Mercedes-Benz News

Daimler Recalls Thousands of Mercedes-Benz Vehicles over Diesel Emissions

German carmaker Daimler is recalling hundreds of thousands of Mercedes-Benz vehicles including Sprinter van models over diesel emissions issues. Daimler said late on Friday that Germany’s road traffic regulator KBA has concluded hearings over certain Mercedes-Benz vehicles with so-called OM651 …

U.S. Safety Agency Probing Mercedes-Benz Recall Notice Practices

Mercedes-Benz USA is under investigation by U.S. safety regulators who say the luxury-auto maker may be taking too long to send safety recall notices to car owners and inform the government. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration told the unit …

UK to Ban Sales of Fossil Fuel Powered Cars by 2040 to Cut Air Pollution

The UK became the latest European country to mark the end of the line for diesel and gasoline fueled cars as automakers such as Volvo race to build electric vehicles or face the consequences of getting left behind. In London, …

Daimler Recalls More Than 3 Million Mercedes-Benz Diesel Vehicles

Daimler AG moved to head off a growing crisis over emissions concerns by voluntarily recalling more than 3 million Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles in Europe, marking the latest blow to the technology since Volkswagen AG’s cheating scandal erupted nearly two years …

Mercedes’ Parent, Daimler, Partners with Bosch to Develop ‘Robo-Taxis’

Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler and supplier Robert Bosch are teaming up to develop self-driving cars in an alliance aimed at accelerating the production of “robo-taxis.” The pact between the world’s largest maker of premium cars and the world’s largest automotive supplier …

Next up to Test Self-driving Cars on California Roads: Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz has followed Volkswagen AG’s Audi unit in getting a license to test self- driving vehicles on California roads as the luxury-car makers vie for a market predicted to grow to $87 billion by 2030. Mercedes, the third-biggest producer of …

Mercedes Most Popular Luxury Car Among U.S. Thieves

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz vehicles were the most sought-after luxury brand among U.S. car thieves from 2009 through 2012 as the New York City region had the greatest number of thefts, an insurance industry group said. More Mercedes C-Class cars, a …

Mercedes Benz Pays $618K Judgment in Wisconsin Lawsuit

Mercedes Benz has paid the $618,000 the Wisconsin Supreme Court says it owed in a lemon law case after the victorious attorney sought garnishment of earnings from six Mercedes Benz dealers in the state. Attorney Vince Megna says the payment …