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Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe Confirmed for Next Year

  After successfully unveiling the Mercedes-Benz GLC, the three-pointed star marque confirmed that the range will also get a Coupe version according to Automotive News. The Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe will be getting hybrid and performance variants too. With the standard GLC scheduled to go on sale in mid-November this year, its coupe version is planned to be rolled out in dealerships by next year. No exact date was revealed for its sale though. Among the special GLC Coupe models specifically mentioned by Daimler CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche in his statement were the GLC 350e and the GLC 450 AMG Sport. The GLC 350e will be the plug-in hybrid variant of the… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz USA Keeps Its Momentum Going with Another Record Sales

The U.S. automotive industry continued to display strong demand last May. Mercedes-Benz USA in particular displayed an 11% increase in sales on a year-on-year comparison for that month. According to PR Newswire, the German marque sold a total of 29,583 vehicles in the U.S. in the month that just ended. The figures were 2,966 higher than the same month of last year. Among the best-sellers last month were the C, E, and M-Class models. The C-Class led the mentioned ranges with 7,413 units sold, which was 40.3% more than last year’s recorded May sales amounting to 5,284 units. Second was the M-Class with 3,991 units sold, and the third was the E-Class with 3,942… Continue Reading »

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F1 Tech is Helping Mercedes-Benz a Lot

Formula One Group chief executive Bernie Ecclestone aired his negative comments about the turbo V6 power units currently used in F1. According to his interview with Motorsport.com, the engines were not delivering for the sport, because they were costly, not loud enough, and they have no relevance in the road car industry. It should be noted that most teams have resisted attempts to get back to the old V8 power units of the sport as they are now recognizing the efficiency of the new engines. As for the engine sound, it hasn’t been resolved so far. But measures have been taken in the past to address it. On the other hand, Mercedes-Benz reacted… Continue Reading »

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Daimler AG Works On Wireless Charging Tech With Qualcomm

Future Mercedes-Benz models may feature the latest technology in the market with the strategic collaboration between Daimler and Qualcomm, as shown on a worldcarfans.com report. While the two companies did not reveal any details about the deal, they said the initial stage of the agreement will concentrate on wireless charging technology for use inside the vehicle, 3G/4G connectivity and the implementation of the Halo wireless electric vehicle charging technology of Qualcomm. The WEVC technology of Qualcomm makes it unnecessary to plug in electric and hybrid vehicles to charge them. Daimler R&D head Dr. Thomas Webber emphasized the importance of remaining on the “cutting edge of technology” as the company provides… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Style To Produce Luxury Interior For Private Jets

Mercedes-Benz Style is collaborating with Lufthansa Technik in producing its first luxurious private jet interior, as indicated on a report from gtspirit.com. The German luxury vehicle manufacturer aims to create VIP cabins for private and business use. The main business of Lufthansa Technik is the maintenance, repair and overhaul or MRO of aircraft. The cabin concept was showcased at the 15th European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition held in Geneva, Switzerland from May 19 to 21. The show is the largest aviation event in Europe bringing together aviation professionals and companies around the world. The European Business Aviation Association and National Business Aviation Association hosted over five hundred companies during… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Meets the Dinosaurs in Jurassic World

Earlier teasers of the movie Jurassic World revealed that it will be showcasing the new Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe alongside its CGI dinosaurs. Like in the previous installments of the movie, going back to Jurassic Park, Mercedes-Benz has been chosen again as the official ride of the major characters of the movie, which are played this time by Chris Pratt (the lead actor in Guardians of the Galaxy) and Bryce Dallas Howard (the antagonist in several Twighlight Saga movies). It should be noted that information before about the presence of Mercedes-Benz in the movie were very scarce. Images of the GLE Coupe in the movie were particularly very limited. But a couple of days… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Museum Display Iconic Mercedes-Benz C111

The Mercedes-Benz C111 is an iconic concept car produced by Mercedes-Benz nearly half a century ago. It continues to be as amazing as the day it was initially unveiled. As a tribute to the stunning concept car, the Mercedes-Benz Museum launched an exhibition showing the car that was never made available in the market, as shown on a report from gtspirit.com When the C111 was produced in 1969, it showcased the best technology at that time from its bodywork, powertrain and chassis. The trademark gullwing doors, which were originally designed for the 300 SL, were enhanced using fiberglass reinforced plastic. The doors were attached firmly into the steel frame floor…. Continue Reading »

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