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Safety features to be fitted by 2021

The European Commission (EC) is calling for all new cars to be fitted with a comprehensive list of mandatory high-tech safety features by 2021. With the safety features fitted in cars the EC estimates that they will save 7,300 lives and 38,000 serious injuries on the roads between 2020 and 2030. Here we take a […]

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The best UK service stations for an enjoyable pit stop

Driving can be an immensely enjoyable activity and it can be even better when you have an exciting destination in mind. Unfortunately, there are parts of the process, like pulling over for a break at a service station, which can sometimes be rather dull. Sadly, not all services are as appealing as others but some […]

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Meet the team: Chris Lloyd, Service Team Leader

In terms of catering to the commercial servicing market, Mercedes-Benz South West are doing their utmost to meet the ever-increasing expectations of our customers. We recently welcomed a dedicated LCV Servicing and Trade Parts Hub for Mercedes-Benz of Exeter, and now comes the turn of Mercedes-Benz of Taunton, whose new LCV Servicing Centre premises opened […]

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What is WLTP?

The Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) is a means of measuring the fuel consumption, pollutants and CO2 emissions from all passenger cars currently on sale. Its purpose is to inform potential purchasers of these figures based on more realistic real-world driving data compared to its predecessor, the New European Driving Cycle Test (NEDC), […]

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£1-million Taunton workshop will keep Mercedes-Benz Vans customers’ businesses moving

The future has never looked brighter for Somerset-based operators of Mercedes-Benz vans following the opening of a state-of-the-art servicing facility in Taunton. The light commercial vehicle centre represents a £1 million investment by Mercedes-Benz South West, which has responded to soaring demand from customers for manufacturer-approved aftersales support. It is located at the edge of […]

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How to pay for a new car

We know that finding the initial money to pay for the car you have had your eye on is not always straightforward. This is why we thought it would be a good idea to get the opinion of an expert on what the different, and most sensible, ways of paying for your next vehicle may […]

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Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster

As released by Mercedes-Benz UK, 05/18. In time for the spring, Mercedes-AMG is extending its sports car portfolio with the new AMG GT S Roadster (combined fuel consumption: 11.5 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 262 g/km) as an attractive open-air model. With this latest addition the AMG GT family now has a dozen members: four two-door Coupés, three Roadsters, two […]

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The benefits of choosing a petrol car

One of the best features about all the latest cars in the Mercedes-Benz range is their versatility. With a wide variety of models available in both petrol and diesel, the discerning driver can rest assured in the knowledge they will be driving away with a truly high-quality vehicle, whatever their preferred fuel type. The petrol […]

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The benefits of choosing a diesel car

It would be fair to say that diesel cars have not always enjoyed favourable coverage in the press, with issues such as pollution concerns causing some reputational damage. However, as any owner will tell you, there are many reasons why buying a car with a diesel engine remains a very worthwhile and rewarding investment. From […]

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Visit us at the Royal Cornwall Show

From tomorrow, Mercedes-Benz South West will join the thousands of people flocking to Wadebridge, Cornwall, for another of the South West’s most anticipated summer events: the Royal Cornwall Show. Now in its 225th year in operation, the show will be running from 7 -9th June and will play host to a large array of agricultural […]

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