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New Mercedes C-Class Guarantees an Allergy-Free Ride

Mercedes-Benz is a very popular brand due to its performance, luxurious appeal, comfort and safety features. And speaking of “safety features”, the new Mercedes C-Class takes that phrase into another level. According to a report from MB Passion, the new Mercedes C-Class recently received a Seal of Quality from the European Centre for Allergy Research Foundation or ECARF. This is the latest model to be awarded the seal as it is also present in the other segments of the brand from the A-Class all the way to S-Class. The report noted that Mercedes-Benz is currently the only car maker to have received such seal. The primary factor that determines whether a… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz CLA Class With 4Matic Feature Enters The Market

The latest Mercedes-Benz CLA Class has finally entered the market and offers the capability that makes it practical for anyone to be able to acquire it, according to an autoguide.com report. The CLA has started to show up in dealerships featuring the 4Matic all-wheel drive system. A number of Mercedes-Benz dealerships have started to display the vehicle around two weeks ago. The base price of the CLA 250 is around $30,250. Another $2,000 is required to provide the vehicle the 4Matic all-wheel drive feature, which will increase its base price tag to $32,825. The luxury vehicle features the 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo-charged engine that offers 208HP of power and torque of… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Will Equip Future Compact Hybrids With Three-Cylinder Engines

Bernhard Heil, the head of powertrain development of Daimler, revealed that Mercedes-Benz will be using three-cylinder engines in its future compact hybrid cars designed for front-wheel drive. According to Automotive News, some Mercedes engineers are skeptical about the idea of putting three-cylinder engines. However, Daimler pointed out that smaller engines carry a lot of potentials. Heil said that it is needed for transverse-mounted hybrid powertrains. It will also address the limitations posed by four-cylinder engines in terms of packaging at the front end of a compact hybrid car. The Daimler official noted that Mercedes will still use four-cylinder engines it its rear-wheel drive vehicles, including their hybrid versions. He reasoned… Continue Reading »

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Mexico venture in the works for Daimler and Nissan?

According to a Reuters report, Daimler, the parent company of automaker Mercedes-Benz, has signed a new pact with Nissan, which will involve the creation of a new joint venture in Mexico that will produce new vehicles for Mercedes and Nissan’s Infiniti brand. Sources have said that the deal at this point entails Nissan manufacturing the next-gen GLA at the company’s Aguascalientes facility, which is also set to produce new Infiniti models. This would extend the cooperation between the two automotive companies, as Mercedes-Benz already has an existing pact with the Renault-Nissan Alliance, with engines, plants, and automotive platforms and technologies being shared between the automakers. Of course, both of the… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Looking to Make Electric S-Class Cars

Recently, we brought to light the bigger plans of Mercedes for the S-Class segment which include a station wagon, a convertible and a Maybach version. But as we have said over and over again, the brand never runs out of surprises. A few days ago, Top Gear revealed that Mercedes is also planning to build electric S-class cars. The source emphasized that unlike the hybrid S-Class, which relies on a small diesel-powered engine and small electric motor, the upcoming car will be fully powered by electricity. Now, that is definitely something that Tesla should watch out for. According to the report, the information came from the chief of Mercedes’ large… Continue Reading »

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The Tech Within the 2015 Mercedes S-Class Coupe

We already know that the compact and curvaceous 2015 Mercedes S-Class Coupe boasts a first-class design and style. Then, its 4.7-liter V8 engine can pump up to 449 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque through its seven-speed 4MATIC all-wheel drive system. Aside from its engine performance and style, the 2015 Mercedes S-Class Coupe also features a series of technologies that will surely impress tech-savvy customers and fans. Here is a quick look at the noteworthy high-tech elements offered by the 2015 Mercedes S-Class Coupe which the three-pointed star brand showcased during the 2014 Geneva Motor Show: 1. Dual LCD Monitor Gone were the gauges that were usually found in standard… Continue Reading »

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Software Wars Have Reached Cars

The connectivity of vehicles with mobile devices and the Internet are crucial to their survival in the market. This statement came from Daimler boss Dr. Dieter Zetsche during his interview with Reuters after Mercedes revealed that Apple’s new iOS for car system called the “CarPlay” will be integrated with its upcoming vehicles. Daimler also confirmed that they will be offering compatibility to devices running the Android platform-based on the source. This is definitely an indication that the speculations about its Projected Mode project with Google are real. Going back to the report, Dr.Zetsche set as an example the iPod to illustrate his point. He explained that the device was not… Continue Reading »

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