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Daimler brings driverless truck tests to public roads in Virginia

Another day, another fleet of self-driving vehicles hit the road. Daimler, the Stuttgart, Germany-based automaker behind Mercedes-Benz, announced that it’s begun testing autonomous trucks on Virginia highways in partnership with Torc Robotics, the startup in which it recently agreed to acquire a majority stake. The trucks in question — Freightliner Cascadias retrofitted with arrays of […]

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Thousands of Mercedes-Benz GLEs Mysteriously Chilling on North German Runway

Daimler has been forced to store thousands of vehicles at a former military airport in northern Germany, the result of supplier issues that are stalling deliveries of the updated GLE-Class. While keeping cars on ice until they can be shipped is totally normal, it’s odd to see them lined up on a runway. It makes […]

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The Mercedes-Benz CLA Sure Is Getting Expensive

With the Mercedes-Benz A-Class now available in North America, the CLA Coupe (a sedan) is no longer the automaker’s most affordable offering. Part of that stems from the manufacturer need to keep some financial distance between the two. The A-Class is Daimler’s new gateway drug, leading younger buyers down the perilous road of purchasing GLEs […]

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More Van News From Mercedes-Benz

<img data-attachment-id="1686352" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746.jpg" data-orig-size="926,634" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Daimler AG","camera":"","caption":"Mercedes-Benz Citan Tourer 2019 \r\rMercedes-Benz Citan Tourer 2019","created_timestamp":"1550746799","copyright":"\u00a9 Daimler AG","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Mercedes-Benz Citan Tourer 2019\r\rMercedes-Benz Citan Tourer 2019","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Mercedes-Benz Citan Tourer 2019Mercedes-Benz Citan Tourer 2019" data-image-description=" Daimler ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-450×308.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-610×418.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1686352″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-610×418.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”418″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-610×418.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-75×51.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-450×308.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-768×526.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-120×82.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746.jpg 926w” sizes=”(max-width: […]

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Adding Audi: German Automakers Update Autonomous Alliance

<img data-attachment-id="1685946" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium.jpg" data-orig-size="3508,2338" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"Tags: Audi, sales, model range, single frame, symbol, brand, logo,","created_timestamp":"1463037637","copyright":"AUDI AG","focal_length":"160","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"0.0125","title":"AUDI AG Ingolstadt","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="AUDI AG Ingolstadt audi grilles audi lineup parking lot parked cars" data-image-description=" Audi ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1685946″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-120×80.jpg […]

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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQV: Who Needs an Electric Luxury Van?

<img data-attachment-id="1685640" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0643_036.jpg" data-orig-size="6430,4610" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"13","credit":"Daimler AG","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS R","caption":"Der neue Mercedes-Benz EQV – Exterieur, Bergkristallwei\u00df metallic, Black Panel-K\u00fchlergrill mit Chromlamellen;Stromverbrauch kombiniert: 27,0 kWh\/100 km; CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 0 g\/km*, Angaben vorl\u00e4ufig\n\nThe new Mercedes-Benz EQV \u2013 Exterior, Mountain crystal white metallic, black panel radiator grille with chrome fins;combined power consumption: 27.0 kWh\/100 km; combined CO2 […]

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New BMW Boss Rekindles the Rivalry, Politely Demands Employees Catch Up to Mercedes-Benz

Longtime luxury rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz may have signed onto an autonomous vehicle/ride-hailing partnership earlier this year, but that doesn’t mean the two companies go around holding hands. The competitive spirit is still there; AV development just carries a price tag neither company wants to pay in full. For BMW as well as M-B, the […]

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The Hits Keep Coming: Daimler Looking at $1 Billion Diesel Fine, Report Claims

<img data-attachment-id="1516001" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698.jpeg" data-orig-size="3025,1701" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"9","credit":"","camera":"MODEL-NAME","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"41","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="mercedes-benz logo" data-image-description=" Public Domain ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-450×253.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-610×343.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1516001 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-610×343.jpeg” alt=”mercedes-benz logo” width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-610×343.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-75×42.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-450×253.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-768×432.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-120×67.jpeg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Suspected emissions manipulation could net Daimler AG, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, a steep fine, but it seems the […]

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Bosch and Daimler obtain regulatory approval for level 4 self-parking system

Cars that can park themselves aren’t anything out of the ordinary, but Bosch and Daimler claim they’ve accomplished something of a world’s first with their system. The two companies today jointly announced that the Stuttgart regional administrative authority and Baden-Württemberg state transportation ministry, following an assessment by German certification authority TÜV Rheinland, have approved their […]

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Car2Go Thieves Test Car-sharing Vulnerabilities

<img data-attachment-id="1472081" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8.jpg" data-orig-size="800,533" 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="Car2go" data-image-description=" Image: Car2go/Daimler ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1472081″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-610×406.jpg” alt=”Car2go” width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> After suspending manual background checks to encourage fresh users in April, Daimler subsidiary Car2Go found itself with a […]

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What Ever Happened to Mercedes’ Dieselgate?

<img data-attachment-id="1680728" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735.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 logo mercedes-benz hood ornament" data-image-description=" Pixfly/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1680728″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> After Volkswagen admitted to equipping some of its diesel-powered autos with illegal software designed to […]

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BMW and Daimler partner to develop automated driving technology

(Reuters) — Some 1,200 developers at BMW and Daimler will team up to develop automated driving technology, the companies said on Thursday, the latest carmakers forced to pool their development resources at a time of shrinking margins. The strategic partnership will focus on developing technologies for assisted driving systems, automated driving on highways and automated […]

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250: Pint-sized Practicality

There’s a new occupant in Mercedes-Benz’s cavernous utility vehicle stable, and, like so many vehicles debuting in 2019, it’s a tweener. As the name implies, the 2020 GLB fits between the subcompact GLA and compact GLC, offering tidy proportions and the versatility that comes with optional third-row seats. Three-row seating is not something you’re likely […]

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Model Discontinuations Coming Down the Pipe, Mercedes-Benz Dealer Says

<img data-attachment-id="1590080" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2018-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-cabriolet.jpg" data-orig-size="1400,929" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"11","credit":"Daimler AG","camera":"LEICA S (Typ 007)","caption":"Mercedes-Benz S-Klasse Cabriolet; A 217; Exterieur: designo mokkaschwarz; Interieur: designo Leder porzellan\/tizianrot \n\nMercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet; A 217; Exterior: designo mocha black; Interior: designo leather porcelain\/tizian red","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Daimler AG","focal_length":"73","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"4","title":"Mercedes-Benz S-Klasse Cabriolet; A 217; 2017","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Mercedes-Benz S-Klasse Cabriolet; A 217; 2017" data-image-description=" Image: Mercedes-Benz ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2018-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-cabriolet-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2018-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-cabriolet-610×405.jpg” class=”aligncenter […]

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