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Mercedes-Benz says it has changed its operating rhythm to operate more as a flexible software company rather than a traditional hardware company in order to better deal with the requirements of a digitally connected car going into the future...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake spied
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2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake spied

Photographers have spotted the next-generation Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake for the first time, giving us an early glimpse at the coupe-styled small wagon. Initially, it was believed the German marque would drop the little estate after it chose not to renew the wagon-bodied CLS for another generation, however, these latest images confirm Mercedes-Benz will once again offer a Shooting Brake version of the little CLA four-door coupe...


2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB spied inside and out
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB spied inside and out

The upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLB has been spied once again, though this time photographers have snapped images of the new SUV's cabin. Despite the black sheets covering most of the dashboard and door details, we can see the GLB will have an almost identical cockpit to the related new-generation B-Class, incorporating a dual-screen driver and infotainment setup with the company's new MBUX intelligent software...


2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class revealed, here mid-2019
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2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class revealed, here mid-2019

The new-generation Mercedes-Benz B-Class has been revealed at the 2018 Paris motor show, headlined by sharper looks, more space, and the company's latest in infotainment and driver-assistance technologies. Scheduled to hit European showrooms next February (and Australia in mid-2019), the new B-Class gets a sleeker and sportier look than its predecessor, while also sporting a luggage area holding between 455 and 705 litres with the second row upright, depending on configuration...


2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan revealed, here in Q2 2019
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2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan revealed, here in Q2 2019

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan has been revealed this week, ahead of an Australian launch in the second quarter of next year. Scheduled to launch in Europe "at the end of 2018", the global version of the A-Class Sedan – not to be confused with the A-Class L sedan revealed in April for the Chinese market – gets a completely new booty with added luggage capacity over its hatchback counterpart...


2019 Mercedes-Benz A200 priced from $47,200
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2019 Mercedes-Benz A200 priced from $47,200

Mercedes-Benz Australia has revealed the first pricing information for the new A-Class range, set to touch down in dealers on August 10. The mid-spec A200 will be priced from $47,200 before on-road costs, making it $2900 more expensive than the car it replaces. That price jump will bring a host of new tech, though...


2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class spied
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2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class spied

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz B-Class has been spied in Germany this week, wearing a thinner disguise for a closer look at the new MPV's proportions. Finer design details are obviously concealed by the swirly wrap, but we can see that the shape of the B-Class will be an evolution of the current model, while the key design cues will draw upon the new A-Class – with which it is closely related...


2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter revealed, here in Q4 - UPDATE
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2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter revealed, here in Q4 - UPDATE

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has been revealed overnight in Duisburg, Germany, bringing a comprehensive technology update, the latest active safety systems, and a new front-wheel drive variant...


2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter teased again
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2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter teased again

Mercedes-Benz is gearing up to release the redesigned Sprinter van, hot on the heels of its new A-Class hatchback. Set to be unveiled tomorrow, the van has been teased (again) on Mercedes-Benz social media channels, giving the world a fleeting glimpse at its evolutionary exterior design. The video gives us a look at two body styles: a conventional van, and a cargo-body with a separated load area...


MBUX will 'quickly proliferate' throughout the Mercedes-Benz range
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MBUX will 'quickly proliferate' throughout the Mercedes-Benz range

The new MBUX infotainment system will be offered in quick order in other Mercedes-Benz models. According to Ola Kaellenius, head of research and car development at Mercedes-Benz, the new infotainment system will "quickly proliferate" through the company's range, and "within a couple of years" it will be available in every model...


2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class teased one last time
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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class teased one last time

Mercedes-Benz has offered one final look at the upcoming A-Class ahead of its reveal in Amsterdam tonight. The brand used two videos on Facebook to build hype about the upcoming hatch and sedan, with Mercedes chief designer, Gordon Wagener, telling the audience his latest design is a sportier, more spacious take on the formula set out by the second-generation compact Benz...


2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class teased ahead of Feb 2 debut
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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class teased ahead of Feb 2 debut

Mercedes-Benz has offered the best look at its upcoming A-Class yet, previewing its CLS-inspired nose and hatchback silhouette in Facebook teaser videos The new sedan and hatchback, both of which have been subject to a drawn-out teaser process, will launch on February 2 in Amsterdam. There isn't much to the first teaser video, but it gives us a good idea as to how the front of the A-Class will look...


Mercedes-Benz: MBUX will "change the face of car infotainment'"
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Mercedes-Benz: MBUX will "change the face of car infotainment'"

Having officially released its MBUX infotainment system to the world at the CES in Las Vegas, Mercedes-Benz went on to emphasise its belief that the smartphone-like interface will in fact 'revolutionise the face of in-car infotainment'. It's a big call, but having tested the system firsthand - albeit briefly - there is some merit to the claim...


Mercedes-Benz launches new MBUX infotainment with new A-Class
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Mercedes-Benz launches new MBUX infotainment with new A-Class

In Las Vegas for the massive Consumer Electronics Show (CES), CarAdvice today had a taste of Mercedes-Benz's all-new smartphone-style operating system - MBUX - in, of all vehicles, the upcoming A-Class. You'd expect such clever, high-end technology to debut in something far more exotic such as a new S-Class, but according to the German Manufacturer, the all-new A-Class is the perfect platform to showcase the technology...