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Mercedes Benz admits using trackers in customer cars

Mercedes Benz admits using trackers in customer cars

In this era, you should know by now that giant tech companies are tracking our data and passing it on to third parties. And now, Mercedes-Benz admits that they installed tracker devices in their cars that can track the customer’s location.

As reported by the British The Sun newspaper, the tracker devices are fitted to several new and older Mercedes-Benz models. The brand claims that these devices will only be used in “exceptional circumstances” where the customers default on the financial agreements with the company.

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Mercedes-Benz X-Class may soon be discontinued

Mercedes-Benz X-Class may soon be discontinued

A couple of years ago, Mercedes Benz had a bright idea to plug a hole in their lineup with a pickup truck. But they proceeded to do it in the cheapest way possible — by reskinning the Nissan Navara worktruck in their own image to create the X-Class “luxury” pickup truck and jacking up the price. But two years later, reports suggest that the early discontinuation of the X-Class is imminent. 

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS finally gets serious in the segment

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS finally gets serious in the segment

As the heat mounts in the full-size luxury SUV segment with the ugly new BMW X7 and invisibly-updated Range Rover, it was quite obvious that Mercedes had to work on revamping their big SUV, the completely-forgotten GLS (formerly known as GL-Class). So here it is, the all-new 2020 Mercedes Benz GLS-Class, with two new engines, completely overhauled looks and an awful lot of space inside.

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First drive: 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R Pro in Germany

First drive: 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R Pro in Germany

A 585 hp rear-wheel-drive supercar and a rain-soaked Hockenheimring – venue for the German F1 Grand Prix, and a track I’ve never previously been to – are ingredients that pretty much guarantee the day ahead will be anything but dull. Throw in a man named Bernd Schneider, a hard-pedalling five-time German touring car champ, as a pacemaker and you can bet fireworks are in store.

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