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Daimler Splits into Three Companies

Daimler Splits into Three Companies

Daimler Board of Management decides on first steps to strengthen the divisional structure Plans for three legally independent entities under the roof and lead of Daimler AG Strengthening of the corporate structure will serve future success of Daimler Agreement with employee representatives on cornerstones of a balance ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles, growing EV hype is not only strange and unsettling but good for Big Oil and very dangerous for America. Big Power has aligned itself with Big Oil to take American eyes off of a quick, easy and very doable solution to rid the United States' of its addiction to both foreign and domestic oil based fuels ... Continue reading

MERCEDES-BENZ US AUTO SALES AUGUST 2017; Down 2.9%

MERCEDES-BENZ US AUTO SALES AUGUST 2017; Down 2.9%

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported August sales of 25,373 units, compared to 28,404 vehicles sold during the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 213,242 units, down 2.9% from the previous year. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL INDEX- August 7, 2018: GMC Chevrolet; BMW, smart, Toyota Hybrid Avalon Camry, Ford, RV's, Trailers

NHTSA RECALL INDEX- August 7, 2018: GMC Chevrolet; BMW, smart, Toyota Hybrid Avalon Camry, Ford, RV's, Trailers

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

Oops! EV technology showcase fizzles. Or is it the user’s fault?

Oops! EV technology showcase fizzles. Or is it the user’s fault?

Of course auto journalists are widely known for taking advantage of freebies such as hotel rooms, test cars, dinners and such. Our confident mused that even if the cars weren’t charging, a few drivers had copped the prime parking spots – available only when charging is active. As long as they were plugged in, no on ... Continue reading

AIADA US Import Brands Auto Sales Scoreboard : July 2017 Sales Continue to Stumble

AIADA US Import Brands Auto Sales Scoreboard : July 2017 Sales Continue to Stumble

Dealers anticipate customers will be drawn to their stores this fall by attractive new models and incentives,” said AIADA President Cody Lusk. ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz USA July 2017 Sales

Mercedes-Benz USA July 2017 Sales

ATLANTA—Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported July sales of 25,909 units, compared to 28,523 vehicles sold during the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 187,869 units, down 1.8% from the previous year. ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz USA Reports June 2017 Sales

Mercedes-Benz USA Reports June 2017 Sales

ATLANTA—Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported best-ever June sales of 28,994 units, an increase of 1.8%, closing out the second-quarter at 161,960 year-to-date. Mercedes-Benz Vans also reported best-ever June sales with 3,108 units and smart reported 226 units, bringing the MBUSA grand total to 32,328 vehicles for ... Continue reading

Shortcutting New Car Research - Perfect New Car Match

Shortcutting New Car Research - Perfect New Car Match

Auto Central March 26, 2017; Congratulations. By being here you have taken the first step towards finding a TRUE LOVE relationship with your next vehicle, a car or truck you can fall and stay in love with. ... Continue reading

Professional Auto Journalist Car and Truck Reviews 2018-1993, Includes In-depth Specs, Side By Side Comparisons and "When New" MSRP

Professional Auto Journalist Car and Truck Reviews 2018-1993, Includes In-depth Specs, Side By Side Comparisons and "When New" MSRP

Index Of Professional Auto Journalist Car Reviews 2018-1993, Car Reviews 2018-1993 Truck Reviews 2018-1993 Includes Total Specs, Side By Side Comparisons and When New Prices, 2018 Car Reviews, 2017 Car Reviews and 2016 Car Reviews on The Auto Channel. Auto buying resources to help buyers make informed decisions. The Au ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz USA Reports May 2017 Sales of 26,893

Mercedes-Benz USA Reports May 2017 Sales of 26,893

ATLANTA—Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported May sales volume at 26,893 units, a decrease of 8.2% from the 29,299 vehicles sold during the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 132,966 units, down 1.0% from the previous year, which was an all-time record for MBUSA. ... Continue reading

Cars For Teens - Updated IIHS Recommendations +VIDEO

Cars For Teens - Updated IIHS Recommendations +VIDEO

IIHS tightens criteria for recommended used vehicles for teens ARLINGTON, Va. — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is applying more stringent criteria to its list of recommended used vehicles for teens, as recent safety improvements have percolated down to lower-cost used cars, SUVs, minivans and pickups. ... Continue reading

Dieter Zetsche at the Annual Daimler AG Shareholders’ Meeting: “We look back on a very successful year.

Dieter Zetsche at the Annual Daimler AG Shareholders’ Meeting: “We look back on a very successful year.

Berlin, Germany – “Daimler has had a lot of success in its history of more than 130 years, but our company has never been as successful as now,” states Manfred Bischoff, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG, to an expected audience of approximately 6,000 shareholders at today’s Annual Shareholders’ ... Continue reading

Consumer Reports - 10 Automotive Must Read Articles

Consumer Reports - 10 Automotive Must Read Articles

Auto Central, March 1, 2017; Consumer reports is well respected by The Auto Channel staff, with lots of good information to make your car owning, buying and operating easier and safer. ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz February 2017 US Sales

Mercedes-Benz February 2017 US Sales

Mercedes-Benz today reported the highest US February sales in its history with 24,522 units up 6.9% from the 22,941 vehicles sold in February 2016. Adding 2,513 units for Vans and 348 units for smart, Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) achieved its highest February to date with a grand total of 27,383 vehicles, up 6.8% from a y ... Continue reading

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