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10,000th Sprinter Classic rolls of Mercedes-Benz Vans plant in Russia

Since starting production of the Sprinter Classic in September of 2013, the Mercedes-Benz Vans / GAZ plant in Nischni Nowgorod, Russia has now produced a total of 10,000 units of the company’s strong-performing multi-purpose van. The milestone comes off the heels of a record 6,600 units ssold in the country by Mercedes-Benz, cementing the Sprinter Classic’s status as the most popular Mercedes-Benz van in Russia and showing just how key the model line is for the company’s success in the country. Mercedes-Benz Vans Russia chief Soeren Haese cited each Sprinter Classic produced by the plant as a testament to the kind of quality the Mercedes-Benz brand represents. In addition, he noted that the… Continue Reading »

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UPS to upgrade to Mercedes-Benz Sprinter delivery vans

UPS will soon be adding the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter to its fleet of delivery vans, an upgrade from the recently discontinued Mercedes-Benz Vario line of heavy commercial vans. To be more specific, UPS has ordered the new Sprinter 513 BlueTec model to replace the Vario. The 127 horsepower van is the result of development that was made together between Mercedes-Benz, UPS, and Spier the body manufacturer. This way, the parcel service gets a delivery van that can specifically fill its needs. First and foremost, this new Sprinter features a high loading capacity that’s perfect for delivery of packages handled by UPS on a daily basis. An enlarged passenger-side door should help the delivery guy load and unload packages faster…. Continue Reading »

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Modified Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Of Tyrese Gibson Featured on Travel TV

The modified Mercedes-Benz Sprinter of Tyrese Gibson was featured recently on Travel TV, according to an autoevolution.com report. The Fast and Furious actor was able to convince the people behind Travel TV to feature his Rolls-Royce lookalike, which was something people want to watch on the Extreme RV episodes of the show. Extreme RV features luxury vehicles with a number of designs and amenities that are normally found in homes. The episode shows some of amenities built into the Rolls-Royce lookalike of the singer. Gibson shared his experience in designing vehicles during the show. He said the modified Sprinter is the most creative design he made. It is considered as… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Enhanced By Hartmann

Although the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is not the typical vehicle tuning specialists normally enhance, it did not prevent Hartmann from providing the utilitarian vehicle with its own tuning package, as indicated on a recent report from worldcarfans.com. The outcome was a uniquely-notable service vehicle. The 319 CDI model, which is typically utilized by plumbing companies, was selected by Hartmann for its enhancement. The VANSPORTS styling kit was used by the tuning specialist for the service vehicle. It was given front and rear spoilers along with side skirts and lowering springs. The Sprinter was also provided tinted taillights along with painted mirror caps, which enhanced its overall appearance. The tuning specialist provided… Continue Reading »

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How Mercedes-Benz’s high-end status affects sales of Sprinter vans in the US

Mercedes-Benz is a well-known luxury brand, and while the established brand name–as well as all the other stuff that comes with it–works well for marketing its passenger vehicles, it could sometimes present a problem for other areas of the automaker’s business. Take the Sprinter van, for example. The Sprinter is one of the best-selling commercial vehicles from Mercedes-Benz, and it is seen as the go-to model for growing the commercial vehicles aspect of the company’s business in markets outside Germany and Europe. In the United States, though, sales are hampered by the brand’s high-end reputation. While Mercedes-Benz has been keen on introducing more affordable compact variants of its cars, like… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Vans Wraps Up Successful 2013 Business Year

Mercedes-Benz Vans just concluded a very successful 2013 business year, with the division growing earnings by 16 percent overall, up to €631 million (around $870 million). This was despite volatile and ever-changing conditions in the various markets all through last year. Sales grew 7 percent from 252,400 in 2012 to 270,000 in the previous business year. Revenue also went up by 3 percent, from €9.07 billion ($12.5 billion) to €9.37 billion (around $12.92 billion). Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) went up by 16 percent as well. A big factor was double-digit growth rates in key areas like China, Latin America, and Russia. Sales in China went up by 44 percent, with a… Continue Reading »

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Cut-Away Model Of The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Caravan Unveiled

Ever wonder how the inside of a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Caravan looks like? Well, wonder no more, a cut-away model of the vehicle was unveiled recently, according to the official website of the luxury vehicle manufacturer. The model was displayed at Dusseldorf, Germany since August 31. It provides a view of the interior of the high-roof model of the vehicle that was converted into a camper van. The front seats have been turned around for the living area of the vehicle while the side-facing bench seat can be converted into a double bed. The kitchen is positioned on the left side of the opening while a bathroom is located near the… Continue Reading »

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