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Dodgy dealing: If a car part seems cheap, it’s probably fake…

MUNICH, Germany - Daimler experts have traced counterfeit products all over the world and more than 1.6-million fake Daimler products were seized through 2019 thanks to the company's protection policies. Good news, then for owners of cars in the way more expensive ranges - and possibly saved many injuries - or lives - through product… Continue reading Dodgy dealing: If a car part seems cheap, it’s probably fake…

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‘Merican muscle from Mercedes Black – new GT on way

ATLANTA, Georgia - For those who desire - and are wealthy enough! - the best in AMG performance. Few competitors, their builders say, can match the exclusivity, rarity, and track-optimised performance of the AMG Black Series. Mercedes says one can think of the Black Series as AMG's most extrovert, most track-focused, most exclusive, limited-production models.… Continue reading ‘Merican muscle from Mercedes Black – new GT on way

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New E-Class on way: Extensive 2020 model facelift coming

STUTTGART, Germany - Mercedes' E-Class, with more than 14-million units delivered since 1946, is the best-selling model in the automaker's history - to the extend, the company says, that many regard it as the "heart of the brand". The most recent changes were made in 2016 when, Mercedes said, it ''took a major step into… Continue reading New E-Class on way: Extensive 2020 model facelift coming

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Merc, Bosch combine to make autoparking real

STUTTGART, Germany - Bosch and Daimler have state approval to use groundbreaking automated parking in the Mercedes-Benz Museum high-rise garage here which accepts vehicles for entry and allows them to find their (humanless) way to a designated parking slot on one of  several floors The move, which works through a cellphone, introduces the world's first… Continue reading Merc, Bosch combine to make autoparking real

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V8 GLE 580: Mighty hybrid ready for launch in US market

Mighty wagon magic on way from Mercedes World’s first 48-volt active suspension, too Starter/generator a double-edged feature NEW YORK - Mercedes-Benz will expand its GLE range in the US with the introduction of a V8 GLE 580 4Matic that comes with''a host'' of innovations that ''establish industry benchmarks''. ''For example,'' the automaker says, ''the GLE… Continue reading V8 GLE 580: Mighty hybrid ready for launch in US market

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Hamilton honours his hero with Monaco pole for Mercedes

MONACO - Lewis Hamilton, Reuters reports, celebrated an emotional pole position for Mercedes ahead of the 2019 Monaco F1 GP with team-mate Valtteri Bottas rear-gunning for him in second. Ferrari, the agency said, got its maths wrong... The record-extending 85th pole for the Briton’s, his second this year, was overshadowed by the death earlier in… Continue reading Hamilton honours his hero with Monaco pole for Mercedes

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Hamilton had a puncture in Oz – but it wasn’t in a tyre!

LONDON, England - Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton apparently did ''a fantastic job'' to get what turned out to be a damaged car to the end of Sunday's 2019 Australian F1 GP. The opinion came from Mercedes’ chief strategist, James Vowles, and was reported by Reuters. Hamilton started on pole but finished second behind team mate Valtteri… Continue reading Hamilton had a puncture in Oz – but it wasn’t in a tyre!

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Naughty fastest-lap point anchors Bottas in F1 history

LONDON, England - Valtteri Bottas, perhaps in revolutionary mode, not only won the first F1 GP of 2019 on Sunday but also made history in the sport by setting the fastest race-lap time to bank what one day might be a crucial extra point for doing so. He also, apparently, ignored team orders to ''play… Continue reading Naughty fastest-lap point anchors Bottas in F1 history

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Ferrari unveils 2019 Formula 1 cars with vow to win

MARANELLO, Italy - Ferrari has unveiled its 2019 Formula 1 cars, machines the automaker hopes will end an era of Mercedes dominance on tracks around the world. The team also, Reuters reported, says the cars were designed to end an era of Mercedes domination ''and shatter Lewis Hamilton’s dream of a sixth championship''. The sport’s… Continue reading Ferrari unveils 2019 Formula 1 cars with vow to win