Jab and Counterjab…Audi South Africa vs Mercedes-Benz SA

[source: Audi South Africa Twitter, Mercedes-Benz SA Twitter] The Audi vs BMW billboard war is legendary and some say Audi won that war so when Audi South Africa  spotted Mercedes-Benz SA using a Q7 as a camera vehicle, they couldn't help themselves: [embed]https://twitter.com/audisouthafrica/status/996727000638386177[/embed] Mercedes-Benz SA wasn't the type to take that lying down so they counter attacked and threw an ad in for good measure: [embed]https://twitter.com/Mercede...

60 Years Ago, Daimler-Benz Acquired Auto Union

[source: Daimler-Benz] In April 1958 the then Daimler-Benz AG acquired a majority in Auto Union GmbH. All the remaining shares followed on 31 December 1959. By 1960, Auto Union was therefore a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler-Benz. Important moves for the future were made in the period up to 1 January 1965, when Volkswagen acquired a majority in Auto Union from Daimler-Benz: From 1961, the major Mercedes-Benz plant in Düsseldorf was constructed on a site previously operated by Au...

Porsche, BMW, Mercedes Confirmed to Join Audi Sport in Formula E

[source: FIA Formula E] LONDON, UK - The full list of manufacturers that will homologate powertrains from season six has today been revealed by the FIA - with a total of 11 manufacturers set to compete in the 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Both Mercedes-Benz and Porsche join the already impressive list of automotive brands and renowned names in the world of motorsport committed to the electric street racing series. The two German giants have a long history in racing ...

Drag Race: Audi RS 3 vs Mercedes A45 AMG

words: Bill Cho, video: Cars.co.za Everyone is after the new kids on the block. Since their debut, the new RS 3 and TT RS have been chased by many but few have passed them. AutoTopNL puts the TT RS against the BMW M2 here and now Cars.co.za puts the RS 3 up against the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG. The two Cars.co.za staffers line up and launch. Who will win? [embed]https://youtu.be/G9kMgAGqA0M[/embed]