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Mercedes A-Class ranked safest family car of 2018

The Mercedes A-Class has been ranked the safest family car of 2018 by Euro NCAP following its annual testing programme. The crash safety testers make a point of putting all new cars that hit the road to the test, and of this year’s offering, the new A-Class came out on top not just in the(…)

Mercedes spent £309.7 million to win 2017 title

The Mercedes F1 team spent a whopping £309.7 million to secure success in the 2017 season. The figures reflect only the running costs of the team and not engine development at their facility in Brixworth. Despite the lofty numbers, Mercedes parent company Daimler AG only forked out £60 million, meaning that income from sponsorships and(…)

Man spends 12 hours looking for his car after Scottish Power move it

It’s the stuff of drivers’ nightmares, coming back to the space where you parked only to find it empty. This was the unpleasant situation that greeted Lawrence Rivers, when he returned to the Edinburgh parking spot where he’d left his Mercedes. Up in the Scottish capital to perform in the annual comedy fringe festival, Lawrence(…)

Hamilton and Mercedes put themselves firmly into contention

Lewis Hamilton has put himself firmly in contention for the F1 drivers’ crown after his main rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out of the recent German GP. Vettel was leading the race with only 15 laps remaining but was caught out by a late rain shower and skidded off the circuit at the Sachskurve stadium section,(…)

Mercedes team up with Emirates for S-Class flying experience

Mercedes have a proven track record making great cars. But as good as they are, they don’t fly. As far as we know. The German car maker have decided to address this shortcoming by teaming up with Emirates, to create the S-Class suite on board their 777 fleet. Inspired by the luxury four-wheeled cars, the(…)

Hamilton welcomed home with guard of honour

Recently crowned Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton returned home to a hero’s welcome last week. Calling into the Mercedes basecamp in Brackley, the entire staff turned out to join in the celebrations. “This a very emotional day,” said Hamilton. “I was not expecting this, thanks everyone for the warm welcome. Today is something that I(…)