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Is Nico Rosberg Going Back to F1?

After a roller coaster 2016 season in Formula One, Nico Rosberg finally got his World Championship. However, just after winning the big one, he surprised everyone when he announced his retirement from the sport. Currently, Rosberg is still in his prime. At 32 years of age, he still has a lot ahead of him. So, many are wondering if he would one day return to the sport that defined his career. According to Daily Star‘s interview with Rob Wilson, the former trainer of Rosberg, the 2016 champ isn’t finished with the sport yet. He said that his former protege is getting more active in Formula 1 now. Wilson didn’t tell… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz User Experience Showcased at the 2018 CES

The Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) is an intuitive and intelligent multimedia system that will be coming with the new A-Class. The new tech was showcased at the opening of the 2018 CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas. The MBUX is a new user interface system that allows the occupants of the vehicle to issue commands to the car using voice, touch or buttons. It adapts to the preferences of its users and it offers “over the air updates.” Aside from making the riding experience of the driver and passengers of the car convenient and fun, Mercedes said that MBUX creates an emotional connection between the vehicle and the people… Continue Reading »

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Where Does Mercedes Rank Among the World’s Top-Selling Carmakers

As of 2016, there were already 88.1 million vehicles being driven worldwide. The figure went up by 4.8% compared to its previous year. The numbers continue to grow as more demand pour in and more players in the car industry come in. So where does Mercedes-Benz rank among the world’s top-selling carmakers? According to a study done by Regtransfers, Toyota remained as the best-seller when it comes to cars last year. The Japanese automotive manufacturer was the number one in 49 countries. The brand was followed by Volkswagen in terms of popularity in 14 countries. Third was Ford, which topped in 8 countries. Renault and Skoda led in 6 countries… Continue Reading »

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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e Plug-In Hybrid Offers Performance And Fuel Efficiency

Is there such a thing as a perfect car? The definition of a perfect car is one that is luxurious, but is also powerful and fuel efficient. You can get that once you have your hands on the Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e plug-in hybrid. Since Mercedes already promised to move to an electrified phase in the future, we can expect to see more like this. The power and acceleration of this particular car is almost unparalleled and you definitely won’t think it came from a plug-in hybrid. There are three modes you can choose from in the sports mode—winter, comfort, and individual modes. Power comes from a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 that… Continue Reading »

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Hamilton to open 2017 F1 season in pole position

Lewis Hamilton will be in pole position to kick off the 2017 F1 season. The Mercedes driver won a tight qualifying which saw Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel take P2 (with a time of 1:22.456) and new Silver Arrows driver Valtteri Bottas claim P3 (1:22.481). Hamilton clocked 1:22.188, a mere 0.268 ahead of Vettel, while Bottas was just a shade behind P2 with a 0.025 difference between himself and the Ferrari. The pole position is the 62nd of Hamilton’s career. He is in third on the all-time list, and he’s closing in fast on Ayrton Senna with 65. Michael Schumacher is at the top of that list with 68. It’s not outside… Continue Reading »

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One Million Mercedes-Benz Units Recalled

Daimler made an announcement that one million units of Mercedes-Benz vehicles will be recalled worldwide. That was after the company discovered that some models are at risk of catching fire because of a potentially defective fuse. According to Reuters, 51 fires were already reported by Mercedes owners globally, and the culprit was a faulty fuse. The company bearing the three-pointed star mark cleared out though that no injuries or deaths were recorded during those incidents. Of the one million vehicles set for recall, 307, 629 units were in the United States of America. Then, 30 of the 51 fires reported happened in the U.S. The source noted that the recall even included 2017 models… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Sales Display 18% Growth in January 2017

Mercedes-Benz sales started out strong in the month of January 2017. The three-pointed star brand continued its momentum this year after overtaking its rival BMW in the premium car segment in 2016. According to Daimler, Mercedes-Benz sales reached the 178,467 mark in January. The figure translates to an increase of 18 percent in premium vehicle sales compared to the same month of last year. With the sales of the smart brand added, the company had a total of 188,116 sales last month, which was 17.5 higher than the same period of 2016. Britta Seeger, a member of the board of Management of Daimler AG and responsible for Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing &… Continue Reading »

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