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Mercedes-Benz Minibus Sprinter City 75 Takes On Germany Roads

The latest generation Sprinter City 75 is making its way down German roads. They will soon be available for use in Göppingen and the surrounding area on regular-service bus routes. The buses will work in the urban traffic of Göppingen because regular large buses will not fit the tight dimensions of the town’s center. Rolf Grüb, Sales for Mercedes-Benz Buses, and Max Witzel, Head of Sales for Mercedes-Benz Minibuses, officially handed over the new Mercedes?Benz minibusses to Manfred and Carsten Frank, the owners of the Omnibusverkehr-Reisen Frank & Stöckle bus company. Manfred Frank said they want to offer their passengers “a full-fledged regular-service bus with all the comfort it entails.”… Continue Reading »

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Production of Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe Starts in Germany

There’s a good news for customers who are waiting for the deliveries of their Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe sports cars. Mercedes-Benz just announced that the production of the vehicle has already commenced on its Sindelfingen plant in Germany. Arrival The first units of the AMG GT 4-Door Coupe are expected to reach European customers in October. Meanwhile, US buyers will have to wait until early 2019 for their cars. The AMG GT 4-Door adopts the same look offered by the two-door Mercedes-AMG GT cars and mixes it with the rear styling of the CLS. The product is being assembled together with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and E-Class, including the said models’… Continue Reading »

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Watch the Black Forest Testing of the Mercedes-Benz EQC

The tease for the production version of the Mercedes-Benz EQC continues. Mercedes just released a video of the electric sport utility vehicle’s final test drive on the Black Forest area of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The video features race car driver Susie Wolff joined by Head of CASE Wilko Stark and EQC Chief Engineer Michael Kelz. The EQC is already on its hardware testing, which includes driving it through different road conditions. According to Kelz, 90 prototypes of the EQC were made. Some of them were used for winter testing in northern Sweden between January and March. Last June, Mercedes also released photos of the EQ SUV while it was undergoing testing… Continue Reading »

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Next-Gen Model of the Mercedes-Benz CLA Spied

A camouflaged version of what looks like the next-generation model of the Mercedes-Benz CLA was recently spied while making its rounds in Germany. The compact car in the spy shots appears in its final phase of development, which only means that its debut is near. The spy shots of Motor1 show the CLA almost completely covered in black and white zebra camo. However, the exposed parts and the contours of the vehicle already give us a clear idea of what to expect from the CLA when it makes its world premiere. What Makes the CLA Relevant After the Debut of the A-Class Sedan? It just makes sense that Mercedes will… Continue Reading »

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Daimler Could Be Slapped with Fine of 3.75 Billion Euros in Connection to Diesel Emissions Scandal

Daimler, the parent of Mercedes-Benz, is in danger of being fined by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure. The penalty could go up to 3.75 billion euros or ($4.4 billion). This is in relation to the involvement of the automaker in the diesel emissions scandal. According to Spiegel, a German magazine, it was Andreas Scheuer, the Federal Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure, who threatened to impose that heavy fine to Daimler. It came after Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche was questioned about how many vehicles under the Mercedes-Benz brand needed to be fixed after investigators found out that one of its models had an illegal software capable of manipulating… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class Production Begins

The production of the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class model has begun in Rastatt, Germany. The A-Class is already in its fourth-generation. The car is highlighted by the integration of Mercedes-Benz User Experience or MBUX, which is the newest multimedia system of the German luxury vehicle brand. According to Daimler, the production of the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class started on April 19. Markus Schäfer, Member of the Divisional Board of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production & Supply Chain, drove the first unit of the range off the assembly line during the ceremony to kick off its production. Brief History of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class The A-Class is just one of the five compact car models made… Continue Reading »

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LAPV Version of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class Spied

Can military vehicles be any cooler than this? Recent spy shots revealed that Mercedes-Benz is working on a new version of its G-Class-based Light Armored Patrol Vehicle, or the LAPV. These vehicles are especially developed for military use, so its major features would remain to be an upgraded armor protection and boosted suspension system, among other things, of course. The last LAPV, called the LAPV 5.4, was introduced back in 2008. Since then, the company has been silent about any plans to upgrade the LAPV. That ends now, of course. Its newest successor has recently been spotted going through a cold-weather testing near the Arctic Circle. That’s a welcome scene for… Continue Reading »

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