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Mercedes Takes Another Strategy in the Chinese Luxury Car Market

The performance of Mercedes-Benz in China has been heavily criticized by analysts due to its inability to pick up a significant pace against its major rivals like BMW and Audi. Firms like JD Powers and Macquarie have both given the three-pointed star brand poor reviews in terms of its position in the Chinese luxury car market. Among the downsides pointed out by analysts about Mercedes in China is that its cars are very expensively priced. Then, Mercedes is often viewed in the country as an old person’s car. They went on to add the fact that Mercedes’ partnership with two competing distribution networks is not making its position in the… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Travel Brand Announced

The formation of the Mercedes-Benz Travel brand has been announced during a press conference Shanghai recently. The brand was created in partnership with HH Travel, the high-end travel division of Ctrip International. According to Forbes, the move signifies the three-pointed star’s entry into China’s outbound travel market. For many, this might come as a surprise since this marks the first time wherein a luxury automaker has offered first-class travel solutions with a cooperating partner in the Greater China region said the report. What Mercedes-Benz Travel Brand Offers Mercedes-Benz Travel is currently building up an image as a brand that offers specially-structured travel design together with high-quality trips that highlight the… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz in 2013: Record Sales, Big Production

With practically every monthly sales report, we’ve been reporting record figures for Mercedes-Benz vehicles worldwide, and pending the official final tally for the year, the German automaker is likely headed for all-time high sales figures for 2013. That’s not all; the company has also exceeded its production totals for the third straight year, with some 1.49 million units produced in its facilities around the globe. The worldwide sales figures for the year should be around 1.4 million in total, and this has been achieved thanks to a combination of continued innovation as well as a renewed focus on the customer experience. With model initiatives that brought forth the likes of… 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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Mercedes C-Class Painted in Poo Brown Color Spotted

Whether a poo brown-painted Mercedes C-Class is cool or weird depends on your preferences. But after seeing such car in the CarNewsChina auto website, I’d personally say that a poo brown-colored Mercedes C-Class surely looks like a load of crap. Painting a Mercedes C-Class or any kind of car in poo brown color is a temptation that you should avoid because it is simply not very pleasing to the eyes, and to the mind for that matter. But if you are someone looking to attract a lot of attention or you want to be daring in some way, then, maybe this is such a good idea after all. Just do… Continue Reading »

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Global Mercedes Sales in November Breaks Record

Daimler seems to be on a roll lately as its global Mercedes sales rose to its highest level in the month of November. According to Reuters, the Mercedes sales worldwide grew by 10.9 percent to 133,441 automobiles. The company attributes the strong sales to the high demand of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class model. It is improved further by the boost of sales in China and North American territories. In the statement released by Daimler last Thursday, the year- to-date Mercedes sales increased by 10.7 percent. The giant automaker was able to sell a record-setting 1.32 million vehicles added Mercedes’ parent company. It noted that the growth was powered by the growth… Continue Reading »

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Daimler and BYD’s DENZA on Track for 2014 Intro

By now, you might have heard of something called DENZA, which is the battery-running electric vehicle that is a product of the joint venture between Daimler and Chinese automaker BYD. According to Daimler, DENZA should be on schedule for its 2014 market introduction, which was the tentative timetable announced before, set to coincide with the Auto China trade fair. Apart from debuting at the Beijing automotive event, the first dealership featuring DENZA will also be in the Chinese capital city. The first store for this bold joint venture is set to open sometime around the middle of 2014, and there are also additional dealerships to be set up at the… Continue Reading »

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