Smart Electric: Prices revealed in UK – ready for a shock?

New Smart Electric to spark interest in UK? Three body styles and as much as 160km range First European customer deliveries expected in July LONDON, England – The smart electric drive range is now on sale, with prices starting from £16 420* for the smart ForTwo electric drive (including OLEV grant of £4 500; total price £20…

Mercedes E-Class Coupe takes its roof off

Open-air and luxury with AWD for winter E-Class comfort in two-door convertible New high-tech gear for passengers STUTTGART, Germany – Mercedes-Benz has completed its E-Class family with the introduction of the E-Class Cabriolet – a four-seater with a classic fabric soft top and “sensuous design with high long-distance comfort and the latest technology”. The tech bit…

Hello, campers! It’s the supervan from Merc

Based on long-wheelbase V-Class. Seats and sleeps four Two trim levels – Sport and AMG Line STUTTGART, Germany – The Mercedes-Benz V-Class Marco Polo camper van is now on sale in Europe with prices* starting at R904 000 for an ‘entry’-level V 220d Sport. The V 220d AMG Line is R940 500, V 250d Sport…

Mercedes SA boss heading for career in China

New manufacturing boss for Merc SA Current incumbent heading for China Praise for SA man’s leadership EAST LONDON, Eastern Cape – Andreas Engling has been appointed CEO and executive director for manufacturing at Mercedes-Benz SA to take over from Arno van der Merwe. Van der Merwe is moving to Beijing, China, to replace Peter Schabert…