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Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury In Motion Seen At The Shanghai Motor Show

When the Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury In Motion research vehicle was launched by the luxury vehicle manufacturer near the start of the year, it provided industry watchers a brief preview of the future. The same vehicle made another appearance during the Shanghai Motor Show 2015, as shown on a report from gtspirit.com. The F015 Luxury In Motion has a remarkable design with its smooth lines and a notably-spacious interior that offers more than enough space and comfort inside the cabin. It also features a low front end, streamlined roof line and flat windscreen. The short overhangs in front and at the rear are also worthy of a second look for industry… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz GLC Will Debut in June This Year

Seeing the Mercedes-Benz GLC almost bare in a spy photo with only a little camo hanging on its lights and bumpers is an indication that its official launch is coming up. Earlier, we thought it would come out sometime in the fourth quarter, but a new announcement by the automaker says it might be sooner than that period. According to Mercedes-Benz Passion, the world premiere of the Mercedes-Benz GLC will be on June 17 this year. Then, the SUV will hit dealerships on September 12, 2015. The Mercedes-Benz GLC is the direct successor of the GLK. The model name change was due to the new nomenclature system implemented by its automaker, which… Continue Reading »

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Mid-Range Mercedes-Benz G-Class Will Get the Mercedes-AMG GT Engine

The three-pointed star marque just confirmed that its mid-range Mercedes-Benz G-Class, the G 500, will be getting an engine update starting next year. According to Digital Trends, the mid-range model from longest-running SUV series of the brand will be ditching its 5.5-liter biturbo V8 engine in favor of the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 power unit found within the Mercedes-AMG GT. As a result, from the 382 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, its output will be upgraded to an estimated minimum of 416 hp. It should be noted though that there is no word yet on the official engine specs of the updated G 500, and the estimated number was… Continue Reading »

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Daimler Exceeds Expectations in Its New Sales Figures

Daimler AG just released its new quarterly sales data. So far, its profits almost doubled, exceeding the expectations of analysts, according to WSJ Business. Based on the year-on-year first quarter data released by the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, its overall net profit jumped from €1.03 billion last year to €1.96 billion in the present year. The numbers significantly surpassed the €1.61 billion forecast of analysts for this quarter. Bodo Uebber, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG for Finance & Controlling and Daimler Financial Services, commented that they are on a very good path to meet forecasts. He added, that they will also take a step-by-step approach in their margin targets. The Finance Chief… Continue Reading »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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