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Is Sebastian Vettel Moving to Mercedes F1 Team?

Rumors about Sebastian Vettel moving to Mercedes AMG Petronas have been going around since 2017. Nothing has come out of them due to the success of Mercedes Formula 1’s own drivers though. As his contract with Ferrari is about to come to a close at the end of 2020, some are asking again whether he is in some kind of negotiation with the current Constructors Champion. The contracts of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas with Mercedes F1 is set to expire this year. However, with the World Champion status of the Briton and the success of the Finn in the recent Austrian Grand Prix, their seats are most likely locked… 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 »


Door-to-Door Transport Versus Dropping Your Mercedes Car Off at the Port or Shipping Hub

Should you personally drive your Mercedes-Benz car to a shipping hub or opt for door-to-door transport? Both provide an ensuring way for you to move your auto from point A to B but obviously, door-to-door auto transport offers more benefits than the other. Jump to: Door-to-door auto transport Dropping your car off at the port or shipping hub Either way, you will need to get your car ready to ship Conclusion Door-to-door auto transport One of the most convenient things about shipping your Mercedes in 2019 is the overall availability for car haulers to provide door-to-door auto transport. This allows your driver to pick-up your Benz at your house or… Continue Reading »


Daimler, Parent Company of Mercedes, Warns About Profit Drops in 2019

Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, posted a warning about a likely slump in its profits for 2019. The company blamed the numerous recalls, legal issues and low consumer demand for new cars as the reason for the drop. According to CNN, Daimler projects €1.6 billion ($1.8 billion) profit for the second quarter. The figures are a significant dive from the same period last year, which saw the company’s earnings at €2.6 billion ($2.9 billion). With that, the automaker is estimated to rake up less than the €11.1 billion ($12.5 billion) profit it recorded in 2018. Among the mentioned factors for the low returns were the Takata airbag recall,… Continue Reading »


Why Leasing Makes Mercedes Far More Affordable

These days, we all know that brand new cars are quite expensive to buy. It’s not uncommon to see premium cars such as Mercedes-Benz costing in excess of $50,000. With the recent boom of easier access credit such as PCP and leasing/contract hire, premium cars have become affordable for the vast majority of people. Meaning everyone can enjoy the feeling of having a gorgeous Mercedes C-Class Coupe sitting on their driveway with affordable car leasing. However, there are still pros and cons to the current car credit systems. In this post, we are going to give a rundown about how leasing is actually the most affordable way to own a… Continue Reading »


Is the Mercedes-Benz SLR Making a Comeback?

The Mercedes-Benz SLR traces its roots to a car that forever etched its name in the world of racing. Going back to the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR driven by legends such as Juan Manuel Fangio, Stirling Moss and Pierre Levegh, the car is mostly known for winning the 1955 World Sportscar Championship as well as in the 1954 and 1955 Formula 1 championships. After taking a bow in 2010, the Mercedes-Benz SLR name could be making a comeback. This is based on a new trademark filing of Daimler via a New York law firm to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on March 1. According to a TheDrive, the SLR… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow 01 Unveiled in Geneva

After much hype, the Formula E race car of Mercedes-Benz has been unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. The electric race car is called the Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow 01. The EQ Silver Arrow 01 appeared in a special livery during its launch, which features a jet black paint with the Mercedes logo in front and EQ letterings. However, Mercedes reminds us that the race car only carries a teaser livery, and its final design will be shown before the season six opener of Formula E. The electric Silver Arrow is equipped with a 52 kWh battery pack. The unit produces 340 hp based on the practice and qualifying but… Continue Reading »


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