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Mercedes-Benz Reaches 50-Millionth Production Milestone

Mercedes-Benz is celebrating another milestone this February as it just rolled out its 50-millionth passenger car from its production line. The unit that hit the mark happened to be a Mercedes-Maybach S-Class that was produced from the company’s Factory 56 at its Sindelfingen plant in Germany. The figures already include the units produced under the smart banner. “Mercedes-Benz has always been synonymous with luxury. That’s why I’m very proud of this very special production anniversary: Fifty million vehicles produced is a significant milestone in the history of our company, and an exceptional achievement by the team. I would like to thank the colleagues in the plants around the world for… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz X-Class to be Axed from the Production Line

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class received a warm welcome when it was introduced, and we certainly had high hopes with it. In its bid to tap into the pickup truck segment of the market, its maker even expanded the range to include a more powerful model equipped with a V6 engine. Despite the best efforts of Mercedes, the demand for the auto proved to be weak, and that puts its future into question. According to Automotive News Europe, only 16,700 units of the X-Class were sold in Europe, Australia, and South Africa. The source said that it was below the expectations set by Mercedes’ parent, Daimler. It also failed to generate enough… Continue Reading »


Facelifted Mercedes-AMG GT Production Starts in Sindelfingen

After the dramatic launching of the facelifted Mercedes-AMG GT, Mercedes-Benz finally greenlights its production at the company’s Sindelfingen plant in Germany. The new AMG GT is now produced alongside the Mercedes-Benz S-Class , E-Class, CLS, GLA and Mercedes-Maybach cars. Vehicles under the Mercedes-Benz EQ range will also be assembled there. Daimler said that 250 vehicles are being delivered everyday to the Mercedes-Benz Customer Center in Sindelfingen. The plant employs over 25,000 people. The facelifted AMG GT features the Panamericana grille on its fascia, which is a tribute to the old race cars of Mercedes in the post-war era, particularly the 300SL in the 50’s. The car also gets elements that… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz SLC Might Get Axed From the Production Line

The low sales figures of the Mercedes-Benz SLC was recently confirmed by Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche. This puts the future of the convertible in jeopardy. “These speciality cars have lost their share in our total portfolio,” Autocar quoted Zetsche. “For a particularly long time, China has led growth, and China shows little interest in cars such as these,” the Daimler boss added. “Our portfolio is not something defined for eternity. We revisit constantly, and that’s what we’re doing. Any decisions we will communicate in the future,” the Daimler boss further said. Although the SLC was not explicitly mentioned, he was clearly referring to the category where the convertible belongs. Ola Källenius,… Continue Reading »


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 »


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 »


Bye Bye Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive

Mercedes-Benz USA confirmed that the production run of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is at its end. The units of the B-Class after the 2017 model year will no longer offer an electric powertrain. According to Automotive News, the announcement came from the spokesman of the company, Rob Moran. He said that the production of the affected model will halt in the third quarter of this year. Moran didn’t disclose any details about the possible replacement of the soon-to-be phased out B-Class Electric Drive. However, the report claimed that the aim of the company might be to focus its electric cars on the upcoming EQ range. The spokesperson assured everyone though… Continue Reading »


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