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10 Fun Facts About the Mercedes-Benz GLC

The Mercedes-Benz GLC as well as its predecessor, the GLK, have achieved a major milestone. As of now, the range has already sold one million units worldwide. In celebration of the event, Daimler released some cool facts about the vehicle: 1. The Origin of the “GLC” Name “G” refers to the Gelandewagen or G-Class, which is the father of all Mercedes SUVs while “L” means “luxury” and the “C” points to the relationship of the auto with the C-Class range. 2. Best-Selling SUV of Mercedes The GLC is the most in demand SUV of Mercedes—recording the highest sales in the SUV variant of its maker. The first half of 2017… Continue Reading »

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Top 3 Things to Expect From Mercedes-Benz at Auto Shanghai

After the 2017 New York Auto Show comes Auto Shanghai. The event marks another milestone for Mercedes-Benz as the new model of its flagship car will be making its world premiere there. It is also the introduction of a new concept vehicle. The brand is gearing for the Asian debut of one of its compact sport utility vehicles too. 1. New Mercedes-Benz S-Class A new S-Class is being teased by Mercedes. Based on the spy shots of the car, the new model of the car will merely be an update. Only a few tweaks are expected on its exterior. It will likely get new headlights. Then it is rumored to have new… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ Slammed with a Trademark Complaint in China

The Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ embodies the future in the car and sport utility vehicle development of its brand. However, Mercedes is in danger of losing the rights to use the “EQ” moniker in China after Chery Automobile slapped a trademark complaint against the giant luxury car brand. According to Fortune, Chery filed the complaint with the Trademark Office of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce in China against Mercedes over the “EQ” name. The company aims to bar the German automotive brand to use the moniker in the country. Chery claimed that they have been using the “eQ” name for their two-door electric cars. The company said they have… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz By The Numbers In October 2016

It was another breakthrough for Mercedes-Benz in the market in October 2016. Not only did the company display a two-digit growth, but it posted the highest number of units of luxury vehicles sold in the month of October. Here is a breakdown of the performance of the three-pointed star brand last month: Double-Digit Increase in Unit Sales Mercedes sold 173,096 vehicles in October. The figures translate to an 11.5 percent increase compared to the same month of last year. The good news does not stop there because the overall performance of Mercedes from January to October of this year was also impressive. In the first ten months of 2016, the… Continue Reading »

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car2go Working Well in China

The car2go business looks thriving in China, particularly in the city of Chongqing. Roland Keppler, the CEO of the company, stated that the performance of car2go in the southern metropolis has exceeded expectations. According to Daimler, there were more than 40,000 rentals in the first few weeks of car2go operations in Chongqing. The company is known to possess around 400 vehicles in the area. The figures mean that one car2go vehicle is being rented out in the location every 1.7 minutes. On the other hand, the source also noted that in less than two months, more than 78,000 customers have registered with car2go. The numbers are looking very promising as the… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Long-Wheelbase Goes to China

Mercedes-Benz recently revealed the long-wheelbase version of the E-Class. The introduction of the elongated E-Class at the Beijing Auto Show finally puts to rest the rumors that the three-pointed star brand might be working on a Mercedes-Maybach E-Class. According to Car and Driver, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class LWB model will only be available in China. Well, that is definitely a good move for Mercedes as many Chinese belonging in the upper bracket of the middle class are now shifting to luxury cars. Not to mention that the traffic in the giant Asian nation is so bad that driving can be such a chore. Therefore, people with fat bank accounts there prefer to… Continue Reading »

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Lewis Hamilton Will Use Faulty Engine in China as Spare

Lewis Hamilton will still use the problematic engine he had in the previous race as a spare. According to Autosport, Mercedes already identified the issue that held back the reigning Formula One champion at the qualifying of the Chinese Grand Prix. Hamilton is yet to win a race in the current F1 season. The worst performance he had so far was during the event in China. A fault in the power unit of his Silver Arrow prevented him from doing a flying lap in the qualifying. Based on the report, the car of Hamilton had been stripped down of its MGU-H. The team suspects that the problem is from the… Continue Reading »

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