Daimler Vans will replace the Takata airbags in more than 43,000 Freightliner and Dodge Sprinters made between 2007 and 2009.
Photographers caught Daimler AG testing its next Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van with a new look, modernized interior and – curiously – paddle shifters.
Conversion companies are catering to high-income clients looking to transform their Sprinters from work vans into luxurious custom cruisers.
Daimler Vans USA is recalling nearly 1,260 2016 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles over a tire pressure mislabeling problem that could result in improper inflation, increasing the risk of a crash.
The growing interest in large vans among consumers and businesses is a global trend that has the segment in U.S. outpacing sales of light trucks.
Courier service Hermes will start using the emission-free Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Vito vans with electric drive in its daily operations in early 2018 as part of a pilot program in Hamburg and Stuttgart, Germany.
Daimler Vans USA is recalling over 15,300 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner vehicles because the airbag control unit could be damaged during a crash, leading to a malfunction of the system.
Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz unit starts construction on a factory to build Sprinter vans for the North American market.
Mercedes-Benz is looking at launching an electric version of its Sprinter commercial van as it starts construction of a new auto factory in Charleston, S.C.