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Mercedes Ends Production of Present C-Class, E-Class, GLE and S-Class PHEVs

The days of the current generation plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) models of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class, GLE and S-Class are numbered. The German automaker decided to end their production cycle to make way for their next-gen models under the EQ banner. According to Autocar, the successor of the mentioned units will carry Mercedes’ “third-generation technology.” All of them will be marketed bearing EQ badges soon. The source claimed that a Mercedes spokesperson confirmed the changes. The first to benefit from the upgrade will be the S560e trim of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The S560e trim will replace the S500, and it will be available in the market by autumn. The… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG GLE63 Coupe Rolls Over After Driver Pulls a Dumb Stunt

The Mercedes-AMG GLE63 Coupe is well-engineered and it comes with a lot of safety features that help keep its stability on the road. However, a crazy stunt coupled with the element of dumbness may not even be enough to save it. From a video circulating in Reddit, the compact GLE63 was going on a roundabout before it flipped over. It wasn’t clear what the driver was trying to do here. However, according to MBWorld, looking closely at the front wheel lift of the compact SUV before it completely rolled over strongly suggests that its electronic stability control or ESC had been turned off while the driver was trying to drift…. Continue Reading »

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Daimler Uses EV Battery Modules to Add Supply to the German Energy Grid

Daimler, through its partners and subsidiary, Mercedes-Benz Energy, is revitalizing an old coal power plant in Germany by turning it into a big energy storage facility. The company unveiled the new project on June 21, 2018, at the Elverlingsen power station, which makes use of more than a thousand modules from the battery packs of its Mercedes electric vehicles. In 2016, Mercedes started selling its very own battery solutions to households. The rechargeable home battery aimed to offer better capacity than the ones sold by Tesla for home use. This venture of Mercedes started in Germany, but it never really took off to the U.S. According to Electrek, the home… Continue Reading »

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New Rendering Shows What the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Might Look Like

The recent spy shots of the Mercedes-Benz GLE show the luxury sport utility vehicle slowly stripping down most of its camouflage. With that, many of us who have been keeping track of the product’s development may have an idea by now of how it will look like. A new rendering of MBWorld just gave us a preview of how the upcoming GLE will probably appear when it makes its world premiere later this year. The image shows a more stylish and sportier version of the vehicle compared to the outgoing model. According to the source, they based their rendering on the latest spy shots and videos of the GLE while… Continue Reading »

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McChip-DKR Tuning Package for the Old Mercedes-AMG C63 is Worth More Than the CLS

McChip-DKR is offering a tuning package for the previous generation of the Mercedes-AMG C63 that boosts its overall power to 818 hp and 820 Nm of torque. However, the cost of the work alone will set you back at €92,999 or $109,452. Just to make it clear, the price is only for the tuning package and it does not include a donor car. A Lot of Boost for the C63 Engine As a recap, the new Mercedes-AMG CLS 53 4MATIC+ costs €84,764 or $99,760 in Germany. So, what makes the 818 hp McChip-DKR tuning package more expensive than that? The steep tuning package adds 368 hp and 220 Nm of… Continue Reading »

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What’s New in the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Lineup?

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class remains as the bestseller of its brand. Now in its fifth year of production, Mercedes introduced some updates in its lineup consisting of saloon, estate, coupe and cabriolet models. The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class is expected to hit the market in August. Although the German luxury car maker is mum on the details of the car’s pricing, its models are expected to go up from their current manufacturer’s suggested retail prices. Here is an overview of the things we are getting from the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Exterior The upcoming Mercedes-Benz C-Class only offers subtle changes in its skin compared to its outgoing model. For the untrained eye, the… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class is Getting a Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain

A plug-in hybrid powertrain will be added in the trim selections of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. A fleet of the hatchback carrying the new setup are currently being tested on the roads. According to Autocar, which is also the source of the spy shots, the plug-in hybrid A-Class will make its world premiere at the Paris Motor Show in September. The publication claimed they had access to internal documents pertaining to the matter from Mercedes. The documents suggest that the Mercedes-Benz A-Class plug-in hybrid will be equipped with a 1.3-liter four-cylinder engine. The unit under the M282 model is powered by petrol. Its output is 163 bhp, and the engine will… Continue Reading »

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