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A small affordable Mercedes-Benz presented in Geneva

Mercedes-Benz A Class

After its announcement a few weeks ago, the new 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class was officially unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. Featuring a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine delivering 221 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, it will be the most affordable Mercedes-Benz for sale in Canada when it enters the market. It will also offer 370 liters of cargo space, optional ...

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It’s Mercedes-Benz’ turn: diesel emission cheat devices

We’ve pretty much all figured it out by now: every carmaker has, at one point or another, cheated the system by installing software or specific devices designed to pass emission testing. Mercedes’ system, according to findings following an investigation that was initially reported by the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, has an engine management function called “Slipguard” that is able to ...

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FRANKFURT: Mercedes-Benz unveils the EQA EV

Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA

Mercedes-Benz wants to electrify its entire range of vehicles by 2022, starting with smart which will only offer electric vehicles by 2020. Then, a combination of electric and hybrid models will be added, and the German manufacturer expects that by 2025, sales of electrified models will be equivalent to those of traditionally-powered vehicles. This electrification strategy will invariably lead to ...

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CAR NEWS: Mercedes recalling 3 million diesel vehicles

The word “diesel” is now officially synonymous with bad and I don’t think it’ll ever recover in North America. The constant battering continues on all fronts since it was discovered that VW had used cheat devices on their “clean-diesel” 4-cylinder engines. Since then, countless investigations were launched against FCA, Porsche, Nissan, Audi, GM and now Mercedes. Last May, a prosecutors ...

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Porsche Ranks 1st in the 2017 Canadian Manufacturer Website Evaluation Study

JD Power 2017 Canadian Manufacturer Website Evaluation Study

The 2017 Canadian Manufacturer Website Evaluation Study uses overall site function and the importance of various site features to evaluate automaker’s Canadian websites. There are four key features that are ultimately measured while evaluating any given website and they are: information/content (31%); appearance (25%); navigation (23%); and speed (20%). Throughout February and March 2017 the study was conducted based on ...

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