Jens Meiners

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Recent articles
M-B tweaks model names
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17
In the interest of "logic and transparency," Mercedes-Benz plans new names for almost every model other than the core A, C, E and S class. ...


Replacement for Bugatti's supercar gets a name
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10
As the Bugatti 16.4 Veyron's almost decadelong production run nears its end, details about the replacement due next year are emerging. ...


Is Mercedes design finally on right road?
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29
Gorden Wagener, Mercedes-Benz' chief designer since 2008, has taken flak for the uneven lineup that he largely inherited. ...


Mercedes plans plug-in hybrids across lineup
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 22
Mercedes-Benz will introduce plug-in hybrids throughout its lineup. ...


Forward-looking powertrains set for next VW Phaeton
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 22
The second generation of Volkswagen's Phaeton luxury sedan will offer turbocharged direct injection diesel and plug-in hybrid engines. ...


Mercedes plans plug-in hybrids across lineup
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 15
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The ultimate G-Wagen coming to U.S. as 2016 model
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1
Mercedes-Benz will add an ultraexclusive version of its venerable G-class lineup -- a V-12 powered G65 AMG, according to company sources. ...


Bugatti Galibier may live
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1
Bugatti CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer is not writing off the ultrapowerful Galibier four-door sedan yet, despite statements by his predecessor, Wolfgang Schreiber. ...


GLE to usher in new M-B naming system
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1
When the Mercedes-Benz M-class crossover gets a face-lift in early 2015 it also will get a new name -- the GLE class -- as part of a new naming system for the brand. ...


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