The Facebook page of Mercedes-Benz just reached 20 million followers last week. To celebrate the milestone, the three-pointed star marque released an interactive video in YouTube commemorating the event. The video was titled “20 Million Stars: At the Edge of Space—Mercedes-Benz original. 360° Interactive.” Obviously, the “20 Million Stars” in the title was referring to the followers of the brand in its social media page. Then the “At the Edge of Space” was pointing to the activity of the company in the video wherein it launched a weather balloon into space. Together with the object were a camera and four toy-sized replicas of the brand’s famous SUVs. The camera features a 360-degree view, which… Continue Reading »
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Mercedes-Benz is the most popular car brand on Facebook. That’s according to a study made by Auto Insurance Center, which is based on the “likes” each automotive brand is receiving on the social media platform. The company used the data derived from the 114 million Facebook fans of the 23 most popular car brands in the world to come up with the result. From the information it acquired, it found out that Mercedes-Benz gained the most “likes” with 19.4 million. Second is BMW with 18.9 million while falling in the third place is Ferrari with 16.2 million. Audi, one of the strong competitors of Mercedes in the luxury car segment, fell in… Continue Reading »
The specialists at ShifTech recently introduced some changes in the engine configuration of the Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe. Based on the photos provided by the tuner on its Facebook page, the car was given an output totaling up to 655 hp and 1,115 Nm of torque. That’s 70 hp and 215 Nm more than the original engine specifications of the coupe from the Mercedes-AMG factory. Aside from the information provided in the photos featured on ShifTech’s Facebook page, no other data is available yet about the car. But the photos stated that the luxury auto received the tuner’s Stage 1 Reprogrammation while retaining its stock 5.5 V6 biturbo engine. It is possible that the ECU… Continue Reading »
Based on a popular benchmarking platform, Mercedes-Benz is the most popular car brand in the digital media for the first half of 2014. The assessment of the top car brands in the world was facilitated by eBench. The period covered was from January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014. The automakers that were included in the study, aside from Mercedes-Benz, were Audi, BMW, Aston Martin, Jaguar, Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, Lexus and Land Rover. The selection was based on the top 10 most active prestigious car brands in the world at present. Thirteen metrics was used in the evaluation. The metrics was based from the current top four social media platforms… Continue Reading »
Want a free 13-month lease on a new 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250? All you have to do is join MB USA’s Best Summer promo on Facebook and you could be enjoying that sweet ride for more than a year. The mechanics of the promo are simple: go to the Mercedes-Benz USA Facebook page [or directly to the Best Summer page], click “Like” to view the instructions, and just follow them step by step. This means registering your name, address, e-mail, and contact numbers, then uploading a photo that shows your Best Summer moment with the Mercedes-Benz brand. You’ll be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes for a chance to win the… Continue Reading »
smart Times is the world’s biggest gathering of smart fans and had been happening in Austria for the past ten years. But for the first time, smart Times event will be held in Italy on August 4-7, 2011 and will gather the smart community in Riccione on the Adriatic coast. The event is expected to gather about 4000 smart fans from 22 nations. Some of them will bring their self-designed smart cars in Riccione as they celebrate their passion for the brand and connect with industry experts and designers. According to Dr. Annette Winkler, Head of smart, in the future, they will take the event in different countries each year… Continue Reading »
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