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Uncertainty Over Company Car Tax Increases

In the Autumn Budget 2017, it was announced that cars registered from April 2020 would be taxed based on the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP), while those registered before April 2020 would retain their current tax treatment related to figures from the outgoing NEDC test. Unfortunately, the new tax bands relating to […]

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Should you consider a Dash Cam?

With insurance fraud on the rise, investing in a dash cam could help to prove who is to blame for an accident and settle disputes and claims. But is it really a worthwhile investment and do the benefits outweigh the drawbacks? What is a dash cam? A dash cam is an in-car camera system that […]

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Meet the team: Martin Green, General Manager

Martin Green has headed up our Taunton dealership as General Manager for over six years. In this time the site has physically expanded both on location and with the construction of a separate LCV specialist centre just last year. Martin likes nothing more than spending time with his wife of thirty-two years, his sons and his […]

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Mercedes me

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8 Ways the Mercedes me App is All About You

The Mercedes me app is an online platform that connects Mercedes-Benz owners to their car. All you have to do is download the app and contact your nearest dealership to have your vehicle connected. That will allow you to remotely control cabin features, have maintenance updates at your fingertips and always know the status of […]

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Potholes: A Growing Problem

It’s every driver’s nightmare. You’re busy concentrating on the road ahead, but between all the traffic, the bad weather and the upcoming roundabout, there’s something you missed. A pothole. By the time you feel that all too familiar shudder up your spine, it’s too late, the damage is done, and through no fault of your […]

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Mercedes-Benz load sill protector

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Protecting your investment

When you’ve bought a brand new or used Mercedes-Benz, you’ll want to protect your car by keeping it in an impeccable condition inside and out. At Mercedes-Benz South West, we stock an extensive range of GenuineParts to protect your car and maintain the luxurious driving experience you’ve become accustomed to. Car protection accessories Every one […]

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Meet the team: Lee Nash, After Sales Director

Lee has been with Mercedes-Benz South West since 2010. For nearly 9 years he acted as General Manager for our Plymouth dealership before accepting the position of Aftersales Director at the end of 2018. “I was born and raised in St Albans, Hertfordshire and started my career at the local Vauxhall car dealership, selling cars. […]

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The New Mercedes-Benz GLC

The newly updated Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class has shed its conservative skin, with notable design changes that have transformed the premium compact crossover into a sportier, more muscular SUV. But it’s not only the aesthetics of the new GLC that have changed dramatically. It has also received a raft of new state-of-the-art tech that includes the pioneering […]

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Driving for work

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12 things to consider when driving for work

Did you know that between a quarter and a third of all road traffic collisions involve someone driving as part of their job? The responsibility for ensuring employees are kept safe when driving for work lies not only with the driver, but also with their employer. So, what do employers and their staff need to […]

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Safety Tips for Spring Driving

Winter undoubtedly brings some pretty challenging driving conditions, but spring in the UK is the one season that can subject you to every weather condition on the same day. Hopefully, you can wave goodbye to early mornings spent defrosting the car, but the lighter evenings and warmer days can bring some dangers of their own. […]

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The Geneva International Motor Show: Access all areas

The Geneva International Motor Show is a highly anticipated annual event where the A-Z of car manufacturers showcase all that’s worth knowing about their brands. This is the place to be to find out all of the newest models and technology in the Automotive World. The show didn’t officially open to the public until the […]

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