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Daimler Boss Says No One Will Make Money on Electric Cars Yet

The Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is now on sale, which received good reviews from critics. However, if money matters were to be considered, Daimler CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche does not seem to be so confident about electric cars as of the moment. According to Bloomberg, the Daimler Boss stated in a speech at an event in Mallorca, Spain on October 27, “You can reasonably say that nobody today is making a battery-powered vehicle that’s economically viable in its own right.” He added, “Manufacturers will not see a return within a reasonable time on the billions they’re investing now.” The statements were in reference to the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive and basically to every automaker diving… Continue Reading »


This Beijing Auto BJ100 Uses the Mercedes GLK Platform

Would you believe that the mammoth Sport Utility Vehicle above, called the Beijing Auto BJ100, was based from the China-made Mercedes GLK? According to CarNewsChina, the chiseled vehicle was indeed based from our beloved SUV with the three-pointed star logo. The BJ100 debuted at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show in its concept form. The targeted production of the SUV is next year. The source claimed this abomination was made by Beijing Auto, and its platform utilized the one used by the Mercedes GLK that is manufactured in China by Beijing-Benz. The production version of the Beijing Auto BJ100 will also make use of the 2.0 turbo and 3.0 V6 petrol engines found… Continue Reading »


1957 Mercedes-Benz 220SL Showcased at Motorclassica

The Motorclassica show is one of the must-see events that every car enthusiast should not miss, especially if you are located in Melbourne, Australia. In its opening-day, the audience were in for a treat as the ultra-rare 1957 Mercedes-Benz 220SL was showcased there. Daimler confirmed the star of the show is one of the four experimental 220SL prototypes made by the three-pointed star brand. The one shown in Motorclassica is thought to be the only one in existence now. However, one thing is for sure, that the model displayed there is the only one to be made with right-hand drive configurations. The 1957 Mercedes-Benz 220SL carries a 2.0-liter six-cylinder engine. The engine output of… Continue Reading »


A Closer Look at the Tech Secrets of the Mercedes-AMG GT

The Mercedes-AMG GT is the first to drop the “Benz” name under the current lineup of the brand. Then, it is the second car to be produced from scratch by the performance division of Daimler following the SLS. Due to the identity of the Mercedes-AMG GT as the successor of the phased out SLS, people can’t help but compare the two. However, this should not be the case since each car has features that make one stand out from the other. In this article, let us examine the tech secrets used in the GT that truly makes it very special, and a worthy successor to the SLS. The Body Citing a post… Continue Reading »


New Mercedes-Benz Concept Car Expected at CES 2015

In January 2015 at the Consumer Electronics Show, commonly known as CES, Dr. Dieter Zetsche will be delivering a keynote address. The speech of the Daimler CEO is expected to be focused on the autonomous car technology as well as highlight a new Mercedes-Benz concept car, according to CNet. Based from the press release about the keynote address of Dr. Zetsche, he will be discussing the possible impact of autonomous vehicle technology in our roads. The Daimler boss will also discuss the effect of the new system to both the society and the environment. The source mentioned Dr. Zetsche will be presenting the precursors of the autonomous driving technology such as the Intelligent… Continue Reading »


Is Daimler Planning to Run Aston Martin

Will Daimler increase its stake with Aston Martin? Is the multinational corporation interested in running the supercar brand? These questions have been thrown a lot since news about the parent of Mercedes-Benz acquiring a share in the British automaker broke out. Aston Martin would surely get the leverage it needs in the market with a big name such as Daimler running it, or with the big German company pouring more cash to the brand. Sadly for the British carmaker, Dr. Dieter Zetsche vehemently denied such speculations. Dr. Zetsche has been saying over and over again that his company is not interested in running Aston Martin. He explained that their relationship would… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 Self Driving Demo

The life of a truck driver involves a lot of stress. Truck drivers have to watch out for the traffic, comply with delivery schedules, miss a lot of family time, and juggle with additional responsibilities that may be required from them at work. The combination of the said factors often lead to exhaustion even before they reach their destination. Not to mention the fact that they still have to drive the massive vehicle back to their headquarters after delivering their merchandise. In an effort to lessen the stress of future truck drivers, and ensure their safety above all, Daimler has developed the world’s first-ever self-driving truck. At the 65th IAA… Continue Reading »


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