May 14, 2013
Mercedes-Benz executives picked Düsseldorf, Germany, the source of the Sprinter van, to present their extensively revised 2014 model for North America. It gets fresh styling, a new diesel and automatic transmission, and more accident-avoidance features.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter Van
May 7, 2013
Mercedes Benz unveiled its new 2014-MY Sprinter Van, which the automaker said has a new design, is more economical, and more environmentally friendly. The company said this redesign comes after seven years of the current-generation Sprinter.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Commercial van, 2014-MY, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Light & Medium
April 3, 2013
The B-Class Electric Drive will see a launch in the U.S. in early 2014 and will be the first luxury battery electric car from Mercedes-Benz in the market.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, battery electric vehicles, electric vehicle, Mercedes-Benz B-Class, B-Class Electric Drive
March 27, 2013
The 2013 model-year Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4-door RWD and C-Class 4-door AWD, along with the 2013 model-year ML-Class SUV RWD and ML-Class SUV 4WD, recently drew five-star overall ratings in New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, NHTSA, crash tests, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NCAP
March 14, 2013
Sprinter Care Lease offers one consistent payment for a leased Sprinter and includes coverage for preventive maintenance and replacement of common wear items, plus an extended limited warranty.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Sprinter Care Lease, Daimler Truck Financial
February 12, 2013
Kitchens on Wheels is a Texas‐based company that has become the first Preferred Upfitter for Sprinter‐based food trucks.
Tags: upfitting, Sprinter, Mercedes-Benz, commercial van upfit, food trucks, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
January 17, 2013
The 2014 CLA-Class is a mid-size four-door coupe based on the automaker's Concept Coupe vehicle. It will come in two models, the CLA250 and the CLA250 4MATIC all-wheel-drive version.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, executive vehicles, 2014-MY, Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
In its annual survey, Insure.com ranked the most and least expensive 2013-MY vehicles to insure. The 2013 Ford Edge ranked No. 1 as the least expensive, while the Mercedes-Benz CL600 took the top spot as the most expensive.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Ford Escape, Insurance, 2013-MY
December 18, 2012
The new vehicles will be available during spring 2013.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, executive vehicles, 2014-MY, Mercedes-Benz E-Class
October 18, 2012
This marks the second time the GL-Class has won the award.
Tags: award, Mercedes-Benz, Motor Trend, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
September 27, 2012
Mercedes-Benz previewed three of its 2013 models: the SL63 AMG, GL and GLK.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, BlueTec, Mercedes-Benz GLK, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
August 24, 2012
Out of 23 diesel models measured, eight had a total cost of ownership lower than their all-gasoline powered counterparts.
Tags: Audi, diesel, Vincentric, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, cost of ownership, Ford F-350, Ford, total cost of ownership, Audi A3, Volkswagen Touareg
July 11, 2012
Mercedes-Benz has announced its 2013 model-year commercial fleet incentives. They range from $2,000 to $4,000.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, fleet incentives, 2013-MY
June 21, 2012
Perception of Ford’s quality has improved nearly 37% since 2008, and Hyundai’s perception of quality has increased 25% during that same period, according to the survey.
Tags: Toyota, Hyundai, Porsche, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Subaru, Honda, Automotive Lease Guide, Ford
May 30, 2012
The companies named Buick and Mercedes-Benz as the overall winners for the highest satisfaction levels with specific brands. Companies that won multiple awards include General Motors with six awards; Mercedes-Benz with three awards; Volkswagen with four awards; and Honda with three awards.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Volkswagen, Buick, General Motors Corp.
May 22, 2012
Mercedes says three dozen fuel-cell hydrogen-powered vehicles are now driving on California streets.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, Mercedes F-Cell
April 9, 2012
Dresner is responsible for fleet sales in the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York State and Pennsylvania.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, fleet sales, appointments
December 29, 2011
MONTVALE, NJ – Mercedes-Benz has released fuel-economy estimates from the EPA for a number of its 2012-MY vehicles, the E-Class, CLS, and M-Class models.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, executive vehicles, E-Class, 2012-MY, M-Class, CLS
December 22, 2011
MONTVALE, NJ - Mercedes-Benz is launching a new E-Class hybrid model for the U.S. market, available during the second half of 2012, according to the automaker.
Tags: hybrid, Mercedes-Benz, executive vehicles, Mercedes-Benz E400 HYBRID
March 31, 2011
MONTVALE, N.J. – Tedd Meurer has joined Mercedes-Benz USA as the national account manager for the company’s South and Mid-Atlantic regions for its fleet sales division.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, fleet sales
December 30, 2010
Fuel economy has been improved by as much as 15 percent, because of new direct-injection engines and the redesigned seven-speed automatic transmission.
Powered by an electric motor with 134 horsepower and 215 lb-ft of torque, the new B-Class F-CELL provides driving performance comparable to a similar conventional car while using about half the fuel.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, hydrogen
July 15, 2010
Ford receives five segment-level awards from the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study. Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen receive two each.
Tags: Chevrolet, Audi, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Honda, Suzuki, Volkswagen, J.D. Power, Mini Cooper, General Motors Corp., J.D. Power APEAL Study, 2010-MY
February 25, 2010
Hyundai and Kia made dramatic improvements in their scores for the magazine’s Automaker Report Cards, while Chrysler fared worse than last year.
Tags: Toyota, Audi, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Subaru, Honda, Nissan, Volkswagen, Saab, Consumer Reports, Chrysler, Kia Motors
November 19, 2009
mbrace, the new telematics offering from Mercedes-Benz and Hughes Telematics Inc. marks the firs time drivers can connect with their vehicles via an iPhone or BlackBerry, allowing them to locate their vehicles through a map representation on their smart phones and lock or unlock their vehicles.
Tags: Telematics, Mercedes-Benz, mbrace
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