The latest addition to the Mercedes-Benz-dominated fleet Norris Waste Management offers a perfect compromise between the carrying capacity of an 18-tonner and the compact size and manoeuvrability of a 7.5-tonner. Like all of the company’s Mercedes-Benz skip-loaders, its first 16-tonne Atego drives through an Autotrans automated transmission and arrived via reigning Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle Dealer of the Year Sparshatts of Kent. Norr... [more]
The new ML 63 AMG comes with a fascinating technology package: the AMG 5.5-litre V8 biturbo engine features spray-guided direct petrol injection with piezo injectors, ECO start/stop system, an all-aluminium crankcase, four valves per cylinder with camshaft adjustment, air-water charge air cooling and generator management, for example. With a displacement of 5461 cc, the eight-cylinder engine generates a maximum power output of 525 hp and 700 Ne... [more]
KYB, the world's largest supplier of original equipment shock absorbers to manufacturers (OEMs) around the world, released the first batch of its new fitting videos, to strengthen the technical support available to technicians. The six videos feature four vehicles: Audi A4 (front), Renault Laguna (front & rear), Mercedes A-Class (rear) and Peugeot 407 (front & rear). All of these models have elements which are difficult when replacing shock a... [more]
Concept A-CLASS will make its UK public debut in an eye-catching and engaging interactive display at the Arndale Centre on 8-9 October 2011. The dynamic, sporty styling of Concept A-CLASS provides an exciting insight into the potential future of the Mercedes-Benz compact car range. Its distinctive features include wing-shaped headlights and side mirrors, a panoramic roof and aviation-inspired interior design. Visitors to the Arndale Centr... [more]
Many manufacturers are now closing in on both the overall industry target of 130g/km of CO2 and their own individual targets. However, some are still miles away and may have to cap sales to avoid unaffordable fines There are now seven manufacturers below the overall target figure of 130 g/km of CO2. However, each manufacturer has an individual target based on the average weight of its models. Hence the variance from its own target is far more ... [more]
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Mercedes-Benz Workers in Illegal Strike
Johannesburg – Thousands of workers at the Mercedes-Benz plant in East London have embarked on an illegal strike on Monday. The car manufacturer was expected to approach the court if the 1 600 workers at its East London plant did not return to work by end of Monday, it was reported. The workers embarked on [...]
Mercedes-Benz workers strike over outsourcing plans
Thousands of workers at the Mercedes-Benz plant in East London have embarked on a strike for the first time in 24 years, reports the Daily Dispatch.
Mercedes Benz catches fire in Lehigh
Lehigh firefighters extinguished a Mercedes Benz after it caught fire on Joel Blvd. and East 17th Street.
Mercedes-Benz Club holds annual event in Alabama
Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts and technical experts from across the U.S. are meeting in Alabama. The Tuscaloosa News reports ( http://bit.ly/18Thpic ) the Mercedes-Benz Club of America chose Alabama for its StarTech 2013 event, which brings together experts in Mercedes restoration, maintenance and performance for seminars and workshops.
Ipanema Serves as Official Footwear Sponsor for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim
ORLANDO, Fla., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ipanema enthusiastically announced today that the brand is the Official Footwear Sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami Beach, FL for the next three ...
Mercedes-Benz integrates Google Maps features
At Google I/O, Mercedes-Benz demonstrates upcoming integration with Google local search, Street View, and traffic, using an iPhone connected to its Drive Kit Plus feature in an SL-class. Originally posted at The Car Tech blog
Experience the new Mercedes A-Class at Goodwood Motor Show with Mercedes-Benz Hertfordshire
There’s great news for those who want to experience all the thrills that the new Mercedes A Class has to offer. Mercedes-Benz Herfordshire and the Goodwood Motor Show are teaming up to give the public the opportunity to ride aboard the new Mercedes A Class up the noted Goodwood Hillclimb and throughout the massive grounds of the Goodwood Estate. (PRWeb May 20, 2013) Read the full story at http ...
Mercedes Benz workers on strike
Thousands of workers at the Mercedes-Benz plant in East London have embarked on an illegal strike, a report says.
2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG
Editor's Rating: User Rating: Good: The 2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG is a born rock-crawler, and a powerful engine makes it no slouch on the road. Adaptive cruise control eases long drives and its Harman Kardon audio system delivers well-controlled sound. Bad: Fuel economy is downright dismal. The turning radius could be tighter and the Mercedes-Benz apps system in the cabin electronics runs very ...
Old and new collide in the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG
It could be the most extraordinarily bizarre production vehicle in the world. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG makes no sense whatsoever. It's a German military truck dressed up in a veneer of civility with a hot-rod engine. It combines legendary off-road capability, AMG performance, luxury, and technology in complete disharmony. And whether you love it or hate it is a pretty good indication of ...