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Mercedes violated U.S. labor law at Alabama plant

Mercedes violated U.S. labor law at Alabama plant (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig, File)

By ERIK SCHELZIG
Associated Press

The U.S. National Labor Relations Board has upheld a ruling that Mercedes violated federal labor laws by stopping United Auto Workers union supporters from handing out literature inside its plant in the state of Alabama.

Mercedes overhauls names for its vehicles to avoid customer confusion

Mercedes-Benz is overhauling the names and nomenclature used to identify its vehicles as it prepares for the launch of 30 models, including 11 all-new vehicles, by 2020.

Along with the new models planned, Mercedes said the changes are being made as the company prepares to introduce new body variants and drive systems.

Mercedes G-Code concept previews Audi Q1 rival, reports say

Mercedes G-Code concept previews Audi Q1 rival, reports say

The Mercedes-Benz G-Code concept could preview the look of a rival to Audi’s Q1, media reports said.

Audi, BMW and Mercedes’s unshakable grip on China’s luxury market

In recent years a number of non-German global brands have challenged the solid grip that Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz maintain on China’s luxury car market. But until now, none of them has put any noticeable competitive pressure on the three leading brands, to say nothing about shaking their iron grasp on the market.

BMW Maintains lead over rivals Audi, Mercedes but it’s shrinking

BMW Group’s core brand outsold rivals Audi and Mercedes-Benz in September thanks to strong demand in Europe, but the gap between the three luxury car brands has narrowed this year in a fierce sales race.

BMW said that sales of its namesake brand rose 6 percent last month to 167,584, beating its two competitors. Audi sales rose 6 percent to 159,950 in the same period, while Mercedes’ brand jumped 14 percent to 162,746.