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Mercedes-Benz begins collecting safety tech data on Australian roads

Mercedes-Benz has begun gathering data for its upcoming active safety and driver assistance systems in Australia, in conjunction with the company's research and development team based in Sindelfingen, Germany...

BMW, Mercedes-Benz may cut some coupes, cabrios to trim model ranges

Executives from both BMW and Mercedes-Benz have admitted that their model ranges suffer from too many models, and they may need to do some pruning in future years. Ian Robertson, head of sales and marketing at BMW, told Car and Driver at the recent Geneva motor show, "The checkerboard of body styles and segments is rather full"...

2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one. Luckily, this year's 2017 Geneva motor show (on until March 19) was my first, and it was so good, I didn't want anyone to miss out...

2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled for airbag module fix

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 640 of its 2016 E-Class models over concerns a faulty occupant sensor could cause the airbags to be disabled. The German marque reports affected vehicles have an incorrectly installed occupant sensor in the front passenger seat, causing the pressure hose in the control unit to kink...

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class spied again

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute has been spied once again doing a spot of late winter testing in northern Europe. This latest prototype of the X-Class seems to be wearing production-ready versions of the car's headlights, which include the company's signature hockey stick-style LED driving lights. Interestingly this vehicle has fuel caps on both sides...

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE spied inside and out

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz GLE has been spied outside the company's research and development centre in Germany. This latest prototype has done away with the temporary headlights, tail-lights and grille, as well as the squared-off false bonnet, seen on earlier development vehicles...

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS spied testing

UPDATE: Revealing new images have been added to this article's gallery, including a first look at the new CLS's interior. The next-generation Mercedes-Benz CLS has been spied during development testing in Germany this week. Despite the swirly black-and-white camouflage, the CLS's four-door coupe silhouette is clearly on display, as are the visual similarities to the new E-Class Coupe...

CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 10, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe pricing and specs

Australian pricing and initial specifications for the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe range have been detailed ahead of the new model's on-sale date in June Three variants will be offered at launch - the E220d, E300 and E400 4Matic - with prices starting at $96,000 before on road costs, around a $3000 hike over the sedan...

Mercedes-Benz says ‘No’ X-Class single cab, and ‘No’ to AMG version

Currently, the Mercedes-Benz X-Class is still a concept vehicle, but come late 2017, the world’s first premium-segment ute will launch in Europe. Australia will have to wait until 2018, but you can forget about a single-cab chassis or an AMG version, either looks unlikely, according to the Head of the Mercedes-Benz Vans division, Volker Mornhinweg...

Mercedes-Benz to recall 1 million cars globally for engine fires, local impact unclear

Mercedes-Benz will recall around 1 million vehicles across various model lines, after numerous reports of engine fires as a result of a faulty fuse. According to a report published by industry journal Automotive News, parent company Daimler announced the recall after 51 fires were reported - the majority being in the USA...