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A Clearer Photo of a Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe Caught on Cam

The Mercedes-Benz GLE coupe is baring more skin as days go by, which means its launching might be sooner than expected. However, several sources claimed that the mid-size sport utility vehicle will not be launched until the latter part of 2015, so we will just have to wait for further details from Mercedes and see about that. Compared to the Mercedes-Benz GLE coupe’s almost undisguised spy photos that we posted earlier, the one above has nearly stripped down its camouflage in the front bumper. This one is not much different than the latest photos we had, but it gives us a better look of what the three-pointed star brand has in store for… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Boosts SUV Production in Alabama Plant

  Mercedes-Benz is currently facing a high demand for its sport utility vehicles in the United States. The demand is such that Mercedes-Benz USA already warned that the supply for its SUV’s would be tight, similar to the CLA issue earlier. To address the impending shortage, Mercedes is expanding the operations of its Alabama plant to be able to accommodate the production of additional 60,000 vehicles annually. Presently, there are four types of vehicles being manufactured in the four million square-foot Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant of the three-pointed star brand namely the C-Class Coupe, M-Class, GL-Class SUV and the R-Class crossover. A fifth vehicle is expected to join the line up, which is… Continue Reading »

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Steve Cannon Looks to Improve Skills of Mercedes Sales People

Mercedes-Benz is no doubt a leader when it comes to luxury vehicle innovation, and design. It keeps itself up-to-date or even one step ahead yearly when it comes to engine performance and technological advancements. This year alone marked the introduction of the new S-Class, C-Class, and CLS, among others. The last half of the year will also see new milestones of the German brand brought about by the new Mercedes GLA and the much-anticipated AMG GT. However, Steve Cannon, the CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA, believes there is still room for more improvement with the brand. USA Today revealed that he asked all the Mercedes dealers in the U.S. to send their staffs to… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Boosts Production in North America to Meet Luxury Car Demand

Mercedes-Benz is doing its very best to meet the luxury car demand in North America as it has added extra shifts in its production facilities, particularly its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant where the C-Class originates. It should be noted that Daimler localized the production of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class in the U.S. to effectively answer to the region’s consumer demand, and with consideration that it is also the automaker’s single largest market. The local production of the C-Class sedan started in June this year. Lower volumes has been posted following the company’s move to ramp up the production of the C-Class in the U.S. though with the new generation of the range… Continue Reading »

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Concept Coupe SUV Revealed by Daimler CEO

Daimler CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche revealed yesterday that Mercedes-Benz would be presenting a new concept vehicle at the upcoming Beijing Motor Show. In a few weeks, the prestigious brand of Daimler will unveil its Concept Coupe SUV. This will provide everyone a preview of what they can expect from the new MLC-Class of the brand. Rumors about the Mercedes Concept Coupe SUV have been circulating online since last year. However, the project was only recently confirmed. According to AutoBlog, the new SUV will adopt the platform of the ML model. Thus, it will be produced in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA alongside the other M-Class variants. Although Daimler did not reveal a… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Sets May 10 Deadline for Vance, AL Job Posts

In a statement, Mercedes-Benz US International (MBUSI) said that, after May 10, it will no longer be taking any more applications for some 1,000 job posts to accommodate the production requirements for two additional Mercedes-Benz car models set to start in a couple of years. MBUSI is the entity behind the Vance, Alabama plant of the German automaker. The plant was founded in 1993 and rolled out the first vehicle in February 1997. In December of 2009, Daimler announced that it would be moving C-Class production to the plant, and production is set for 2014, and a fifth vehicle model is said to be on the way to the plant—hence the… Continue Reading »

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