Jens Meiners

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Recent articles
Is M-B 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 ...

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. ...

Mercedes to ditch M-class in favor of GLE as part of renaming strategy
3:46 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 27
Mercedes-Benz is ditching the M-class nameplate as part of a comprehensive renaming strategy. When the vehicle receives a face-lift in early 2015 for the 2016 model year, ...

Mercedes-Benz to bridge gap with midlevel AMGs
12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24
Daimler AG plans a line of vehicles with modified engines and sport-tuned suspensions to bridge the gap between standard Mercedes-Benz models and high-performance AMG der ...

Bentley Mulsanne Convertible project is back in the mix
12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 23
Bentley's Mulsanne Convertible Concept is back on track. Shown by Bentley CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer to a select few customers at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in 201 ...

VW bids adios to Eos
12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4
Volkswagen will kill the Eos convertible after the end of its production run in May, reports from headquarters and suppliers indicate. ...

Electric turbocharger eliminates lag, Valeo says
12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3
French supplier Valeo has developed an electric turbocharger that it says eliminates "turbo lag." The new turbocharger is powered by an electric motor instead of exhaust ...

Smart: New ForTwo gets EV, drop-top
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21
Daimler's Smart division will offer electric and convertible versions of the redesigned two-seater it unveiled here last week. ...

Escalade may add sporty model, engines
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14
Cadillac may bring out a sporty derivative of its new Escalade and also is considering V-6 turbodiesel and twin-turbo gasoline V-6-powered versions, said David Schiavone, ...

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