2011 Maybach 57 and 62

Daimler To Axe Maybach By 2013: Report

It’s no secret Maybach has been a major flop for Daimler, with the brand’s annual sales figures for its 57 and 62 sedans falling far short of original projections. In June we reported that a decision on Maybach’s future would be made this year and now there are reports claiming... read more

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Daimler Posts Record $2.5 Billion Profit For Second Quarter

The parent company of Mercedes-Benz, Daimler, has posted a record net profit of $2.5 billion for the second quarter of the year, smashing most estimates and increasing by... read more July 27, 2011 by

2011 Maybach 57 and 62

Decision On Maybach Coming July 1, Says Dieter Zetsche

The fate of the struggling Maybach brand will be determined by as early as next month according to latest comments from Dieter Zetsche. Speaking at a recent press event, the... read more June 13, 2011 by

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Mercedes-Benz Celebrates Unimog's 60th Anniversary With One Mean Concept

For 60 years, the Unimog (Universal-Motor-Gerat), has been terrifying young children (and some grown men)--and Mercedes-Benz is proud of that feat. So proud, in fact, that... read more June 7, 2011 by

Volkswagen starts car sharing project “Quicar – Share a Volkswagen” in Hanover

Three's A Trend: Volkswagen Enters The Ride-Sharing Game

Today, roughly 50% of the world's population lives in urban environments, and by 2030, the figure is expected to hit 60%. This presents an interesting challenge for... read more May 17, 2011 by

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GM, Honda, And Others Launch Car Connectivity Consortium To Set Standards For In-Car Apps

New technology is exciting, but like most exciting things it's also fraught with peril -- and that's doubly true for developers. Think of all the tsoris caused by the great... read more March 18, 2011 by

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Daimler Celebrates 125th Anniversary Of The Automobile

Exactly 125 years ago to the day, Carl Benz first registered his “vehicle with gas-engine drive” under patent number 37435 with the Berlin Patent Office, forever... read more January 29, 2011 by

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Daimler Forms Carbon Fiber Joint Venture With Japan’s Toray

As we first reported back in April of last year, German auto giant Daimler and Japanese carbon specialist Toray will be forming a partnership to speed the development and... read more January 26, 2011 by

2011 Maybach 57

Is Slow-Selling, Hyperlux Maybach On The Chopping Block?

Daimler's distress over the dismal Maybach brand is apparently growing, with Dieter Zetsche saying all options are on the table, including getting rid of Maybach altogether... read more January 13, 2011 by

2011 Maybach 57

Aston Martin To Design, Build Maybachs For Daimler?

Daimler's ultra-luxury Maybach brand has been a study in how not to sell cars for nearly its entire revived existence. Exclusivity is one thing; odd-man-out is another. To... read more December 23, 2010 by

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Report: Renault Engines To Power Next-Gen Mercedes-Benz A-Class And B-Class

Last April Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, and Renault-Nissan formerly signed an agreement to purchase shares in each other’s company and cooperate on... read more December 8, 2010 by

2011 Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell battery electric vehicle (Europe only)

Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell Electric Car: Another Daimler Experiment

This morning Daimler released complete details on its 2011 Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell, a limited production electric conversion of its aging A-Class five-door small... read more September 15, 2010 by

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Report: Handful Of New Maybach Models Coming

There's slow-selling and then there's Maybach. Moving a paltry 200 cars from its factories last year, the Maybach brand is still failing to achieve the reach and appeal of... read more September 2, 2010 by

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First-Generation Mercedes-Benz CLS Production Ends

The Mercedes-Benz CLS ignited the four-door coupe market when it was first introduced back in 2004, and since then we’ve seen several other luxury rivals attempt to emulate... read more July 29, 2010 by

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Mercedes-Benz Promises 16 New Models By 2011

Riding on the back of strong sales since the start of 2010, which just happens to be up 16 percent on the same period last year, Mercedes-Benz is now laying the groundwork... read more June 14, 2010 by

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Mercedes-Benz Improving Safety Testing With Autopilot Technology

Cars that navigate complex terrain or urban environments have already been built for competitions like the DARPA's (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) various... read more May 17, 2010 by


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