Mercedes-Benz holds over 85,000 patents for the automobile most of which are safety related. Through the introduction of these numerous pioneering safety solutions and technologies, Mercedes-Benz continues to define new standards for vehicle safety. One of the latest to be introduced is Collision Prevention Assist Plus or CPA+ for short. A part of the larger Intelligent Drive System, CPA+ adds autonomous braking to the current Collision Prevention Assist System.
MBUSA May 2014 Sales
Mercedes-Benz continues it’s roll into May with Mercedes-Benz USA posting it’s fifth record sales month of 2014 with 26,617 vehicles sold. MBUSA reports sales up 6.5% over last years record year. Additionally, Sprinter and smart are both having a great year with Sprinter up 23.5% and smart up 8% over last year. All-in-all MBUSA is reporting 138,374 total vehicles sold for 2014.
Top sellers in May continue to be the C, E, M-Class vehicles. The all new S-Class is still out selling it’s BMW, Audi and Lexus counter parts combined as reported by Motortrend in May.
There are still a lot of vehicles yet to make their debut this year for MBUSA including the GLA, S-Coupe, B-Class and the redesigned C-Class. We are looking forward to late summer early fall when these vehicles will become available.
Mercedes-Benz USA has announced the all new 2015 GLA SUV. The Mercedes-Benz GLA with its progressive design and agile handling both on and off the road, will be Mercedes-Benz’s first entry into the compact premium SUV segment. The GLA features a new generation permanent all-wheel drive with fully variable torque distribution. The launch date is set for Fall 2014 for the GLA250 4MATIC and Early 2015 for the GLA250 2 wheel drive. Continue reading