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NJ to Mercedes-Benz: Please Stay

It’s easy to see how having the headquarters of one of the world’s top luxury car manufacturers would be beneficial to any location, which is why it’s not all that surprising to hear that New Jersey officials are campaigning to keep Mercedes-Benz within the state borders. For one thing, the German automaker’s US headquarters – located at 3 Mercedes Drive in Montvale, NJ – is responsible for providing around 1,000 jobs for residents in the area. That’s not something you can just give up. While there’s been no word of any possible move yet, and Mercedes-Benz officials have declined to comment on the matter,  state officials like Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi are keen on Mercedes-Benz… Continue Reading »

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Commercialized Mercedes Self Driving Cars are At Least a Decade Away

The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is nearing, so Mercedes-Benz is gearing for something it can show off in the event that would feature the technological ingenuity of the brand. According to several sources online, the company will be highlighting a prototype concept vehicle plus its plans for its self driving cars. With the recent previews of Mercedes self driving cars and concept truck with autonomous driving features, one question running in the minds of enthusiastic customers of the brand is when will they get to own a vehicle with the said technology. Based from the interview of the company’s spokesperson, Mercedes self driving cars are still a long way to go. The… Continue Reading »

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LG and Mercedes Partner to Develop a Stereo Camera System

On Christmas morning, LG and Mercedes announced a new venture. According to The Verge, the giant automaker and the electronics corporation forged a partnership that aims to revolutionize the way we drive our cars in the future. Ironically, the future of driving does not involve much driving at all since the two companies are planning to automate everything in our cars, and their new project is claimed to be the first step towards the realization of their common goal. Based from the source, they are presently talking about co-developing a stereo camera system to be used in future autonomous vehicles. The new system of LG and Mercedes would provide the core components… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Cleared by NHTSA Over the 2012 Probe

  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finally put a closure to an investigation it started in 2012 concerning some Mercedes-Benz E-Class cars. The three-year investigation, which ended last Tuesday, centered on the alleged fuel leaks affecting 281,000 units of the said range. It should be recalled that the NHTSA started the investigation in January 2012 after it received around 20 complaints from owners of 2003 to 2006 Mercedes E55 AMG. Then, it later included in the probe the 2003 to 2008 E-Class models. The complainants claimed that there was a strong odor emanating from both inside and outside of their vehicles. They added that the issue was particularly evident when they just… Continue Reading »

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8,279 Sprinter Vans Recalled by Mercedes-Benz

It seems the new recall of Mercedes-Benz, which was announced a few days ago, does not only cover the E-Class, M-Class, and GLK-Class ranges as we reported earlier. According to Reuters Canada, even the commercial vans of the three-pointed star brand were affected. The report said Mercedes-Benz is recalling 8,729 of its Sprinter vans in the United States. The figure is in addition to the 4,871 sedans and SUVs, which were subject for recall following the recent probe of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Potential Oil Leak Detected by NHTSA Based from the source, NHTSA cited similar concerns over a potential oil leak in the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans. The MB vans that were affected by the… Continue Reading »

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A Mercedes-Benz Recall is Underway Again

Mercedes-Benz has recently been put in a bad light again to U.S. customers. According to Yahoo! News, some vehicles of the three-pointed star brand have been found by U.S. safety regulators to be in danger of oil leaks. Due to the findings of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the report said Mercedes-Benz is recalling 4,871 of its sedans and SUV models. The affected units were from the E-Class, M-Class, and GLK-Class ranges. The model years of the vehicle’s mentioned were from 2014 to 2015. The source explained that there is a potential leak along the chain tensioner gasket in the four-cylinder diesel engines of the said autos. The problem… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz CLA Pricing Continues to Spike Up

The Mercedes-Benz CLA is very popular because it boasts the luxury appeal of the three-pointed star brand while catering to a wider array of buyers. It is MB’s most affordable car in its existing lineup. The car immediately grabbed headlines when it was introduced because of the said factors, and customers were quick to notice it. Originally, the car was advertised with a starting price of $29,990, making its tag lesser than its rivals in the market. However, it should be mentioned that it also came with added fees like destination charges. Notwithstanding the additional costs for buyers, the car was still better in terms of pricing compared to other luxury car alternatives making its demand very… Continue Reading »

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