Blog: Glenn Brooks250,000km off-road in a Benz G-Class

Glenn Brooks | 14 October 2014

Otto visited 215 countries in all

Otto visited 215 countries in all

A German couple have just handed over Otto, their trusty 300 GD, to the Mercedes-Benz museum. What makes Otto so special? Read this and find out.

With manufacturers increasingly trying to find ways to leverage the heritage of certain cars - Range Rover & Discovery, Fiat 500, (Citroen) DS come to mind - to create new model 'families', Daimler now seems to realise the power of the Gelandewagen's history. The model is now 35 years old, was rebranded as the G-Class a while ago and is to be reinvented as a second generation series later in the decade. That's also the reason why the GLA-Class is so named, and why there wil be GLB, GLC (GLK replacement) GLE and GLS models launched in the future.


Colossal China powers on

I'm starting to get a small idea of the scale of things here in China, but really, I'm only scratching the surface of this vast country....


FCA building new Mopar parts distribution centre in Michigan

FCA US has announced a US$10.4m investment in a new Mopar Parts Distribution Centre (PDC) located in Romulus, Michigan. The new facility will encompass 500,000 square feet and more than 100 workers. P...

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