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AMG Brand History — A Look at How It All Began

The countdown to the 2014 New York Auto Show has begun. In just a few days, we will finally see the official unveiling of the new masterpiece of Mercedes-AMG, which is the Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe. Based on the photos of the car and its rumored specs, it’s surely bound to be stylish and sporty. The Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe is just one of the numerous masterpieces that the AMG brand has offered us. We have seen it tinker with the other classes of Mercedes such as the C, E SLK, SL, CLS, G and SLS. In around three years, AMG will be 50 years in the industry. It has… Continue Reading »

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The Mercedes 35 HP — The First of a Superior Breed

Mercedes-Benz has definitely changed the way that people perceive vehicles from generation to generation. We have seen that lately with the integration of technologies like CarPlay, comfort enhancers such as the Active Curve Tilting feature, and more. There were just too many innovations that the German brand has introduced over the years that have changed how we drive, and how we see automobiles. In this Wayback Wednesday article, we will take a look at the very first car that triggered the evolution of automobiles as we know them today, the Mercedes 35 HP. Development of the Mercedes 35 HP The Mercedes 35 HP was conceptualized by two Germans, Paul Daimler… Continue Reading »

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BMW Plays Catch Up on Mercedes US Sales

The overall Mercedes US sales showed that the three-pointed star brand is still at the top of the game this year in the luxury vehicle category. However, the gap between the Daimler-owned brand and its rival BMW has narrowed. Last March, BMW has displayed its best March sales so far in the luxury vehicle segment. According to Reuters, the Bayerische Motoren Werke AG brand was able to sell 32,107 luxury vehicles in the month that just ended, which translates to 19 percent more than what the company sold in 2013. Mercedes US sales, on the other hand, was only at 27,401 units. However, it should be noted that the figures… Continue Reading »

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Forty Classic Mercedes Models Will Hit the Auction Block on July

The Mercedes-Benz Museum located in Stuttgart, Germany will house one of the most important auctions in the history of the brand. According to CTV News, the public sale at the 16,500 square meter exhibition space of the luxury brand’s own museum will be held on July 12, 2014. The sales catalog is not yet complete as of the moment, so we have no idea yet about the models which will be up for grabs, other than the 1909 Mercedes. We have no word yet on the overall value of the vehicles set to be auctioned also. What has been established by the source is the number of units to be… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes C-Class Sensual Purity Video

A few hours ago, Mercedes-Benz TV, released a new video via YouTube with the title “Sensual Purity — The New C-Class Design”. The Sensual Design presentation features the top minds of Mercedes who were responsible in the design of the Mercedes C-Class. In the video are the key figures of the brand namely, Gorden Wagener (Vice President of Design in Daimler AG), Robert Lesnik (Exterior Chief Designer of Mercedes) and Michele Jauch Paganetti (Design Manager at Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Center). Each personality provides his own contribution in making the new Mercedes C-Class achieve its “sensual purity” features. The video starts with Wagener who discussed how they combined avant-garde with modern… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Set to Reign as Number One Luxury Car Brand in U.S.

For the previous years, two years to be exact, BMW AG has solidified itself as the top luxury car brand in the U.S. market. Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz always trailed closely behind it by a few notches. However, the tides have seemed to turn in favor of Mercedes-Benz this year as it is set to grab the distinction of being the number one luxury car brand in the U.S. market this 2013. According to a news report published by the Wall Street Journal, the car sales of Mercedes-Benz in the U.S. for the past 10 months is 245,145. The figure, based on the source, is 5,000 units more than the sales… Continue Reading »

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Daimler Stocks Gain After Posting Q2 Earnings

After Daimler released its pre-audit Q2 earnings report and confidently stated that the Group was on track to meet 2013 forecasts, the stocks of the company that owned Mercedes-Benz shot up immediately, becoming the biggest gainer in the Frankfurt stock exchange with a 5.3-percent rise. With the solid EBIT and continued efforts to make operations more efficient, traders no doubt saw this as a positive sign for the German company. €29.7 billion (around $39 billion) in revenue is nothing to scoff at, even if the final figures won’t be released until July 24. Daimler AG’s sale of EADS (European Aeronotic Defence and Space Company N.V.) stake also figured into earnings for… Continue Reading »

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