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Watch How The Mercedes-Benz G-Class Is Made By Magna Steyr

In April 2023, Magna Steyr, the esteemed contract manufacturing partner of the three-pointed star marque, proudly reached a momentous milestone at its Graz facility in Austria. The assembly lines rolled off the 500,000th Mercedes-Benz G-Class luxury SUV, an iconic vehicle that has captivated automotive enthusiasts for over four decades. This significant achievement underscores Magna’s expertise in flexible and experienced contract manufacturing that does not compromise the high standards of Mercedes. The video here highlights the assembly process of this complex machinery before it gets into the hands of buyers. Cutting-Edge Facility of Magna Steyr The journey to the historic half-a-million production milestone of the G-Class has always been defined by… Continue Reading »


Valtteri Bottas Emerges Victorious Amidst Chaos in Austrian GP

Valtteri Bottas managed to win the Formula One Austrian Grand Prix despite the race being riddled with drama from start to finish. Lewis Hamilton was only half a second far from his Mercedes AMG Petronas teammate in the checkered flag but a five-second penalty kicked him out from the second to the fourth rank. Hamilton was penalized in the Qualifying for failing to slow down when the yellow flags were lifted following Bottas going off track during the session. As a result, Red Bull lodged a complaint and the stewards gave the reigning World Champion a three-place grid penalty that promoted Max Verstappen to P2. Verstappen appeared to challenge the… Continue Reading »


Mercedes Unveils the Biggest Aero Upgrades in Their Formula One Cars

Brace yourselves because Mercedes AMG Petronas just revealed their biggest upgrades so far in the 2018 Formula One season. The team unveiled major enhancements in the aerodynamics of their Silver Arrows W09 cars. These prove that they are not slowing down as they approach the Austrian Grand Prix. Autosport recently got a closer look at the W09 cars at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Styria, Austria, and they noticed key changes on the side pods, mirror stalks and rear wings of the units. New Design for the Side Pods For the side pods, Mercedes ditched the concept introduced by Ferrari in 2017, which was replicated by other F1 teams…. Continue Reading »


First Electric Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen Launched By Arnold Schwarzenegger

On January 24 , 2017 the first all-electric Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen was launched in Austria. Gracing the event was Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger. It should be noted though that the all-electric G-Wagen is not officially from Mercedes. The SUV was a project of Austrian firm Kreisel Electric, according to Wheels magazine. Other known offerings of the company are EV versions of the Porsche Panamera, BMW 3-Series Touring, Skoda Yeti and Volkswagen Golf. Former California governor Schwarzenegger praised the electric G-Wagen saying, “This amazing off-road vehicle as a clean and fast electric car? A dream has become real!” The EV G-Wagen is based on the Mercedes-Benz G350d. The diesel-fed V6 engine of the… Continue Reading »


The World’s Largest car2go Fleet in Vienna

After the success of car2go networks in Vancouver, Austin, Hamburg and other cities in the world, it is not surprising that the car sharing program will set up in another European country, Austria, specifically in Vienna. This new location will not be like the others, it is the largest one as there will 500 smart fortwo cars for rent starting in December. Car2go is an initiative that helps people get a rental car without the hassle of getting in a rental office as you can spontaneously rent cars anytime and any place without setting a time or place to return it to. Robert Henrich, Managing Director of car2go GmbH described… Continue Reading »


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