The Mercedes-Benz GLA is a high-riding A-Class with a more muscular body, bigger alloys, roof rails, a dual exhaust arrangement, tailgate-mounted spoiler and an almost identical interior cabin.Continue Reading →
“Mercedes-Benz takes a big step forward with its 2014 S550 flagship sedan, improving just about every feature in this model update, but app integration suffers from slow connection times.”Continue Reading →
Federal Investigators from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are investigating 21 recent reports that tail lights in the 2008-2009 MBZ C-class are starting fires.
“In multiple instances consumers have reported smelling smoke and seeing burn marks in the trunks of the vehicles,” NHTSA said in a statement.
The models affected are the C300, C350, C36 AMG, C43 AMG and C63 AMG sold as 2008 and 2009 models.Continue Reading →
Check out who has signed a lease on the former McDonnell-Douglas plant near Long Beach, CA; Mercedes-Benz!
They are planning to occupy the plant as soon as the beginning of 2014.
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As a way of reducing the time it takes for rescue crews to locate a “rescue sheet” for any new Mercedes-Benz vehicle, they have started adding QR codes to their newest models. QR codes are little square codes that a digital device can read and use as a hyperlink to an app or webpage. With seconds between life & death after a collision, using these codes will more quickly allow rescue crews to know where to use the jaws of life ...Continue Reading →
Mercedes is debuting their newest SUV concept at Shanghai’s annual motor show. This micro SUV will have a 4 cylinder, turbo-charged 2 liter motor with a seven speed double clutch automatic transmission. This model features HD cameras that can be used to record video both on the car and off.Continue Reading →
Apparently 20 year old auto technicians can’t keep themselves on the road when they are test driving a classic Mercedes Benz 300 SL Gullwing. They went too fast during a test drive and lost control of the vehicle and rolled over. Luckily, their auto shop had insurance coverage for such an unfortunate accident. I am sure they will be more careful next time! Our technicians are much more careful and safe during test drives, we’ve never had an incident!
Mercedes-Benz has introduced a new electric plugin MPV at the NY International Auto Show. With an estimated range of 115 miles, this is better than both the Nissan Leaf or Ford Focus Electric. Prices haven’t been announced yet, but should be reasonable compared to other MBZ models.
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