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2018-19 Mercedes-Benz CLS recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for the 2018-19 model-year CLS four-door coupe over concerns the 48V on-board electrical system could fail. "The electric line for the power supply of the coolant pump may make contact with the engine fan, causing damage," the company says in its recall notice...

2017-19 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled the 2017-19 E-Class All-Terrain, over concerns the rear spoiler mightn't have been correctly attached. According to the company the screws for the tailgate spoiler might not have been tightened to specification. At high speeds, that means the spoiler could detach from the car, putting other road users at risk of injury...

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Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download:  Hyundai introduces seven-year warranty 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA pricing and specs Mitsubishi MI-Tech, Super Height K-Wagon concepts teased 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8...

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA pricing and specs

Mercedes-Benz has expanded its CLA four-door coupe line-up in Australia with the announcement of two new additions, the CLA250 4Matic and Mercedes-AMG CLA35 4Matic. Following on from the arrival of the CLA200 earlier this year, the CLA250 and CLA35 are expected to become the volume sellers amongst the CLA range. Later in 2020 the flagship CLA45 4Matic+ will also join the range...

Mercedes-Benz developing C-Class All-Terrain - report

Mercedes-Benz has plenty in store for the next generation of its volume-selling C-Class and those plans include an All-Terrain variant. The UK's Autocar reports the C-Class All-Terrain will be conceptually similar to the existing E-Class All-Terrain. That means the addition of black plastic wheel arch cladding, chunkier tires and a modestly increased ride height, among other soft-roader tweaks...

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled the 2019 GLE, over concerns about the joint between the fuel filler neck and fuel tank. According to the company, some cars could have an inadequately sealed joint between the fuel tank and fuel filler neck, possibly creating a fuel leak. If fuel comes into contact with the car's hot exhaust parts, there's a fire risk...

Mercedes-AMG rules out B-Class, EQC, vans - report

Mercedes-AMG has tuned everything from sedans to roadsters and big, boxy SUVs, but there are a few Mercedes-Benz models the performance arm won’t be fettling. Mercedes-AMG chief Tobias Moers told Motor Trend the vehicles which won’t be getting the AMG treatment – and it’s a short list. Firstly, there’ll be no AMG variants of Mercedes-Benz’s commercial vans...

Mercedes-AMG’s turbo four could power larger models

Could there eventually be a Mercedes-AMG C45 AMG? Don’t rule it out. Paultan reports the power-rich M139 turbocharged four-cylinder, as seen in the new Mercedes-AMG A45, has been engineered for longitudinal applications. It’s currently used only in cars on the MFA2 front/all-wheel-drive platform, where it’s mounted transversely...

Mercedes-Benz fined $1.4 billion for diesel emissions non-compliance

Daimler, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, has been fined €870 million ($1.4 billion) by German authorities for selling vehicles which did not fully comply with regulations regarding oxides of nitrogen (NOx) emissions. It's understood roughly 684,000 diesel vehicles sold in Germany were not compliant with emissions regulations...

2011-18 Mercedes-Benz G-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled the 2011-2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class over concerns the ABS hydraulic unit may be faulty. According to the company, driving over corrugated roadways could make the brake lines in the ABS hydraulic unit crack, creating a brake fluid leak and impeding the car's stopping distance...

2021 Mercedes-Benz EQB spied

The new Mercedes-Benz EQB electric crossover has been spied during testing in Europe. As with other members of the all-electric EQ range, the EQB is based on an existing model — in this case the GLB — and uses a platform designed primarily for petrol and diesel engine cars...