2007-2011

  • Stuttgart, Aug 2, 2010 - Around one million customers have bought a vehicle of the current C-Class production series since the market launch of the C-Class sedan in March 2007 and of the estate model in November 2007.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 14, 2010 - Mercedes-Benz now equips the successful C-Class C 180 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY and C 200 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY models featuring a six-speed manual transmission with a sophisticated ECO start/stop function, which reduces the four-cylinder models' fuel consumption and CO2 emis-sions by up to 10 percent, while direct petrol injection makes these models even more responsive than their outgoing counterparts..
  • Geneva, Mar 2, 2010 - “We’re driving for victory not only in Formula 1, but also in ‘Formula Green’ – with premium automobiles that combine environmental responsibility with the pure fascination of Mercedes-Benz.” These were the words of Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, speaking today at the press conference marking the opening of the 2010 Geneva Salon. The brand with the three-pointed star is demonstrating here that the lowest consumption and CO2 figures can also be achieved with large, comfortable vehicles equipped with refined engines.
  • Stuttgart , Jun 16, 2009 - For lovers of exclusive cars Mercedes-Benz is proud to announce the arrival of an eye-catching new version of the C-Class on the scene. The new Special Edition is set to draw admiring glances with its sporty, elegant design features, reserved for this model only, a high-quality interior plus some exciting technical highlights as part of the standard specification, including AGILITY CONTROL, ADAPTIVE BRAKE, BlueEFFICIENCY and the Intelligent Light System, ensuring that even the most discerning require-ments are met for those looking for refinement, motoring pleasure and a car with a distinctive character.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 4, 2009 - Three newly developed engines with direct injection will make the Mercedes-Benz C-Class even more efficient. They raise performance and driving enjoyment to a new level, while demonstrating exemplary economy and environmental compatibility.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 28, 2008 - From spring 2008, Mercedes-Benz will be adding three extra-economical BlueEFFICIENCY saloons to the C-Class range. A raft of intelligent measures and technologies has enabled the fuel consumption of the high-volume C 180 KOMPRESSOR and C 200 CDI models to be reduced by up to twelve per cent, while retaining the high levels of comfort and safety typical of a Mercedes.
  • East London/Stuttgart, Sep 7, 2007 - Mercedes-Benz has launched series production of the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan in its plant in East London, South Africa. Thabo Mbeki, President of the Republic of South Africa, visited the plant on Thursday to celebrate the production start and investments into the new facility. Together with the President, Rainer Schmückle, Chief Operating Officer of the Mercedes Car Group, Dr. Hansgeorg Niefer, Chairman of the Management Board of DaimlerChrysler South Africa, Joachim Follmann, East London Plant Manager and numerous stakeholders gathered at the plant to commemorate the occassion.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 7, 2007 - Following the example of its saloon stablemate, the new C-Class Estate has now also been awarded the Environmental Certificate. This means that the certification department of TÜV Süd Management Service GmbH confirms that this estate car has been developed in line with environmental considerations in all aspects, as laid down by ISO standard 14062.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 6, 2007 - Scientists have scientifically analysed the driving pleasure experienced by motorists for the first time. Experts from the Fraunhofer Institute in Rostock, Munich Technical University and Mercedes Customer Research collaborated in the unique pilot study which involved testing various methods for measuring drivers' emotions.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 2, 2007 - The new C-Class 4MATIC models are ready for the off. The permanent all-wheel drive system is now available for the six-cylinder models C 280, C 350 and C 320 CDI, with even greater efficiency and a lower fuel consumption thanks to further technical enhancements. Depending on the engine variant, the C-Class 4MATIC saloons cost between 40,281.50 and 46,707.50 Euro ex factory. A seven-speed automatic transmission is included as standard.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 10, 2007 - The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the first car in this market segment to have an Environmental Certificate. The certification body of TÜV Süd Management Service GmbH has confirmed the saloon’s environmentally focused development, which results in further advances over the entire vehicle lifecycle in important areas such as fuel consumption, exhaust emissions and selection of materials. Mercedes-Benz is the only automotive brand worldwide to possess this hard-to-obtain certificate.
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