Mercedes-Benz Urban E-Truck
What is the Mercedes Urban E-Truck?


With the rise of the electric car, it was only a matter of time before the electric truck was brought out. Mercedes Benz have been working on the world’s first fully electric truck, which has an admissible total weight of up to 26 tonnes. We’re looking at a future where heavy goods vehicles have zero […]

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Electric Cars and the Internal Combustion Engine


The introduction of electric vehicles has brought with it concerns for the future of the internal combustion engine, but what are the main challenges that the traditional vehicle faces now that the electric vehicle is gaining popularity? The safety of EVs has increased Since electric vehicles (EVs) burst onto the scene some years ago, there […]

The Importance of a Service History


If you’re looking to buy a second-hand car, you’ll be no stranger to people giving you advice about the importance of a full service history. But just how important is a service history? We’ve put together a list of reasons why you should always request to see the full service history of a car you’re […]

Second hand car sales at record levels


According to new figures, the number of used cars sold in the UK has reached record levels. Just under 4.2 million used cars changed hands in the first half of 2016, that’s an 8% rise on this time last year, and the first time ever that sales of this type have exceeded four million in […]

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Why use genuine Mercedes parts?


What are genuine car parts? Genuine car parts are parts that have been made specifically by the manufacturer. Using these authenticated parts are the only way you can be sure that your vehicle is going to be kept in the best possible condition for years to come. Why should I only use genuine Mercedes parts? […]

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What is a Mercedes AMG?


Mercedes AMG is a sub-division of Mercedes-Benz, which focuses on high performance, and produces faster, sportier models than the main brand. The engineering, manufacturing and customisation of the Mercedes AMG vehicles is done independently by the sub-brand, and these models tend to be more expensive than their original counterparts. The Mercedes AMG division was originally […]

The origin of the Mercedes-Benz name and logo


In 1886, Karl Benz created the very first petrol-powered car. This was the Benz Patent-Motorwagen, which cost in the region of $1,000 (£766) to make. This is equivalent to $26,337 / £20,173 today. In 1901, the first Mercedes automobile was marketed by Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (DMG). Gottlieb Daimler was an engineer who had previously worked alongside Karl […]

Mercedes-Benz: The Future


Mercedes-Benz has long been one of the most renowned and recognised car manufacturers on the planet. But what does the future hold for this widely celebrated brand? Here are three brand new concepts and designs that have been announced by Mercedes-Benz in recent times. Self-driving bus (credit: Hailed as the ‘public transport of the […]

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Why should you choose Dronsfields?


A little bit about us Here at Dronsfields, we’ve been in the replacement Mercedes parts industry for over 40 years. In that time we’ve become one of the most established and respected Mercedes used parts dealers in the North West. Way back in 1968, Melvyn Dronsfield founded the company which, back then, was based around […]

Mercedes at the DTM (German Touring Car Masters)


We’ve a keen interest in Mercedes’ extensive history, from notable models to key dates – just look at our post on the inside story of Mercedes-Benz for more proof. So it’ll come as no surprise to hear about our passion for the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) or German Touring Car Masters. The race is held […]

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