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Mercedes recalls 10,500 C-class cars in U.S. for steering defect

12:26 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2014
Mercedes-Benz is recalling 10,509 C-class compacts from model year 2015 in the United States because some cars can lose steering function at low speed....
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Mercedes recalls 10,500 C-class cars in U.S. for steering issue

6:52 am U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2014
Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 10,500 C-class sedans in the United States from the 2015 model year because a production error causes steering wheels to squeak and resist turning....
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Mercedes to ditch M-class in favor of GLE as part of renaming strategy

3:46 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014
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, it will be called the GLE class....
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Mercedes moves C class up and away from CLA

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 9, 2014
The new-generation C-class sedan moves up in price, size and features because it's no longer the entry car into the Mercedes-Benz lineup....
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'Our goal is to set the standard'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014
Mercedes-Benz is trying something new with the redesigned 2015 C-class sedan. The car is assembled at the Mercedes plant in Alabama and its base engine is built by Infiniti in Tennessee. Also, the C class looks like a smaller version of the S-class sedan, and it has the optional $2,800 Intelligent Drive package of integrated safety features....
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Redesigned Mercedes-Benz C-class sedan packed with new tech

10:38 am U.S. ET | July 30, 2014
Mercedes-Benz is vying for the luxury compact crown with the redesigned 2015 C-class sedan, equipped with new technology and features trickled down from the S-class flagship....
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Infiniti, Mercedes start joint engine output in Tenn.

4:13 pm U.S. ET | June 26, 2014
Infiniti began building its first engines outside of Japan here today in a new factory that represents the deepening ties between Nissan Motor Corp. and Daimler AG....
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Daimler says it will significantly hike U.S. car production

June 18, 2014 18:52 CET
Daimler will "significantly" raise production capacity at its U.S. plant from about 185,000 cars, as it adds new models including the new Mercedes C class and an SUV based on the Concept SUV Coupe unveiled at the Beijing auto show earlier this year....
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Q&A

M-B design boss: No more 'wedge-shaped cars'

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 19, 2014
Since succeeding Peter Pfeiffer as Mercedes-Benz design boss in 2008, Gorden Wagener has redefined the brand's design language with products such as the CLA, GLA, C class, S class and S-class coupe. Mercedes calls the style "sensual purity." Wagener, a 45-year-old German, spoke with Automotive News Europe Correspondent Eric Gallina....
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Mercedes C class gets French power

May 15, 2014 06:01 CET
Mercedes is offering a more fuel-efficient powertrain lineup in its new lighter, bigger C class, including a small diesel from Renault, a diesel hybrid and a plug-in gasoline-electric hybrid....
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Mercedes recalls 284,000 C-class sedans in U.S., Canada for taillight issue

April 29, 2014 14:23 CET
Mercedes is recalling about 284,000 C-class sedans in the United States and Canada because an electrical issue could cause the taillights to dim or fail....
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Mercedes recalls 284,000 C-class sedans in U.S., Canada for taillight issue

8:23 am U.S. ET | April 29, 2014
Mercedes-Benz is recalling about 284,000 of its C-class sedans in the United States and Canada because an electrical issue could cause the taillights to dim or fail, according to the company and documents filed with U.S. safety regulators....
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VW readies a rival for Mercedes CLA

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 28, 2014
Volkswagen's NMC concept all but makes its official: VW plans a sedan to challenge the Mercedes-Benz CLA....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

More Mercedes records to fall in 2014

8:55 am U.S. ET | April 4, 2014
Mercedes' new record for global sales in a single month -- 158,523 -- probably won't last long. Not with the arrival of the new-generation C class and the all-new GLA SUV this year....
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Apple invades cars' center stack

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
Apple's new CarPlay system lets drivers use their vehicle touch screens to access the company's apps for music, phone numbers, route guidance, e-mails -- you name it....
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Mercedes plans 'tailor-made' C class

March 13, 2014 13:58 CET
Mercedes plans to better meet the needs of C-class customers by building the new generation of its top-selling model on four continents....
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More luxurious C class

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
The redesigned Mercedes C-class sedan, shown at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit last week, is more luxurious to differentiate it from the new entry-level CLA sedan....
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2014 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

One reporter's take on what worked, and what didn't, at the Detroit show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2014
West Coast Editor Mark Rechtin, who walked the floor of the Detroit auto show gathering first impressions of new cars and concepts, is convinced that this was a show of missed opportunities....
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2014 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

Software -- the new battleground

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 15, 2014
Automakers, taking cues from gadget makers such as Apple, are developing cars to receive software updates that include new tools or even improve fuel efficiency, much in the way an iPad gets new capabilities with each successive operating system. It is a big change -- and a potential saving -- for an industry used to spending heavily to revamp aging models....
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Software -- the new battleground

Jan. 15, 2014 06:01 CET
Automakers, taking cues from gadget makers such as Apple, are developing cars to receive software updates that include new tools or even improve fuel efficiency, much in the way an iPad gets new capabilities with each successive operating system....
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German automakers to focus on boosting local production in U.S., PwC says

Jan. 14, 2014 16:12 CET
German automakers may boost the number of cars they build in the U.S. by almost 12 percent this year, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

Victorious Zetsche makes his feelings clear

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said that Mercedes-Benz's victory in the 2013 U.S. luxury-car sales race “feels pretty damn good.” And he is bullish about the brand's chances to defend the title....
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NHTSA upgrades probe of Mercedes C class for taillamp failure

10:27 am U.S. ET | Dec. 24, 2013
U.S. safety regulators upgraded an investigation into more than 250,000 Mercedes-Benz C-class cars for possible failure of the rear lights....
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