Mercedes News

Mercedes – to stop making diesel engines would be “stupid”

Despite the company’s well publicised electric car development projects, Mercedes has no intentions to stop producing diesel engines, at least for the foreseeable future, says Autocar UK. Despite the recent emissions scandal, which rocked the motoring industry to its foundations, the chairman of Daimler AG, Dieter Zetsche said the diesel engine has a future and(…)

Hamilton has conspiracy suspicions after engine fire

Current F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton was left wondering if “the man above or a higher power” was interfering with his chances of retaining his crown after his car let him down yet again at the weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix. The Englishman needed a win to help close the gap on teammate Nico Rosberg in(…)

Mercedes reveal concept SUV to rival Tesla

The Paris Motor Show tends to have its fair share of unveilings and this year’s is no different, with Mercedes taking its turn in the spotlight. The German car maker has unveiled its new SUV concept, Generation EQ. The all-electric SUV is modelled on the GLC Crossover. Head of the Mercedes-Benz car division, Dieter Zetsch(…)

Hamilton losing faith in his Mercedes car

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he has doubts over the reliability of his Mercedes car. The three times World Champion says he has reservations over his title chances after a series of mechanical problems allowed Nico Rosberg to claw his way back into contention. The British driver says he is “unsure” if he has the car(…)

2016 Paris Motor Show: Mercedes trolls rest of motoring world

In the run up to the 2016 Paris Motor Show, Mercedes-AMG has shown its mischievous side by cheekily trolling its fans and motoring media alike, by releasing teaser images of a toy. In the photos posted on the company’s Instagram site, the German car maker has partially revealed what initially appears to be the rear(…)

Hamilton and Rosberg pushing each other to ‘new heights’

Toto Wolff, team boss at Mercedes, believes his two drivers are pushing each other to “new heights” as they fight out a two horse race for the driver’s championship. Just eight points now separates Hamilton and Rosberg for the 2016 title, with six Grand Prix remaining. The two have shared the spoils – with either(…)

Illinois family give their ‘pop pop’ the Mercedes he always dreamed of

An elderly grandfather got the car he’d always coveted, when his family presented him with the vintage Mercedes-Benz 450 SL as a gift. Under the impression it was in fact a gift for his granddaughter, the Illinois grandfather affectionately called ‘pop pop’ by his family, cried tears of joy as they broke the news to(…)

Stolen Mercedes tracked down using phone app

After his car was stolen by thieves, a crime victim turned detective, with the help of a Smartphone app to track his £40,000 Mercedes-Benz down to where thieves had stashed it. Hassan Liaquat was devastated when his Mercedes C250 was taken from his home driveway in the Horton Bank Top area of Bradford in the(…)

Rosberg driving better than ever, says Mercedes boss

Nico Rosberg has moved back to the summit of the F1 driver championship table, taking the lead from teammate Lewis Hamilton following a dominant drive in Singapore. The Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff heaped praise on the German driver following his victory, ahead of Daniel Riccardo. In recent times, it’s been more common hearing Wolff(…)

Mercedes reveal all-terrain E-Class estate

In some ways, the only surprise is that it’s taken this long. In the late 90’s Mercedes was leading the new SUV wave with the M-Class. Since then, Audi Allroads and Volvo Cross Countrys have taken control of the 4×4 estate market. That is about to change… Pictured above is the new E-Class Estate All-Terrain.(…)