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German automaker Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, is conducting an internal investigation into its emissions certification processes. The investigation was requested by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Daimler says that it is cooperating fully with the authorities. “Daimler will consequently investigate possible indications of irregularities and of course take all necessary actions,” said […]

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has requested information from Mercedes-Benz about the emissions from some of its vehicles. The request comes as a result of a class-action lawsuit filed by law firm Hagens Berman earlier this month in the New Jersey District Court. The lawsuit alleges that the German automaker is deceiving its customers […]

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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its next-generation diesel engine, a new four-cylinder unit that will debut in the E-Class. The big news for this 2.0-liter engine is that is all-aluminum, and it’s the first aluminum four-cylinder diesel from Mercedes. Interestingly, the engine will still use steel pistons. The new engine will power the E 22o starting this […]

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Daimler plans on investing nearly $3 billion into cleaner diesel engines. The parent company of Mercedes-Benz is developing next-generation diesel engines so that the automaker can meet new pollution-measuring standards. According to Daimler’s head of powertrain development, Bernhard Heil, the automaker is “spending the money on engine development and production capacities.” Part of the $2.94 […]

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Mercedes-Benz has released a teaser image for its Vision Tokyo concept, set to debut this week at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. The German automaker didn’t announce many details on the concept, simply saying that it is “Autonomous, luxurious and progressive. A vision for future generations.” By looking at the silhouette, it appears that the […]

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Mercedes-Benz has confirmed its plans to develop an electric vehicle to compete with Tesla. Speaking to Automotive News at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, Daimler AG board member in charge of group research and Mercedes-Benz car development Thomas Weber, confirmed the German automaker will begin selling an electric vehicle with a range of 250 to […]

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Looking at models currently available from Germany’s BMW and Mercedes-Benz, it appears that both carmakers are focusing on battery electric over fuel cell vehicles, but that may not be the long-term plan for either. Recent interviews with executives at the two brands suggest that BMW and Mercedes are using hybrids and plug-in vehicles as stepping […]

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Mercedes-AMG models will have hybrid powertrains by the end of the decade. According to the German automaker’s head of research and development, Thomas Weber, hybrid AMG performance cars could be on sale by 2020 due to increasing pressure on the performance sub-brand to reduce CO2 output of its model lineup. Currently, Mercedes offers a few […]

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As promised last week, Mercedes-Benz is introducing a plug-in version of its SUV GLE. Billed as the GLE550e 4MATIC, this marks the first hybrid SUV from the German car company. It will be on display at the New York International Auto Show next month alongside its siblings, the diesel GLE300d and the high-performance AMG GLE63 […]

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Mercedes’ C 350 e plug-in hybrid has been certified as being environmental compatible. The German plug-in hybrid satisfies all criteria of an environmentally responsible product development pursuant to ISO standard TR 14062, as confirmed by the auditors of the TÜV Süd authorities. Mercedes-Benz explained it analyzes the environmental compatibility of its models throughout their entire […]

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