Volker Mornhinweg is officially stepping down from his top role at AMG in Affalterbach, Germany to become the new chief of Mercedes-Benz’s commercial van division. Mornhinweg will replace Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, who was appointed as a member of the board of management of Daimler back in February. Instead of working on cars like the SLS AMG or the new 5.5-liter range of twin-turbocharged V-8 engines, Mornhinweg will be responsible for overseeing production of models like the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Viano vans. Filling Mornhinweg’s shoes will be Swedish exec Ola Kaellenius, who is...
AMG Working On High-Performance 2012 Mercedes-Benz B-Class
The smallest Mercedes-Benz currently offered in the U.S. is the C-Class sedan but from next year onwards American buyers will be able to hop into the new B-Class, which is expected to arrive for the 2012 model year. Currently, the B-Class is only available as a hatchback but with the arrival of the...Viknesh Vijayenthiran