Mercedes delays diesel version of C-class sedanSun, 31, Jul 2016
Previously slated to go on sale during the first quarter of 2016, Mercedes' C-class diesel sedan has been pushed back.
Daimler will build second Mercedes plant in HungaryFri, 29, Jul 2016
Daimler said it will invest $1.1 billion in a second Mercedes plant in Hungary to build front- and rear-wheel drive cars, and possibly alternative powertrain models.
Mercedes pulls ad challenged by safety groupsThu, 28, Jul 2016
Mercedes-Benz USA is pulling an ad for the redesigned 2017 E-class sedan after consumer and safety advocates on Wednesday called the spot misleading in its depiction of the vehicle’s driver-assist systems.
Mercedes challenged over 'Drive Pilot' TV adWed, 27, Jul 2016
Consumer and auto safety advocates have called on the FTC to investigate Mercedes-Benz over a TV commercial for the 2017 E-class, saying the ad could mislead consumers by overstating the capability of automated driving systems available on the sedan.
Toyota, Mitsubishi, Volvo improve the most in J.D. Power APEAL StudyWed, 27, Jul 2016
Toyota, Mitsubishi and Volvo had the largest improvements among brands with more than one nameplate in J.D. Power's latest study of new-vehicle appeal, while Porsche paced the industry for the 12th consecutive year.
Mercedes plans electric heavy truck in about 5 yearsWed, 27, Jul 2016
Mercedes outlined plans to start selling an electric heavy-duty truck, a week after Tesla's initial sketch on battery-powered commercial vehicles failed to impress investors.
Daimler's mytaxi will merge with Hailo to take on Uber in EuropeTue, 26, Jul 2016
Daimler's mytaxi said it will merge with British rival Hailo, creating Europe's largest smartphone-based taxi-hailing business.
Infiniti tops survey on satisfaction among sales prospectsMon, 11, Jul 2016
Infiniti stores outperformed all brands in an annual study on building rapport and satisfaction among potential car buyers. The 2016 Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index is based on the treatment of mystery shoppers who visited 6,157 U.S. stores. Lexus and Mercedes-Benz stores tied for second; Toyota ranked third; Audi was fourth; and BMW rounded out the top five.
Daimler promotes Turkish unit boss Seeger to Mercedes sales and marketing chiefFri, 22, Jul 2016
Daimler named Britta Seeger as global sales and marketing head of Mercedes-Benz cars. Seeger currently serves as head of Mercedes in Turkey and will succeed Ola Kallenius who will take over as development head when Thomas Weber retires.
Mercedes' Q2 profit drops on Takata airbag recallThu, 21, Jul 2016
Daimler reported weaker profit from its Mercedes Cars unit in the second quarter because of the cost of refreshing its lineup and one-time charges related to recalling cars with faulty Takata airbags. The unit's profit margin dropped to 6.4 percent, compared with 10.5 percent last year.
Daimler, Ferrari selling some new vehicles with faulty airbags, Senate report saysWed, 20, Jul 2016
Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz and Daimler Vans units and Ferrari are among a small group of automakers selling some new vehicles with faulty Takata airbags that will be subject to recalls by the end of 2018, a Senate report released said Wednesday.
A Benz for back roadsMon, 18, Jul 2016
Prototypes of Mercedes-Benz's E-class All-Terrain wagon have been caught testing on public roads. The new variant, based on the E-class Estate, will give Mercedes a rival to the Audi Allroad and Volvo Cross Country.