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Entertaining Video For Fashion Show Sound Director Created By Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz has been the sponsor of the Fashion Week events, including Fashion Week Berlin, for some time already. With this, the company decided to pay homage to the sound director of the show, as shown on a report from autoevolution.com Music is normally played during fashion shows, and the person behind the music during these events is the sound director. The most famous sound director in the world, Michel Gaubert, is the man behind the music during the event. A video that depicted the life of Gaubert was created by Mercedes-Benz which further increased the fame of the renowned sound director. The video showed Gaubert with puppet that had his… Continue Reading »

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Car2go suspends service in Miami

Daimler’s ride-sharing service car2go is suspending its service in Miami effective March 1, citing ‘soft demand’ in the area. That is despite some 32,000 individuals who have signed up for the service, which is backed by 300 smart vehicles for the Miami fleet. According to a company spokesperson, the $1 charge applied by the state for rental-car services is stifling car2go’s prospects. This is especially true because other ride-sharing platforms–such as Uber–as well as taxis are not subject to that same charge. $1 may not seem like much, but people who get used to ride-sharing services will depend on those services, and people will be discouraged by a constant $1 charge… Continue Reading »

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New Mercedes-AMG GT Caught On Camera Again

The Mercedes-AMG GT was caught on camera again while going through testing in cold weather conditions, as shown on a report from gtspirit.com. The venue for the cold-weather tests conducted by engineers of the luxury vehicle manufacturer was northern Sweden. While the heavy camouflage on the AMG GT did not make it easy to look into the details of the exterior of the vehicle, the emergence of the photos gives an indication that a faster version of the original AMG GT is still in the plans of the German luxury vehicle manufacturer. It remains uncertain whether this particular model will be the Black Series model or not due to the… Continue Reading »

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Possible Mercedes-Benz Pickup Mule Spied

Industry watchers are already aware of the possibility that a Mercedes-Benz Pickup may be released into the market. Recently, spy photos emerged showing a modified version of a Nissan Navara/NP300 that industry watchers think will be the pickup truck of the German luxury vehicle manufacturer, as shown on a report from autoevolution.com. Mercedes-Benz already indicated that the pickup truck will be a mid-size vehicle designed mainly for South Africa, Latin America, Europe and Australia. Sales volume in the segment is expected to reach high levels by the end of the decade. It is possible for the vehicle to feature six-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines. They are also expected to enter… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz planning Texas regional distribution and training facility

Mercedes-Benz will be constructing a regional distribution center for parts along with a training facility in Grapevine, Texas, set to be completed in 2017. In order to boost the flow in the supply chain of spare parts headed to dealers and customers, Mercedes-Benz is counting on this new regional parts distribution center. It is planned to have a total area of 254,000 square feet. On the other hand, the learning and training facility is a planned technical facility that will cater to the ongoing training of technicians in Mercedes-Benz’s Southwestern USA dealerships. The current training center is in Houston, Texas, and is slated to relocate to the Grapevine facility once it is completed. Some… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Confirms The 2017 Launch Of The GLC F-Cell

A hydrogen fuel cell variant of the GLC crossover is set to be unveiled by Mercedes-Benz by 2017, as shown on a report from autoevolution.com. The upcoming eco-friendly version of the GLC Class will be called the GLC F-Cell. Its expected range will be around 300 miles, or around 500 kilometers, and will feature the latest fuel cell technology in the market. This was revealed by the R&D department head of Mercedes-Benz, Thomas Weber. The fuel cell variant of the GLC will also feature advanced modular components. It was necessary to develop a detailed technical solution to guarantee the components of fuel cell vehicles and pure electric vehicles are compatible… Continue Reading »

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Russian Factory Pushed By Mercedes-Benz Despite Sluggish Sales

Even as the local Russian market has taken a nose-dive Mercedes-Benz is still intent in establishing a new plant in the country, as shown on a report from worldcarfans.com. Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler, said the factory in Russia is needed by the company to complement is notable sales performance. The revelation was made to Automotive News Europe recently in Detroit. He added the company is pursuing the new factory since the brand is the best-selling premium marquee as it copped 2.67 percent overall market share. Russian car sales have gone down by 35 percent through November last year compared to the same period in the previous year. Deliveries of… Continue Reading »

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