Mercedes-Benz pickup takes shapeTue, 03, May 2016
The joint effort between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG that is expected to yield a pickup for Daimler's Mercedes-Benz subsidiary is starting to bear fruit. Spy photos of an early test mule have emerged showing the Mercedes truck -- likely to be named GLT -- taking shape from the Nissan Navara on which it is based.
Daimler appoints Deloitte to aid diesel engine probeFri, 29, Apr 2016
Daimler appointed investigators from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu to help gather documents and e-mails on its diesel-engine emissions as part of a probe requested by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Beijing show opens up to challenger brandsSun, 24, Apr 2016
The Beijing auto show going on this week has become a showcase for Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz -- the dominant luxury brands in China -- as well as challengers such as Cadillac, Lincoln and Infiniti.
German automakers to recall 630,000 diesel cars to fix emissionsFri, 22, Apr 2016
Volkswagen, Opel, Audi, Mercedes and Porsche will recall 630,000 vehicles to fix diesel emissions management software, a German government official said, widening a clampdown on air pollution in the wake of the VW scandal.
SNL unveils faux Mercedes AA-class EV; Mercedes plays alongTue, 19, Apr 2016
“Saturday Night Live” last week unveiled a (faux) commercial for the Mercedes-Benz AA class, an electric luxury sedan entirely powered by AA batteries. Mercedes played along with the gag on Monday.
Mercedes pickup will arrive at Paris auto show this fallMon, 11, Apr 2016
Mercedes-Benz will preview its upcoming pickup, likely badged the X class, this fall at the Paris auto show, says British magazine Auto Express.
Mercedes' global sales climb twice as fast as BMW in Q1Tue, 12, Apr 2016
Mercedes boosted sales twice as fast as BMW in the first quarter, moving the brand closer to clinching the lead in the world's luxury-car market for the first time in a decade.
Mercedes diesel owners file lawsuit in U.S. over diesel emissionsFri, 08, Apr 2016
Owners of Mercedes diesel cars filed a lawsuit in the U.S. saying the vehicles likely contained a "defeat device" used to skirt emissions rules, a claim that Mercedes denied again.
Mercedes-Benz working on more trucks, recall aid for dealersMon, 11, Apr 2016
Mercedes-Benz is working on getting more trucks to U.S. dealerships to alleviate inventory shortages. The company also will look at simplifying dealer programs and getting recall assistance in place.
Mercedes posts record March sales on Europe, China demandWed, 06, Apr 2016
Mercedes achieved its highest-ever monthly brand sales in March as global deliveries rose 8.4 percent. Strong demand in Europe and China helped offset a drop in U.S. volume. Three-month registrations rose 13 percent.
Daimler expects earnings growth as E-class sales pick upWed, 06, Apr 2016
Daimler expects profit momentum to build in the course of 2016 as the company reaps the rewards of an overhaul of the Mercedes-Benz E-class sedan, the automaker's most important model.
Supercars could go silent as hybrids, self-driving take holdTue, 05, Apr 2016
The appeal of a supercar used to be relatively straightforward: aggressive styling, a growling engine, and racetrack-ready handling, garnished with an exotic name. But the time-honored formula is being tested as customers demand more than just acceleration and a gawking public.