Latest Mercedes-Benz News

Is this the New A-Class’ Brochure Image?

The cyber world is now getting excited for the Mercedes-Benz cars that will be released this year. One of the most popular is the A-Class. This poor quality brochure photo of the rear of the AMG Sports pakcge of A-Class is an evidence that everyone is looking forward to what the car will look like, so each news scoop is newsworthy. Reports say that this is a real image of the A 250 BlueEFFICIENCY AMG Sports package.


Siri will be in the New Mercedes A-Class

Next month, the Mercedes A-Class will be officially launched at the Geneva Motor Show. The car, which will feature its new COMAND infotainment system, will show off the new dashboard that centers on the Apple iPhone 4S. Yes, Siri will be there to talk to you while you drive your new car. You can make appointments, call and text someone while you are driving. As cool as this may seem, the feature will only be in the A-Class’ Europe market for now, but Mercedes-benz said that this system will also be in the B-Class, C-Class and E-Class real soon. Here is the official press release from Daimler:


Video of the Day: 2013 Mercedes-Benz A-Class filmed undisguised

A cycling team in Spain has filmed the brand-new 2013 Mercedes-Benz A-Class while either making a promo spot or shooting some picture for print material. The video was taken on Jan 26 by bike team OGOTT, as they were cycling from El Golfo to Playa Blanca when they stumbled upon the brand new Mercedes-Benz A-Class. As you can see in the video, it’s a very clear shot of A-Class, revealing all the front and side details. We are very surprised that it looks almost identical to the prototype, even the beautiful and futuristic grill was kept. Concept A-Class


Daimler To Test Inductive Charging In Everyday Usage

Although electric cars are firmly on the road to wide public acceptance and use, many hurdles remain, both large and small. Aside from the infrastructure needed to recharge electric cars away from their normal garages, there is also the hassle of feeding a cord from the car to the outlet, or vice versa. Now, Daimler has announced that it is going to test inductive charging on an electric car that is used on a daily basis. The principle of inductive charging has long been understood, where a charge is conducted without any physical connection between the power source and the component being charged. In this case, a modified A-Class E-Cell… Continue Reading »


Mercedes A-Class To Share Platform With Infiniti Etherea

While Nissan showed an Infiniti Etherea in concept form that impressed the crowd at the 2011 Geneva show, not much detail could be gleaned from the pretty concept car. Now, it’s been revealed that the Etherea is going to be built on a platform that will be shared with Mercedes’ upcoming A-Class. The new MFA platform is a front-wheel drive one, which means that the Etherea compact will be such.  In line with worldwide trends, expect hybrid and diesel powerplants to be included with the gasoline engine variants. Infiniti EVP Andy Palmer says that they went to Mercedes for the MFA platform because as a luxury brand, they need “much… Continue Reading »


A-Class Concept On UK Shopping Mall Tour

Far from being a static buck, denizens of the UK will get to see the A-Class Concept car, which was presented to the world with rave reviews. Starting at the Bullring Shopping Centre in Birmingham, the A-Class concept will then continue its UK national tour with stops at Westfield in London, the Arndale Shopping Centre in Manchester then on to Braehead Shopping Centre in Glasgow. Gary Savage, Managing Director for Mercedes-Benz Cars in the UK said that, “Both visually and technologically, Concept A-Class provides an exciting insight into the potential future of the Mercedes-Benz compact car range, and a tantalizing glimpse of some of the features that we’re confident would… Continue Reading »


Baby Benzes Set To Conquer The World

Scheduled for production in 2013, Mercedes-Benz will be introducing the latest generation A- and B-class models. In the case of the A-Class, the new generation will see no less than seven body variations, which will be made available in all major markets, including the U.S. The A-Class platform will also serve the B-Class, which will see a crossover competitor aimed at BMW’s X1. Additionally, there will be CLC-class variants that will be in similar in size to Toyota’s diminutive Corolla. But before you think that Mercedes-Benz is moving downmarket, these German- and Hungarian-built baby Benzes will be considerably larger than the models that they will replace. Whereas the current A-class… Continue Reading »


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