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Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL Provides Water Supply For Stars During Death Valley Trip

A video was posted recently showing Hollywood stars Joshua Jackson and Diane Kruger relying on the Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL for the water supply in the two days they spent in Death Valley, according to a report from the official website of Mercedes-Benz. The two stars are fans of the F-CELL and have used the vehicle for over two years already. Kruger revealed that they were followers of the fuel cell. It is a vehicle that is easy to use and does not restrict daily mobility requirements. She added that they did not encounter any problems with their water supply in Death Valley as the vehicle only takes three minutes to… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class Surpass One Million Unit Level

The launch of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class in 2005 was met with mixed reviews due to its uncharacteristic appearance. However, it proved to be a popular vehicle in some markets, particularly in Germany and China. In fact, sales of the vehicle have surpassed the one-million mark, according to a report on carscoops.com The second generation of the vehicle is already available in the market, and has proved that the MPV-like design is well-accepted among customers of luxury vehicle manufacturer. The vehicle started to become a leader in the MPV segment in the German market. The second-generation B-Class was launched in 2011 and it introduced the latest generation of front-wheel-drive compact cars… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class Reaches the One-million Mark

The Mercedes-Benz B-Class was launched back in 2005, and since then, more than a million units of the German automaker’s pivotal compact MPV have been sold. With that figure reached, it only serves to validate the German automaker’s focus on rounding out its product line with a variety of efficient compact vehicles, while staying true to its heritage as a luxury car manufacturer. Mercedes-Benz Cars board member in charge of marketing & sales Ola Källenius pointed out that the key attributes of the B-Class line, namely the “sporty design, impressive driving dynamics, and incomparable driving comfort,” all serve to make the car appealing to both existing and prospective Mercedes-Benz customers. In… Continue Reading »

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Daimler Exec Confident that B-Class Electric Drive will Rise Above BMW i3

Thomas Weber, the current R&D chief of Daimler, is confident that the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive will rise up against the upcoming BMW i3 which is set to go on sale next year according to a report from Automotive News Europe. In fact, he even added that the soon-to-be released car will beat the other battery-powered cars of today. Longer Range In the interview of Weber, he revealed that the battery-powered B-Class will have around five full-fledged car seats and no restraints on the trunk space. He also bragged that the car will have a driving range of 200-kilometer. He further went to say that the stated 200km range can… Continue Reading »

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Gearing up your B-Class for a long Autumn Journey

Though some people buy their Mercedes B-Class for its excellent safety record, family orientated interior and spacious boot, there is of course another reason to buy one, and that’s to take it on a road trip. Although the back end of summer and beginning of autumn offers relatively little reason to embark on a road trip across Europe, there is of course Okterberfest. And Oktoberfest is one amongst many very good reasons to go on a road trip. After all, if you’re travelling from the likes of London, it’s only 570 miles away. With that in mind however, what precautions or modifications do you have to take before heading off… Continue Reading »

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More EU Nations Could Block Mercedes-Benz Car Sales

France is only the beginning. With more EU governments deciding to take action against Daimler over the use of coolant in certain new Mercedes-Benz models, the German automaker could have a hard time sticking to its preferred automotive coolant. Some new Mercedes-Benz A-Class, B-Class, and SL-Class models have been denied registration by France as Daimler continues to use R134a, the coolant banned by the EU starting  2013. R134a has been classified as a global warming agent and is said to be a thousand times more powerful than carbon dioxide. According to Daimler, the replacement coolant approved by the EU, R1234yf, poses a risk as it could emit toxic should it… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz India Launches B-Class Diesel

Mercedes-Benz has just launched the diesel variant of the B-Class hatchback in India, in a bid to further bolster its compact-car range in an important market. With some 500 units of the petrol variant sold in the nine months since it was launched, the German automaker is expecting the diesel B-Class to perform better as far as sales figures go. In addition, this new version will help the company reach its expected double-digit growth for the year. According to Mercedes-Benz India managing director and CEO Eberhard Kern, a good chunk of the sales are for diesels, and this should continue with the B-Class. He adds that Mercedes-Benz is encouraged by… Continue Reading »

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