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Understanding the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) In Your Mercedes

When you think of what makes your Mercedes tick, lots of things come to mind. Maybe it’s the smooth ride, the iconic emblem, or just the sheer joy of driving such a prestigious machine. But beneath all that glamour, there’s a hard-working piece of tech that’s constantly looking after the environment – the diesel particulate filter, or as some call it, the DPF. This little hero has a big job: trapping soot and pollutants before they escape into the air we breathe. If you ever need to get a DPF filter for your Mercedes or other cars, it’s important to choose one that’s compatible with your vehicle to ensure it can… Continue Reading »


Mercedes Bad Diesel Injector Symptoms: What You Should Be Aware Of

Of all the engine components, diesel injectors in your Mercedes-Benz are some of the most prone to creating performance issues. This is because of the nature of the diesel fuel and its proneness to leave behind carbon deposits when not fully combusted. This is why, as a driver, you have to recognize bad diesel injector symptoms and intervene adequately. The injectors are integral for the proper functioning of the engine. They are responsible for atomizing the diesel fuel into the engine cylinders with the right accuracy and timing. This enables the engine to perform combustion and provide energy for the vehicle. So, we will discuss some of the troubleshooting diesel… Continue Reading »


California Fines Mercedes-Benz $1.5 Billion for Emission Scandal

The aftermath of the controversial emission scandal involving Volkswagen, which is also known as “Dieselgate”, resulted in government regulators probing into other automakers for potential violations. On Monday, it was found out that Mercedes-Benz was using cheating software to manipulate emission figures too, and was subsequently fined $1.5 billion by the U.S. government and California State. According to CBS News, the US Department of Justice, Environmental Protection Agency, and the California attorney general’s office found out that Daimler used a “defeat device software” to skirt around the emissions testing from 2009 to 2016. It was estimated that the company sold 250,000 cars and vans bearing the three-pointed star logo that… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz G-Class Gets a New Variant

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class just introduced a new trim. Powerful, comfortable, superior: That’s how Mercedes describes the new G 350 d variant of the range, which is due to arrive in dealerships by spring next year but already available for order on January. Fuel Efficiency The Mercedes-Benz G 350 d comes with all the goodies found in the standard G-Class but with the best fuel-efficiency score among its peers in the range. According to Daimler, the combined fuel consumption of the vehicle is at 9.8/9.6 l/100 km. It’s made sweeter by its combined C02 emissions at 259-252 g/km. Performance Normally, car buyers are torn between having the most fuel-efficient product but… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Not Giving Up Not Diesel Yet

Mercedes-Benz is focusing on the rapid electrification of all its models before their 2022 target by pouring more than $12 billion into the project. With the calls of politicians in the luxury brand’s key markets to ban the sale of diesel vehicles by 2030s, we can’t help but wonder how the will company react to it. In Irish Times’ interview with Johannes Reifenrath, head of Mercedes-Benz Cars product strategy and planning, it was revealed that the German luxury automaker is not yet giving up on their diesel models. He said they will continue offering diesel powertrains going to 2030. One of the key tasks of Reifenrath at present is running… Continue Reading »


New Mercedes-Benz A-Class Receives Environmental Certificate

Amidst the flak that diesel vehicles are receiving, thanks to the Dieselgate scandal, Mercedes-Benz continues to uphold its integrity when it comes to offering fuel-efficient and environmentally-friendly products. Recently, the brand received an environmental certificate for the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, which reaffirms their compliance to environmental standards. The recipients of the certificate are the A180d and A200 models of the A-Class. As a recap, the A180d hatchback’s European specs claim that it has a combined fuel consumption of 4.5-4.1 l/100 km, and its combined CO2 emissions is 118/108 g/km. On the other hand, the A200 boasts a combined fuel consumption of 5.6-5.2 l/100 km while its combined CO2 emissions is at… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz to Recall 774,000 Vehicles Across Europe

A total of 774,000 diesel-powered Mercedes-Benz vehicles are set to be recalled in Europe. It was after the German government ordered Daimler to recall 238,000 units equipped with illegal software that could manipulate diesel emission readings. Daimler said it would recall all the affected vehicles, according to BBC. However, the company denied of any wrongdoing. The crackdown for vehicles with “cheat devices” continues since Volkswagen admitted three years ago that their autos were fitted with such tech that could mask their real emission figures. The investigations that resulted from the event dubbed as “Dieselgate” revealed that an estimated 11 million cars worldwide were affected in the case, which included Mercedes-Benz… Continue Reading »


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