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Concept Coupe SUV Revealed by Daimler CEO

Daimler CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche revealed yesterday that Mercedes-Benz would be presenting a new concept vehicle at the upcoming Beijing Motor Show. In a few weeks, the prestigious brand of Daimler will unveil its Concept Coupe SUV. This will provide everyone a preview of what they can expect from the new MLC-Class of the brand. Rumors about the Mercedes Concept Coupe SUV have been circulating online since last year. However, the project was only recently confirmed. According to AutoBlog, the new SUV will adopt the platform of the ML model. Thus, it will be produced in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA alongside the other M-Class variants. Although Daimler did not reveal a… Continue Reading »

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Software Wars Have Reached Cars

The connectivity of vehicles with mobile devices and the Internet are crucial to their survival in the market. This statement came from Daimler boss Dr. Dieter Zetsche during his interview with Reuters after Mercedes revealed that Apple’s new iOS for car system called the “CarPlay” will be integrated with its upcoming vehicles. Daimler also confirmed that they will be offering compatibility to devices running the Android platform-based on the source. This is definitely an indication that the speculations about its Projected Mode project with Google are real. Going back to the report, Dr.Zetsche set as an example the iPod to illustrate his point. He explained that the device was not… Continue Reading »

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Aston Martin will not be Carrying Mercedes or AMG Badges says Zetsche

Last December, we reported details about the partnership forged by Daimler and  Aston Martin. In their deal, Aston Martin will be benefiting from the V8 engines developed by the Mercedes-AMG group. One particular model of the British supercar brand which was heavily rumored to get the first taste of AMG’s high performance V8 engines is the 2016 Aston Martin Vanquish. Then, all succeeding models will follow. On the other hand, the agreement allowed Daimler to have non-voting shares within Aston Martin. In a recent report from Autocar, an interview with Dieter Zetsche revealed that the Aston Martin engines that they will be supplying will not be carrying any badges that… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Issues Apology for the Controversial Che Guevara Photo

We could all agree for sure that Mercedes-Benz is definitely a revolutionary car brand. For generations, Mercedes-Benz never ceased to amaze people with their innovations in terms of performance, features, design and other awesome factors. But when Dr. Dieter Zetsche tried to put emphasis on the revolutionary characteristic of the brand by featuring Ernesto “Che” Guevara, it sparked the ire of the key political figures in the Cuban-American community and two prominent lawmakers in the U.S. according to Fox News. The news source said that the incident occurred during the keynote speech of the Daimler CEO at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Apparently, the image of the Cuban… Continue Reading »

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Daimler CEO Looking to Overtake its Major Rivals by 2020

According to Reuters, Dieter Zetche stated in his interview with a German paper that he will help catapult the company to the top position in the premium car market. He looks forward to get ahead of the company’s major competitors BMW and Audi by 2020. Zetche’s contract with Daimler expires on December next year. However, he is likely to remain with the company for three more years due to a contract extension, which is set to be finalized on February. With that time frame, he hopes he can fulfill his target. Daimler plans to implement cost cuts amounting to 2 billion Euros ($2.6 billion) at its Mercedes-Benz division by the… Continue Reading »

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