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Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo confirmed for Australia

Mercedes-Benz Vans Australia has confirmed its luxury camper van, the Marco Polo Activity, will available in Australia from next year with a starting price of $69,990 (plus on-road costs). The Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo Activity is based on the German brand's people mover, the Valente, and can seat up to seven people with a host of features designed to make that road trip even more comfortable...

Ford Transit Custom, Mercedes-Benz Vito vans get five-star ANCAP crash ratings

Crash safety watchdog, the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), has awarded a pair of vans the maximum five-star crash score. However, the scores were date-stamped with previous testing years. The Ford Transit Custom, which comes standard with front and side airbags unlike some rivals, got the five-star score against 2012 ratings criteria — reflecting when it was physically crashed by sister organisation Euro NCAP (which gave it five stars also)...

2015 Mercedes-Benz Valente pricing and specifications

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz Valente people mover has arrived as part of the new-generation Mercedes-Benz Vito range. The new-generation Mercedes-Benz Valente is priced at $56,380 plus on-road costs, which is a $1790 hike over the existing model ($54,590 plus on-road costs), but that version had less standard gear...

Mercedes-Benz boosts van safety with five new assistance systems

Mercedes-Benz will introduce five new driver assistance systems into commercial vehicles over the coming months, increasing van safety. Crosswind Assist, Collision Prevention Assist, Blind Spot Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, and Highbeam Assist will all become part of the active safety on-board local Mercedes-Benz vans by late third quarter/early fourth quarter of 2013...

2012 Mercedes-Benz Valente eight-seater on sale

The Mercedes-Benz Valente has been launched in Australia, becoming the mid-level option between the Vito and Viano vans in the German brand’s people mover line-up. The introduction of the $54,490 eight-seat Valente has been accompanied by a repositioning of the five-/six-seat Vito, which is now $3000 cheaper than before at $49,990...