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Mercedes owners can buy digital options after purchasing their cars

Mercedes-Benz joins BMW with a 'downloadable content' model

Mercedes-Benz joins BMW with a 'downloadable content' model.

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2019 Mercedes-AMG A 35 previews an even hotter A 45

But the A 35 has a lot to offer on its own

But the A 35 has a lot to offer on its own.

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2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan comes to America with turbo 2.0-liter

It's slightly shorter than the Chinese model

It's slightly shorter than the Chinese model.

2019 Mercedes A-Class revealed, and it doesn't look entry-level inside

Americans won't get this hatchback, but we're looking forward to the MBUX system in other variants.

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class teased, with reveal on Friday

The world premiere will be Friday in Amsterdam.

The world premiere will be Feb. 2 in Amsterdam.

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Infiniti shows Q30 interior ahead of Frankfurt debut

Infiniti has released the first pair of images of the new Q30 hatchback's interior, giving us a look at both the left- and right-hand drive models.

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Mercedes A-Class refresh includes crown-stealing 381-hp A45 AMG

Mercedes introduces its updated A-Class line that includes a new hot-hatch king, the AMG-prepped A45 4Matic, with 381 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque.

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Mercedes spotted testing updated A45 AMG

Mercedes-Benz has been spotted testing a facelifted version of the A45 AMG hot hatch, set to benefit from some midlife enhancements for the entire A-Class range.

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Mercedes plotting E-Class Maybach, next A-Class for the US?

Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Steve Cannon tells Automotive News that there is more to come from the Maybach sub-brand, suggesting the E-Class could get a piece of the superluxury trim. The company is also considering bringing the next-generation A-Class to the States.

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Mercedes A-Class next up for facelift

Spy shooters have caught the next-generation Mercedes-Benz A-Class testing in Sweden. The exterior changes aren't major, but the interior will get tech and features to bring it up to par with new siblings like the B- and C-Classes.

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Mercedes-AMG planning more hardcore A45 hot hatch

The launch of the A45 AMG marked Mercedes-Benz's first real assault on the premium hot hatch segment. And with 355 horsepower from a 2.0-liter turbo four, it is indeed hot. But the latest word has it that Mercedes-AMG is planning an even hotter version.

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Mercedes to build CLA at Nissan plant in Mexico [w/poll]

Volkswagen may have paved the way for American customers to get used to the idea of German cars produced in Mexico, but it won't be the only one for long. BMW is said to be considering production of the 1 Series, 3 Series and Mini south of the border, Audi is working on its own factory in San Jose Chiapa, and now Mercedes-Benz is reported to be following suit as well. Only instead of building its own plant, Daimler is tipped to use a Nissan factory in Aguascalientes.

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Mercedes won't build subcompact, Smart may

Mercedes-Benz has been profiting mightily from compact cars recently. Its Kecskemét, Hungary, factory added a third shift to keep up with demand, and company's US arm called the CLA-Class, its "best launch in 20 years." However, Daimler boss Dieter Zetsche says the Mercedes brand won't be getting any smaller, subcompact models; they will be reserved for the Smart brand.

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Mercedes CLA sales still red hot, factory adds third shift

Mercedes-Benz is continuing to see heavy demand for its compact models, like the CLA-Class, around the world, and Daimler has responded by adding a third shift at its Kecskemét, Hungary, factory starting in May. The plant, which builds the B-Class and CLA-Class, was already running two shifts and some Saturdays to keep up with their popularity, according to Bloomberg.

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Mercedes A45 AMG in downhill battle with slipstream skateboarder

We're told it takes "performance, control and expression" to pilot a longboard skateboard down a mountain road, and that those happen to be the same values embodied in the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG. That's how the two came to be combined in a black-and-white short film called Silver Slipstream.

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Mercedes A-Class goes touring in BTCC

At the Frankfurt Motor Show a couple of weeks ago, Mercedes-Benz showcased a concept racecar based on the CLA. But it looks like its hatchback counterpart will be turning its wheels in anger before the four-door coupe gets a chance.

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France formally moves to ban Mercedes vehicles using contested refrigerant

That didn't take long. Shortly after a French administrative court gave the French government a ten-day window to reconsider its ban on registrations of Mercedes-Benz A-, B- and CLA-Class cars using the prohibited R134a refrigerant, the government cited an EU directive to formalize banning the sale of the cars. The country's environmental ministry said that registrations "will remain forbidden in France as long as the company does not to conform to European regulations," meaning so long as they

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Mercedes FWD platform to last until 2018, convertible and two-seater future uncertain

Mercedes-Benz seems to be expecting a lot of success from its front-wheel-drive CLA-Class. Automotive News is reporting that the sub-C-Class sedan could grow when its second generation arrives in 2018.

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