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Mercedes, BMW and Audi Join Forces to Get Nokia HERE Mapping Technology

Lately, there have been talks that the three giants in the luxury car market, namely Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi, were racing to acquire the HERE digital mapping technology of Nokia. The system is seen by the luxury automakers as a crucial element in their development of self driving cars. According to a report from Motor Authority, the premium car makers recently did the unthinkable. Instead of competing against each other in the acquisition of the tech, the three decided to pool up their resources, totaling 2.8 billion euros or $3.1 billion, in order to hold an equal share with HERE. The deal is expected to be completed in the early… Continue Reading »


Water-Injection for Mercedes-Benz Engine Won’t Work

Mercedes-Benz is not putting into priority the development of direct water-injection system to its engine cylinders as of the moment. That is according to the interview of the company’s head of research and cars development Dr. Thomas Weber with Australia’s Motoring website. Based on the report, BMW is gearing to unveil a version of its M4 this coming summer that uses water-injection. The system is designed to improve the cooling of the car’s cylinder and make its emissions cleaner. On the part of Mercedes, Weber stated it has a little comparison with variable-compression ratios for engines. He added the investment-to-result ratio to put the technology into production is also a key concern…. Continue Reading »


Mercedes GLE63 AMG Coupe Teaser Video Revealed

The Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe is yet to debut at the Detroit Auto Show. However, a new video featuring the Mercedes GLE63 AMG Coupe is already being teased. Compared to its standard variant, the Mercedes GLE63 AMG Coupe in the video shows sportier, more stylish and more aggressive features. The AMG version of the luxury crossover coupe appears to have redesigned front bumper, larger air intakes, plus a new and more defined wing. The vehicle also looks to have AMG’s signature steering wheels, brake calipers, and custom leather interior. So far, the engine output of the auto is a carefully guarded secret. Looking at its rival though, which is the BMW X6 M, it… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Sales Grew by 12.9 Percent Globally

The official tally of Daimler regarding its sales in 2014 was recently published on its Global Media Newsroom. According to the data found there, Mercedes-Benz sales increased by 12.9 percent based on a year-on-year comparison. The rate translated to a total of 1,650,010 vehicles sold worldwide. The achievement of the three-pointed star brand this year marked its fourth consecutive record year. The year that just ended was highlighted by December being the strongest month of the brand, successfully getting 163,171 sales for its units. Its final quarter was also considered as its best for the year, listing 454,854 sales. U.S. remained as the largest market of the brand with an… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Loses U.S. Crown to BMW

BMW once regained its footing in the U.S. as it once again emerged as the best-selling luxury car brand in the nation. It should be noted that in 2013, Mercedes-Benz broke the streak of its rival as the number one luxury car brand in the U.S. in terms of sales. According to Motor Authority, BMW sold 339,738 of its luxury vehicles in the area. The sales were listed as record-topping for the brand as the figure increased by 9.8 percent compared to its previous year. The most popular model of the brand was the 3-Series/4-Series duo, selling 142,232 units in 2014. There was no shame in losing to BMW though… Continue Reading »


G-Power Debuts Its Modified Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe

G-Power is very popular when it comes to customizing BMW cars. However, the tuner recently steered clear of its usual routine to try out its skills with one of the vehicles produced by the German automaker’s big rival, the Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe. Based from the pictures of the modified Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe which were released by the tuner, the body of the three-pointed star brand’s flagship car remained unchanged. G-Power added a new set of 21-inch Power Hurricane RR wheels in the car though to help its performance. Another unseen major change in car, unless you pop up the hood, is the configuration of the engine. The engine of the S63 AMG coupe,… Continue Reading »


2006 Mercedes E55 AMG Vs E92 BMW M3 in a Quarter Mile Drag Race

Aside from both being luxury cars and manufactured by German automakers, what’s common between the 2006 Mercedes E55 AMG and the E92 BMW M3 is that the two are both made to satisfy the hunger of customers for speed. Both cars are equipped with V8 engines with 400-plus horsepower. In particular, the 2006 Mercedes E55 AMG packs a 5.4-liter V8 engine with around 469 hp. On the other hand, the E92 BMW M3 has a 4.4-liter V8 engine producing 444 hp. In the video you are about to see, it was not indicated what the cars’ outputs are or if some modifications in their respective engines were made. However, based from the… Continue Reading »


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