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Mercedes Sales Spike in the Asian Market

Mercedes-Benz sales were looking great in the first half of 2014. According to Wall Street Journal, the sales of the brand in the early six months of the year spiked up to 13 percent worldwide. The success was attributed to the strong demand in China and other emerging markets in Asia for luxury cars. WSJ said Mercedes sales numbered 783,520 units in that period. Notably, sales in June increased by 8 percent from a year earlier to 142,136 cars. Ola Kallenius, the head of sales of Daimler, stated, “We are on track to make 2014 into yet another record year.” The sales of the three-pointed star brand in China from January to… Continue Reading »

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The Mercedes S-Class Coupe is the Dream Car of Europeans

The Mercedes-Benz brand once again garnered another prestigious distinction in the automotive sector. Well, these types of news may no longer be surprising considering the type of innovation, comfort, performance and technology that the three-pointed star brand offer to customers, but the recognition of one of the company’s products as the best car in Europe is not something that should be missed by a true Mercedes fan. So, we are proud to announce that the Mercedes S-Class Coupe has been voted recently as the best car in Europe at the 2014 Internet Auto Award. Based on the report of MB Passion, 69 new car models released in the market in… Continue Reading »

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Three Plug-In Mercedes Hybrids will Hit U.S. by 2015

Before 2015 ends, Mercedes-Benz will be launching its first-ever hybrid plug-ins in the U.S. The earliest release of the plug-in Mercedes hybrids is probably in the spring of that year, according to Green Car Reports. Mercedes-Benz already hinted in several interviews that its S-Class and C-Class sedans will be offering plug-in hybrid models later. However, the source claimed that there will be one more. The third Mercedes hybrid plug-in auto might come from the ML-Class for crossover utility vehicle enthusiasts. S-Class Hybrid Market Release The report said the first Mercedes hybrid plug-in to come out in U.S. dealerships will be the S-Class sedan. The new variant from the flagship range… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Travel Brand Announced

The formation of the Mercedes-Benz Travel brand has been announced during a press conference Shanghai recently. The brand was created in partnership with HH Travel, the high-end travel division of Ctrip International. According to Forbes, the move signifies the three-pointed star’s entry into China’s outbound travel market. For many, this might come as a surprise since this marks the first time wherein a luxury automaker has offered first-class travel solutions with a cooperating partner in the Greater China region said the report. What Mercedes-Benz Travel Brand Offers Mercedes-Benz Travel is currently building up an image as a brand that offers specially-structured travel design together with high-quality trips that highlight the… Continue Reading »

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Five Setra Coaches Delivered to Deutsche Touring GmbH

Deutsche Touring GmbH, a Frankfurt-based long-distance network operating across Europe, has just bolstered its fleet with the delivery of five new Setra coaches, three of which are from the ComfortClass 500 line. The three S 516 HD units, which are of the two-axle variety, are the first ComfortClass 500 coaches to go into the company’s international network. In addition, they are the first of the model line to be put into use within the Czech Republic. Present at the handover of the units was Frank Zehle, Deutsche Touring GmbH General Manager. Czech operator Touring Bohemia General Manager Milan Tuhacek was also there to receive the three ComfortClass 500 units, while… Continue Reading »

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13-Year-Old Boy Goes for the Ride of his Life Across Europe with Father’s Mercedes-Benz

Most of us always dreamt of driving a Mercedes-Benz when we were kids. But based on a report by Reuters, a 13-year old boy from Italy already had the ride of his life when he ran away with his adoptive father’s Mercedes-Benz. According to the article, he was behind the steering wheel of his father’s high-powered automatic car for almost 24 hours. He was able to go as far as 800km over Europe before he was finally flagged down by the police. Apparently, the teen was on his way to Poland to meet his biological sister. The authorities also said that his natural parents lived there. Various reports state that… Continue Reading »

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29 cents a minute lets you buzz around Berlin in a Smart car

Can’t get enough of Smart cars? Then the place to be is Berlin. The place is crawling with these cars, which according to Daimler aim to take over a big slice of the city’s growing urban auto per-minute rental pie. Just last month, Daimler decided to deploy the largest fleet of its Car2go short-term rental service program, turning a blind eye to BMW’s own DriveNow two-to-one service. It’s all part of a grand scheme to lure in not only drivers in Berlin but in urban regions across Europe in the midst of fading interest in car ownership. Car2go chief Robert Henrich shares that “it’s natural that competition shows up. It shows… Continue Reading »

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