Mercedes-Benz plots the perfect course

Mercedes-Benz has announced its plans to be the first automotive manufacturer to launch in-vehicle 3-word address navigation thanks to a partnership with the innovative addressing system what3words.

Flexible friends?

Doctor, I often read your words of wisdom in Diesel Car’s Used Car Buyer’s Guides, and your frequent warnings about buying the cars reviewed with large optional wheels and low profile tyres fitted, on the grounds of ride comfort and replacement cost. But is it all as simple as just the dimensions of wheel and […]

All-new Mercedes Vito taxi for London

Mercedes says the new model offers unrivalled levels of space and refined comfort for the driver and up to six passengers, as well as being fully-wheelchair accessible, setting the benchmark for London’s black cabs. Tested by real ‘cabbies’ at VanExperience Live in June 2016, and most recently as part of the marketing campaign around the […]

Oh Danny Boy, the pipes, the pipes… are blocked!

Hello Doc.  Last Friday evening, I was travelling home along a de-restricted dual carriageway and was held up by some slow moving vehicles in the outside lane at about 45mph. When the lane cleared, I accelerated firmly and, as usual, my Mercedes GL 420 CDI took off with its customary amount of vigour, but only […]

£5,115 price premium for new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet

Mercedes-Benz has announced prices for its new two-door cabriolet version of the C-Class, with a sizeable increase of £5,115 over a comparable C-Class Coupe. The prices of the eight model line-up have been announced ahead of its arrival in UK showrooms this summer, with the cheapest C 220 d Sport Cabriolet costing £38,580 and most […]

Mercedes invests €3 billion in emissions-friendly engines

With its completely newly developed family of diesel engines, Mercedes-Benz says it is the first manufacturer to put diesel vehicles on the market that already fulfil the stricter emission limits planned for the EU as of September 2017.

Same car, new name: SLK becomes SLC

Mercedes has decided to retire the SLK name used by its compact roadster models for the last twenty years. Instead, these cars will now be badged as SLCs.

New E-Class moves ahead

Mercedes releases details of the next E‑Class, which has a newly developed four-cylinder diesel engine

Towing the line…..

Dear Doctor,  I first read Diesel Car back in the late eighties when I owned my first diesel, a CitroÎn BX estate, and I have owned only diesel cars since then. Within the next few months, I will be changing my 2012 Toyota RAV4 diesel for, I hope, something a bit more luxurious. I will […]