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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLB35 spied

The Mercedes-AMG GLB35, a performance-oriented variant of the company's upcoming crossover, has been photographed during winter testing. This is the first evidence we've seen of an AMG-tuned version of the GLB...

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BMW, Mercedes-Benz discussing joint front-wheel drive platform
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BMW, Mercedes-Benz discussing joint front-wheel drive platform

Thanks to rising development costs, greater market fragmentation, and the need to invest in both electric vehicles and self-driving car technology, automakers are increasingly coming together to share development costs and increase economies of scale. With that in mind, Harald Krüger, CEO of BMW, and Ola Källenius, CEO-in-waiting at Daimler, are said to be in wide-open collaboration talks between the sometimes bitter rivals...


2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB spied in greater detail
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB spied in greater detail

The new Mercedes-Benz GLB has been spied again, this time during testing in Europe's Arctic north. Compared to earlier spy photos, this latest prototype is wearing just a little bit less camouflage. Externally, though, it doesn't really reveal much we didn't already know. The GLB features a blocky silhouette inspired by the GL, but with rounded corners and more compact dimensions...


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 GLB spied with less camouflage
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLB spied with less camouflage

Mercedes-Benz has been snapped testing the new GLB on the Nurburgring, with fewer false body panels than previously. For the first time we have a good idea of what the final shape of the grille, headlamps, tail-lights, and wheelarch protectors will be...


Mercedes-Benz confirms new 7-seat compact model
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Mercedes-Benz confirms new 7-seat compact model

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class family – which includes the B-Class, CLA and GLA lines – will get a three-row option very soon, a company official has confirmed. Speaking with industry journal Automotive News Europe, Mercedes-Benz's global sales boss, Britta Seeger, hinted a seven-seat model is in the works for markets like China, though it's unclear what form it will take...


Mercedes-Benz GLB spied
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Mercedes-Benz GLB spied

The upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLB has been spied during cold-weather testing, giving us a closer look at its production light signature. Unlike the hatchback-style GLA, the GLB will take on a more practical, boxy shape that's reminiscent of the old GLK – the predecessor to the GLC. The new crossover is believed to be underpinned by the same platform as the new A-Class family...


2018 A-Class platform will spawn at least eight variants
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2018 A-Class platform will spawn at least eight variants

The platform underpinning the fourth-generation Mercedes-Benz A-Class will be used for at least eight variants in total, the company’s design chief has revealed. Mercedes-Benz chief designer, Gorden Wagener, was glowing in his praise of the company's new front-wheel drive  platform with Australian journalists after the A-Class launch in Amsterdam...


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLB spied
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLB spied

The Mercedes-Benz GLB has been spied undergoing testing in Sweden. Based on the same front- and all-wheel drive platform as the upcoming A-Class hatchback, the GLB looks to be a larger and more rugged-looking companion to the GLA. Thanks to the car's extensive camouflage and plethora of false body panels, especially on the bonnet and around the rear, we can't make out too many of the crossover's styling details...


Mercedes-Benz chief confirms brand won't build new small cars with Infiniti
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Mercedes-Benz chief confirms brand won't build new small cars with Infiniti

Mercedes-Benz has revealed that the alliance it has with Renault-Nissan to produce a range of models is strong, but company chief Dr Dieter Zetsche confirmed there are joint projects that may be dropped if they don’t make sense – including a second-generation range of small cars...


Mercedes-Benz GLB badge trademarked - report
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Mercedes-Benz GLB badge trademarked - report

German car maker Mercedes-Benz has reportedly trademarked the name GLB, which could hint at the introduction of a new SUV to sit between the GLA and GLC crossovers. According to British website Auto Express, the new SUV would be based on the small B-Class MPV, debuting as an additional and more spacious rival to models like the BMW X1 and Audi Q3...