Mercedes-Benz is to produce a limited-edition electric version of its A-class, according to reports in the US.
The “E-Cell” version of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class will debut at the Paris Motor Show, a spokesperson for the company told the New York Times.
The vehicle, which will go on sale from early next year, will have a range of 124 miles (200 km) and will have performance “equivalent to or slightly faster than the gas versions of the A-Class,” said the report. Continue reading →
Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong have launched their flagship sports car SLS AMG in the city, making Hong Kong one of the first Asian markets to get the Gullwing super sports car within the first few weeks of its production.
The car is the first Mercedes automobile designed in-house by AMG and is described by Mercedes as a spiritual successor to the 300SL Gullwing.
In celebration of the launch of their new car, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong held a ceremony on July 16th at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Continue reading →
Mercedes-Benz has passed Audi to become the second-best selling premium car brand for the first half of 2010, according to reports released in the last week.
Mercedes posted a 13 percent rise in global sales for the month of June, enough to push it past Audi’s year to date sales, despite Audi having held the second spot in global sales by a whisker for the first five months of the year.
A Peugeot for the French President, a Mercedes for the German Chancellor and a Cadillac for the US President — a look at the powerful cars that transport the world’s most powerful people. Continue reading →
Mercedes-Benz and Citroen have released pictures of new concept cars, days ahead of the models’ debut at Auto China.
The Concept Shooting Break is a continuation of Mercedes-Benz’s exploration of the possibilities of the coupe and gives some indication of the direction the firm is likely to take in future design.
The concept follows Mercedes’ current design visions of four-door coupes and is clearly reminiscent of the pioneering four-door CLS Coupe, which preceded similar ideas from other manufacturers such as the Jaguar XJ and VW Passat CC.
However, it also takes cues from the recently unveiled SLS AMG, with a large radiator grill (complete with oversized Mercedes-Benz star). Continue reading →
Mercedes-Benz received about $2.5 million in lease or loan payments through its iPhone and smartphone apps, said Andreas Hinrichs, the companyâ€™s vice president of marketing.
About $2 million came from the iPhone app launched six months ago and the rest from the smartphone options introduced in late February.
The apps allow Mercedes-Benz financial customers to pay their monthly leases or car loans, manage their accounts, locate the nearest Mercedes-Benz dealer, contact a customer service representative or view company news. Continue reading →