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    Video: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Ford Transit can haul on the track
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    Line up any two comparable vehicles, and eople are going to want to race them. Need proof? In its latest track battle, Auto Express wants to know which commercial vehicle can lap a circuit faster – a Ford Transit or Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. Let's face it, neither of these European vans were ...

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    Official: Airstream Autobahn is a super-fancy Sprinter
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    The truth is, we talk a lot about how great a Mercedes-Benz S-Class or a Bentley Mulsanne or a Rolls-Royce Phantom would be for a cross-country drive mainly because they're far, far sexier than the real kings of the long-distance haul: vans. Yes, whether it's as simple as a minivan or something ...

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    Report: Mercedes Sprinter vans with leaky A/C units prompt class-action suit [w/video]
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    Mercedes-Benz is known for packing its cars with luxury features, but the rear passengers in some Sprinter vans are getting a shower that they don't expect. The rear air conditioning system is reportedly leaking in some models, and owners are boiling mad. A class-action lawsuit was filed in ...

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    Report: How Mercedes' sterling reputation hurts Sprinter sales
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    If you've ever visited Germany, you know that Mercedes-Benz doesn't exactly carry the high-end cache in its homeland that it does in the US. While the Three-Pointed Star is still certainly known for its luxury sedans and sports cars, the brand also represents most of the taxis on the road, and ...

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    Official: Mercedes-Benz bringing Sprinter 4x4 to US
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    Back in December, Mercedes-Benz announced a four-wheel-drive version of its endlessly charming Sprinter van (the European model is pictured above), but didn't make a mention of any plans for US market sales. Now, that's all changed, as the German automaker has confirmed that its Sprinter 4x4 will ...

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    Official: Mercedes debuts new V-Class van
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    According to the automaker, the van you see above is "The Mercedes Among MPVs." That statement is undoubtedly true, because it is indeed both a Mercedes-Benz and an MPV, but also because it's quite likely one of the more luxurious ways to move a bunch of people and their stuff from one place to ...

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    Official: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter gets 4x4 variant for all-weather deliveries [w/videos]
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    I spend a lot of time trying to convince my friends and colleagues that the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is the world's most perfect vehicle. Basically – in my eyes anyway – there is nothing it cannot do, and do well. And that point figures to be more true now that Daimler has introduced ...

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    Official: Mercedes offering your kids a lift with Boost program
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    Mercedes-Benz is launching a new program in Palo Alto, CA, designed to help busy parents cope with their kids' ever-changing schedules. It's called Boost by Mercedes-Benz, and essentially consists of a squadron of silver-arrowed Sprinter vans designed solely to tote the kids about when mom and ...

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    Official: Mercedes, VW ending badge-engineered Sprinter deal in 2016
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    Back in January, we heard that Volkswagen and Daimler would not be renewing an agreement that provided VW with the fullsize Crafter van based on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. This agreement, which began in 2005, was only supposed to run until the end of 2016, and now Mercedes has confirmed the ...

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    Official: Mercedes-Benz classes up camper market with Sprinter Caravan Concept
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    Mercedes-Benz has moved into the Caravan Salon 2013 held in Düsseldorf, Germany with several new live-in showcases, starting with the Sprinter Caravan Concept. The tall-boy cargo van has been turned into a cut-away model with a kitchen with gloss-white fixtures, a living area, a bathroom ...

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    First Drive: 2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter [w/video]
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    Ready To Battle Others Of Its Own Kind To the casual van observer, there are likely three seminal categories of big-box hauler. 1) The white Ford Econoline. 2) The decades-old conversion vans made by various manufacturers, with a porthole, an angel and a unicorn floating in an airbrushed ...

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    Official: Mercedes-Benz releases US-spec 2014 Sprinter details
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    Last week, Mercedes-Benz released the details for the updated 2013 Sprinter intended for global markets, but this week it has announced what changes are being made to the US-spec version of the van for the 2014 model year, including the Freightliner model. As expected, most of the changes made to ...

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    Report: Daimler, Renault talking about large van joint venture
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    Daimler and Renault officially joined hands in April 2010. Since then, Nissan has agreed to build engines for the Germans, Daimler is expected to construct a plant near the Nissan plant in Mexico, the Smart ForFour and Renault Twingo will share platforms and electric siblings and the same Renault ...

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    Official: Mercedes Sprinter updated to take on Ford Transit, Ram ProMaster
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    By the end of this year, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will be the second-oldest nameplate in its segment here in the States, but with hot new competition waiting in the wings, Mercedes-Benz is giving its hauler a freshened look and more equipment to stave off rivals. The Sprinter was a pioneer in ...

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    Featured: Autoblog drives to the Arctic Circle
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    In Which Mercedes' Sprinter Becomes A Long-Distance Sherpa In the wintery wilds of northern Alaska, even the cute little critters want to kill you. As I am about to nod off on my long leg flight from Minneapolis to Anchorage ahead of driving to the Arctic Circle, the friendly ...

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    Video: The List #0011: Drive to the Arctic Circle
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    The List is back! The show took a hiatus after its first season, partly to give our hosts a much-needed break, and partly to gear up for its television debut on Speed – check out tonight's new episode at 10:30PM EST/PST. But Jessi and Patrick have finally returned to Autoblog, and they're ...

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    Report: VW looking to MAN up, ditch Mercedes van deal
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    Unlike the US, the commercial truck market throughout the rest of the world is chocked full of competitors from many different automakers. Since 2006, Volkswagen has had a fullsize van called the Crafter that was a result of a partnership with Daimler AG and based on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. ...

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    Hartmann channels Air Force One with new Sprinter-based SP5 Conference van
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    Believe it or not, Hartmann isn't all about high-performance vehicles. The company just showed off its latest take on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van. The SP5 Conference boasts an interior inspired by the trappings of Air Force One and features front seats that can swivel 180 degrees to face rear ...

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    Report: Fiat may supply Ram Van replacement for Dodge
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    It's looking like Chrysler may be ready to re-badge a couple more European vans and bring them to our shores. The automaker is reportedly weighing the option of bringing the pint-sized front-wheel-drive Fiat Doblo, its bigger brother the Ducato and the seriously meaty Iveco Daily to these ...

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    Report: Mercedes-Benz seen doubling Sprinter van sales
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    Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans are currently enjoying impressive sales. Wards Auto is reporting that the Silver Arrow is on track to nearly double the diesel workhorse's sales this year. Deliveries through May are up 102.1 percent compared to the same time a year ago, bringing the total to 5,185 ...

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