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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.

Mercedes' lawyer hits out at FIA in tyre test tribunal

Mercedes accused Formula One's governing body of double standards yesterday at a tribunal that could impose stiff sanctions on their team for allegedly breaking the rules with a 'secret' tyre test.

Friday, 21 June, 2013, 4:10am

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton steers clear of 'Tyregate'

Lewis Hamilton said he had ignored the controversy about the Mercedes "Tyregate" scandal because he is more concerned about feeling at one with his car in this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix.

8 Jun 2013 - 5:18am

Feisty and sneaky all in the F1 game

Having made a schoolboy error and exited the race embarrassingly , a driver can march down the pit lane, visor lowered and he doesn't have to talk to the media or the boss.

6 Jun 2013 - 5:47am

Mercedes could face tribunal after protests over tyre testing

The latest row engulfing Formula One could end up going before another hearing after Red Bull and Ferrari launched official protests against Mercedes, alleging the team breached rules by conducting in-season tyre testing with manufacturer Pirelli following the Spanish Grand Prix two weeks ago.

28 May 2013 - 3:25am

Daimler unveils new flagship Mercedes model

Daimler has unveiled the newest version of its S-Class model from luxury Mercedes-Benz brand, a key part of the company’s effort to restore its earnings performance.

16 May 2013 - 1:00pm

Record car sales on line as quality questioned

Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW posted record sales for last year, fuelled by demand in China.

But this year, that growth is at risk as the government in Beijing steps up scrutiny of the carmakers and media outlets question their quality.

20 Apr 2013 - 6:12am

Germany's carmakers go abroad to grow

As the yen weakens and Europe's debt crisis spreads, Volkswagen and its German peers are planning to spend more than US$25 billion by 2017 to expand production outside their home region and insulate themselves from currency convulsions.

17 Apr 2013 - 5:30am

Hamilton keen to build on strong start

Lewis Hamilton, who won the 2008 world championship while at McLaren, got Mercedes' first points of the season after teammate Nico Rosberg failed to finish the race when his car suffered electronics problems.

18 Mar 2013 - 3:12am

2013 F1 gets under way, with an eye on 2014

So here we go again. There are just a few days before the Formula One season gets under way in Melbourne. With 19 races spanning the globe, the sport that puts on a show like no other is about to dazzle again.

14 Mar 2013 - 4:27am

Luxury car market drives China to new highs

Rich households' increasing demand for upgrading to a premium car has turned out to be a major growth driver for big-name brands that gravitate to China, which is expected to surpass the United States to become the world's largest luxury car market in 2016, according to global management consultancy McKinsey.

9 Mar 2013 - 4:43am