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Mercedes Concept Coupe SUV Revealed in Beijing Motor Show

Following the explosive one-two victory of Mercedes AMG Petronas in the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix held in Shanghai, Mercedes-Benz dropped another bombshell in Beijing, the capital of the People’s Republic of China. The treat came in the form of the Mercedes Concept Coupe SUV. The concept vehicle may no longer be a surprise to many because Dr. Dieter Zetsche of Daimler has been teasing the Mercedes Concept Coupe SUV more than a week ahead of the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. According to industry experts and reports, the Concept SUV will be Mercedes’ long-awaited answer to the BMW X6 series. The intention of Mercedes to go head-to-head with the X6 was… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz to double Beijing plant capacity

As demand continues to soar for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars, parent company Daimler is set to invest some more into its Beijing factory in order to double production capacity. According to a Bloomberg report, Daimler and its JV partner Beijing Automotive Group will invest a whoppping 1 billion euros (around $1.38 billion) for the expansion that will see the plant produce up to 200,000 vehicles in 2015. The Beijing facility currently produces Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class, and GLK vehicles. The sedans, in particular, are enjoying great demand. The plant will also be adding the GLA compact SUV to its assembly line come 2015. Daimler chief Dr Dieter Zetsche reaffirms that the company… Continue Reading »

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Denza EV Pictures Without Camouflage Revealed

What do you get when the producer of the world’s most luxurious cars and one of the fastest growing low cost manufacturer of automobile crosses? The resulting offspring would be the Denza EV. According to ChinaCarTimes the Denza EV is the result of Daimler and BYD’s plan to create another brand of luxury electric cars that would cater to the Chinese market and to the international market later on. The plan was conceived in May of 2010 but it was not until March 2012 when the brand and concept was aired to the public. Spy shots of the Denza EV in camouflage have been circulating in the Internet over the… Continue Reading »

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Daimler’s New Brand Called Denza Presented in Beijing

DENZA, the new brand under Daimler family presented the public their all-electric car in Beijing at the Auto China event. This vehicle powered by batteries are now part of the Chinese New Energy Vehicle or NEV segment. “Even before the birth of DENZA, Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology Co., Ltd. (BDNT) has created a very special ‘first’: When Daimler and BYD made their partnership official in the spring of 2010, they founded the first joint venture in China dedicated solely to New Energy Vehicle. The Joint Venture is making extremely positive progress with the first prototypes of the future production model already out on the streets,” said Ulrich Walker, BDNT… Continue Reading »

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Viano VISION DIAMOND to grace Beijing

Here’s something to look for in this year’s Beijing Auto Show – the Mercedes-Benz Viano VISION DIAMOND. This luxurious version of the Viano will surely turn heads with its host of extravagant visual cues both inside and out. Chrome grille louvers, a two-tone paintjob and a blacked out radiator grille easily makes the VISION DIAMOND stand out, especially with a gold shimmering line running along the body to separate black and diamond white color tones. It is said that the devil lies in the details. The painted diamond adorning the B-pillar is proof of this along with two-tone rims on the five-spoke wheels and the brake discs featureing the brand… Continue Reading »

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Daimler Announces Joint Venture For Trucks In China

On February 18, Daimler and Chinese partner Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd. formally presented to the public their license confirming the birth of their joint venture Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd.  BFDA allows for Daimler’s commercial vehicle division to participate in the Chinese market for medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks. With the market doubling in the last five years, this is a segment any vehicle manufacturer cannot ignore. At present, the Chinese market accounts for more than 40 percent of worldwide sales for medium- and heavy-duty trucks. Stated Andreas Renschler, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses, “By founding… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Affirms 10% Return Of Sales Goal

After a meeting with some investors and analysts in Beijing, the Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Dr. Dieter Zetsche, showed optimism with regards to the German automaker’s excellent financial outcome. According to Dieter Zetsche, from the present outlook, if the world economy continues to get better, they foresee Mercedes-Benz Cars to attain its goal of reaching a 10 percent return of sales in the second half of 2012 and sustain it till 2013. Additionally, he expects Mercedes-Benz Cars’ EBIT in the second quarter of 2010 to be much formidable compared to the first quarter. Based on the news, the company’s earnings… Continue Reading »

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