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Mercedes Seriously Pushes for QR Codes Integration in All Its Vehicles

QR codes are commonly used for marketing reasons. However, Mercedes, with its drive to provide more protection to the drivers and passengers of its autos, has taken the initiative to equip its latest cars with it. Daimler has revealed its plan to integrate QR codes in Mercedes and Smart models released all the way to 1990 as well. The codes will be offered under retro-fit options. In many cases, it will be given free of charge in Mercedes and Smart centers. Importance of QR Codes in Cars Since time is of the essence in emergency events involving cars, the QR codes of Mercedes aim to provide first responders at accidents… 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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Daimler Focuses on Making “Purring” Sounds for Electric Cars

Before, sound engineers at Daimler are focused on keeping engine noises minimal or less irritating to the ears. But upon the arrival of the automaker’s new electric cars, they now have to do the opposite. That is to create engine sounds. According to Bloomberg, Christoph Meier, a sound engineer at Daimler, and his team have just invented something called “sonorous purring”. This new technology aimed at electric cars aims to provide an engine noise which is pitched higher than conventional autos. On the other hand, the Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive will get huskier tones to reflect its macho image. Meier stated that people tend to expect some sort… Continue Reading »

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Can Mercedes-Benz Gain Lead in the Chinese Luxury Car Market

A very steep competition is presently taking place in the Chinese luxury car market. Giant luxury car brands like Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi are trying to outdo each other in one of the world’s biggest luxury car market. Right now, Mercedes is still behind the sales figures of its two biggest rivals in the Chinese luxury car market. However, its recent sales report about its performance in the Chinese luxury car market is definitely showing a promising year ahead. New launches and a strong partnership with local firms in China are also seen to have an huge influence in making 2014 a great year for the company in the Chinese… Continue Reading »

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2016 Aston Martin Vanquish Getting a Mercedes Engine

  A few days ago, the British supercar manufacturer, Aston Martin, officially revealed details about its partnership with Daimler which was forged sometime in July this year. According to the Motley Fool website, the British supercar brand’s 2016 Aston Martin Vanquish model is looking to benefit from the new-generation of high-performance V8 engines being developed by the Mercedes-AMG group. All succeeding cars are expected to carry the all-new V8 engines as well. A Win and Win Situation The tie-up with a global high-end automaker such as Daimler will surely provide the leverage that Aston Martin needs in the world market. On the other hand, Daimler will also share benefits from… Continue Reading »

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Is 2014 the Year of Mercedes?

Mercedes-Benz has been on a roll this 2013. Aside from the various awards that it has received from various institutions worldwide, the sales report of the brand for the past 11 months have showed huge improvement in terms of the position of the automaker in the global market. So, is this enough to assume that 2014 will be the year of Mercedes? In other words, is it the time wherein it will finally beat its major rivals namely BMW and Audi in terms of worldwide sales? Looking at the sales performance and momentum of Mercedes in our previous report, the global domination of the brand this 2014 might be possible… Continue Reading »

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