Daimler employees based in Germany could be set to walkout. Employees working ThyssenKrupp AG as well as Volkswagen AG are amongst those considering taking the same action. 36,000 workers associated with Metall Labor union are unhappy at current payment structure and terms. Daimler employees(…)

Mercedes-Benz to market A-Class with Twitter

Mercedes-Benz has taken a unique step for the marketing of their upcoming Mercedes-Benz A-Class. This will be the first ever non-branded campaign ever, with Twitter playing a huge role. Pure and Simple The campaign consists of a slogan ‘Pure and Simple’ with an image of the revamped Mercedes A-Class and a hashtag of #NewGeneration. Twitter(…)

Mercedes-Benz sales record for April

Mercedes-Benz have reported their best ever April sales in the United States. The German luxury car makers are clearly keeping up the pace with BMW, following last year’s intense sales battle where Mercedes-Benz was beaten by a very small margin. The company managed to sell 22,336 in April alone. Sales include sales of the Smart(…)

Mercedes-Benz USA celebrates best new restaurant

News reports emerging from the United States have confirmed that Mercedes-Benz partnered The James Beard Foundation sponsoring the Best New Restaurant Award. This year’s winner was Next in Chicago. The glamorous ceremony was at Lincoln’s Center’s Avery Fisher Hall in New York City. James Beard Foundation In order to connect with Americans at a deeper(…)

The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG

The new Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG will contain the company’s spectacular V8 bi-turbo engine. The emergence of that piece of news alone ensured that much hype would be made of the vehicle. Power, acceleration and top speed The 6.2 litre engine powers up to a maximum of 500 BHP and a maximum torque of 561lb ft.(…)

The American bound Mercedes-Benz SLK 350

You won’t get many tall drivers inside the Mercedes-Benz SLK 350; it is a miniature type of roadster. Don’t be fooled, it has enough power to get anyone excited. 3.5 litre 7 speed As the model name suggests, the vehicle contains a 3.5 litre with a 7 speed transmission. In total there is set to(…)

Mercedes-Benz’s technology to increase economy

Mercedes-Benz has been developing new technology which helps to save customers money on fuel bills and lessen the damage to the environment with their driving. Changing gears at the right time This includes the likes of cruise control systems which use radars for guidance. This naturally improves the safety of the drive but Mercedes-Benz have(…)

The Mercedes-Benz M-Class launched in India

Mercedes-Benz has launched their brand new M-Class model in India. The German luxury car giant released their third generation of the car with high hopes for its success. M-Class technology The new M-Class will come with a host of technologies, enhancing its performance on the road, power and economical statistics. These include an anti-lock braking(…)

Mercedes-Benz GLA

Mercedes-Benz’s upcoming mini SUV looks like it will enter a unique segment in the UK car market, rivalling the likes of the BMW X1 and the Range Rover Evoque. The release of the Mercedes-Benz GLA will come as a consolation after the company confirmed that the GLK will be released here. What’s it’s name? It’s(…)