Free Press Journal
  • Tata Communications: Now sole Indian on the Formula 1 grid

    Singapore: The split second decisions that reigning world champions Mercedes take during a race are a result of real time data provided by Tata Communications, Formula 1’s connectivity partner since 2012 and now the only Indian presence in the paddock.

  • Mercedes-Benz CLA Urban Sport Launched At 35.99 Lakh

    Mercedes-Benz has introduced a special edition of the CLA sedan, the Urban Edition, for the upcoming festive season. Based on the top-spec Sport variant of both petrol (2.0-litre, 184PS/300Nm) and diesel (2.1-litre 136PS/300Nm) versions of the CLA, the Urban Edition packs visual and feature upgrades, while mechanically it remains unaltered.

  • Mercedes-Benz EQC Unveiled; Rivals Tesla Model X, Audi e-tron

    Daimler has now officially added another sub-brand to Mercedes-Benz’ kitty. The unveiling of the EQC 400 marks the beginning of the EQ sub-brand for the company. The production-spec Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 has been showcased in a special event held in Stockholm with production scheduled to start from 2019 at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen.

  • Mercedes apologises for quoting Dalai Lama on social media

    Beijing: Auto giant Mercedes-Benz’s China unit apologised today after its parent company quoted Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama in a social media post onInstagram. “We are fully aware that the post deeply hurt the feelings of Chinese people, including our Chinese colleagues and we would like to extend the sincerest apology,” state-run Global Times quoted the company as saying in a statement.

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    Mumbai Road Accident: Mercedes mows down 40-year-old lady at Worli

    Mumbai: A 40-year-old lady died in a hit and run accident at Worli on Tuesday afternoon when a Mercedes Benz car owned by Johnson and Johnson Company Private Limited crushed the lady under its wheels. Sarika Santosh Wagh (40) was crossing the road near Sasmira College of Fashion Designing at Veer Savarkar Marg at Worli when she was hit by a speeding Mercedes Benz car.

  • Lewis Hamilton wins fourth Formula 1 championship

    Mexico City: Britain’s Lewis Hamilton, driving for Mercedes, has won the world Formula One championship for the fourth time, coming in ninth in the Mexican Grand Prix, which was won by Dutch Red Bull driver Max Verstappen. Germany’s Sebastian Vettel, in a Ferrari vehicle, who was Hamilton’s nearest rival for the championship on Sunday, came in fourth, Efe news reported.

  • Launching Tomorrow: Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe

    Heads-up Mercedes fans as another car with an AMG tag will be launched in India tomorrow. Called the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe, it will be second AMG-powered coupe-shaped SUV and the third variant of the GLC family that will go on sale in the country. The only other car that shares the same sort of recipe is its elder sibling, the Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe.

  • Bottas beats Vettel to Austrian GP pole

    Spielberg : Valtteri Bottas upstaged both title protagonists on Saturday by claiming his second pole position for Mercedes in a tense qualifying session for Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix. The Finn clocked a best lap of one minute and 4.251 seconds to outpace championship leader Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari by four hundredths of a second.

  • Mercedes launches new GLA variant at Rs 30.65 to Rs 36.75 lakh

    Mumbai: The largest luxe carmaker Mercedes-Benz India today strengthened it SUV portfolio by launching a new variant of its volume grosser GLA Class at a price that’s lower than up to 4 per cent from the pre-GST tag.

  • Mercedes-Benz S-Class Connoisseur’s Edition Launched At Rs 1.21 Crore

    Mercedes-Benz today added a special variant to its S-Class lineup. Called the Connoisseur’s Edition, it is available in two trim levels – the S 350 d and the S400. While the former is priced at Rs 1.21 crore, the asking price for the latter is Rs 1.32 crore (both prices ex-showroom Pune). As the name suggests, it is has been crafted specifically to enhance level of luxury and comfort for the chauffeur-driven.

  • Hamilton takes pole position

    Melbourne : Mercedes racer Lewis Hamilton on Saturday secured the 62nd pole position of his Formula One career in the qualifying session for the season’s first Grand Prix, the Australian GP here on Sunday.

  • 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class LWB launched at Rs 56.15 lakh

    Mercedes-Benz has launched the 2017 E-Class in India. Prices start at Rs 56.15 lakh for the E 200 petrol and go up to Rs 69.47 lakh for the E 350 d diesel (both prices ex-showroom Mumbai). The new E-Class is being introduced exclusively as a long-wheelbase model and what’s more is that India is the only country to get it with right-hand drive.

  • 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA unveiled

    Mercedes-Benz’ baby SUV – the GLA – has gone under the knife, only to come out looking a tad sharper. As is the case with most Mercedes facelifts, the upgrade is the blink and you miss it variety. Nonetheless, let’s get straight to the changes.

  • 24 lakh have income above `10 lakh but 25 lakh cars bought/yr

    New Delhi : India has just 24.4 lakh tax-payers who declared an annual income of over Rs 10 lakh yet 25 lakh new cars, including 35,000 luxury cars, are being bought every year for last five years, a top official said.

  • All-new Mercedes-Benz e-class coupe revealed

    The all-new Mercedes-Benz E-Class made its debut back in January. Now, just under a year since the sedan was unveiled, the E-Class coupe has been revealed. The two-door coupe seats four and features a design that’s, of course, similar to the C-Class and S-Class coupes.

  • Mercedes-Benz CLA facelift launching tomorrow

    Continuing its aggressive marketing strategy, Mercedes-Benz is heading for yet another launch in India – of the facelifted CLA – on November 30. The compact executive car was unveiled earlier this year and features a host of intelligent tweaks. The car gets subtle changes at both the front and the rear. On the front façade, it boasts a diamond pin radiator grille and a new front bumper having a range of trim strip

  • Ola launches ‘Prime SUVs’ in 10 cities

    New Delhi: Transportation app Ola has added SUVs like Toyota Innova, Nissan Evalia and Chevrolet Enjoy on its platform under ‘Prime’ category to cater to customers travelling in big groups.