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Junkyard Gem: 1981 Mercedes-Benz 300SD with nearly 600k miles

If you want to find extreme-high-mile junkyard cars, look for diesel Mercedes-Benzes

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Daimler posts strong earnings as demand for cars rebounds

It beat its third-quarter forecast by a mile

Carmaker Daimler on Thursday posted forecast-beating third-quarter results, citing a faster than expected market recovery and strong business in September. Third-quarter earnings before interest and tax reached 3.07 billion euros ($3.59 billion), Daimler said, beating the 2.14 billion Refinitiv forecast. To counter losses, Daimler's Mercedes-Benz has stopped building sedans in the United States to focus on more profitable SUVs, combined its fuel cell development with Volvo Trucks, and halted a

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Daimler CEO committed to F1, seeks to slash costs

'We have as little reason to step out of Formula One as Bayern Munich has to step out of football'

Mercedes owner Daimler is committed to Formula One but is working to slash costs and cut the environmental impact of motor racing, Chief Executive Ola Kaellenius on Wednesday. "We have as little reason to step out of Formula One as Bayern Munich has to step out of football," he said during a virtual roundtable discussion with journalists on Wednesday. The carmaker is developing a plan to make the sport emissions neutral, including through the use of synthetic fuels, and wants to improve the co

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Mercedes-Benz EQC 4x4² is an electric monster truck on portal axles

Is it headed for production? 'You never know,' Mercedes told us

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F1 champions Mercedes report COVID-19 positive

'I can’t say what it’s going to do to the weekend'

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Mercedes-Benz wins the EV range race with 750-mile EQXX concept

The design study could offer over 750 miles of range

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Daimler to cut costs by 20%, will focus on going even more upscale

All part of a plan to boost its profit margin

Daimler said on Tuesday it will cut fixed costs, capex and research and development expenditure by more than 20% by 2025 compared with 2019 levels as part of a strategy overhaul to reposition Mercedes-Benz more upmarket as a luxury brand. The company’s ambition is to achieve a double-digit return on sales margin by doubling sales of Maybach branded cars, and ramping up sales of AMG and G-Wagon derivatives of the Mercedes brand, Daimler said. "We will pursue higher portfolio profitab

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC rates a Top Safety Pick from IIHS

But it needs specific options to merit that score

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Tesla Autopilot gets low score for driver focus in Europe's new testing

Which drags its overall score down to mediocre; Mercedes comes out on top

The Tesla Model 3's Autopilot scored just 36 when assessed on its ability to maintain a driver's focus on the road. The European New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), which worked with UK insurance group Thatcham Research, called the assessments the first consumer ratings specifically focused on driver assistance systems - technology that automates some tasks, including acceleration, braking and steering support. Tesla's Autopilot has been criticized by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Boa

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2020 Mercedes AMG G 63 Driveway Test | Expensive options

Breaking down the $25,000 list of add-ons on our flashy G-Wagen

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2021 BMW M3 and M4 vs all the high-powered sport sedans and coupes

Mercedes-AMG C63, Audi RS 5, Alfa Giulia Quadrifoglio, Lexus RC F, Shelby GT500 and Camaro SS 1LE

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