Mercedes-Maybach concept is really, really longMon, 22, Aug 2016
Mercedes revealed a Maybach-branded two-plus-two concept that is heavily influenced by the "aero coupes" of yesteryear, but with a modern electric engine and high-tech interior.
BAIC to tap old Mercedes platform to develop vehicles, China website saysFri, 19, Aug 2016
China's BAIC Motor won approval from partner Daimler to develop vehicles using an old Mercedes E-class platform, according to a media report, which said the first vehicle based on the technology, a midsize sedan, will hit the domestic market in 2018.
Mercedes unveils Maybach concept car that harks back to classic aero coupesThu, 18, Aug 2016
Mercedes revealed a Maybach branded two-plus-two concept that is heavily influenced by the “aero coupes” of yesteryear but with a modern electric engine and high-tech interior.
South Korea widens emissions probe after VW scandalThu, 18, Aug 2016
South Korea expanded an investigation into the fabrication of emissions and noise-level test results to 23 foreign automakers, including Mercedes and BMW, after fining VW Group $16 million for violations.
Daimler's top electric mobility exec moving to Bosch, report saysWed, 17, Aug 2016
Daimler's top electric mobility executive, Harald Kroeger, is joining Bosch, Reuters reported. Bosch is building up its EV and autonomous car expertise and has worked with Google and Tesla.
Infiniti QX30 will come in many packagesSat, 13, Aug 2016
Infiniti now has a compact crossover in its lineup, but the company has its work cut out for launching it.
Tapping the brakes on automationMon, 15, Aug 2016
Automakers are trying to find the right balance of human and robot workers.
Mercedes-Benz gives luxury coupe a spin ahead of California showThu, 11, Aug 2016
Mercedes-Benz released a sneak preview of a new ultra-luxury Maybach coupe in a sign that Daimler is continuing its push upmarket to turn up the heat on BMW, which owns the Rolls-Royce brand.
Mercedes on pace to win 2016 global sales crown from BMWThu, 11, Aug 2016
Mercedes-Benz sales through July rose at more than twice the pace of arch-rival BMW's, keeping it on course to reclaim the global luxury vehicle lead this year thanks to a sportier lineup and a new crop of SUVs.
Sources: M-B plans EV subbrand; sales to start by end of decadeMon, 08, Aug 2016
Mercedes-Benz will create a subbrand for electric vehicles, starting with two electric SUVs and two sedans, sources told Bloomberg.
Mercedes dealers get simplified system for Sprinter, Metris vansMon, 08, Aug 2016
Mercedes-Benz USA has created a menu of prepackaged options for its Sprinter and Metris cargo vans to make it easier for its luxury car dealers to sell vans to commercial users.
Big challenge for marketers: Pitching safety -- safelyMon, 08, Aug 2016
How do automakers pitch their advanced driver-assistance technology without appearing to abet inattentive driving? That's the challenge facing marketers as they try to succinctly convey the benefits of a new generation of safety technologies.