Daimler

The history of the Mercedes-Benz star

The Mercedes-Benz star was first trademarked in 1925, just ahead of the merger between DMG (Daimler) and Benz & Cie, which took place the following year creating the brand we know today. The three points of the star were meant to symbolise the use of Daimler engines on land, sea and in the air. The(…)

400,000 Mercedes recalled due to airbag issue

Daimler have recalled around 400,000 Mercedes-Benz cars in the UK over potential safety issue with the airbags. The recall is part of a larger global effort that affects over a million cars worldwide, including 495,000 in the US. The problem affects certain A, B, C, and E-Class models, together with CLA, GLA and GLC vehicles,(…)

Mercedes-AMG ‘Project One’ hypercar set for September launch

AMG is set to be 50 this year, and the company’s celebrations will peak with the reveal of the highly anticipated 1,000bhp-plus Project One hypercar at the Frankfurt motor show this September. The CEO of Daimler Dr Zetsche said of the forthcoming ‘hypercar’: “The hypercar will be the missing link legitimising the integration of AMG(…)

Daimler and the Mobility World

We can bet that you are getting pretty tired of consistently hearing about what the automotive world is really in to at the moment. Yes it’s all about electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles and mobility, but when news appears, we have to write about it. So the news is that Daimler has now acquired a new(…)

The Return of the Smart Car

The Smart car company as owned by Daimler was once very popular, especially during the early noughties. We then saw it basically fade from existence until this year, when it suddenly made a huge come back. In fact, the Smart car has probably been the automotive world’s surprise of the year. So, it looks as(…)

Mercedes’ Electric War

Well because of the recent rise in the popularity of the electric car sky rocketing, a result has been the major automotive companies battling it out to become the leader in this ever growing market. We have seen the likes of Tesla grow rapidly, BMW rise and then stop their project (even after the i8)(…)

Van Recalls

Recalls can always be a bit worrying for both motoring companies and the consumers who buy them. Recently, Ford has had to issue multiple recalls in the United States and the Takata airbag recall has been dominating the headlines too. But very rarely, you may have a recall which is just a little bit ridiculous,(…)

Mercedes’ Pimped Out Van

Mercedes is known as one of the leading luxury automotive manufacturers. So, what happens when you mix one of the most luxurious car manufacturers with a company who also specialise in the same field but for interiors instead? Well you would only get the creation of the Mercedes JetVan wouldn’t you? What is the JetVan(…)

Daimler Has Set Aside Millions for Airbag Recalls

Following the Takata airbag recall, Daimler has set aside millions for the incoming recalls which they will soon have to face. The Takata recalls have affected tens of millions of vehicles worldwide whilst also injuring hundreds and causing many fatalities too. So the Takata airbag recall is a global problem. But for Daimler in the(…)

Mercedes and the Airscarf…

Mercedes-Benz has been ordered to put one of their most prized useless car gadgets out of action for an extent period of time. If you haven’t heard of the Airscarf system then we recommend you really not worry about it. This gadget, which is easily explainable, sits on the headrest of most open top Mercedes(…)