Mercedes-Benz X Class Ute

Mercedes-Benz X Class Ute

From early 2018, Mercedes-Benz’s first ute will be available in Australia and New Zealand.  The X-class is a twin-cab ( four-door), midsize ute that promises the ruggedness typical of the model with the prestige of the brand. This week, Volks Affair talk you through the new Mercedes-Benz model, the X-class ute.

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BMW and the Takata Airbag Recall

BMW and the Takata Airbag Recall

Up to 2.1m Australian cars may be fitted with faulty airbags, including some BMW models, Reuters report. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) warn that these faulty airbags may cause serious injury or worse. This week, we talk you through the Takata airbag product recall.

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Uber’s Prestige German Cars

Uber’s Prestige German Cars

Uber’s German Models

Uber has existed in Australia since 2012. Since its beginning as a simple ride-sharing phone application, the company now have a range of services, including food delivery (UberEATS) and their prestige range, UberSELECT and UberBLACK.

This week, we talk you through which German prestige vehicles can be used as Uber vehicles.

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BMW Names Part II: BMW engine codes

BMW Names Part II: BMW engine codes

Welcome to the second half of our BMW names posts. Earlier this week, we talked about model names (330d, for example). We also covered how BMW got its name. We told you that this week we would write about the two other components of BMW names: BMW engine codes and the chassis codes.

 

And so we present to you: How BMW Names Their Fleet 2.

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All you need to know about BMW names Part I

All you need to know about BMW names Part I

At Volks Affair, we specialise in German cars: Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Volkswagen and BMW. Over the past month, we have discussed on this blog how three of our four prestige vehicles, Mercedes-Benz, Audi and Volkswagen, name their models. And so over this week and next, we will finish off our nomenclature series by explaining to you how BMW names their machines.

And, like Mercedes-Benz and Audi, it’s all to do with codes.

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Audi Names

Audi Names

 How Audi Names Their Models

Two weeks ago, we told you the reasoning behind Mercedes-Benz nomenclature. Today, we are going to talk you through how Audi names their fleet.

 

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The Mystery Behind Mercedes-Benz Names Explained!

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would still smell as sweet” (Romeo and Juliet, Act 2, Scene 2). That’s all well and good for roses, Mr Shakespeare, but what about cars? And what about prestige cars? What about Mercedes-Benz?

This week, we are looking at what goes into a Mercedes-Benz name.

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