SEND US A TIP

Category Archives: Company

Latest Mercedes-Benz News

Daimler achieves record sales in Q1 2015

Daimler AG continues to roll, having achieved record sales, revenue, and EBIT during the first quarter of 2015, propelled of course by Mercedes-Benz Cars. This is thanks in large part to unit sales growing by 13 percent compared to the same period in 2014, contributing to a 16 percent growth in revenue to some €34 billion (around $37 billion). Mercedes-Benz Cars unit sales in Q1 grew 18 percent, with a nice round total of 459,700. In terms of unit sales, Q1 2015 now holds the record for best quarter in Mercedes history. Breaking down the figure, we see that the UK sales grew 17 percent, making it the main mover… Continue Reading »

0

2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 Coupe S Endorsed By Roger Federer

The German luxury vehicle manufacturer have hyped up the features of the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 Coupe S, which they consider as a serious rival to the entry of BMW in the same market segment. As part of the hype for the GLE63 Coupe S, professional tennis player and Mercedes brand ambassador Roger Federer promoted the new crossover coupe, as shown on a report from autoevolution.com. The No. 2 tennis player in the world took part in an advertisement endorsing the GLE63 Coupe S. The commercial starts by asking how you can remain on top of your game when you have been on it for a very long time. It basically… Continue Reading »

0

Mercedes-Benz Slapped with $56.5M Fine for Price-Fixing in China

Things are taking a tough turn for foreign automakers in China. Mercedes-Benz, in particular, was slapped with an expensive fine for being guilty of price-fixing in the country. According to a BBC report, Mercedes was penalized for a total of 350 million yuan or approximately $56.5 million for its misconduct in the Chinese market. Even local dealers selling the luxury vehicles offered by the brand were not spared as they were also required by a Jiangsu-based consumer watchdog to pay around 7.7 million yuan. The article claimed a pricing regulator in Jiangsu found out that Mercedes has been pressuring its local dealers into setting a minimum sales price on selected models… Continue Reading »

0

BAIC Debuts a Mercedes-Benz G-Class Rip-Off

Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co., Ltd., known simply as BAIC, launched a new ride at the recently-held Shanghai Auto Show. The Chinese automaker called it the BAIC BJ80C. Now, what is this doing on a Mercedes-Benz blog site? Well, as seen in the photo above and in the gallery below, the designers of the product almost entirely copied the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. It will not take a second glance to arrive at the generalization that the BAIC BJ80C is the Chinese clone of the iconic Mercedes-Benz G-Class. The obvious differences between the two only came on the unit’s grille, and of course, the logo. It should be noted as well that the grille of the BJ80C… Continue Reading »

0

Mercedes-AMG GT Sedan Version Planned

A recent report from a German online publication revealed that there’s an ongoing plan to develop a Mercedes-AMG GT sedan. According to AutoBild, the new sports car that will be solely made by Mercedes-AMG will be called the “Mercedes-AMG GT4″. The source also commissioned a render of the said car, which could be seen in the photo above. The article mentioned that the four-door Mercedes-AMG GT will be a response to the Porsche Panamera. That means it would rival the likes of the Audi A7 and BMW 6-Series GranCoupe too. With that said, it is a bit puzzling that Mercedes is making a competitor to the mentioned units when it already… Continue Reading »

0

Mercedes-Benz Pickup Truck Will Be Named the GLT

A Daimler executive revealed that the official model name of the Mercedes-Benz pickup truck will be the GLT. The information was provided by none other than the head of the Mercedes-Benz Vans division, Volker Mornhinweg, to Car Magazine. It should be noted that Mornhinweg is also the one at the helm of the three-pointed star brand’s pickup truck project. That explains why he was the one who unveiled the plans for the new product of Mercedes to the press and why he has been the one speaking about it a lot lately. The exec explained that the reason for the development of the Mercedes-Benz pickup truck was global market expansion. However, he told… Continue Reading »

0

Video Shows Cigarette Racing 50 Marauder GT S Concept In Action

Some time ago, it was revealed that Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing unveiled images of the Cigarette Racing 50 Marauder GT S Concept that the two companies were working on. The images themselves were already remarkable. However, there may be a number of doubting Thomases who would rather want to see the real thing in action. From the time the high-performance powerboat was unveiled, industry watchers have been anxiously waiting to see the Cigarette Racing 50 Marauder GT S Concept in action. It appears that their prayers were answered as a video of the high-performance powerboat has emerged, as shown on a report from autoevolution.com. Mercedes-AMG has been signing a number… Continue Reading »

0

Login to your account

Can't remember your Password ?

Register for this site!