Tag: Mercedes GLK

Daimler’s Dirty Diesels Aren’t A Dime A Dozen, Company To Pay $1.5 Billion For Emissions Cheating

The United States Department of Justice, Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board have agreed to a $1.5 (£1.2 / €1.3) billion settlement with Daimler to resolve “alleged” violations of the Clean Air Act and California law. Under the proposed settlement, Daimler will recall and repair the emission systems in diesel-powered Mercedes sold in […]

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Mercedes Settles Mold Lawsuit With 2.5 Million U.S. Owners

If you’re a diehard BMW or Audi fan, you might think Mercedes “stinks” due to various yet purely subjective reasons. However, if you’re one of the 2.5 million unlucky Mercedes owners with mold inside their HVAC systems, you definitely know your car stinks. Thankfully, the German carmaker has finally agreed to settle its HVAC mold […]

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Mercedes CEO Wants To Slash 1,100 Management Jobs, Freeze All Salaries As Part Of Cost-Cutting Program

As it grapples with recalls, costly fines over illegal diesel engine software and a slowing global market, Daimler is embarking on an austerity program that, if implemented, will see it cut 10 per cent of its management jobs (1,100 positions) and freeze its 300,000 workers’ paychecks in Germany. That’s according to German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung, […]

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Mercedes-Benz GLK Driver Treats Stop Sign As Green Light, Gets T-Boned

It goes without saying that intersections not controlled by traffic lights are way more dangerous than those regulated by stop or yield signs. The following accident caught by a dashcam in Vancouver, Canada, proves that only too well, unfortunately. The footage starts with the cammer driving in a residential neighborhood, stopping at a stop sign […]

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Daimler Slapped With $1 Billion Fine In Germany Over Rigged Diesel Cars’ Emissions

Germany has imposed a 870 million-euro ($960 million) fine on Daimler for cheating diesel emission rules, with the car maker saying that they will not appeal the penalty. The German prosecutors found its Mercedes-Benz passenger car division sold around 648,000 vehicles that didn’t comply with the emission standards of nitrogen oxides, Bloomberg reports. The car […]

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