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What are the best restaurants in South West England?

There’s no question that the South West of England is one of the most desirable locations in the whole country, offering residents and visitors everything from beaches, historical attractions, culturally rich cities, and also a whole host of wonderful places to eat. Thanks to its blend of country and seaside, the South West has a […]

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Plate Change

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A pivotal year in the automotive industry.

The registration plate changes that come about on the first of the month each March and September are eagerly anticipated by many new car buyers. Plate change months can be a great time to buy a car and many of us consequently hold out changing until we can drive away a model with the very […]

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MBUX: the new era of connectivity.

Mercedes-Benz’s new user experience system, MBUX, brings a new look, feel and ingenuity to your vehicle’s multimedia functionality. Currently available exclusively in the new A-Class, MBUX unveils new boundaries in touch and voice control. This is partnered by technologies that learn user behaviour for unrivalled individualisation. A car designed around you. MBUX allows you to […]

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Visual Health Check

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Keep moving with a Vehicle Health Check.

A vehicle health check is a free 32-point procedure carried out by our expert technicians to ensure the safety and integrity of every vehicle that comes into our workshop. The check is designed to specifically target those components that are prone to wear and tear. It therefore highlights not only the areas that could lead […]

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Graham Russell

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Meet the team: Graham Russell, Transaction Manager

Head down south (or up depending on where you are!) and you’ll come across Mercedes-Benz of Truro. Our Cornwall dealership, situated on the outskirts of the city centre near Tresillian, is  the youngest of our premises, opening its doors just over a decade ago and hosts a bevy of friendly faces that we’re sure many […]

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Ian Hill

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What makes an Approved Used Mercedes-Benz?

Ian Hill, Group Used Car Buyer, provides an insight into the used car buying process. A growing industry. There has been a big growth in new car sales in recent years, disproportionately so in the Premium Brand sector. As leaders in this sector, Mercedes-Benz has made giant leaps in new cars sales. As a consequence we are now […]

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Awards

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2018 Fleet Awards

The Fleet News Awards have been running for around 30 years and are heralded as the ‘Oscars’ of the fleet industry. Mercedes-Benz Cars UK are happy to announce they are this year’s winners of the The Fleet Manufacturer Award. Fleet News said, “The Fleet News Awards are the ultimate recognition. Whether you are a fleet […]

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Auto Trader Retailer Awards

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City West Country secure 3rd place at Auto Trader Retailer Awards.

Mercedes-Benz South West were lucky to be among other leading car dealers attending Auto Trader’s 11th annual retailer awards last week (19th July). Designed to make the purchasing process less daunting for consumers who are faced with growing choice, the accolades awarded at the event recognise the best retailers in the business. A new addition […]

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Part Exchange

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Why you should consider a part exchange.

Part exchanging your car allows you to combine the process of selling your old car and buying your next one. Your local dealership will offer you a price for the car you are trading in, and will put this figure towards the cost of your next purchase. The ease and convenience it offers does mean […]

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Tread Depth Guide

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Tyre tread depth.

The minimum legal tread depth for cars is 1.6mm and this must be the case across the central three quarters of the tyre. The punishment for not meeting this requirement is a staggering £2,500 plus three penalty points on your licence, and that is per offending tyre. The size of the punishment is designed to […]

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Family driving

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How to avoid driving mistakes on holiday

A holiday abroad is always something to look forward to but there is nothing quite like having the independence and capacity to explore your destination by choosing to drive. Driving abroad allows you to truly explore your surroundings, immerse yourself in the environment, and discover things you wouldn’t necessarily have seen otherwise. Of course, if […]

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Sunglasses on the beach

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How to survive the summer holiday traffic

It will not have escaped your attention that the UK has been experiencing a rare heatwave of late. The record for ‘hottest day of the year’ seems to keep being broken, hosepipe bans are being considered in some areas, and there haven’t even been many rain delays at Wimbledon! Of course, the British weather is […]

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