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Light Commercial Vehicle Technician Opportunity

Mercedes-Benz South West may be best known for its passenger car sales and servicing but over the years we have seen our LCV offering evolve and we continue to expand and grow in this area. Our LCV centres have been instrumental in keeping local businesses running as smoothly as possible, especially during the pandemic when […]

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Why an Electric Vehicle is a Winter Wonder

The winter months can prove challenging for drivers. Wet weather can increase slip on the roads as well as reduced visibility and ice making for tricky conditions. However, an electric vehicle poses many benefits for the winter months and could be the best way to brighten up this bleak season. Set your temperature Electric vehicles […]

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Car Depreciation

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Car Depreciation – Tips for making your vehicle last longer

Car depreciation is inevitable. The difference between the price you pay for your vehicle and the price you would get if you decided to sell it, car depreciation is the rate your car’s value decreases over time. You can use a car depreciation calculator to check how well your vehicle is keeping its value, however […]

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Preparing For A Safe Winters Journey

Driving in the winter months can be more challenging so it’s vital that your car is in proper working order. Research from the AA suggests breakdowns are 20% more common in the winter months. To help with your winters journeys we have spoken to our service team to find out what they suggest to check […]

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Sustainable Summer Road Trip – Cornwall

As summer draws to a close, so does our Sustainable Summer Road Trip. We have shown off some of the best parts of our corner of the country, all behind the wheel of our electric and hybrid vehicles. The final leg of our trip takes us to the home of the Cornish pasty, Poldark and […]

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EQE

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Introducing The New EQE

The all electric EQE is the latest model to be added to the Mercedes-EQ range and the second business saloon following the luxury EQS saloon launch. Business avant-garde with progressive luxury The EQE features a sporty ‘purpose design’ with all the characteristic elements of Mercedes-EQ, one-bow lines and cab-forward design. Sensual Purity is reflected in […]

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Autumn Accessories

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Five Mercedes-Benz Accessories for a Safe Autumn Drive

As the evenings begin to draw in, and the season’s changing we’ve rounded up the top five accessories for a safe Autumn drive. By choosing a Mercedes-Benz Genuine Accessory, you are guaranteeing yourself the high quality and reliability that we are known for. From technical equipment to keep you protected, to merchandise to help keep […]

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Long Wheelbase vs. Short Wheelbase – What’s the Difference?

When looking for your perfect van, you will have considered what cargo you will be carrying and the types of location you will be visiting but have you considered what wheel base best suits your requirements? The wheelbase of any vehicle is the distance between the centre of the front wheels and the centre of […]

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End of Contract

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What to do at the end of your contract

There is a lot to consider when coming to the end of your contract on your vehicle. There are several options and we are here to help decide which will be the best for you. Buy your vehicle If you love your car and would like to keep it you can opt to purchase the […]

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Keighly Kerr

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Meet the Team: Keighly Kerr, New Car Stock Controller

Welcome to our September installment of Meet the Team. This month we’re speaking with Keighly Kerr who has recently been appointed the role of New Car Stock Controller for the Mercedes-Benz South West Fleet team. In this edition we learn about Keighly’s most memorable day at work and the trip on her bucket list. Tell […]

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smart Concept #1

Something new is coming to smart. The smart Concept #1 provides a clear insight into the first production model in smart’s new generation of all-electric vehicles. The SUV concept vehicle takes the smart brand into the high-growth small and compact car segment. smart Concept #1 transfers very compact exterior dimensions and the traditional smart design […]

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Semiconductor Shortage Continues to Hit Carmakers

The shortage of a tiny component is continuing to have a big impact on global carmaking. The latest forecast suggests that the acute shortage of semiconductors will cost the industry £80 billion in revenue in 2021 alone.   In this quick read, we’ll take a look at the factors that have caused the semiconductor shortage and […]

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