Two Mercedes-Benz passenger car models have been awarded the coveted red dot award: the A-Class and the new CLA-Class.
The award ceremony for the world’s most renowned design competition will take place on 1st Juni 2013 in the Aalto-Theater in Essen, Germany. Following this the winners will be displayed in a four week-long special exhibition [...]
The new A-Class was announced as ‘AM New Car of the Year’ at the prestigious AM Awards in Birmingham, UK.
Tim Rose, Managing Editor of AM, commented: ‘The new A-Class has the style, dynamism and technology that’s required to punch its weight in this highly competitive sub-segment. It’s an all-round performer and just the product that [...]
The A 45 AMG sees Mercedes-AMG embarking on a new era. For the first time in the company’s history extending back over more than 45 years, Mercedes-Benz’s performance brand is offering a fascinating high-performance vehicle in the compact class.
The A 45 AMG is representative of the “AMG Performance 50″ strategy for the future, which [...]
More than 100,000 car fans from 52 countries have voted the Mercedes-Benz A-Class as “The Most Beautiful Car of the Year 2012”. Voting was carried out via seven mini websites, provided in various languages by the TV channel Eurosport.
The award was presented on 29th January 2013 at the International Automobile Festival in Paris. Marc Langenbrinck, [...]
The Mercedes-Benz A-Class has won the biggest award in Germany, being voted the most preferred car. The ADAC (German automobile club) awarded the public’s favourite car the prestigious “Gelber Engel 2013″ (Yellow Angel 2013).
When choosing a new car, consumers see the “Gelber Engel” as a sort of seal of approval as it doesn’t just [...]
Just a few months after the successful launch of the new A-Class, Mercedes-Benz is now adding two particularly fuel-efficient and eco-friendly BlueEFFICIENCY Edition models to the range:
with a fuel consumption figure of 3.6 l/100 km according to the MVEG cycle and CO2 emissions of just 92 g/km, the A 180 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Edition is [...]
This past month Mercedes-Benz sold more vehicles than ever before in the month of November. With sales of 120,346 units the previous year’s record was topped by 5.7%.
Since January, Mercedes-Benz has delivered a total of 1,194,904 passenger cars (+5.1%) worldwide, which is also a new record.The Mercedes-Benz Cars division also set new sales records [...]
In the latest round of tests conducted by the European safety organisation Euro NCAP, the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class was awarded five stars for outstanding occupant safety.
The new A-Class from Mercedes-Benz came through crash tests conducted according to the European NCAP process (New Car Assessment Programme) with flying colours and has therefore been awarded the top [...]
Following up on the record sales in the first three quarters, Mercedes-Benz posted a new sales record in October as well.
With 109,632 vehicles delivered, the record of the same month in the previous year was topped by 6.0%. Thus, the brand has sold 1,074,558 vehicles (+5.1%) since the beginning of the year, which is [...]
A 180 CDI with emissions of only 98 g CO2 per kilometre – A1 performance: A-Class receives Environmental CertificateMontag, 15.Oktober 2012
With fuel savings of up to 26 percent, emissions as low as 98 g CO2/km, a best-in-class Cd value of 0.27 and all petrol-engine variants complying with the Euro 6 emissions standard, the A-Class sets new benchmarks in efficiency.
Its high environmental performance has now also been confirmed by the inspectors at the TÜV Süd [...]
Record number of visitors at market introduction in France: New A-Class wins the heart of the FrenchDonnerstag, 27.September 2012
At this year’s Mondial de l’Automobile, Mercedes-Benz is presenting its new A-Class before a public of millions.
From this premiere in France at this most-visited automotive fair in the world – in 2010 around 1.26 million tickets were sold – the Stuttgart-based automaker expects additional impulses for its new compact model. Its start in the [...]
London is the next stop for the Avant/Garde Diaries from Mercedes-Benz. “MERCEDES DRIVE THRU”: food artists Bompas & Parr create a unique dining experienceMontag, 3.September 2012
Between the 13 and 16 September 2012, the digital interview magazine “The Avant/Garde Diaries” is inviting guests to enjoy an interdisciplinary art and dining experience in London.
Lasting several days, the festival is being curated by famous food artists Sam Bompas and Harry Parr. The British duo is designing a temporary, driveable restaurant – the [...]
Anticipation is half the fun! Customers and anyone else interested in the new
A-Class already have the chance to familiarise themselves with the new car: the free, interactive A-Class Guide provides information on the vehicle and its operation.
Animations and short films supplement the owner’s manual and operating instructions and vividly show how specific functions are used [...]
To mark the launch of the new A-Class on 15 September 2012, Mercedes-Benz is embarking on a comprehensive advertising campaign using all available communication channels and based around the claim “The new A-Class.
The pulse of a new generation”. The pre-launch communication activities for the new compact Mercedes-Benz are expected to reach their climax with [...]
Due to the very positive resonance of the new A-Class, Daimler will expand production capacities for the model. The company thus signed an agreement with the Finnish Supplier Valmet Automotive. According to the agreement, Valmet will produce more than 100,000 units for Daimler from 2013 through 2016.
Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, Member of the Board of Management [...]
Start of production at the Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant – First New A-Class Rolls Off the Production LineMontag, 16.Juli 2012
In the light of the motto “the pulse of a new generation”, the first new Mercedes-Benz A-Class rolled off the production line today at the Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant.
The A-Class is the company’s second new compact model, following the start of production of the new B-Class at Rastatt in September 2011 and at the new [...]« Previous