Porsches, Corvettes, Mercedes crushed in Philippines

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Bulldozers and backhoes pounded over two dozen seized luxury cars and trucks in the Philippines on Tuesday, consisting of Porsches, Mercedes, Jaguars and Corvettes, in a remarkable demolition presenting the no-nonsense leader’s crackdown on criminal offense and corruption. President Rodrigo Duterte observed as the pre-owned vehicles, some valued as high as $115,000, were reduced to […]

Plan for all-electric cars by 2030 not practical, says Mercedes-Benz India

New Mercedes Benz S-Class, 2017 Shanghai Motor Show

The Mercedes-Benz India CEO said electric rush neither viable nor wise Luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz has prompted the government of India “not to rush with the all-electric vehicles push” and therefore foreclose much better technological options for future generations as the world is racing to work on hydrogen and not electricity. The automaker also called for […]

South Korea to fine BMW, Mercedes, Porsche for breaching emission rules

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South Korea prepares to impose a combined penalty of 70.3 billion won ($63.1 million) on units of BMW AG, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche mentioning violation of emission rules, the environment ministry stated on Thursday. Seoul Main Customs, part of the nation’s customs firm, have also asked prosecutors to probe the three units for violation of customs […]

Mercedes-Benz, JVs recalls more than 350,000 vehicles in China

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Mercedes-Benz, the luxury brand of German automaker Daimler AG, and its Chinese joint ventures are going to recall 351,218 vehicles because of possible problems with air bags made by Japan’s Takata Corp, China’s quality watchdog stated on Friday. The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) stated on its website that it was […]

Daimler progresses with plans of building Mercedes-Benz cars in Russia

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Daimler started construction of a new Mercedes-Benz plant close to Moscow on Tuesday, following through on the first new investment by a significant foreign automaker in Russia since Western sanctions were enforced 3 years ago. Daimler stated in February that it will invest over 250 million euros ($279 million) in the factory, contrary to prevalent […]