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Daimler Ag

Mercedes-Benz is part of German manufacturer Daimler AG, and the brand is used for luxury automobiles, buses, coaches, and trucks. The name first appeared in 1926 under Daimler-Benz but traces its origins to Daimler's 1901 Mercedes and to Karl Benz's 1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen, widely regarded as the first automobile. Daimler also briefly owned US carmaker Chrysler.

Cruise control

Vicente driving gloves (HK$6,000) by Herm?s

Lamb shearling jacket (HK$54,990) by Bally

Urban voyage bag (HK$13,990) by Bally

Picnic hamper (HK$19,000) by Dunhill

Shoes by Bottega Veneta (bottegaveneta.com)

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:54pm

Transport for all tastes

The Mercedes-Benz B-Class seems a car for many tastes - a hatchback with almost van-like space.

First launched in 2005, the Compact Sports Tourer has been a success, thanks to its build safety and smoothness of its front-wheel-drive ride.

The latest B-Class is more agile and efficient, and with lots of updates.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Brown-lamped Berio gets the money as Derby aspirants have mixed day

Trainer David Hall was as stunned as anyone when Berio was sensationally backed into favouritism in the last race, a Class Two Handicap where a trio of expensive imports began their campaigns towards the most prestigious race.

6 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Mercedes-Benz sees strong rise in sales

Sales of Mercedes-Benz cars in Hong Kong have surged by almost a third in the year to date and are on pace to trump last year's record, a top executive said yesterday.

'We have outperformed the market,' Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong chief operating officer Claus Weidner said.

7 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Drivers get pampered

The latest heavy-duty trucks must comply with increasingly tight emissions laws, save diesel costs for shareholders and be sufficiently comfortable to keep drivers' eyes on the road for the long haul.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Mercedes safety features go hi-tech

The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class coupe arrived last week with a facelift, new engine and lots of safety technology.

The marque has reworked the bonnet, V-shaped the radiator grille and curved the headlamps. There are also three air intake openings and a chrome trim strip on the front bumper.

31 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

More than stocking fillers

1 Noko specialises in Japanese-inspired outfits for babies, girls and boys, including everything from rompers to jackets, headbands to blankets. The Haname (meaning 'blooming flower') dress (HK$93) is in satin with a velvet skirt and comes in a variety of colours and prints. Available online at www.nokobaby.com.

17 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Wingding for the gull wing

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG unveiling ceremony and launch party

Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

When: July 16

What: Luxury marque Mercedes-Benz's SLS AMG sports car was unveiled at the party. The evening's highlights were the pyrotechnic and bungee dances performed by Circus O, a Canada-based stunt show troupe.

6 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

A bargain at HK$41 but 'they don't work'

When the government seizes a bicycle, discards a computer or comes across an abandoned toaster at a housing estate, it sells them to the public by auction at the Government Logistics Centre in Chai Wan.

25 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Mercedes drums up excitement before tapping into rich vein

It appears that not all automakers are in the red.

German import Mercedes-Benz engineered a massive bash at the Convention and Exhibition Centre's Grand Hall on Tuesday to unveil its newest E-class models.

21 May 2009 - 12:00am