How Mercedes-Benz have turned the tables on BMW

BMW were last year’s winners in the American sales charts but Mercedes-Benz have taken the lead thanks to their revitalised line-up of sports utility vehicles. Mercedes-Benz was America’s number luxury car seller back in 2000. Lexus knocked the German company off their perch and established themselves as long time leaders last decade until BMW saw(…)

The Mercedes-Benz E-300

The new Mercedes-Benz E300 has been hailed as potentially one of the best economical type of vehicles available on the worldwide car market. It’s quite easy to see why. The hybrid powered Mercedes-Benz arrives here in the UK later on in the year. What’s so different this time round? When you hear of hybrid powered(…)

The A-Class appealing to youth

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been hitting headlines for over a year now. Why? Because it is the most refreshed and change vehicle in any Mercedes-Benz lifecycle. Ever since the A-Class’ appearance at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, the car has been extremely highly anticipated ever since. But why did Mercedes-Benz feel the need to change(…)

Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled their new CLS Shooting Brake model. The car was showcased at the Mercedes-Benz World Brand Centre, located in Brooklands. The venue is known as the traditional home of British Motor Racing, making the event that extra bit special. The Shooting Brake is an estate version of the standard saloon CLS. Well we saloon(…)

Mercedes-Benz losing ground in China

Mercedes-Benz has lost ground in China with Audi and BMW steaming ahead. Believe it or not, driving a Mercedes-Benz is not considered so prestigious in countries such as China. Mercedes-Benz opened their first factory in China in the year 2006. From there onwards the company took a great stake in the luxury car market, gaining a(…)

Car2Go service expands to Toronto

Car2Go has recently expanded to Toronto as from the 30th of June this year, making it available 11 cities across the world. As part of the expansion 250 Smart Fortwo models were shipped over to the City. Already Car2Go has experienced success in other parts of Canada including Vancouver and Calgary which justified the move(…)

Mercedes-Benz in serious price fixing allegations

Mercedes-Benz has been accused of working illegally with five of their dealerships and is currently under investigation of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT). In effect Mercedes-Benz may have broken the rules of competition law. The price fixing allegations come between the years 2007 – 2010 with specific dealers and Mercedes-Benz also accused of sharing(…)

250 Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks sent to Iraq

Iraq State Company for Automotive Industry, otherwise known as (SCAI) have completed a deal for 250 trucks to be delivered. They will be used to reconstruction purposes throughout many areas of the country. The Mercedes-Benz Actros truck is almost perfectly suited to dealing with tough off road conditions, an asset that is very much needed(…)

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class to receive a 1.6 engine

News reports emerging from the United States have confirmed that the brand new C-Class will receive a variant with a 1.6 litre turbo engine. This move has been made in order to compete with their main rivals BMW, who have a turbocharged 1.6 litre in their 316i model. The vehicle will be able to produce(…)

Mercedes-Benz upping the ante in Hungary

Mercedes-Benz is upping the ante in Hungary despite the Euro Zone crisis, which is apparently slowing down the car industry. It would appear that luxury car manufacturers are defying the current market patterns of a decline in the purchase of new cars. The Mercedes-Benz plant in Hungary, which is one of the most modern and(…)