Police prevent rented Mercedes’ entry into Hungary

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Police prevented three suspected car thieves from escaping into Hungary with a rented Mercedes worth 31,000 Euros last night (Thurs-Fri). Burgenland police said today they had arrested the 25-year-old American male driving the car, a 41-year-old Romanian man and a 31-year-old Romanian woman at a former truck rest stop on the eastern motorway (A4) near […]

Massive Mercedes callback in Austria


Mercedes Benz is recalling more than 2,500 cars in Austria.Car club ÖAMTC informed today (Fri) that the German company was asking owners of the C (W204), E (W212, C207, A207) und GLK (X204) series to have their vehicles checked at a garage amid potential steering malfunctions.The possibly affected cars were produced between June 2009 and […]

Lauda accuses Schumacher team of understatement


Austrian Formula One legend Niki Lauda has accused Michael Schumacher’s new team of “understatement” on the eve of the new F1 season set to start in less than two weeks time.Lauda told ORF.at today (Tues): “The claim that Mercedes [GP] is struggling and will not be able to drive for victory is an understatement in […]