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Mercedes-Benz Reflects Two-Digit Growth in 2015

Daimler AG reported another successful year in 2015. According to the Global Media Site of the company, Mercedes-Benz recorded an overall 1,871,511 vehicles sold worldwide in the year that just ended. The figure translates to an increase of 13.4%, which marks the brand’s fifth consecutive record year. Mercedes also ended the year strong with 178,017 units sold in December. It’s a 9.1% growth based on a year-on-year comparison. In addition, the last quarter of the said year is highest in the three-pointed star marque’s 2015 record books with 495,159 units sold, which displays a rise of 8.8% compared to the same quarter of its previous year. Daimler CEO and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars Dr…. Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Continues to Raise Sales with Double-Digit Growth in October

Daimler reported that Mercedes-Benz increased its global sales by 10.1 percent to 155,189 vehicles in the month of October. The brand has reportedly continued to perform well in China amid the economic turbulence plaguing the country. Other countries that showed better sales during the period were Germany, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Canada, Russia, Taiwan, and Switzerland. From the start of 2015 up to October, the three-pointed star marque sold 1,531,541 units. Compared to the record set within that same time frame of the previous year, the numbers are 14.6% higher. Including the smart units of Daimler, which saw an increase of 103.4 percent to 10,517, the combined sales of the two for October… Continue Reading »


Live Photos of the Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid

As we have mentioned earlier, among the vehicles highlighted by the three-pointed star brand during the 2015 Detroit Auto Show was the Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid. The car is among the planned super eco-friendly variants of the brand to be released in the market this year. Based from sources, the hybrid sedan will go on sale in the fall of this year as a 2016 model. The car in the show came in glossy blue finish with “PLUG-IN HYBRID” lettering on its sides. Of course, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid came with all the goodies found on the latest C-Class of the brand. However, what made it very special were the engine and motor powering… Continue Reading »


Alonso and Bottas Considered by Mercedes-AMG Petronas as Fall Backs

A report suggested that Fernando Alonso and Valtterri Bottas have been singled out by Mercedes-AMG Petronas as possible fall backs if the negotiation between the Formula One racing team and Lewis Hamilton fails to materialize. According to, the discussion about the contract renewal of Hamilton has been put on hold temporarily in the 2014 season. The team reasoned out that they did not want to get the issue in the way while their drivers battled for the World Championship in the year that just ended. It should be noted that Hamilton reigned as the World Champion in 2014 after raking a total of 384 points in the season, and Nico Rosberg… Continue Reading »


New Mercedes Concept Car Teased

Mercedes-Benz hinted in its Facebook page of something that we could expect from it at the coming 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The new Mercedes Concept Car, based from the social media fan page of the three-pointed star marque, looks like the one pictured above. Since it was just intended as a sneak preview, only the shape of the mysterious prototype has been revealed. The company stated that the product will be officially unveiled during the keynote speech of Daimler CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche at the 2015 CES on January 5. If anyone can still recall that crazy-looking Mercedes Unidentified Land Object or ULO—my equivalent of a UFO on land—that we… Continue Reading »


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 »


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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