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VFACTS: Electric vehicle sales supercharged, up over 100 per cent so far this year

Official new car sales data released today shows 558 electric vehicles were reported as sold during February, an increase of 105.1 per cent over the same months last year. The increase could be higher if Tesla sales were included in official data. Although Tesla has been selling cars in Australia since 2014, it does not provide monthly sales updates...

2021 Mercedes-Benz EQS confirmed for April reveal

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQS will make its full debut in April 2021, the brand has confirmed. An image was distributed by Mercedes-Benz alongside the confirmation, showing one of the production prototypes that hit European roads this week as part of the EQS' final stage of testing...

2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class price and specs: Diesel returns, AMG price rise

2021 Mercedes-Benz G 400d brings diesel option to G-Class range New G-Wagon offers proper off-road capabilities G 400d to arrive in July 2021, priced from $233,900 plus on-road costs 2021 Mercedes-AMG G 63 sees $30,665 price increase The 2021 Mercedes-Benz G 400d has been announced, signalling the first diesel G-Class in three years...

Electric Mercedes-Benz C-Class not due until after 2024 – report

Electrification was a cornerstone of the all-new 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, but while mild-hybrids and plug-in hybrids are set to play a key role, a full electric vehicle (EV) is still some way off. Speaking to the UK’s Autocar, Mercedes-Benz chief operating officer Markus Schafer revealed that the brand has in place enough steps to cover electric vehicle demand right now, pushing an electric equivalent of the C-Class back to at least 2024...

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class price and specs: S450 to lead launch line-up for all-new limo

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class price and specs detailed New limousine to launch with two six-pot petrol variants, with a V8 still to come Standard equipment includes dual screens, semi-autonomous driving, plush cabin and LED lights Order books open locally in March Australian pricing and specification details for the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class have been confirmed...

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class revealed: World-first technology, 100km plug-in hybrid driving range 

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class knows if someone is inside your home, has headlights that detect when you’ve crossed to the wrong side of the road, has the option of fingerprint technology, massage seats and built-in fragrances – and up to 100km of petrol-free driving range with plug-in hybrid power...

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class revealed in leaked images ahead of February 24 reveal

The next-generation 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has leaked online, ahead of its global debut on February 24. Images published by Spanish enthusiast forum Cochespias show Mercedes-Benz’s new mid-size C-Class sedan in full – in both standard and sporty AMG Line guises – revealing a softer, more contemporary look inspired by the brand’s more recent models, including the new S-Class limousine and facelifted E-Class executive sedan...

2018-19 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter recalled for incorrect details in owner's manual

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled 4176 examples of the 2018-19 Sprinter van. According to the recall notice lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), "the operator's manual misrepresents some of the situations that lead to automatic engagement of the park position "P" (Auto-P function)...

2022 Mercedes-Benz SL spy photos reveal V8 engine, S-Class interior

The next-generation 2021 Mercedes-Benz SL has been spied testing on the snowy roads of Sweden, as new reports out of Europe suggest the new model will offer four-cylinder and V8 hybrid power. The pair of prototypes snapped by our spy photography partners wear less camouflage than SL prototypes spotted in recent months (and photographed in Mercedes-Benz's own teaser images), but still leave most of the roadster's main styling cues hidden under plastic cladding and a swirly wrap...

Michael Jordan’s 1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Coupe listed for sale... again

A 1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Coupe previously owned by US basketball superstar Michael Jordan has come onto the market, just five months after reportedly selling for US$202,000 (AU$260,000) online. Michael Jordan made a return to the media spotlight last year, following the release of the widely acclaimed Netflix miniseries The Last Dance – as a result, many of his personal effects went up to auction with heightened expectations of demand...

Mercedes-Benz recalls more than 1 million cars in the US, Australian owners notified

Mercedes-Benz has recalled approximately 1.29 million cars in the United States due to a fault with the eCall system – technology designed to pinpoint the location of a crashed car and alert emergency services. It is the same fault that triggered a recall of 571 examples of Mercedes cars in Australia in November 2020...