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MBUSA crowned as one of top employers in New Jersey

Living in Jersery? Or better still, are you a Mercedes-Benz fan living in Jersery? Then you should be working for Mercedes-Benz USA. For the third straight time, MBUSA has been ranked as one of the absolutely “Best Places to work in New Jersey”, according to NJBIZ Magazine. That happens to be the state’s prime business journal, in case you have no clue. The magazine has identified MBUSA as benefitting Jersery’s economy, workforce and businesses (insert warm feeling of pride here). The company is now number 8 on their list and is the only automaker to have been chosen. “To continue to receive this recognition in a recovering economy is a… Continue Reading »


First quarter profits exceed analyst predictions

The big bosses at Daimler AG weren’t expecting the kind of profits the company would earn in this year’s first quarter. Record sales of Mercedes-Benz cars was able to make up for the brand’s spending on new models and facilities, making things for the company a lot easier and joyful moving forward in 2012. 2.13 billion euros, almost a 4.9-percent growth in profit compared to last year, is enough reason to be joyful. These figures beat average estimates by eight survey analysts. Sales grew by 9.2 percent, making it 27 billions euros for January to March alone. Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche was fast in rehighlighting his company’s goals for the… Continue Reading »


Singaporeans absolutely love Mercedes-Benz

It’s official – Singaporeans love Mercedes-Benz. And it shows, as the country’s dealership sales grew by 8.9 percent from January to March this year compared to the 1st quarter last year. That’s 7,510 cars sold in just three months. And an 18.4 percent market share according to Singapore’s Land Transport Authority. It’s no wonder that anywhere you go in this country, you’ll come across dozens of cars carrying the three-pointed star logo. Daimler Southeast Asia refuses to comment. However, Mercedes-Benz’s rivals in the region admit that sales have been awesome for the brand’s C180 Kompressor. They also think that 2nd placer BMW, the country’s hottest selling luxury car brand back… Continue Reading »


MBUSA senior management appointments

Two people will be taking on major roles in Mercedes-Benz USA’s product management and fleet operations departments in lieu of a recent promotion in the company’s top management line. Effective immediately, outgoing Product Development General Manager Bernie Glaser is replaced by M. Bart Herring, who will be reporting directly to Glaser who has been promoted to Mercedes-Benz USA vice president for marketing. Herring will be taking charge of lifecycle and product management strategies to provide full support for the marketing and sales of Mercedes-Benz light trucks and passenger cars. He brings to the table over ten years of vast experience working for the company in various roles, most notably as… Continue Reading »


Viano VISION DIAMOND to grace Beijing

Here’s something to look for in this year’s Beijing Auto Show – the Mercedes-Benz Viano VISION DIAMOND. This luxurious version of the Viano will surely turn heads with its host of extravagant visual cues both inside and out. Chrome grille louvers, a two-tone paintjob and a blacked out radiator grille easily makes the VISION DIAMOND stand out, especially with a gold shimmering line running along the body to separate black and diamond white color tones. It is said that the devil lies in the details. The painted diamond adorning the B-pillar is proof of this along with two-tone rims on the five-spoke wheels and the brake discs featureing the brand… Continue Reading »


New drivers, new rules for DTM 2012

The DTM season opening on April 29 at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg has a lot passionate fans eagerly awaiting the new era – an era which will see the three German manufacturer rivals going head to head on the race track for the first time in twenty years. Apart from the presence of the big three names in luxury car industry, there will new technical rules governing the event. Most notable are rules which aim to reduce costs, improve the safety of DTM drivers, retain appeal of the event to audiences and to level the playing field between participants. The way drivers and teams earn points will also have major changes. Following… Continue Reading »


How well do you know the Mercedes-Benz brand?

If you look closely at the Mercedes-Benz brand’s history, you’ll notice that their naming system is actually a mixture of their new and old systems. However, lately it has become quite confusing to say the least. What used to be something as simple as “sportiest and lightest” as referring to the SL now just isn’t quite as easy to decode. According to our pals at Automobile Magazine, there won’t be any immediate changes made to the C, E, S, SL, SLK and SLS models. There will, however, be changes to the brand’s naming convention and it will be beased on bodystyles and platforms. And quite appropriate, we’d like to say…. Continue Reading »


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