October 24, 2014

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Daimler sells its stake in Tesla – pockets £500 million

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Mercedes’ parent company Daimler has sold its remaining 4 per cent stake in Tesla Motors and pocketed £500m ($780m). B-Class co-operation continues. It’s more than five years since Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, took a 10 per cent stake in Tesla Motors as it sought a partnership that would yield EV dividends. But it’s […]

Mercedes S-Class Maybach confirmed for LA – Maybach to be a Mercedes sub-brand like AMG

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The new Mercedes S-Class Maybach – effectively a replacement for the Maybach brand – will debut at the LA Auto Show in November as the ultimate S-Class. We’ve known for some time that the new Mercedes S-Class will spawn a number of variants, and that one of those will be an ultra-luxury, ultra-long (18 feet) […]

New Mercedes S-Class sells 100,000 in first year

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The new Mercedes S-Class has been delivered to 100,000 customers in its first year of production, making it the most successful S-Class to date. It was May 2013 when the new Mercedes S-Class was revealed, June when order books opened and production started. And by December Mercedes was having to increase S-Class production to cope with […]

2014 Mercedes C-Class RECALLED for steering fault

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Mercedes-Benz is recalling 8,146 C-Class cars in the UK to rectify a steering fault, with the affected cars built between January and September 2014. The new Mercedes C-Class only started to arrive in the UK this year, but Mercedes is already having to recall 8,146 UK cars after a steering fault became apparent. The problem […]

Mercedes AMG C 63 price & specs – costs from £59,795

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The new Mercedes-AMG C63 – as an estate or saloon – was revealed ahead of its debut at the Paris Motor Show and is now on sale from £59,795 for the C63 Saloon. The pinnacle of the new Mercedes C-Class range – the Mercedes-AMG C 63 – had a reveal last month ahead of its […]

2015 Mercedes C 63 AMG (& AMG S) Saloon & Estate revealed

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The new Mercedes C 63 AMG – and AMG estate – have been revealed ahead of a Paris Motor Show debut with the new 4.0 litre twin-turbo V8 and up to 503bhp. It’s nine months since the new Mercedes C-Class was revealed, and it’s a cracker. But if the regular C-Class leaves you feeling a […]

Mercedes AMG GT S hits the track in new HD video

Photo Mercedes AMG GT S on track at Circuit of Americas

The new Mercedes AMG GT S – revealed earlier this week – struts its stuff at Texas’s Circuit of the Americas in this new HD promo video from Mercedes. The Mercedes AMG GT is the long-awaited replacement in the Mercedes range for the SLS AMG, but even though the new AMG GT (and GT S) offers […]

Mercedes B-Class gets a facelift for 2015 – debuts at Paris Motor Show

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The Mercedes B-Class has been given a bit of a facelift for 2015, with cosmetic tweaks, efficiency gains and the arrival of the electric B-Class ED. It seems only five minutes since the second generation Mercedes B-Class arrived, but it’s getting a bit of a facelift – with the emphasis on the ‘bit’ – for […]

Mercedes AMG GT & GT S OFFICIALLY revealed

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After months of teasing, Mercedes has finally revealed the SLS AMG’s replacement as the AMG GT and AMG GT S. Arrives in the UK April 2015. It seems to have taken forever for the Mercedes AMG Gt to arrive, and now it has we get not one but two variations- the AMG GT and AMG […]

Mercedes S 500 Plug-In Hybrid price & specs – costs from £87,965

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The Mercedes S500 Plug-in Hybrid will cost from £87,965 in the UK, return official economy of 100.9mpg, have emissions of 65g/km and do 0-62mph in 5.2 seconds. It’s more than a year since the Mercedes S500 Plug-in Hybrid was revealed, and now it’s finally going on sale in the UK and, if your pockets are […]

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