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First road test 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS

Ten years ago, fear struck the automotive community. The economy crashed, jobs and money were lost, and the car business came under heavy fire. A complete revamp of the car and the industry suddenly became priority. While I’ve absolutely over-simplified the 2008 financial crisis, cars have evolved at an unprecedented rate since. The advent of multiple forms of electrification has ...

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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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