SEND US A TIP

Author Archives

Latest Mercedes-Benz News

Production starts at second Mercedes-Benz C-Class plant

There’s a lot of demand for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and as such, the German automaker needs to have enough facilities to ensure the supply of this high-selling model line. Things should get a boost now that the second of a planned four total locations, at the new East London facility in South Africa, has just started production. The first dedicated C-Class production facility in Bremen started production some three months back. Now, the car manufacturer can ramp up its production for the well-received C-Class line. The Bremen plant is the lead plant that’s responsible for controlling the production of the other facilities. The last two locations are in Tuscaloosa in the US and in… Continue Reading »

0

Lewis Hamilton wins 2014 Spanish GP and headlines another 1-2 finish

Another race, another Mercedes one-two finish, and the tension is mounting for the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 teammates. Lewis Hamilton shook off the challenge from Nico Rosberg and held on to win the 2014 Spanish Grand Prix. As the race wound down to a close, the two teammates were silent right before the post-race interviews. With the win, Hamilton takes over the top spot in the drivers’ standings, with 100 points to Rosberg’s 97. Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing took the final podium spot, while his teammate and 3-time defending champion Sebastian Vettel jumped up from P15 at the start of the race all the way to fourth place by the time the… Continue Reading »

0

Mercedes AMG Petronas front row to start Spanish Grand Prix

In what is starting to be a repetitive result, the Mercedes AMG Petronas cars once again took the top two spots in a qualifying session. Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will take the front row when the 2014 Spanish Grand Prix starts in several hours, and it should be yet another exciting battle for the two frontrunners so far this season. This is Hamilton’s fourth pole (out of five races) this season, and we’ll see if he can make it his fourth victory as well once the race proper rolls around. Rosberg actually was the fastest guy at the Circuit de Catalunya for the first two rounds of qualifying, but Hamilton… Continue Reading »

0

Renamed: The Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 W05 Hybrid

From here on out, the Mercedes AMG Petronas race car for the 2014 Formula One season will be known as the F1 W05 Hybrid, in honor of the technology that’s present in the new Power Unit and as a testament to the commitment Mercedes-Benz has to this automotive technology. The car will now carry the familiar ‘Hybrid’ branding present in the hybrid passenger cars from the German automaker. This branding will be displayed prominently right on the engine cover. We’ll be seeing this on the Mercedes AMG Petronas cars this weekend at the 2014 Spanish Grand Prix. “What we are seeing in Formula One today is the next generation of innovations that… Continue Reading »

0

Your selfie will never be as cool as Nico Rosberg’s

The ‘selfie’ has become as ubiquitous on the internet as cat pictures and hilarious memes. A good majority of your social media friends probably have at least one selfie. You might be fond of taking selfies yourself. We bet, however, that you likely won’t be able to do it while driving a 1954 Mercedes W196 [and you really shouldn't, no matter what vehicle you're driving/riding. It's dangerous!] That’s exactly what Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 driver Nico Rosberg did on Juan Manuel Fangio’s famed car. From the first rumbles of the engine to the end of his run, it is indeed a unique take on the selfie. Kids, don’t do this… Continue Reading »

3

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet Spy Shots

  Out of the recent wave of Mercedes-Benz spy shots we’ve seen, perhaps none would tickle many an enthusiast’s fancy more than this latest one: a fresh, very much camouflaged S-Class Cabriolet spotted testing in the wild. The spy shots hail from the land of the automaker itself, straight out of Germany, and by the looks of it, it’s pretty much a four-seater design. Apart from the car being heavily clad, the shot is also obscured by unflattering lighting, so it’s hard to discern more details at this point. There’s also a more daytime shot featuring a front view of the car. Still, the design is looking pretty sleek and… Continue Reading »

3

Czech transport firm ICOM takes delivery of 12 Mercedes-Benz Intouro Euro VI buses

ICOM transport of the Czech Republic has recently expanded its fleet with 12 new Mercedes-Benz Intouro Euro VI models now in operation. With the delivery, the Czech market gets its first taste of Euro VI-spec buses. The buses, which run on 220-kW OM 936 BlueEfficiency Power engines, sport the latest technology designed to minimize the environmental footprint of this particular mode of transport. In addition, the buses also come with the latest safety technology. The Intouro model is produced at the Mercedes-Benz Turk A.S. facility in Hosdere, which is located near Istanbul. The interior can comfortably seat 50 passengers and features a high-floor design. These buses are specifically configured to meet… Continue Reading »

3

Login to your account

Can't remember your Password ?

Register for this site!