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  • Lewis Hamilton hones Mercedes with fastest time at F1 testing 6 hours 33 minutes ago

    Montmelo: Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes at the top of the timesheet for a second straight day of Formula One pre-season testing on Saturday. The defending F1 champion steered his way late in the day to the session-best lap, a day after team-mate Nico Rosberg was quickest on the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit. Hamilton, however,...
  • Nico Rosberg fastest at Barcelona, McLaren makes strides Yesterday

    Spain: Nico Rosberg pushed his Mercedes to the fastest lap so far in preseason testing at the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit as Jenson Button saw his promising drive end in the grass on Friday. Rosberg let loose a late flying lap of 1 minute, 22.792 seconds to put champions Mercedes on the top...
  • Mercedes-Benz recalls 147,000 cars because of a possible fire risk 5 days ago

    New York: Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 147,000 sedans and wagons in the United States because of a possible fire risk, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said today. A week after a similar Mercedes recall of 127,000 cars in China, the company said it needed to fix poorly secured rubber...
  • Formula One: Maldonado on top as ill Lewis Hamilton is sidelined February 20, 2015

    Barcelona: Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado led the timesheets for Lotus on the first day of Formula One testing on Thursday while world champion Lewis Hamilton was sidelined by sickness and McLaren by power unit problems. Dutchman Max Verstappen, 17, completed the most laps on a day interrupted by a collision between Susie...
  • 'Unwell' Lewis Hamilton stops testing for the day: Mercedes February 19, 2015

    Montmelo: Mercedes say Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is "unwell" and has stopped driving for the day at preseason testing near Barcelona. Mercedes say on their Twitter account "An unplanned stoppage keeping us off track at the moment. Lewis Hamilton is unwell and not able to continue driving today." Hamilton had completed...
  • Mercedes reserve Pascal Wehrlein to test for Force India February 18, 2015

    Germany's Pascal Wehrlein, the official reserve driver for Formula One world champions Mercedes, will test for Force India in Barcelona this week, both teams announced on Wednesday. The 20-year-old will have two days in Force India's 2014 car and also take part in two further in-season tests with the Mercedes-powered team. Force...
  • Mercedes C-Class diesel launched in India at Rs 39.9 lakh onwards February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz launched the diesel variant of its C-Class sedan, priced up to Rs 42.9 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The company has launched the C-Class diesel in two trims, the 'C 220 CDI Style' variant priced at Rs 39.9 lakh and the 'C 220 CDI Avantgarde' priced...
  • Nico Rosberg ready to resume battle with Lewis Hamilton February 3, 2015

    London: Nico Rosberg says he has sharpened his knives for the new Formula One season and is ready to take on champion Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton and anyone else who fancies their title chances. The German, runner-up last year as Hamilton collected his second crown, told the official formula1.com website that...
  • Lewis Hamilton to sign new deal, says Mercedes February 2, 2015

    Madrid: Formula One racing team Mercedes is confident that world champion Lewis Hamilton will sign a new contract soon. The Briton's current deal will expire at the end of the year. Talks have started on the new deal, Toto Wolff, head of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport, has said discussions will come to a...
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class diesel to be launched in India on February 11 February 2, 2015

    Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that the new C-Class diesel will be launched in India on February 11, 2015. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class diesel will initially be brought in as a CBU like its petrol variant. CKD operations will commence at a later stage. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class diesel will most likely have the...
  • McLaren make troubled start to testing February 2, 2015

    Fernando Alonso made a troubled start to testing McLaren's new Formula One car in Spain on Sunday while champions Mercedes pounded out the laps and Sebastian Vettel went fastest for Ferrari. Spaniard Alonso, who has moved from Ferrari at the start of a new Honda-powered era for McLaren, completed just six...
  • Red Bull, Williams, Mercedes launch their F1 cars for 2015 February 2, 2015

    Jerez: Red Bull and Williams have launched their Formula One cars which they hope will be able to better compete with Mercedes when the new season starts in six weeks' time. Red Bull's RB11 and the Williams FW37 were unveiled on Sunday prior to the first day of pre-season testing at...
  • Lewis Hamilton wants more competition for his F1 title defense February 2, 2015

    Jerez: Lewis Hamilton hopes to have several challengers, rather than just his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg, when he defends his Formula One title this season. Last year's fight was intense, with Hamilton and Rosberg feuding as their title scrap went down to the final race in Abu Dhabi. But everyone else was...
  • F1: Nico Rosberg promises 'maximum attack' in 2015 February 1, 2015

    Nico Rosberg vowed 'maximum attack' in a new title battle with Formula One world champion team-mate Lewis Hamilton on Sunday as Mercedes unveiled their 2015 car before pre-season testing started in Jerez. "I know the feeling of winning and of fighting for a championship after last year, but I also know...
  • Mercedes-AMG GT to be launched in India in March 2015 January 31, 2015

    The Mercedes-AMG GT is set to be launched in India by March 2015, confirm our sources close to the brand. The AMG GT will replace the SLS AMG as the new flagship sportscar for the brand and will be priced between Rs 2 crore and 2.25 crore for the base...
  • Mercedes-Benz launches the CLA 200 in India at Rs 31.5 lakh January 22, 2015

    Mercedes-Benz takes its first stab this year at Audi's number one position, by launching the highly anticipated CLA 200 in India. The car is positioned below the recently launched C-Class and will cater to the entry luxury car segment in the country. The car is priced at Rs 31.5 lakh...
  • Boost for McLaren after Honda win engine argument January 17, 2015

    London: McLaren have been given a boost after Formula One's governing body tweaked the rules to allow Honda, the team's new partner, to develop their engine this season in line with rival manufacturers. The Japanese company, who have replaced Mercedes at McLaren, are returning to Formula One as the sport's fourth...
  • Cars Mercedes-Benz is expected to launch in India in 2015 January 13, 2015

    Mercedes-Benz India ended 2014 on a high with the launch of the much-awaited C-Class and will now open the innings for 2015 with the CLA sedan. Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that they have a wide range of cars lined up for India this year. Since they are keeping mum about any...
  • Perks in India Inc get fancy; top talent gets iPhones, Mercedes cars January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: When it comes to rewarding top performing employees, many large corporates are giving out expensive gifts such as latest iPhones, Mercs, flats and jewellery a trend started by a little-known diamond firm in Gujarat a few months back. Last Diwali, Surat-based Hari Krishna Exports created a flutter by announcing...
  • Mercedes-Benz plans to launch 15 cars in India this year January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: German luxury carmaker Mercedes- Benz plans to introduce 15 new products in India this year, and pump in Rs 150 crore for adding a new assembly line for its upcoming CLA compact sedan at the Chakan facility. "Mercedes-Benz will introduce 15 products in 2015, including products with no predecessors...
  • Tata Bolt to Hyundai Elite i20 Cross: Hatchbacks coming to India in 2015 January 7, 2015

    Besides being slotted as popular choices for first time car buyers, hatchbacks are a huge hit because of their compact dimensions and ease of driving. Not to mention the abundance of features that manufacturers are now offering with their cars. Key players as well as new ones in the market...
  • Daimler's self-driving concept car turns into a living room on wheels January 6, 2015

    Las Vegas:Germany's Daimler AG wants to reset consumers' expectations about self-driving cars with its futuristic Mercedes-Benz F 015 concept, unveiled at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. "Anyone who focuses solely on the technology has not yet grasped how autonomous driving will change our society," said Daimler Chief Executive...
  • Fernando Alonso a top target for Mercedes if Lewis Hamilton leaves January 2, 2015

    Fernando Alonso would be top of the list for Mercedes if Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton fails to agree a new deal with the team beyond this year, according to motorsport director Toto Wolff. Hamilton, who took his second championship in 2014 after winning 11 races, has yet to put pen...
  • 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA to be launched in India on January 22 December 31, 2014

    After ending 2014 on a high note, Mercedes-Benz will start the new year with the launch of the new CLA sedan on January 22, 2015. The CLA's performance version, the CLA45 AMG was launched in 2014 and if the sales reports are to be believed, has been already sold out. The...
  • Mercedes-Benz launches new brand to sell old cars December 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Boosted by a 39 per cent rise in used car sales till the September quarter at 1,700 units and sensing a huge opportunity in this space, Mercedes-Benz India launched a separate brand to cash in on the pre-owned car market. The country's largest luxury carmaker will sell pre-owned cars under...
  • Mercedes celebrate F1 success at fan event November 30, 2014

    Germany: Thousands of fans helped Mercedes celebrate its success in the Formula One championship at the German manufacturer's "Stars and Cars" party on Saturday. F1 champion Lewis Hamilton and runner-up teammate Nico Rosberg drove a number of vehicles, including their championship-winning Silver Arrow, on a temporary track around the Mercedes-Benz museum...
  • Mercedes launches new C-Class sedan at Rs 40.9 lakh in India November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz launched new generation C-Class sedan in India, priced at Rs 40.9 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The company has launched the new C-Class with petrol engine and plans to launch the diesel variant of the car next year. "The new C-Class joins the latest generations of the...
  • Lewis Hamilton says new Mercedes contract looks a formality November 25, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton says a contract extension with Mercedes is almost a done deal now that he has got his second Formula One championship under his belt. "We haven't discussed the nuances but...it really is pretty much a formality I would have thought," the 29-year-old told British reporters after the season-ending race...