Tag: Mercedes A-Class

Mercedes Is Hatching A New Grille For The Facelifted A-Class

It’s hard to believe the Mercedes A-Class is already three years old, but that’s clear today as the company has begun testing a facelifted model. Caught in the early stages of development, this prototype doesn’t really stand out. However, it features a revised grille that is hidden beneath black camouflage. While there isn’t much to see, […]

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Europe’s Second Best-Selling Car In December Was The VW ID.3 Electric Hatchback

Demand for EVs (BEVs and PHEVs combined) more than doubled in 2020 compared to 2019 in Europe, with a 147% increase from 575,000 to 1.42 million units sold. That represented 12% of the new passenger car registrations throughout the year, with one of four battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) registered on the continent being made by the […]

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VW ID.3 Was Europe’s Best-Selling EV In October, Renault Zoe And Hyundai Kona Followed

With the petrol and diesel ban knocking on the door of the automotive industry, customers have become more interested in electrified cars than ever. Europeans, for one, bought more electrified vehicles than diesels for the second month in a row, and the continent’s best-selling battery-electric model was the Volkswagen ID.3. According to Jato’s analysis, the […]

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Europeans Bought More Electrified Cars (EVs And Hybrids) Than Diesels Last Month For The First Time Ever

The current global situation has left a deep mark on the automotive industry (and numerous other sectors), with new car sales dropping by 29 percent in the first nine months of the year, to 8.54 million units, in Europe. The biggest hit was recorded by diesels, which only accounted for 24.8 percent of the market […]

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Mercedes-Benz To Axe Renault-Sourced 1.5L dCi Diesel From A- And B-Class?

The Renault-Daimler partnership that saw several Mercedes-Benz compact cars get the French automaker’s 1.5-liter diesel engine was formed more than two years ago, but it appears that the German brand’s smallest models will stop using the mill. The first step in this direction will reportedly take place later this month, when the A-Class and B-Class […]

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Mercedes Admits They Went “A Bit Too Far” With Their Cheaper Compact Range

Mercedes-Benz has no less than eight compact cars in its lineup today. The range includes the Hatchback and Sedan versions of the A-Class, as well as the long wheelbase sold in China, the B-Class minivan, CLA and CLA Shooting Brake, and the GLA and GLB SUVs. The range will grow to include two zero-emission models […]

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Mercedes-Benz A250e Plug-in Hybrids Launched In Australia With 45-Mile Electric Range

The new generation Mercedes-Benz A-Class has plugged into the heart of the compact segment in Australia, with the introduction of the A250e models. Available in the hatchback and sedan body styles, from AU$63,400 (equal to US$46,111) and AU$66,000 (US$48,002) respectively, they offer up to 73 km (45 miles) of electric range, return 1.6 l/100 km […]

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Mercedes Announces 2021 Changes, E-Class All-Terrain’s Coming While S-Class Coupe & Cabrio Are Dead

Mercedes has announced a number of updates to their lineup in the United States for the 2021 model year. Starting with the entry-level A-Class Sedan, the model gains Blind Spot Assist and new 18-inch bi-color wheels. MBUX Interior Assistant also becomes a new standalone option. Unsurprisingly, the changes to the CLA echo those to the A-Class […]

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