Mercedes-Benz trucks make strong sales in China

The sales of Mercedes-Benz in China have been improving giving the company a great stake in the market at present. Mercedes-Benz Trucks have a great partnership with Zoomlion, a Chinese construction machinery manufacturer. This is what has helped the truck division of Mercedes-Benz perform wonders in the country. 2,500 models delivered There will be 2,500(…)

The new Smart ForTwo limited edition

The newly design Smart for Two limited edition city car has been unveiled and will have a starting cost of £12,140. Just 1,800 of them will be produced for the market here in the UK. If you want one you have to be fast. Smart, who is part of the same group as Mercedes-Benz, believe(…)

The new found appeal of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class

The brand new Mercedes-Benz A-Class was showcased at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this month. There is a great deal of major changes from the design. The new car bears almost no resemblances to the current model. Biggest upgrade in history Mercedes-Benz has completely changed direction with the new A-Class, something which was greatly unexpected.(…)

Mercedes-Benz’s gamble paid off in China

The luxury SUV car market is booming at the moment in China. Mercedes-Benz must have predicted this would happen eventually as they are experiencing fantastic sales in the country at present. A risk back in 2005 In 2005, when the market was not so popular, 200 Mercedes-Benz SUV’s were delivered to China from Germany. At(…)

The Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 CDI review

The Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 CDI is the first ever diesel variant of the SLK. It will achieve a staggering 204 BHP along with 500 Nm of torque. This in essence makes the car the most powerful diesel vehicle in its class. The first pictures of the car were released last year with many fans and(…)

Mercedes-Benz India expand CKD kits in India

Mercedes-Benz is  to expand their completely knocked down (CKD) kits assembly operations in India. This will start with the assembly of the Mercedes-Benz ML-Class SUV, which is expected to be released in the country very soon. Cut price 2.2 litre diesel engine The ML-Class SUV vehicle will be brought in already built allowing room for(…)

The Mercedes-Benz Diesel Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz has shown off the E300 BlueTec Hybrid vehicle. As you can probably tell by the name, the car is extremely fuel efficient. 15 per cent difference in fuel efficiency When compared to the Mercedes-Benz CDI the fuel efficiency difference if 15 per cent up for the E300 BlueTec. Not only is that but the(…)

Mercedes-Benz instrumental in Daimler’s fourth quarter profits

Strong sales of Mercedes-Benz vehicles in China and the United States helped Daimler fourth quarter profits rise last year. Altogether the company reported a 57 per cent increase. Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles and vans selling well Mercedes-Benz vans, especially the Sprinter played it’s part in help profits to increase. The van has become a household name(…)

Daimler’s car sharing scheme set to expand

Daimler’s car sharing scheme in North America is set to expand from coast to coast. The two new cities that the scheme is set to extend to are Washington D.C and Portland Oregon. Named car2go, the sharing scheme comes under the Daimler AG Financial services bracket. It has become a great success in America and(…)

Daimler investing $1 billion with Beiqi in China

Daimler will invest $1 billion with Chinese partner Beiqi Foton Motor Co in a truck venture in China. Appropriate business license granted Both have recently received a required business license from the Chinese Government. Each company will have 50 per cent of the business. Annual capacity set to increase for Beiqi Beiqi’s Foton factory will(…)