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  • All-electric future not viable, says Merc boss

    Mumbai : Luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has urged the Indian government “not to rush with the all-electric vehicles push” and thus “foreclose better technological options” for future generations, as the rest of the world is racing to run on hydrogen and not electricity. The car manufacturer also called for adopting a less ambitious plan of promoting e-cars, arguing that a nationwide electrification of the auto industry is just not commercially and technologically viable.

  • End tax flippancy, we’ll double volume in two years: Merc CEO

    Mumbai : Disappointed over the frequent tinkering with taxes and regulations, luxury car-maker Mercedes-Benz India says it can “easily double the volume and add to the number of jobs” if the taxation approach to the segment turns more conducive and stable. Despite a tough environment, Pune-based Mercedes-Benz was on a roll till September, selling 20 per cent more units in the first nine months of 2017 at 11,869 compared to the year-ago

  • Mercedes-Benz pickup teased; reveal on October 25

    Mercedes-Benz is all set to finally reveal the pickup it first teased last year. A teaser video gives us a glimpse of what can be expected and, while it is based on the big and boxy Nissan Navara, the Germans have reworked the design extensively to make it look European.

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    Mercedes-AMG SLC43 India launch tomorrow

    The burbling and growling AMG family in India is about to get one more addition tomorrow in the form of the SLC43. The roadster will be the very first Mercedes-AMG model to be christened with the ‘43’ nomenclature and it is the successor to the SLK55 AMG.

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    Mercedes-AMG SLC43 to be launched on July 26

    Mercedes-Benz is on a rampage and has brought all of its best products from it’s standard and AMG range to India. And now it is time for yet another. Mercedes-Benz India will launch the new Mercedes-AMG SLC43 in India on July 26. The new car will be India’s introduction to the newly launched 43-spec AMG cars and will also be the replacement to the SLK model range. The new SLC will also be

  • Mercedes Benz E-Class Edition E Launched at Rs. 48.60 lac

    Celebrating 20 years of the production of E-Class in India, Mercedes-Benz has launched E Class – Edition E today in the Indian market. MB E200 ‘Edition E’ is priced at Rs. 48.60 lac, E250 CDI ‘Edition E’ at Rs. 50.76 lac and E350 CDI ‘Edition E’ at Rs 60.61 lac (ex-showroom Pune). This is an addition to their 12 model portfolio for the year 2016. Mercedes claims that E-Class has

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    Mercedes-Benz launches road safety campaign in India

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz today launched a campaign to emphasise awareness on road safety in India in association with its four group companies working in the country. Named as ‘Safe Roads’, the campaign is a joint CSR initiative of Mercedes-Benz global headquarter and its group firms operating here, in which the message is spread through visual aids, physical demonstrations and research projects.

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