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20 Apr Daimler Trucks Research: Shining more light

Team of researchers at Daimler AG examines the effects of additional light on the mental state and performance of truck drivers in a series of "Daylight+" experiments Road trials and numerous tests were conducted in the Arctic Circle's winter darkness Firm conclusions based on...

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20 Apr Emission-free delivery vehicles for the courier service

Strategic partnership to electrify the Hermes vehicle fleet 1500 electric vans for urban deliveries from Mercedes-Benz Vans Pilot project to start in early 2018 in Hamburg and Stuttgart Focus on economy, practicality and sustainability Significant reductions in exhaust and noise emiss...

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23 Feb Customer trial for heavy-duty electric truck.

Excellent customer reaction to Urban eTruck with 25 t permissible GVW and range of up to 200 km Stefan Buchner, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks: "Following the world premiere in September 2016 at the International Commercial Vehicle Show the customer reaction was outstandin...

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23 Nov Virtual Reality - the next steps with Mercedes-Benz SA

In a fast moving world, trends show the way and fashionable pieces are constantly at the top of every best and must buy list.  As an innovative and forward thinking brand, Mercedes-Benz South Africa recently embarked on a series of exciting and progressive digital projects in the worl...

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26 Oct Mercedes-Benz Concept X-Class

STOCKHOLM - With the Concept X-CLASS, Mercedes-Benz Vans gives a concrete outlook on its new pickup, the X-Class, in Stockholm. The first premium pickup will combine the best of two worlds. This is demonstrated impressively by Mercedes-Benz with two design variants of the concept...

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13 Oct Mercedes-Benz Cars receives ten awards.

Stuttgart/Paris.  At the renowned design competition, the "Automobile Brand Contest", Mercedes-Benz Cars received a total of ten awards, including the top award twice. Ola Källenius, member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, responsible for Mercedes-Benz Sales & Mar...

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28 Sep Daimler Trucks at the IAA 2016 : networked, efficiency.

HANNOVER - At this year's IAA International Commercial Vehicle Show, (22 to 29 September 2016) the focus is on the megatrends of the future: digitalisation and e-mobility. The key to the sustainable and efficient logistics of the future is called connectivity. Logistics rely on a network o...

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28 Sep Mercedes-Benz Vans at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016.

ANNOVER - With the Vision Van Mercedes-Benz Vans shows a revolutionary van study for the urban environment at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016. As an integrated system, the vehicle incorporates a number of innovative technologies for last-mile delivery operations and thus sets the standard...

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16 Sep Mercedes-Benz Trucks displays innovative solution's at AAD

This event will be taking place from 14 September until 18 September at the Air Force Base in Waterkloof, Centurion.

“As an international innovator in the automotive industry, we are at the forefront of any and all developments in the military segment, and this foresight enables us to ...

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25 Aug Mercedes-Benz Stars at the Festival of Motoring

Kyalami, Midrand – Following the recent onslaught of new model introductions by luxury motor manufacturer Mercedes-Benz, and its sports car and high-performance brand Mercedes-AMG, the brand will be showcasing and demonstrating a number of its fascinating and exciting p...

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28 Jun MBSA supports Grant Lottering’s Im’Possible Tour III

Mercedes-Benz South Africa and its Dealer Partners support Laureus Ambassador Grant Lottering’s mission to raise funds in aide of the Laureus Foundation South Africa by donating R1 million.


Mercedes-Benz South Africa is title vehicle sponsor for Grant Lottering’s Im’possible Tour – a sol...

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28 Jun MBSA supports Grant Lottering’s Im’Possible Tour III

Mercedes-Benz South Africa and its Dealer Partners support Laureus Ambassador Grant Lottering’s mission to raise funds in aide of the Laureus Foundation South Africa by donating R1 million.


Mercedes-Benz South Africa is title vehicle sponsor for Grant Lottering’s Im’possible Tour – a sol...

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12 May
FleetBoard Drivers' League 2015

Marshall Hendricks from Imperial Fast ‘N Fresh tops the worldwide FleetBoard Drivers’ League.

Local top three drivers awarded with trips to Germany.

 Growing number of participants: 19 438 drivers from 359 companies in 18 countries.

Driver performance analysis from FleetBoard utilised...

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12 May The new smart fortwo & forfour

The revolution enters the next round – the smart fortwo has undergone improvements in virtually all areas and is markedly more comfortable. The hallmark smart rear engine concept is being offered for the first time in the four-seater smart forfour as well. Drive power is supplied by state-...

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11 May Mercedes-Benz GLS - the S-Class of SUVs

Like the GL before it, the new GLS is also setting standards in the world of the SUV as it confirms its position as the "S-Class among SUVs". The only full-fledged seven-seater in the European premium SUV segment boasts ample spaciousness and combines luxury with impressive levels ...

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22 Apr The new C-Class Coupé - Seduction of the heart and mind

Athletic and sporty, the vivid, sensuous design of the new Coupé cuts a fine figure on the road and embodies modern luxury. At the same time, its interior elevates beauty and style to a sporty level. A dynamically configured chassis, with optional air suspension, forms the basis for a high...

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14 Apr Fashion Film Festival

The Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival is set to raise the bar again

Style icons, fashion aficionados and film fanatics are advised to clear their schedules between the 21-23 April 2016, as the new Aquarium in the V&A Waterfront plays host to the ever...

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11 Apr Laureus Sport for Good

Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) prides itself not only in being the best within the automotive industry but most importantly in building communities. In the run-up to the Laureus World Sports Awards, which will be held in Germany on the 18th of April 2016, a high calibre delegation of in...

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11 Jan The semi-autonomous new E-Class

The inventor of the automobile is presenting the most advanced production vehicle in the world, the new E-Class, at the Detroit motor show.
It sets new standards for safety, efficiency and automobile intelligence.


On 29 January 1886 Carl Benz applied to the Imperial Patent Office in Berl...

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07 Dec The most successful motorsport year in company history.

What a year for motorsport it has been: on 12 December, the Mercedes-Benz Museum together with fans of the brand celebrates the brilliant 2015 motorsport season. The museum programme includes the official Stars & Cars press conference, an autograph session with legendary racing drivers...

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