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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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Hamilton and Rosberg Rivalry Brewing Again in 2015

Formula One analysts and even rival team bosses still consider Mercedes-AMG Petronas as a major threat in the sport this 2015. With the talks about the easing of the engine freeze rule breaking down due to Mercedes’ disapproval of the terms proposed by other teams, Red Bull and Ferrari admitted that they are expecting the 2014 Constructors’ Champion to retain its dominance in the coming season. Add into the equation the very skilled drivers of the team—Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg—and Mercedes is likely gearing for a title win again next year. If Mercedes matches or surpasses its amazing performance in the season that just ended, we are looking at… Continue Reading »

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The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is Drive’s Car of the Year Winner

Awards are stuff that Mercedes-Benz is no longer a stranger of. Being the very definition of excellence in almost all of its products, it is not surprising anymore when it bags new distinctions from award-giving bodies. Recently, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan, particularly the C200 model, gained another award that gives it the bragging rights against it rivals. The car was crowned as the 2014 Drive Car of the Year. Drive is one of Australia’s leading car portals. According to Sydney Morning Herald, the Drive Car of the Year is known as among the most-comprehensive, consumer-focused automotive awards in Australia. The evaluation of the contenders was done by six expert road-test… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Breaks Last Year’s Sales

There is still a couple of weeks left before the year ends, but according to the report of Daimler, Mercedes-Benz already topped its sales last year. Based from the parent of the three-pointed star marque, there were 1,486,839 vehicles sold since the beginning of the year. The figure indicated a 12.4 percent increase compared to 2013’s records. That’s not all. The sales record of the brand consistently displayed an increase in the months leading to November. The previous month showed 150,742 vehicles sold, which translates to a 13 percent increase on a year-on-year comparison. All the key markets of Mercedes-Benz worldwide increased their sales too. It should be noted that the major… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Cars to Watch Out for in September and October

The first half of 2014 marked the entry of a lot of new variants for the different classes of Mercedes-Benz vehicles. A special mention goes to the launching of the S-Class coupe, which has garnered high reviews from enthusiasts and critics. This September and October, more vehicles will be added to the legendary three-pointed star marque. Coming This September Nearing its launch is the much-anticipated Mercedes AMG GT. At the start of 2014, spy photos of the new sports car have been leaked to the Internet, and a lot of images and videos of it have followed, including the official ones released by the Mercedes-AMG performance division. The pure sports car… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Actros Gets the Fleet Truck of the Year 2014 Award

Mercedes-Benz is not only outstanding in its luxury cars. Once again, the brand showed that it is capable of adapting into the continuously-changing landscape of the auto industry even in its other products. Recently, the new Mercedes Actros was voted as the “Fleet Truck of the Year 2014″. The recognition was given to the three-pointed star marque’s truck division in the Motor Transport Awards 2014. The Motor Transport Awards is considered by the automotive sector as their own version of the “Oscars” as its prestige can be likened to it. The latest event marked the 29th year of the awarding body. The judging panel was composed on 60 highly regarded experts in the auto… Continue Reading »

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