Audi replaces Mercedes-Benz as automobile supplier to International Olympic Committee. Audi has a 4 year commitment to IOC replacing Mercedes Benz that had done the job for 22 years. Volkswagen Group was official vehicle partner at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.
An old Mercedes Benz station wagon, was flattened recently by the Terminator. Arnie, as people call him, showed how to iron a Mercedes using a tank, at a promotional event in California recently.
Mercedes Benz revealed their 2014 E63 AMG. Available in three trims, this is the most powerful E63 AMG yet. Top of the line E63 AMG S-Model generates 585 hp power and 800 Nm torque.
Merced Benz India, the wholly owned subsidiary of Mercedes Benz Cars, has launched Merconomics in India. A new initiative which will help their car buyers with customized leasing solutions.
In 2012, BMW sold 1,540,085 cars, Audi sold 1,455,100 cars and Mercedes Benz sold 1,320,097 cars, globally, registering 11.6%, 11.7% and 4.69% sales growth respectively.
Mercedes Benz India posted a negative annual growth rate, -3.9%, for the first time since 2009. They have now been replaced by Audi as the 2nd largest luxury car maker.
Mercedes Benz has announced the BlueEFFICIENCY models for the A Class, which will be offered in both petrol and diesel. Compared to other Mercedes BlueEFFICIENCY cars, the A Class will be more efficient
Mercedes Benz has recorded their highest December global sales to date in 2012. For the year, they have sold 1,423,835 vehicles whereas Audi has sold 1,455,100 cars.