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Mercedes Retains Michael Schumacher as Ambassador

Mercedes-Benz confirmed that Michael Schumacher remains as its ambassador. The decision of the company came despite the current medical condition of the Formula One legend. It should be noted that Schumacher had an accident while skiing with his son at Meribel Ski Resort in the French Alps on December 29, 2013. The incident left him with a serious head injury, which led doctors to place him in a medically-induced coma. Luckily, like the fighter that he was during his run as a racer, Schumacher has beaten the odds. Announcement of his recovery came on June 16 this year. Recent reports say that he is still undergoing rehabilitation. So far, no word… Continue Reading »

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Is Daimler Aiming for a Motorcycle Division

There have been speculations in the past that Daimler was looking to pursue the expansion of its vehicle range by adding a motorcycle division. This was fueled up when the German multinational automotive corporation joined in the bid to own Ducati two years ago. Unluckily, the famous motorcycle brand landed in the ownership of Volkswagen, a rival of Daimler. The brand was put under the Lamborghini development division of VW. This left Daimler as the only German automaker without a motorcycle division. Fast-forward today, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz is currently in a bid to secure the ownership of the Italian motorcycle-maker MV Augusta according to an MBWorld blog. The report said that the… Continue Reading »

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Daimler DS 420 Abandoned in a Romanian Hotel

The Daimler DS 420 is a very rare car. In fact, only around 4,116 units of the vehicle were made from 1968 up to 1992. It has been a popular choice for royalties and other state dignitaries. Notably, it is one of the favorite autos of the British, Danish and Swedish royal houses. The vehicle is equipped with a 4.2-liter petrol engine with an output of approximately 245 hp. Another version of it, which originally belonged to the Prince of Qatar, is currently listed for sale in a classic car website for around £35,000.00. One of these rare and classic cars was left to rust in a hotel car park in Romania…. Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Boosts Production in North America to Meet Luxury Car Demand

Mercedes-Benz is doing its very best to meet the luxury car demand in North America as it has added extra shifts in its production facilities, particularly its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant where the C-Class originates. It should be noted that Daimler localized the production of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class in the U.S. to effectively answer to the region’s consumer demand, and with consideration that it is also the automaker’s single largest market. The local production of the C-Class sedan started in June this year. Lower volumes has been posted following the company’s move to ramp up the production of the C-Class in the U.S. though with the new generation of the range… Continue Reading »

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Videos Show the Resiliency of the Smart Fortwo

One of the key selling points of the Smart Fortwo is its ultra-durable tridion safety cell. Basically, the feature has been patented by Daimler’s Smart division to offer maximum protection to the electric vehicle’s occupants, which comes in addition to the safety functions provided by the car’s seatbelts and airbags. According to the Smart website, the tridion safety cell is inspired by roll cages found in racecars. It is made of high-strength steel, which is engineered to evenly distribute the force from a crash. To demonstrate how the safety frame of the Smart Fortwo can hold up to a real-life collision on the road, Daimler recently released several videos that involve crashing… Continue Reading »

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Revealing the Official Photos of the New Smart Fortwo and Forfour

The 2016 Smart Fortwo and Forfour finally make their official public appearance. The two electric vehicles appeared to have significant improvements in terms of design with a more stylish hood and new LED headlights. The two color scheme of the cars and safety cell highlights were retained, but with more than 40 color combinations to choose from for its exterior, including new color selections. The interior layout was also the same with its previous generation, but new tech and more premium features were added to give customers a good run for their money. The dimensions of the two cars were the same with their previous incarnations too. However, the turning radius… Continue Reading »

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Introducing the Mercedes Marco Polo

Mercedes-Benz just revealed its Marco Polo van. According to UK’s Car magazine, the vehicle is the three-pointed star brand’s response to Volkswagen’s California camper van. Despite a few similarities in the concept and frame, you just got to hand it over to Mercedes because it was able to top its German rival by putting its signature luxury touch to its own camper van. As its name implies, the Mercedes Marco Polo van is designed for the adventurous types or people who love to hit the road for an outdoor trip. The vehicle offers a cabin measuring around 2050 mm long and 1130 wide. The interior of the van is big enough to… Continue Reading »

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