No April Fool – Nissan and Daimler to develop new Mercedes-Benz pickup

So it was no April Fool’s joke – Daimler and Nissan really are working on developing the first Mercedes-Benz pickup truck, known in South Africa as a bakkie. Following the example of Volkswagen with its Amarok, another German company taking on the likes of Toyota with its top selling Hilux and Ford with the new […]

Johann Verster

Published : Wednesday April 8, 2015

Mercedes-Benz AMG Bike the ROTWILD GTS

A Mountain bike inspired by the new Mercedes‑AMG GT has been developed for the toughest off-road conditions on the basis of professional feedback from the top athletes in the AMG ROTWILD MTB racing team.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday April 2, 2015

Mercedes-Benz Vans updates its Internet platform MyVan

With real-life stories and news from the world of vans, MYVAN is one of the world’s largest social TV platforms for commercial vehiclesLink to the Mercedes-Benz websites now provides users With additional information about the Mercedes-Benz vans shown New content formats enable targeted lead generation and sales support Around three years after the site’s successful […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday January 27, 2015

Champions of Fashion – Mercedes-Benz international fashion campaign

As part of its autumn/winter 2015 fashion campaign, Mercedes-Benz is today launching a film entitled “Champions of fashion” which brings together champion racing drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg as well as currently the most sought-after model, Dree Hemingway.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday January 16, 2015

Mercedes-Benz and Garrett McNamara Surfboards

Two new, innovative surfboards are currently being built in collaboration between Mercedes-Benz and the world-class Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara. The first, made entirely from Portuguese cork, has already been handed over to McNamara.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday November 10, 2014


The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team is delighted to announce a new partnership with HUGO BOSS, effective from 1 January 2015 onwards. HUGO BOSS, a market leader in the upper premium and luxury global apparel market, becomes a Team Partner of MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, and the team’s Official Supplier of Lifestyle and Formal Wear […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday October 1, 2014

Cape Town Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town: Spring/Summer 2014 Three days, 17 shows and more than 20 designers Mercedes-Benz highlights its own fashion icon Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town  is especially important this year as Cape Town was bestowed the honour of ‘World Design Capital of 2014’ and will express nothing but creative freedom in the form […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday July 23, 2014

Mercedes-Benz South Africa production plant takes Silver in Europe-Africa

East London manufacturing facility takes silver in the J.D. Power 2014 Initial Quality Study (Europe-Africa region), a sixth consecutive year in the award rankings. Out of Africa, for the World: Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) plant proves once again that efficiency and quality is the norm As the only African plant on the list of awardees, […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday June 23, 2014

International Mercedes-Benz fashion campaign

International Mercedes-Benz fashion campaign – spring/summer 2015: Tilda Swinton, Roe Ethridge and Haider Ackermann for the new luxury class coupé International style icon and artist Tilda Swinton, and the new S-Class Coupé are the focus of the international Mercedes-Benz fashion campaign spring/summer 2015. The campaign was realized by US artist photographer and director Roe Ethridge, […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday June 11, 2014

Mercedes-Benz to Launch Two Models this weekend in Germany

Not one but two models from Mercedes-Benz will be celebrating their market launch in Germany this Saturday morning when customers are expected to head to the showrooms for the dealership premiere of the C-Class and GLA-Class. At the same time, the GLA 45 AMG is also celebrating its sales release. Mercedes-Benz Bank offers attractive financial […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday March 14, 2014

Mercedes-Benz Social Media in the Automotive Industry

Social media activities on the path to success: Mercedes-Benz is the most successful automobile brand on the social web Mercedes-Benz is the most popular and successful automobile brand on the social web. On Facebook alone, the Stuttgart-based premium brand has gained the most fans amongst all automobile brands, with more than 3.2 million new users […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday March 11, 2014

Mercedes-Benz Apple Apps CarPlay

Premiere: Apple “CarPlay” in the new C-Class – Mercedes-Benz remains trendsetter in smartphone integration Mercedes-Benz will be the first German premium automotive manufacturer to bring Apple’s “CarPlay” infotainment system based on the iPhone into cars. How the system operates in vehicles is being demonstrated by Mercedes-Benz in a new C-Class at the Geneva Motor Show. […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday March 3, 2014

Carnival Brazil Escola de Samba Sociedade Rosas de Ouro São Paulo

Mercedes-Benz do Brasil supports the Carnival in São Paulo and Salvador with Mercedes-Benz Actros, Axor and Atego trucks Social and cultural involvement of the staff: 200 employees support carnival celebrations of “Rosas de Ouro” samba school Each year the Brazilian Carnival thrills millions of people – and Mercedes-Benz is taking part. For the second time […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday February 28, 2014

Mercedes-Benz Surfboard for Biggest Wave in the World

Against the backdrop of the lighthouse at Nazaré in Portugal, one of the most famous surfing locations in the world, Gorden Wagener, Vice President Design Daimler AG, handed over four surfboards to Garrett McNamara. The Hawaiian surfing star and world record holder aims to use the boards, which he has developed in collaboration with Mercedes-Benz, […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday February 25, 2014

Miami International Boat Show – Mercedes-Benz AMG98

Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing Team present two visionary super sports concepts Two visions of Design and Craftsmanship Roar into the Miami International Boat Show Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo Cigarette Racing 50′ Vision GT Concept Miami, Fla. – Two legendary brands with legendary visions will unite once again at the Miami International Boat Show on […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday February 13, 2014

Mercedes Benz A, B and C-Class Fuel Consumption

News on the A, B and CLA-Class: New segment-leading fuel consumption figures Mercedes-Benz is pressing ahead with its efficiency drive: seven new versions of the A, B and CLA-Class now offer fuel savings of up to 7 percent compared with their respective predecessors. The A 200 CDI 4MATIC and A 220 CDI 4MATIC additionally represent […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday February 7, 2014

Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom

Successful start to the 2014 cinema season: Mercedes-Benz as a partner in national and international film productions In Germany the 2014 cinema season starts off with two film productions in which Mercedes-Benz plays supporting roles. The film “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” directed by Justin Chadwick features a number of historic Mercedes-Benz vehicles from various […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday January 29, 2014

Mercedes-Benz – The inventor of the automobile

Experience new worlds with the inventor of the automobile – Kick-off in China: Mercedes-Benz enters the premium travel business As the first automotive brand Mercedes-Benz is entering the international market for premium travel services.  

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday January 16, 2014

Christmas Gift Ideas from Mercedes-Benz

…will soon no longer only apply to drivers of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG: that’s because of course next month is Christmas. The Christmas Stars 2013 from Mercedes-Benz present more than 40 Christmas Gift ideas for the entire family. The high-quality Christmas Gifts are now available from the Mercedes-Benz sales partners. And an SLS AMG with […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday November 6, 2013

Mercedes-Benz Daimler Leader in Electric Cars

Electric smart leads the field with 983 registrations in the first half year Unit sales increased by around 80 percent compared to the same period last year Mercedes-Benz and smart have the world’s widest range of locally emission-free models on the road In 2013 Daimler AG is once again asserting its market leadership in electric […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday July 26, 2013

Mercedes-Benz Keys to Goodwood Festival of Speed

Mercedes-Benz owners attending the Goodwood Festival of Speed between July 11 and 14 are set to be given a unique perspective as the event celebrates its 20th year, thanks to the creation of The Keyholder’s Club – a new, dedicated private viewing platform.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday July 5, 2013

Dieter Zetsche hands over Car Keys to Pope Francis

Keys to the popemobile handed over: Dieter Zetsche in a private audience with Pope Francis Stuttgart/Rome – Dr Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, handed over the key to the Popemobile to Pope Francis yesterday at a private meeting in the Vatican. Pope Francis will […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday July 3, 2013

Six new Mercedes-Benz models join the A, B and CLA-Class: New engines and more traction

The A, B and CLA-Class model ranges are being extended with the addition of highly economical entry-level versions, another fuel-efficient BlueEFFICIENCY Edition model as well as 4MATIC all-wheel drive variants boasting high levels of traction. Rounding off the top end of the model range is the CLA 45 AMG high-performance coupé. The new models will […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday July 1, 2013

Mercedes-Benz South Africa five-fer consolidates top world plant ranking

East London manufacturing facility takes silver in 2013 JD Power and Associates IQS Survey Superlative quality, efficiency and disciplined commitment keeps MBSA production staff at the top of the game The result of the annual JD Power and Associates Initial Quality Study (IQS) is eagerly anticipated by motor manufacturers the world over, as a definitive […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday June 20, 2013

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