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Mercedes chief confirms electric G-Class to save the iconic SUV

Mercedes chief confirms electric G-Class to save the iconic SUV

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class may not be the first vehicle to come to mind when you think of green motoring, but the German automaker has confirmed plans to make an electric version of the boxy SUV. First launched in 1979, the G-Class - also known as the G-Wagon or G-Wagon - is one of the longest-produced vehicles in the company's history, but rising emissions standards had left some to question its future.

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Vision Mercedes Simplex is a futuristic retro concept

Vision Mercedes Simplex is a futuristic retro concept

Mercedes has unveiled a design concept called the Vision Mercedes Simplex at Design Essentials 2019. The automaker says that the concept is a "sculpture embodying the heritage and future of the luxury brand." The design of the concept is meant to remind of the 1901 Mercedes 35 PS racing car that set the racing world on its head that year at a racetrack that ran from Nice to La Turbie.

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Mercedes-Benz VISION EQS is an unexpectedly practical concept of eco-luxury

Mercedes-Benz VISION EQS is an unexpectedly practical concept of eco-luxury

Where does the luxury car go next, not just when it comes to what's under the hood, but in a new age of design, autonomy, and sustainability? That's the question Mercedes-Benz has set out to answer at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2019, with the VISION EQS concept previewing one possibility and the future of the automaker's Progressive Luxury design language.

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Mercedes GLE 350 de 4Matic, GLC 300 e 4Matic gets longer electric range

Mercedes GLE 350 de 4Matic, GLC 300 e 4Matic gets longer electric range

Mercedes has pulled the wraps off the plug-in hybrid version of some of its SUVs. The rides are the GLE 350 de 4Matic and the GLC 300 e 4Matic. Mercedes says that the GLE has an all-electric range of up to 100 km thanks to the 31.2 kWh battery pack. The plug-in hybrid can also go up to 160 km/h on electricity alone.

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2021 Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 squeezes 3 rows into sporty compact SUV

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 squeezes 3 rows into sporty compact SUV

Small needn't mean slow, and here comes the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 to prove it. Latest entry into the compact SUV space, the newest recipient of AMG-fettling still manages to offer a seven-seat configuration for those who want to treat themselves and six of their friends or family to 302 horsepower.

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Mercedes GLE Coupe lands in Europe with diesel power

Mercedes GLE Coupe lands in Europe with diesel power

Mercedes has announced the new GLE Coupe that will also come in a Mercedes-AMG form. The rides combine the "elegance of a coupe" with the engineering of a new large, premium SUV. At launch, the GLE Coupe will offer a pair of six-cylinder diesel power options.

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Mercedes adds EQ Power plug-in hybrid tech to A- and B-Class

Mercedes adds EQ Power plug-in hybrid tech to A- and B-Class

Mercedes is plugging away on its road to electrification, noting that the plug-in hybrid is a big step on the road to a fully electric future. The automaker has announced new plug-in hybrids under the EQ Power label. The new hybrids include the A 250 e that consumes 1.4-1.5 liters per 100 km.

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This Automated Valet Parking garage shows how Level 4 may go mainstream

This Automated Valet Parking garage shows how Level 4 may go mainstream

The road to robo-parking isn't an easy one, but Mercedes-Benz and Bosch are about ready to open up their fully automated parking garage to drivers in Germany. The Level 4 valet parking system is the first of its sort in the world to be approved by authorities, and while the initial number of drivers able to actually take advantage of it may be relatively small, the way the two companies have implemented autonomous technology could have a bigger impact in the long run.

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 SUV and Coupe get power and tech upgrade

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 SUV and Coupe get power and tech upgrade

Mercedes-AMG is giving its GLC 43 family of SUV and Coupe models a revamp for the new model year, massaging the V6 biturbo engine for more power, upgrading the cabin tech, and promising better driving dynamics. Both the 2020 GLC 43 SUV and the 2020 GLC 43 Coupe will get the automaker's latest AMG-enhanced 3.0-liter V6 biturbo, here good for 385 horsepower.

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Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 and CLA 45 S 4Matic+ Shooting Brakes debut

Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 and CLA 45 S 4Matic+ Shooting Brakes debut

Mercedes has pulled the covers of a pair of new shooting brake cars that we will never see Stateside. The cars are the Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 4Matic+ and the CLA 45 S 4Matic+. Both of the cars use the same 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engines, but the power output is different between the two.

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R PRO priced up to take on Porsche’s 911

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R PRO priced up to take on Porsche’s 911

Mercedes-AMG has confirmed pricing for its most fearsome AMG GT car yet, with the limited-edition 2020 GT R PRO set to command a hefty tag if you want to get your hands on the keys. Only 750 of the 577 horsepower cars will be produced worldwide, the automaker has confirmed.

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How Mercedes-AMG made the most powerful turbo four-cylinder engine in the world

How Mercedes-AMG made the most powerful turbo four-cylinder engine in the world

Mercedes-AMG recently unveiled the all-new M139 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. It’s a complete redesign of the previous-gen M133 four-cylinder motor in the outgoing Mercedes-AMG A45, CLA45, and GLA45. And, with up to 415 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque available, the M139 earns the title of the most powerful four-cylinder engine in the world.

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