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New Design Language for Mercedes-Benz Cars Unveiled

Upcoming Mercedes-Benz cars will be sporting a new design language. The three-pointed star marque calls it the “Aesthetics A” design language. In the past, Mercedes was known as a producer of old men’s cars. However, in 2012, the brand tweaked the design of its products in order to cater to the preferences of younger buyers. The “Aesthetics S” design sense introduced in that period features creases, edges and sexier look to achieve what Mercedes calls “Sensual Purity.” The said design sense was carried first into the current generation A-Class. Fast forward to this year, it is the time of the “Aesthetics A” design language. According to a source, it will… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class and B-Class Night Editions are Out

The Night Edition versions of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class and B-Class were launched recently. The cars will only be available in a limited number. Unfortunately, the models are only offered by Mercedes-Benz India for now. Based on the interview of Mercedes-Benz India boss Roland Folger with Business Insider India, the A-Class and B-Class Night Edition models aim to satisfy “go getters” or those who want to arrive in style wherever they go. The executive further said that the units make the brand more youthful. Therefore, the cars are aimed to the youth of today who prefer luxury cars in their compact forms. Mercedes India stated that the A-Class and B-Class Night Editions will only have… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz GLB Coming Up

Mercedes-Benz may be adding a new SUV in its lineup. According to Carscoops, the three-pointed star brand just trademarked Mercedes-Benz GLB. The new product is poised to sit between the GLA and GLC. It is also based on the B-Class. The platform to be used in the GLB will most likely be a front-wheel drive. It would be similar to the MPV, A-Class hatchback, CLA Coupe and the GLA units of Mercedes-Benz. In an interview of Thomas Weber, Mercedes-Benz Research and Development chief, he stated that he isn’t worried of a possible cannibalization. He said that there is always room in the lineup for new vehicles. With the ever-increasing demand for… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class is Divorcing Tesla Batteries

Mercedes-Benz and Tesla may be hitting Splitsville soon. According to Auto Motor und Sport, Mercedes will be using its own batteries in the next line of B-Class Electric units. New Mercedes-Benz Battery Will Have Increased Range The source said the new battery pack will provide the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric a significant improvement in terms of range. Currently, the Tesla power unit provides the car up to 115 miles of range after a full charge. But with the Mercedes batteries it promises to offer more than 300 miles. The New B-Class Might Present a Strong Competition for Tesla Gas2 reminds everyone though that the stated range is not clear whether it is… Continue Reading »

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Daimler Boss Says No One Will Make Money on Electric Cars Yet

The Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is now on sale, which received good reviews from critics. However, if money matters were to be considered, Daimler CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche does not seem to be so confident about electric cars as of the moment. According to Bloomberg, the Daimler Boss stated in a speech at an event in Mallorca, Spain on October 27, “You can reasonably say that nobody today is making a battery-powered vehicle that’s economically viable in its own right.” He added, “Manufacturers will not see a return within a reasonable time on the billions they’re investing now.” The statements were in reference to the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive and basically to every automaker diving… Continue Reading »

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A Quick Review at the Mercedes-Benz B-Class

For a car starting at £21,500 (in UK) and $33,950 (in US), what can we expect from it? Here is a quick review of the overall features of the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class, which debuted in Paris early this month. Exterior The Mercedes-Benz B-Class did get a facelift. However, the changes in its design were only minor, and mostly at the front. A quick glimpse at the new B-Class and its predecessor would give the untrained eye a hard time differentiating the two. You actually have to look closer to appreciate the new one’s more premium and sportier styling brought about mainly by its redesigned bumper, front mesh, grille, hood, and LED lights…. Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST technology reduces rear-end collisions by up to 30 percent

Mercedes-Benz cars aren’t just expensive because of style and quality. In these vehicles lie some of the most advanced modern driver assistance technologies you can think of, and that includes something called COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST. This technology can be found in the new B-Class, and it’s a standard feature that, according to Mercedes-Benz, can reduce the amount of rear-end collisions by as much as 30 percent when compared to other vehicles that do not have a similar piece of tech. In order to come up with this figure, safety experts took figures provided by the Federal Statistical Office in Germany and stacked the effectivity of the assist system to date against… Continue Reading »

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