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Mercedes-Benz to launch pre-owned brand in India

In about two weeks, Mercedes-Benz will be launching a separate pre-owned car brand in India in order to meet customers’ demand of high-quality offerings in that segment. There is a ton of potential in this corner of the market, and luxury car brands like Mercedes-Benz are known for retaining excellent value even when they’re sold as pre-owned vehicles, which is why there are many prospective buyers who check out the crop of pre-owned units. According to Mercedes-Benz India CEO Eberhard Kern, the company sees ‘phenomenal’ growth in the pre-owned car market in India. Mercedes-Benz, in particular, has said that it enjoyed a 45 percent growth rate in this segment in the… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz surpasses 2013 sales total through November 2014

If you need a measure of the success Mercedes-Benz has had in 2014, here’s a good stat to chew on: the German automaker has already surpassed its total 2013 sales figures through November of this year. That means that the company is assured of a record year in 2014. Year-to-date figures are already at 1,486,839 units, which is a 12.4 percent improvement over the figures posted through the first 11 months of 2013. In addition, the company posted its eleventh-straight record-setting month, thanks to the 150,742 units it sold during this past November. That’s a 13 percent increase over November 2013’s numbers, bolstered by the sales growth of vehicles such as the C-Class… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Aksaray plant reaches 200,000-truck milestone

We love manufacturing plant milestones, and the latest one’s just in for Mercedes-Benz as the Aksaray, Turkey plant just rolled the 200,000th truck off its assembly lines. The milestone was graced by the presence of Dr Wolfgang Bernhard along with other top executives of Mercedes-Benz Trucks. Mercedes-Benz Trucks chief Stefan Buchner noted the key role that the Aksaray facility plays in Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ production network. After all, there were 17,000 units sold by Mercedes-Benz Trucks in Turkey last year, and the country is the third-biggest truck market for the brand, surpassed only by Brazil and Germany. The plant has been making trucks since 1986, and since then, Mercedes-Benz has invested some €310 million… Continue Reading »

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Study says Chinese Mercedes-Benz owners are likely wealthy entrepreneurs

It may not sound like much of a surprise, but according to a brand study, Mercedes-Benz owners in China belong mostly to a class of wealthy entrepreneurs, and are in fact among the wealthiest in the nation. Those were the findings in a study conducted on the eight major luxury automakers in the biggest automotive market in the world, via a report by The Detroit News. Successful and wealthy entrepreneurs comprise the crop of Mercedes-Benz owners, and these same owners have the highest household assets among the groups of luxury car owners, pegged at 11.3 million yuan. The study, conducted by Hurun Research Institute that is based in Shanghai, also associated certain… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes F1 team celebrates with 50,000 spectators at Stars & Cars

Freshly crowned 2014 Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and teammate slash 2014 runner-up Nico Rosberg, along with the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team, were all joined by some 50,000 people on hand at the Stars & Cars event in Stuttgart, Germany. The event, which was held around Mercedes-Benz Museum, featured a 1.1-kilometer temporary show track where classic Silver Arrows and the current F1 car paraded. Hamilton was all praises for the team and everyone involved. “Winning this title was the best moment of my life,” said the two-time champ, who last held the driver’s title back in 2008 when he was still racing for McLaren. “The team turned in an… Continue Reading »

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Check out the new Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake

If you’d like your CLA stretched out to offer more space and with a lower height, then the new CLA Shooting Brake is for you. With a design that seeks to strike a healthy balance between ‘the emotionality of a coupe and the intelligence of a shooting brake’, prospective buyers will get a CLA that’s specifically tailored to their needs, highlighted by the kind of modern luxury that Mercedes-Benz is known for. The CLA Shooting Brake will have two diesel options and three petrol engine options on offer initially, along with 4MATIC all-wheel drive, once it goes on sale by January of next year. There will also be a limited-run OrangeArt… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton is your 2014 F1 champion

In the end, the epic battle to decide who will be the ultimate Formula 1 driver for the 2014 season simply did not materialize. There would be no showdown, no gut-wrenching finish, as Nico Rosberg encountered technical problems at the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which meant that Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton had a clear path to victory. Hamilton took the race win and the driver’s championship, which was his to lose in the first place with a 17-point lead entering the event. This made Hamilton the first Mercedes team driver to claim an F1 title since Juan Manuel Fangio did so back in 1955. Hamilton also became the fourth British double-champion in history,… Continue Reading »

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