The brand new automobile vary from could possibly be within the making because the German auto large Daimler AG has filed trademark functions for the ‘Mercedes-Benz O-Class’ nameplate in Europe. Daimler filed logos for the O 120, O 140, O 180 and O 200 monikers with the European Mental Property Workplace on February four, 2019, underneath a trademark classification reserved for “motor autos and motorcar engines.” Which means that the brand new monikers could possibly be used for autos vary something between vehicles, SUVs, buses or vehicles, particulars of that are underneath wraps for now.
It is unclear at current as to which automobile will carry the Mercedes-Benz O-Class moniker. Apparently, the corporate makes use of the ‘O’ title for its vary of metropolis buses in Europe. The Mercedes-Benz Citaro is codenamed O530 internally; nevertheless, the extra moniker with the smaller numbers don’t counsel of a brand new bus vary within the making. The logos are additionally separate the O from the numerical digits, which is in contrast to the corporate’s naming conference. Mercedes could possibly be a variety of sunshine business passenger autos sooner or later with smaller capability engine choices, and the O-Class simply would possibly discover an software there.
That being stated, it isn’t all the time true that the a trademarked nameplate factors at an impending product launch. The O-Class may have been registered for authorized functions and naming rights points and won’t make it to the market in any respect sooner or later. Nonetheless, we do hope to see an idea or a manufacturing research mannequin utilizing the O-Class moniker sooner or later.
Extra just lately, Mercedes-Benz additionally registered the GLS 600, GLS 680 and S680 nameplates with america Patent and Trademark Workplace. The brand new monikers are reportedly for use for the Mercedes-Maybach, and are more likely to be showcased as soon as the manufacturing model of the subsequent technology GLS and its Maybach model arrives.