Mercedes-Benz announces upcoming midsize pickup

27 March 2015 | Production Cars

Mercedes-Benz announces upcoming midsize pickup

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that before the end of the decade it will enter the midsize pickup market with an all-new premium model.

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Mahindra interested in buying Pininfarina

27 March 2015 | Automotive Design

Mahindra interested in buying Pininfarina

Indian vehicle manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra has expressed an interest in buying a majority stake in Italian design firm Pininfarina.

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The story of Volvo Cars (video)

27 March 2015 | Automotive Design

The story of Volvo Cars (video)

Volvo has published an interesting video that gives an overview of the company's history and its most significant technical achievements.

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