In Cologne, five awards were given for Mercedes-Benz. The A-Class was given the “Innovation, High Quality, Design and Ease of Use” award and the best compact car award. On the other hand, The Mercedes C300 BlueTEC HYBRID was labeled as the “Best Product of 2012″ and the “Innovation and Environment” award. The brand as a whole got the Plus X Award for being a sustainable car manufacturer in the world. This means that the jury sees Mercedes’ diversity and innovativeness by bring new concepts of urban mobility and technology in the market. Prof Herbert Kohler, Daimler’s Head of Group Research and Chief Environmental Officer said, “Since the invention of the… Continue Reading »
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Living in Jersery? Or better still, are you a Mercedes-Benz fan living in Jersery? Then you should be working for Mercedes-Benz USA. For the third straight time, MBUSA has been ranked as one of the absolutely “Best Places to work in New Jersey”, according to NJBIZ Magazine. That happens to be the state’s prime business journal, in case you have no clue. The magazine has identified MBUSA as benefitting Jersery’s economy, workforce and businesses (insert warm feeling of pride here). The company is now number 8 on their list and is the only automaker to have been chosen. “To continue to receive this recognition in a recovering economy is a… Continue Reading »
In the annual Daimler Supplier Meeting held recently in Stuttgart, Daimler honored its key suppliers for continuing to maintain the quantity and quality that has helped the German automaker maintain its top ranking. Particular mention was given to Daimler’s Japanese suppliers, who despite the massive natural calamity that struck their country the previous year, pulled out all stops to prevent a disruption to the supply chain. Said Wilfried Porth, Member of the Board of Management responsible for Human Resources & Labor Relations, “Not only did we manage to cope with one of the biggest challenges in the history of the Japanese automotive industry, but together, we can overcome it and… Continue Reading »
In the Auto Blogger Award 2012, the SLS AMG Roadster Convertible was voted as the best car in the convertible category. About 27 auto bloggers casted their vote on the Merc with the 571HP output, giving out a total score of 72 points, which also happens to be the highest point that a car has received in the awards. It was followed by the Audi R8 Spyder with 42 points, then the Porsche 911 in the third. The other categories are mini cars, small cars, compact cars, middle class, luxury, sports, convertibles, SUVs and cans. In which the Mercedes A Class won 2nd for the compact category, the Mercedes C-Class… Continue Reading »
Readers of the automobile magazine “Auto Motor und Sport” once again, hailed Mercedes-Benz cars as the best cars in their categories. The Mercedes M-Class is the best car in the SUV category while the SLS AMG is the best convertible car. The SLS also got the “Best Car of the Year” for the third year. According to the magazine, the M-Class was honored for its striking design and high-quality interior, as well as energy efficiency and for being environment friendly. Meanwhile, the SLS AMG was hailed due to its intelligent construction and other safety factors.
The title of 2015 “Residual Value Giants” has been awarded to the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG super sports car, the CLS and the B-Class by Bahr & Fess Forecasts and Focus Online. The award recognizes these models to be the most resilient of all automotive units considered for the award in terms of resale value over the next four years. Even in the upper mid-range segment, the CLS 350 CDI even at four years of use will still sell at more than half of its retail value – 54 percent to be exact. Meanwhile, the B-Class 180 CDI outperforms the rest of its competitors in the compact van segment by managing… Continue Reading »
The recent reader survey from “Off Road” saw the Mercedes-Benz G-Class awarded with two wins, taking first place in both the Luxury off-road vehicle category and in the Classic category. The wins put the G-Class in the specialist publication’s winners’ circle for the eighth year, and as such staked its claim as the Off-road Vehicle of the Year. The G-Class was not the only winner for Mercedes-Benz, however. The Unimog multi-purpose four wheel drive medium truck was also considered by a majority of Off Road readers to be the best in the Special Vehicles category. With over three decades of production under its belt, the G-Class is the longest-serving model… Continue Reading »