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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class spied with a better look at the interior

The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been spied undergoing testing on the Nurburgring Nordschleife. This latest prototype is wearing the same amount of camouflage as the car spotted last month on public roads...

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2018 Mercedes-AMG G63 spied inside and out
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2018 Mercedes-AMG G63 spied inside and out

The next-generation Mercedes-AMG G63 has been spied undergoing testing, and these latest spy photos give us our first look at the interior of the new G-Class. There are plenty of temporary coverings scattered across the cabin, including a leather hutch over the main set of air conditioning and infotainment controls...


Five sales winners and losers in 2017
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Five sales winners and losers in 2017

Australia's new vehicle market is steadying after a rough start in 2017, but which companies are winning in a tough environment, and which are losing sales at a disproportionate rate? Here are five of each, based on either percentage or gross terms at our discretion. Background...


2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA, GLA recalled for airbag fix
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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA, GLA recalled for airbag fix

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for nine vehicles across its popular 2016 CLA and GLA model lines over concerns the left window airbag may be faulty. The German marque reports the inflator on the left-side window may not have been manufactured to the correct specification, and as a result may not deploy properly...


Toyota 'brand value' unstoppable, Mercedes and Tesla climbing: survey
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Toyota 'brand value' unstoppable, Mercedes and Tesla climbing: survey

Toyota has defended its place atop the annual BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study, maintained by research group Millward Brown - with Tesla improving on its 2016 position of 10th place. Each year, the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study lists values for the world’s biggest companies...


May 2017 VFACTS new vehicle sales
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May 2017 VFACTS new vehicle sales

New vehicle sales in Australia bounced back last month, growing 6.4 per cent to a new May record of 102,901 units. The strong return to form in May improved the year-to-date (YTD) differential this year too. Sales for the year are now only 0.9 per cent down on 2016 - which was a record year...


2015-16 Mercedes-Benz SLK recalled for brake fix
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2015-16 Mercedes-Benz SLK recalled for brake fix

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for its SLK sports cars sold between May 2015 and December 2016 over concerns faulty stability control software could cause the brakes to overheat. The German marque reports the affected vehicles could have electronic stability program (ESP) software that doesn't correspond to the correct specifications...


2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA: Initial pricing and details revealed
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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA: Initial pricing and details revealed

Initial pricing and specifications for the facelifted 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA range have been announced, with the updated small crossover to kick off in Australia from $43,900 plus on-road costs. Distinguished by a revised front grille, front and rear bumpers, along with new head- and tail-light clusters, the facelifted GLA also gets several equipment upgrades over the model it replaces...


Mercedes-AMG set to crack 100,000 sales for the first time ever
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Mercedes-AMG set to crack 100,000 sales for the first time ever

Mercedes-AMG is on track to record sales of 100,000 cars in 2017, for the first time in the company's history. The German high performance brand came close in 2016, recording record sales of "almost 100,000 units," according to Mercedes-AMG Chairman of the Management Board, Tobias Moers. In fact, the number was 99,235, which represented 44...


Mercedes-AMG Project One drivetrain secrets revealed; nine cars heading Down Under
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Mercedes-AMG Project One drivetrain secrets revealed; nine cars heading Down Under

Australia is in line to receive eight Mercedes-AMG ‘Project One’ hypercars, with one example headed for New Zealand, the company has confirmed. Speaking with CarAdvice at the weekend's Nurburgring 24 Hour, Mercedes-Benz Australia spokesperson David McCarthy confirmed the Australian arm had received 16 firm orders for the euro $2million hypercar...


EVs to be cheaper than regular cars by 2025, study finds
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EVs to be cheaper than regular cars by 2025, study finds

Tumbling battery prices will see the cost of electric vehicles (EVs) drop below their internal combustion (ICEs) rivals within a decade, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The tipping point would see arguments for buying EVs and plug-in hybrids (PHEV) no longer relying on cheaper running costs or green credentials alone, but instead on entry price...


Mercedes-Benz 'EQA' hatch heading to Frankfurt - report
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Mercedes-Benz 'EQA' hatch heading to Frankfurt - report

German marque Mercedes-Benz is planning to reveal the next member of its EQ electric sub-brand at this year's Frankfurt motor show in September, according to a new report out of the UK. Autocar claims the vehicle will preview the company's entry-level EV, dubbed 'EQA', which will go on sale around the year 2020...


Fiat Chrysler sued over diesel emissions cheating, Mercedes-Benz offices raided
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Fiat Chrysler sued over diesel emissions cheating, Mercedes-Benz offices raided

In the wake of Volkswagen's Dieselgate scandal, Fiat Chrysler and Mercedes-Benz have been cast into the spotlight, as authorities on both sides of the Atlantic have launched new actions into possible cases of emission testing defeat devices being used to illegally pass vehicles for sale...


2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 S review
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2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 S review

This is the one we've been waiting for, the 600hp AWD Mercedes-AMG E63 S. The spec sheet reads like a best seller, but how does it translate to the road?


Mercedes-Benz building $747m battery facility for EQ brand - report
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Mercedes-Benz building $747m battery facility for EQ brand - report

German luxury powerhouse Mercedes-Benz has broken ground on an upcoming 500 million euro ($747 million) manufacturing facility that will produce the lithium-ion battery packs for its upcoming range of electric vehicles (EVs) branded under the EQ banner, along with numerous other future models...


2017 Mercedes-Benz E220d All-Terrain review
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E220d All-Terrain review

It's the only way you can buy a new E-Class Wagon, but does the E220d All-Terrain cross over as a crossover?


2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class drops more camouflage in new spy photos
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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class drops more camouflage in new spy photos

The upcoming 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been spied again this week, dropping a little more of the disguise it was seen wearing in February. Newly visible on this prototype are the shape of the headlights and the grille, while the lower air intake in the front bumper is wider and looks closer to production-ready compared to the last time the A-Class was spotted...


2017 Mercedes-Benz V220d arrives in Australia from $74,990
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2017 Mercedes-Benz V220d arrives in Australia from $74,990

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz V-Class range has been bolstered with the addition of a new V220d variant, which reduces the price of entry by over $12,000 to $74,990 before on-road costs. Slotting in beneath the top-spec V250d Avantgarde and above the more basic Valente people movers, the V220d forgoes some of the higher specification of the V250, while also featuring a slightly less powerful version of the 2...


First car ever to get a speeding fine, heading to UK Concours of Elegance
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First car ever to get a speeding fine, heading to UK Concours of Elegance

The first car to ever receive a speeding fine - according to one claim, at least - will be on display at the 2017 Concours of Elegance in the UK. In 1896, the Arnold Benz Motor Carriage was estimated to be speeding at four times the limit, at a blistering 8mph (13km/h), when a policeman on a bicycle pulled him over...


Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for repair fault, airbags affected
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Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for repair fault, airbags affected

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 11 vehicles from its A-Class, C-Class, E-Class, GLE and G-Class lines repaired or serviced during early December 2016 over concerns a faulty software upload could cause several issues with vehicle emissions and safety systems...