Record Registrations Rise For Mercedes-Benz Vans

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Mercedes-Benz Vans continues to break all records within its UK market, as registrations across the range rose by 25% during the second quarter on 2014, compared to the same period last year, marking the sixth consecutive quarter for record-breaking van sales. Compared with the second quarter of 2013, sales of Citan have grown by 45%, […]

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Mercedes-Benz’s Marketing Might

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How Mercedes’ big bucks’ Van Experience LIVE’ marketing exercise continues to pay dividends. It is difficult to make vans fun and sexy – for many operators they are a necessary evil that has to be bought to carry on in their field of work – be they large fleets or small, single vehicle operators. Mercedes-Benz […]

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100+ Logistics Invests In Mercedes-Benz Treat


Derby-based mobile phone industry supplier, 100+ logistics, celebrated its teeth birthday by investing in a new fleet of fuel-efficient Mercedes-Benz vans. This is the first time the company have opted to purchase any vehicles, having previously leased their fleet. Owner Barrie Tullett, explained: “Of course, other vans have their strengths but none can match a […]

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Mercedes-Benz Opens Van Talent Development Programme


Mercedes-Benz UK has welcomed its first intake of delegates to their new Van Talent Development Programme. The two-year programme, an industry first will see an intake of 60 high calibre delegates in 2014. It focuses on sales and aftersales skills in the van sector and exposes trainees to all sales opportunities, including new and used […]

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Mercedes Citan receives just three EURONCAP stars

Citan Kombi could have led safety table

The new Mercedes-Benz Citan Kombi fails to shine in a market segment that is surprisingly poorly equipped for safety.  With only electronic stability control scoring points in Safety Assist and lacklustre performance in other areas, the Renault Kangoo-derived van/MPV has failed to set itself apart from its competitors in Euro NCAP’s safety tests. Driver safety […]

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Midlands Truck & Van launches night-time MoTs

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Mercedes-Benz dealer Midlands Truck & Van has added Aston, Birmingham and Willenhall, Wolverhampton to its list of depots that carry out night time MoTs. The move means customers will no longer have to take their commercial vehicles off the road to get them tested during the day, when they could be out earning. Nor will […]

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Videos Show Mercedes Citan Going all 80’s for Advertising Campaign


In its recently announced advertising campaign, Mercedes-Benz has teamed up 80’s TV star MacGyver with the new Citan for a series of three “webisodes”, which will be available on the site from 18 September. The new Mercedes-Benz Citan, is being unveiled to the public for the first time at the IAA International Commercial Vehicle Show next […]

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Five Mercedes Commercial Vehicle Dealers Named in Price Fixing Scandal

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The Office of Fair Trading has issued a ‘Statement of Objection’ against Mercedes-Benz UK and five of their commercial vehicle dealers. The statement alleges that competition law has been infringed between March 2007 and January 2010. In naming the businesses concerned, the OFT must have what they see as significant evidence of the offences. According […]

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Mercedes-Benz reaches 100k Service Contracts


Mercedes-Benz UK has reached the milestone of having 100,000 vehicles on active Service Contracts, with vehicles from smart through to New Actros now covered. Since the start of 2012, Mercedes-Benz has already added more than 15,000 cars, vans and trucks to its service contracts. Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle Complete Contracts cover the costs for servicing, inspections […]

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Mercedes Van Dealers Accept Service Bookings Online

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Mercedes-Benz UK has launched a brand new Online Service Advisor for customers to book a vehicle service, MOT or repair. The new site, enables Mercedes-Benz van owners to get a no-obligation quote and also complete an online booking 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The site uses the individual vehicle specification, age […]

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