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620 Mercedes-Benz Vans Ordered by Avis Budget Group

The Avis Budget Group, a car rental company in Southern Europe, has just placed an order for a whopping 620 Mercedes-Benz Vans, which include orders for Vito, Viano, and Sprinter models. The breakdown involves 335 units going to Avis’ operations in Spain, 250 to Italy, and 35 to Portugal. “We will deploy our new rental vehicles from Mercedes-Benz Vans at the most important locations in Southern Europe – in particular at airports and large cities,” said Ramon Biarnes, who heads the Avis Budget Group’s Sales and Marketing in the three aforementioned countries. “The high standard of comfort and reliability of the vans from Mercedes-Benz testifies to our performance orientation at Avis.”… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Vans Produces First Sprinter Class In Russia

Mercedes-Benz Vans recently celebrated a new milestone when the first Sprinter Classic van came out of the assembly line at the automotive facility located in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. The milestone is connected with the “Vans Goes Global” strategy of Mercedes-Benz Vans, which collaborated with GAZ, the biggest van manufacturer in Russia. According to the Mercedes-Benz Vans head Volker Mornhinweg, the production of the Sprinter Classic is a major step for the company in Russia, which is considered an appealing market for growth. This allowed the company to lay the foundation in the market, which is important in the future. The Sprinter Classic also offers a vehicle that will meet the… Continue Reading »

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Production of New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Starts at Dusseldorf Facility

The first of the new Sprinter vans has just rolled off the assembly line at the Dusseldorf plant of Mercedes-Benz Vans, and this is seen as the start of something big for the brand and the division, as the company hopes that the class-leading van will continue its tradition of superb market performance. All this is after Mercedes-Benz infused €25 million (around $32.7 million) in investment money into its Dusseldorf and Ludwigsfelde. The Sprinter represents a key component of the Daimler division’s ‘Vans goes global’ strategy, which aims to make the business more global in scope and explore new growth markets. The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is an agile and versatile vehicle. The… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Vans Win More Awards

It’s like Mercedes-Benz Vans just can’t help but bring home more awards from all over. After its wins in the Motoring Matters Awards and the Van Fleet Awards, a couple of the division’s offerings grabbed awards from a specialist jury at the 2013 Courier, Express and Parcel Services Van of the Year competition that’s hosted by the Stuttgart-based ETM-Verlag publishing company. The Mercedes-Benz Vito (113 CDI variant) took the win in the “Vans up to 3 tonnes” category, while the new Sprinter (316 BlueTEC) copped first place in the “Vans up to 3.5 tonnes” category, thereby affirming its class-leading status. Because of its Euro VI-compliant engines across all variants, the… Continue Reading »

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Sprinter, Viano Win Big for Mercedes-Benz Vans in Motoring Matters Awards

Mercedes-Benz Vans took home two awards at the Motoring Matters Magazine Group Awards 2013 in Australia: the Sprinter was hailed as the Delivery Magazine Van of the Year, while the Viano won the Best People Mover category. The Australian publication Delivery Magazine‘s editorial staff judged the Sprinter the best van of the year thanks to overall quality coupled with performance and safety features. The magazine’s editor-in-chief, Chris Mullet, noted that the Sprinter is “without doubt the safest van ever to be presented on the Australian market.” The safety of the van’s latest model is augmented by five new driver assistance systems aimed at reducing unwanted incidents and accidents on the… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Grabs Awards in 2013 Van Fleet World Honours

Mercedes-Benz Vans scored two wins at the 2013 Van Fleet World Honours: the Sprinter took home the Best Large Van award, while the division scored the Safety Award. The Sprinter van, as well as the other candidates for the Best Large Van award, underwent rigorous testing. In addition, leasing companies’ evaluation on the vans’ service costs, resale value, and fuel consumption was also part of the final score. The Safety Award was given to Mercedes-Benz Vans, who also won it last year. The Sprinter is always at the forefront of van safety as well as driver assistance systems. The new Sprinter comes with five fresh assistance systems that are aimed… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Gets Strong Sales in Canada Last Month

Today, Mercedes-Benz Canada released its sales report for the month of May. So far, it showed a strong performance of the brand in the country. According to Canada Newswire, a grand total of 3,300 Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter and Smart cars were sold last month in Canada. This year marks a total of 14,028 units sold via the MB Canadian retail network alone. There was a recorded figure of 2,820 units retailed for the passenger cars luxury light trucks sold in the country. The breakdown is as follows: 1,618 passenger car units were sold while the luxury light truck’s side accounted for the remaining 1,202. On a year-on-year comparison, the numbers indicate… Continue Reading »

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