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Mercedes-Benz USA Employees Partake in Ocean-Side Cleanup

All of the partying that goes on at the Jersey Shore is taking a serious toll on the quality of the adjacent water. If you know anything about the role marine wildlife plays in the quality of our air, food and well, entire existence, this is bad news. Happily, Mercedes-Benz USA has decided to team up with Clean Ocean Action to spruce up the place a bit.

In total, 200-plus Mercedes-Benz officials volunteered to help...

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Mercedes-Benz Approves New Straight-Six Engine Family

Straight-six engines are a BMW hallmark, but their rivals in Stuttgart could be preparing to adopt the acclaimed engine configuration.

Citing a "friendly Mercedes-Benz engineer," CAR is reporting the company has approved a new engine family that will be launched in 2015. Details are limited, but the source said there will be a variety of new four-cylinders, inline-sixes (available in both single and twin-turbo guise) and downsized V8s displacing 4.0-liters.
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2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG Coming to L.A. Auto Show

According to a recent report, Mercedes-Benz will unveil the 2012 ML63 AMG at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November.

As previous spy photos have shown, the model will feature an aggressive body kit, a revised grille and a four-tailpipe exhaust system. We can also expect a sport-tuned suspension, beefier brakes and AMG wheels.

Power will likely be provided by a twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8 with 525 PS (386 kW / 518 hp) and 700 Nm...
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Mercedes-Benz to Build MLC-Class SUV Coupe at Alabama Plant

Parent company Daimler has announced it will be expanding production at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama to include a fifth model.

The German automaker will be investing $350 million at the plant and create 400 new jobs for the additional production. The plant is where Mercedes-Benz currently builds the M-Class, R-Class, and GL-Class models (the M-Class is called the ML-Class in North America). Mercedes-Benz also has plans to produce the C-Class there starting in...
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Mercedes-Benz Vehicles to have BASF iGloss

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe, SL-Class and SLK-Class are the three models that will have the new iGloss clear coat. In the Bremen plant, they started producing the vehicles with this extremely scratch-resistant coat.

The coat provides the gloss for the body, but it not only gives it beauty, but also extreme protection. The technology offers protection from chemicals, sunlight and rain.

"It offers better protection against micro-scratches, which can come about at the car wash...
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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series

Luxury cars like the Mercedes-Benz C350 have been given the AMG treatment throughout the AMG program's existence. With advancements in performance and the areas of suspension and engine capability, having an AMG logo added to your vehicle is a great honor.

As hinted to fans at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series, a limited edition model, could be available to order from Fletcher Jones Motorcars - 3300 Jamboree Road, Newport...

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Car-to-X Communication will be Ready for Testing

The breakthrough in wireless communication among cars has now been made possible by a research led by Daimler.

The Car-to-X communication device will allow motorists to receive warning in case there are traffic jams and black ice, even if its far ahead. This is through the extensive research done by Daimler and its partner. And with this, they came up with the sim project in Freidberg/Hess.

The company said it will be launched on...
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Mercedes-Benz Placed 12th in the 2011 Top Global Brands

Mercedes-Benz was awarded as one of the top global brands. The company took the 12th spot and the number one in the premium car brand ranking. It was behind Coca-cola, Apple and Google.

The "Best Global Brands" is an annual awarding of the best companies in the world that is being conducted by Interbrand Zintzmeyer & Lux. The ranking is determined by the brand's value according to its effect with customers.
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The Home of New Orleans Saints is Now Known as the Mercedes-Benz Superdome

The New Orleans Saints announced that Mercedes-Benz is signing a deal to have its name on the dome where college and pro football teams have played.

The superdome is not only important due to the sports events it hosted, but also because it serves as a refuge for those who were affected by Hurricane Katrina. In fact, the place was considered a loss and authorities debated over its renovation after the terrible things that happened...
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New Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe Now Available to Drivers in Newport Beach

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class first launched in 2011. Over the past 17 years, the tried-and-true luxury car has undergone many evolutions and redesigns. For example, a coupe actually joined the posh range back in 2002; but it was available only through 2005.

Sad to see the coupe go by the wayside? You'll be happy to know that for the 2012 model year, Mercedes-Benz has introduced an all-new compact C-Class coupe into the mix. If you...

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