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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA Is One Good-Looking Compact SUV

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class is a crossover of the compact GLC and the midsize GLE. It can also be a five-door hatchback version of the CLA compact sedan. But although it isn’t the roomiest crossover out in the market, it has the luxurious GL badge, and its sophisticated exterior and interior makes it your best bet for the ideal urban vehicle. The 2016 model year is the car’s only second year in the market, but it already received quite a number of minor features and option upgrades. The GLA is more elevated than its predecessor, sitting high on 18- or 19-inch wheels. It has a curvaceous body and exaggerated… Continue Reading »


Four Mercedes-Benz EVs Targeted Going to 2020

Daimler has set its sights on introducing at least four Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle models going to 2020. According to UK’s Autocar, Daimler board member and head of its Research and Development Thomas Weber made the announcement after the German government revealed that it will begin offering sales subsidies on all EVs costing under £47,300. Based on an insider information, the plan includes two electric saloons and two SUV models. The electric cars and SUVs will basically follow the design of their petrol-fed and diesel-powered base models. However, the EVs will reflect a minor unique element in their designs in order for them to be easily recognizable as zero-emission autos. The fruition of the program… Continue Reading »


Mercedes Sales in US Beat Rival BMW

Mercedes sales in US this January display a strong momentum for the brand at the start of the year. The figures were significantly higher than those reflected by its rival BMW in the same area. As we have mentioned earlier, Mercedes posted record sales last month. According to 24/7 Wall St, the three-pointed star brand sold 26,563 units of its cars and light trucks during that period. The figures translate to an increase of 1.7% based on a year-on-year comparison. In comparison, BMW only sold 18,082 units of its vehicles in January. The Mercedes competitor’s sales went down by 4.7% compared to its recorded numbers in the same month of last… Continue Reading »


Mercedes Benz GLA Featured On Super Mario Maker

The Mercedes Benz GLA is making an appearance on the Super Mario Maker video game of Nintendo, according to a report from The team-up between the luxury vehicle manufacturer and the video game developer resulted to the creation of a special course on the video game by the German company. The game itself combines elements of the iconic game with an editor mode allowing player to customize levels to explore. To bring the game a notch higher, the Mercedes-Benz Event Course was developed by the luxury vehicle manufacturer. The level shows Mario taking a GLA out for a test drive from a Mercedes-Benz dealership. An autobahn section and the… Continue Reading »


2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA Gets Infotainment System Upgrade

A new press release by Mercedes-Benz USA revealed that the 2016 GLA received some updates in its interior. According to the company, the upgrades center on the infomatic system of the compact SUV. One of the key changes in the GLA’s interior lie in its display. The former 5.8-inch unit has been replaced with a 7-inch display. That comes with the addition of a new media interface, better quality of HD Voice for compatible devices, and a pre-wiring for the Garmin Map Pilot navigation system. Furthermore, the brand will be offering several options for customers that will surely give them added convenience. Among the mentioned additions are the Keyless Start, Keyless-Go… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz GLA Kit Unveiled By Carbon Pro

Tuning specialists have subjected the Mercedes-Benz GLA to numerous upgrades since it entered the market. One of the latest tuning companies to offer an upgrade kit for the luxury crossover is Carbon Pro. The tuning company recently introduced its upgrade kit for the GLA, as shown on a report from The kit is mainly cosmetic and offers a number of carbon fiber components designed to increase the appeal of the German crossover in the eyes of their owners. It essentially enhances the elegance and style to the GLA. A carbon fiber spoiler was installed at the front end by Carbon Pro along with carbon wing mirror caps. Carbon side… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz launches new SUV marketing campaign powered by celebrities

While compact cars are the primary driving force behind the banner year of German car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz, the company has high hopes for its growing SUV line. With that, the company is launching a new marketing campaign for its SUVs. It’s all about showing you that the Mercedes SUV range is “At home in every terrain”—that’s the overarching catchphrase for the SUVs. According to Dr Jens Thiemer, the aim is to present the full SUV family instead of showcasing individual models. The campaign is designed to inform people about the distinct characteristics of Mercedes SUVs: “effortless superiority, confidence and poise.” For the campaign, Mercedes enlisted five celebrity ambassadors: the company’s Formula 1 champion… Continue Reading »


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