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Mercedes-Benz Gives Up Trying to Hide the New S-Class

<img data-attachment-id="1722736" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/05/mercedes-benz-gives-up-trying-to-hide-the-new-s-class/2021-mercedes-benz-s-class-preview/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2021-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-preview.jpg" data-orig-size="1049,590" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class preview" data-image-description=" Daimler ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2021-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-preview-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2021-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-preview-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1722736″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2021-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-preview-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2021-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-preview-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2021-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-preview-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2021-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-preview-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2021-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-preview-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2021-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-preview-120×67.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2021-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-preview-800×450.jpg 800w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2021-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-preview.jpg 1049w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With the next S-Class leaking more than a screen door on a submarine, Mercedes-Benz […]

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Mercedes-AMG Appoints Philipp Schiemer As CEO, Tobias Moers Moves To Aston Martin Lagonda

Mercedes-AMG has a new chief executive officer after the brand’s former head honcho, Tobias Moers, moved to Aston Martin Lagonda. AMG’s new boss is Philipp Schiemer, who previously led Mercedes-Benz do Brasil Ltda. Besides naming Schiemer as new CEO, Mercedes-AMG has appointed Jochen Hermann as new CTO. Hermann, who has been with the Daimler Group […]

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After Geely Deal, Smart Appears To Be Prepping A New Electric SUV

Daimler’s Smart division has been going back and forth about launching an SUV for what seems like for ever, but their dream could finally come true in a couple of years. Together with its new Chinese partners at Geely, Volvo’s parent company, which purchased 50 percent of the Smart brand earlier this year, Daimler seems […]

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Mercedes-Benz Teases The New S-Class – Like We Haven’t Seen It Already

Mercedes-Benz has managed to spark many online debates when photos of the new generation S-Class with barely any camo on surfaced online earlier this week. Now, the German company is acting like it doesn’t know about the leaks and has dropped a short video online, in which parent company Daimler CEO, Ola Kallenius, welcomes employees back […]

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EV Offensive Looking More and More Like a Decoy Attack

<img data-attachment-id="1720160" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/05/ev-offensive-looking-more-and-more-like-a-decoy-attack/mercedes-benz-generation-eq/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Mercedes-Benz-Generation-EQ.jpg" data-orig-size="928,619" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ" data-image-description=" Daimler ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Mercedes-Benz-Generation-EQ-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Mercedes-Benz-Generation-EQ-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1720160″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Mercedes-Benz-Generation-EQ-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Mercedes-Benz-Generation-EQ-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Mercedes-Benz-Generation-EQ-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Mercedes-Benz-Generation-EQ-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Mercedes-Benz-Generation-EQ-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Mercedes-Benz-Generation-EQ-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Mercedes-Benz-Generation-EQ.jpg 928w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Mercedes-Benz is nixing its all-electric EQ hatchback, according to R&D boss Markus Schäfer. Instead, it’s going to play […]

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Volkswagen and Daimler to Merkel: Spiff Our Rides

<img data-attachment-id="1704230" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/qotd-best-all-round-midsize-luxury-sedans-in-2020/96-great-mercedes-2019-e450-specs-speed-test/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/96-Great-Mercedes-2019-E450-Specs-Speed-Test-e1578451252473.jpg" data-orig-size="2560,1369" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Mercedes-Benz E450" data-image-description=" mb ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/96-Great-Mercedes-2019-E450-Specs-Speed-Test-e1578451252473-450×241.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/96-Great-Mercedes-2019-E450-Specs-Speed-Test-e1578451252473-610×326.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1704230 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/96-Great-Mercedes-2019-E450-Specs-Speed-Test-e1578451252473-610×326.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”326″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/96-Great-Mercedes-2019-E450-Specs-Speed-Test-e1578451252473-610×326.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/96-Great-Mercedes-2019-E450-Specs-Speed-Test-e1578451252473-75×40.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/96-Great-Mercedes-2019-E450-Specs-Speed-Test-e1578451252473-450×241.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/96-Great-Mercedes-2019-E450-Specs-Speed-Test-e1578451252473-768×411.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/96-Great-Mercedes-2019-E450-Specs-Speed-Test-e1578451252473-120×64.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Amid steep drops in operating profit and a dismal sales outlook, both Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler are appealing […]

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Mercedes Celebrates 120th Birthday As The World’s Only Female-Named Automotive Brand

It’s been 120 years since the name of an eleven-year-old girl was chosen as the name of the first luxury car brand and Mercedes is celebrating the occasion. On April 2, 1900, Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft decided to brand its cars Mercédès after the daughter of Emil Jellinek, an Austrian businessman who traded Daimler cars and registered them […]

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New Mercedes-Benz Actros Drops Rearview Mirrors For Cameras, Here’s How They Work

The new Mercedes-Benz Actros truck launched last year replaces the conventional rearview mirrors with the MirrorCam camera system. A standard feature on all Actros models, the rearview cameras are mounted on the roof frame and are connected to displays located inside the cabin on the A-pillars. According to the truck maker, there are many advantages […]

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European Ford, Toyota, BMW Plants Go Dark

<img data-attachment-id="1706556" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/2019-ford-f-150-supercrew-power-stroke-review-strokin/2019-ford-f150-lariat-fx4-blue-oval-badge/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2019-Ford-F150-Lariat-FX4-blue-oval-badge.jpg" data-orig-size="6000,4000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.8","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1571592634","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"110","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.004","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Ford F150 Lariat FX4 blue oval badge" data-image-description=" Image: © 2020 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2019-Ford-F150-Lariat-FX4-blue-oval-badge-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2019-Ford-F150-Lariat-FX4-blue-oval-badge-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1706556 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2019-Ford-F150-Lariat-FX4-blue-oval-badge-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 Ford F150 Lariat FX4 blue oval badge” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2019-Ford-F150-Lariat-FX4-blue-oval-badge-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2019-Ford-F150-Lariat-FX4-blue-oval-badge-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2019-Ford-F150-Lariat-FX4-blue-oval-badge-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2019-Ford-F150-Lariat-FX4-blue-oval-badge-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2019-Ford-F150-Lariat-FX4-blue-oval-badge-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) […]

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Daimler CEO: ‘Streamlining the Portfolio’ Necessary for Mercedes-Benz

<img data-attachment-id="1682486" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/07/chinas-baic-purchases-five-percent-of-daimler/shutterstock_1168550797/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="mercedes-benz logo mercedes-benz grille" data-image-description=" Franz12/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1682486″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Still in the midst of a $1.4-billion restructuring plan that aims to cut 10 percent of its […]

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Mercedes Looking To Simplify Model Range, Will Cut Certain Platforms And Engines

Mercedes is considering drastically reducing its model range, as well as platforms and powertrain options in an attempt to reduce spending and optimize profits. The German carmaker’s R&D boss, Markus Schafer, told Autocar that this initiative comes as a result of the brand’s focus on electric vehicles, and that at the moment, everything is on […]

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Daimler Halts Delivery And Registration Of Certain Diesel Models

Daimler is expecting a further crackdown on Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles in Germany, as the country’s motor industry watchdog, the KBA, will likely rule that other models built by the automaker were also “equipped with impermissible defeat devices,” according to an official annual report. The report also said that Daimler has temporarily halted delivery and registration […]

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Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe And Cabriolet To Be Dropped To Save Costs

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class is just around the corner but it appears unlikely that the coupe and cabriolet variants will stick around. In the midst of Daimler’s massive cost-cutting plan that will see it slash no fewer than 15,000 jobs, German publication Handelsblatt reports that a decision has been made to not renew the S-Class […]

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German Automakers Look to South America for Keystone Lithium Supply

<img data-attachment-id="1709284" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/german-automakers-look-to-south-america-for-keystone-lithium-supply/shutterstock_188456699/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/shutterstock_188456699.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,665" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="lithium brine pool salt flats" data-image-description=" Ksenia Ragozina/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/shutterstock_188456699-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/shutterstock_188456699-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1709284″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/shutterstock_188456699-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/shutterstock_188456699-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/shutterstock_188456699-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/shutterstock_188456699-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/shutterstock_188456699-768×511.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/shutterstock_188456699-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/shutterstock_188456699.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With Europe increasingly fixated on regulating vehicular emissions, German automakers are throwing themselves into […]

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Record Sales, Lackluster Earnings As Mercedes-Benz Shoves Cash Into Evs

Mercedes-Benz sold a record 2,385,400 passenger vehicles around the globe in 2019, topping the previous year’s tally by some 3,400 units, and subsequently brought in more money while doing it. Revenue rose 3 percent, the automaker said in its end-of-year earnings report, but that intake didn’t translate into more profit. Far from it. As the […]

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Daimler: Here Come the Savings, There Go the Jobs

<img data-attachment-id="1580596" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2017/07/production-2018-mercedes-benz-x-class-pickup-truck-revealed-priced-e37294/mercedes-benz-x-klasse-power-exterieur/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/2018-Mercedes-Benz-X-Class-off-road.jpg" data-orig-size="1400,933" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"Daimler AG","camera":"NIKON D3X","caption":"Mercedes-Benz X-Klasse \u2013 Exterieur, Beringwei\u00df metallic, Ausstattungslinie POWER \n\nMercedes-Benz X-Class \u2013 Exterior, bering white metallic, design and equipment line POWER","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Daimler AG","focal_length":"135","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.002","title":"Mercedes-Benz X-Klasse \u2013 Power Exterieur","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Power" data-image-description=" Image: Mercedes-Benz ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/2018-Mercedes-Benz-X-Class-off-road-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/2018-Mercedes-Benz-X-Class-off-road-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1580596″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/2018-Mercedes-Benz-X-Class-off-road-610×407.jpg” alt=”2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Power – Image: Mercedes-Benz” width=”610″ […]

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Facelifted Mercedes-Benz E-Class Previewed, Will Offer Seven Plug-In Hybrid Variants

Mercedes-Benz has previewed the facelifted E-Class before the vehicle reaches European showrooms this coming summer. The new luxury sedan, previewed in prototype form through a host of official ‘spy shots’ published by Mercedes-Benz, will undergo a series of alterations for the 2020 model year. These will include a number of visual modifications such as revised […]

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