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Tractor breaks into two parts after collision with Mercedes Benz
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Tractor breaks into two parts after collision with Mercedes Benz

After colliding head-on with a Mercedes Benz car near Tirupati, a tractor split in two. There were no reported casualties in the incident.

Self-driving BMW test car veers into oncoming traffic, kills one person, seriously injures nine
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Self-driving BMW test car veers into oncoming traffic, kills one person, seriously injures nine

The BMW hit a Mercedes-Benz van head-on, resulting in the death of a 33-year-old passenger in that vehicle. The test vehicle also had a 18-month child sitting inside when the accident took place

Mercedes-Benz India announces price hike on all models from April 1
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Mercedes-Benz India announces price hike on all models from April 1

The German automaker says that the price correction will be in the range of 3 percent, across the entire model range.

Kerala businessman gifts Mercedes-Benz to employee of 22 years; watch viral video here
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Kerala businessman gifts Mercedes-Benz to employee of 22 years; watch viral video here

AK Shaji presented the car to CR Aneesh who has held various positions in the marketing, maintenance and business development departments in his firm

Bengaluru: At least one dead, several hurt after speeding Mercedes crashes, causes pile-up in Indiranagar
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Bengaluru: At least one dead, several hurt after speeding Mercedes crashes, causes pile-up in Indiranagar

The speeding car rammed into a two-wheeler from behind and in order to escape from the accident spot, continued to crash into a number of other vehicles, said the police

Tata Motors, Honda and Renault consider hiking car prices early in 2022 to offset rising input costs
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Tata Motors, Honda and Renault consider hiking car prices early in 2022 to offset rising input costs

Set to join Maruti Suzuki, Mercedes-Benz and Audi in rolling out price hikes for passenger vehicles in January 2022 are Tata Motors, Renault and Honda.

Mercedes-Benz and Stellantis team up with US-based Factorial Energy to develop solid-state EV batteries
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Mercedes-Benz and Stellantis team up with US-based Factorial Energy to develop solid-state EV batteries

Factorial Energy and Mercedes-Benz will jointly develop solid-state batteries; aim to begin testing prototype cells as early as next year.

Mercedes-Benz India’s Retail of the Future D2C sales model is live: Here’s how the buying experience will change
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Mercedes-Benz India’s Retail of the Future D2C sales model is live: Here’s how the buying experience will change

India becomes the first CKD market – and only the fourth market for Mercedes-Benz globally after Sweden, South Africa and Austria - to adopt the Retail of the Future sales model.

Mercedes-Benz India sells 4,101 vehicles between Jul-Sep, nearly twice as many as in Q3 2020
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Mercedes-Benz India sells 4,101 vehicles between Jul-Sep, nearly twice as many as in Q3 2020

Mercedes-Benz India has so far sold 8,958 units in 2021 (till the end of September), a 79 percent growth over the 5,007 units sold in the same period last year.

Daimler and BMW taken to court by German environmental group for ‘torpedoing’ climate protection
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Daimler and BMW taken to court by German environmental group for ‘torpedoing’ climate protection

NGO Environmental Action Germany (DUH) says Daimler and BMW need to set more ambitious climate goals, including ending the sale of fossil-fuel cars by 2030.

Look ma, no valet! Driverless parking system showcased at IAA 2021: Watch the video to know how it works
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Look ma, no valet! Driverless parking system showcased at IAA 2021: Watch the video to know how it works

Co-developed by engineering firm Bosch and Mercedes-Benz, the automated valet parking system utilises video cameras and sensors to guide vehicles into vacant parking slots.

Mercedes-Benz India rolls out ‘Marketplace’ platform for direct buying and selling of pre-owned Mercedes models
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Mercedes-Benz India rolls out ‘Marketplace’ platform for direct buying and selling of pre-owned Mercedes models

Benefits of Mercedes-Benz’s Marketplace platform include a ‘best price guarantee’, a larger inventory of certified vehicles and more.

Mercedes-Benz rolls out pothole warning alerts for select models using Car-to-X Communication system
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Mercedes-Benz rolls out pothole warning alerts for select models using Car-to-X Communication system

The new-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class, C-Class and all-electric EQS models can now identify potholes and alert other Mercedes-Benz vehicles in the vicinity.

Mercedes-Benz aims to go electric-only by 2030, will launch G-Class EV by 2024
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Mercedes-Benz aims to go electric-only by 2030, will launch G-Class EV by 2024

Mercedes-Benz plans to sell only EVs by 2030 in countries “where market conditions allow” this approach.

Mercedes-AMG E53 4MATIC, E63 S 4MATIC launched in India: Prices start at Rs 1.02 crore
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Mercedes-AMG E53 4MATIC, E63 S 4MATIC launched in India: Prices start at Rs 1.02 crore

Mercedes-Benz India’s refreshed AMG E-Class variants both get all-wheel drive and a handful of feature updates.

Mercedes-Benz GLA 220d 4MATIC review: When you want a small M-B SUV
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Mercedes-Benz GLA 220d 4MATIC review: When you want a small M-B SUV

Want a three-pointed star on your grille but need it a bit off the ground? The 2021 GLA is your entry into Mercedes SUVs.

EU hands $1 billion fine to Volkswagen and BMW for colluding on emission-control systems
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EU hands $1 billion fine to Volkswagen and BMW for colluding on emission-control systems

The EU Commission slapped Volkswagen and BMW with a $1 billion fine after Daimler revealed the cartel’s existence.

EVs are the future: A list of all carmakers who have decided to phase out ICE vehicles and go electric
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EVs are the future: A list of all carmakers who have decided to phase out ICE vehicles and go electric

Several major automakers have already set targets to discontinue petrol and diesel vehicles and replace them with EVs.

Mercedes-Benz India to implement direct-to-consumer sales model starting October 2021
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Mercedes-Benz India to implement direct-to-consumer sales model starting October 2021

Under its ‘Retail of the Future’ model, Mercedes-Benz India will own all vehicle stock and sell directly to buyers.

Mercedes-Benz EQS electric sedan makes global debut, has a range of up to 770 kilometres
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Mercedes-Benz EQS electric sedan makes global debut, has a range of up to 770 kilometres

Envisioned as an all-electric version of the S-Class, the Mercedes-Benz EQS is expected to be launched in India in 2021.