Timeline

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Fleet automotive milestones through time

We take a look back through time and see where we are heading in the future. 1936 – Mercedes-Benz started to gain a lot of recognition outside of Germany and the W136 made its debut. 1967 – The Company founded Mercedes-AMG as a separate high-performance division. The first car to be introduced under this new […]

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A-Class test Drive

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A weekend with the new A-Class

Brendan Cox, unashamed petrol head and Somerset County Gazette’s Motoring Representative, gets to take home and review the very best vehicles the automotive world has to offer. A job to be envied at the best of times… but particularly so this weekend as his car of choice was the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Get a first look […]

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EQC

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The New Mercedes-Benz EQC

Electric now has a Mercedes: The Mercedes-Benz EQC. Arriving in showrooms in 2019, the EQC is the first vehicle to be launched under the EQ brand and it will kickstart the arrival of a whole new family of all-electric Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Instead of the combustion engines we are accustom to, an electric car is powered […]

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Meet the team: Emma Brock, Integrated Marketing Manager

It’s time for our next instalment, and this time we’re taking you to the Marketing Department to meet our new Integrated Marketing Manager, Emma. Originally from Cardiff, Emma studied Visual Communications in London, and has worked in Sydney and Dubai before settling down in the South West, a place that her and her husband had always […]

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Distronic plus

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How Safety Distronic Plus and Brake Assist Plus works

Safety Distronic Plus and Brake Assist Plus keeps an extra eye on the road and traffic ahead. If it detects any issue in front it will begin an automated response to any stopped traffic. The slightest distraction for a driver can have life-changing results so Mercedes-Benz have developed the Distronic Plus and Brake Assist Plus to […]

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Car seat

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What does ‘family car’ mean to you?

Designed for the kids It needs to have: Space for a pram One of the first questions we get asked by many new families? “Will the pram fit in the boot?”. We’ve had many new families ask us if their pram will fit in the boots of our cars. So we decided to look at […]

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Kids school run

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Helpful advice on surviving the school run

Getting the kids ready for school and into the car is always a challenge for parents. Whether you are set to tackle the task for the first time or if you’ve been a parent for a while, kids will inevitably make things difficult for you. There’s no need to despair the school run, however, as […]

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GLC on the beach

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The manonabeach® Series.

The origins. Travelling from coast to coast armed only with his Mercedes-Benz 190 and the question, “What does the beach mean to you?” the manonabeach® series was born. manonabeach® is the title describing the ambition of one man and his quest to determine what different beaches mean to the different people that visit them. Now […]

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Moor Power Series

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Moor Power Series

Charlie Butler-Henderson. Mercedes-Benz South West has teamed up with auto racing driver and driving instructor, Charlie Butler-Henderson, to bring you a series of short films focussing on the cream of the AMG crop. Charlie got to take out his three favourite AMG models and put them through their paces on the winding Dartmoor roads. Here’s […]

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A-Class Saloon

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Introducing the new A-Class Saloon

As released by MBUK: Coming soon, the A-Class Saloon will add a new dimension to our growing range of compact vehicles. With its dynamic styling and perfectly balanced saloon car proportions it combines eye-catching looks with exceptional four-door comfort, convenience and efficiency. The Saloon’s front section provides a dramatic focal point, with the expressive headlamps […]

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Here’s why an ex-demonstrator could save you money.

An ex-demonstrator is a car that was once used for display at a dealership but has now been placed on sale. Demonstrators are essential for car dealerships in order to keep their showrooms full with the newest models and to provide available options for customer test drives. When sold on, they offer the buyer a […]

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Mercedes Me

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Driving Apps to keep you moving

More and more driving apps have been released over the years to help make our time behind the wheel more enjoyable, convenient and safe. These apps provide services that range from mapping the nearest fuel stations, to user created traffic updates, to mobile hosted dash cams. Here we look into some of our favourites, including […]

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