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Mercedes-Benz Trails Behind BMW in 2015 Luxury Car Sales

BMW remains the world’s top luxury car brand in terms of sales in 2015. However, Mercedes-Benz garnered enough figures to propel itself to number two in the race, beating Audi. According to Motor Authority, the latest numbers shows that BMW is on its fifth consecutive record sales. In the year that just ended, the rival of Mercedes listed a total of 1,905,234 units sold. The figures are 5.2 percent higher than its 2014 sales. On the other hand, Mercedes-Benz displayed a huge improvement compared to its 2014 record. The three-pointed star brand sold 1,871,511 units in 2015. That translates to 13.4 percent increase compared to its previous year. Audi, despite the… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Sales in US Beat Rival BMW

Mercedes sales in US this January display a strong momentum for the brand at the start of the year. The figures were significantly higher than those reflected by its rival BMW in the same area. As we have mentioned earlier, Mercedes posted record sales last month. According to 24/7 Wall St, the three-pointed star brand sold 26,563 units of its cars and light trucks during that period. The figures translate to an increase of 1.7% based on a year-on-year comparison. In comparison, BMW only sold 18,082 units of its vehicles in January. The Mercedes competitor’s sales went down by 4.7% compared to its recorded numbers in the same month of last… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes, Audi and BMW Acquire HERE Technology

Mercedes, Audi and BMW are the biggest players in the world of luxury cars today. Most of the time, their names only appear in the same page when their products are competing with each other, or when people are comparing them. However, on December 4, the three made headlines in the automotive world when they finally concluded the acquisition of HERE, which is Nokia’s mapping and location technology. Just a couple of hours ago, Daimler officially announced more details about their deal with the giant telecommunications company. The parent company of Mercedes-Benz says the technology offered by HERE allows the delivery of high-definition maps combined with real-time location information, which will in… Continue Reading »

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Three-Way Dance: Mercedes C63 AMG Coupe Vs BMW M6 Vs Audi S6

Which one wins if you pit the new BMW M6 against the Audi S6, then versus the powerful Mercedes C63 AMG Coupe? The M6 certainly has more power than its two rivals since it offers 560 hp from its 4.4-liter biturbo V8 engine compared to the 450 hp produced by the 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine of the S6 and the 451 hp coming from the 4.0-liter biturbo V8 of the C63. Therefore, a safe bet would be with the M6. Now, what if these cars have been tuned to the teeth? The game of each car would definitely be amplified to bring about unexpected results. In the video below, the M6 remains… Continue Reading »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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