2020 MB GLE SUV silver exterior front driver side parked in room with white floor gray walls

What are the features and specifications of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE?

For those who enjoy having space and luxury at the same time, then the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV is the best option. This model year amped up its features as well as increased its wheelbase. The Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV is here to take drivers into the world of luxury, innovation, and refinement.

Keep reading to learn about the impressive features and specifications of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE!

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Which dealerships offer the option to test-drive Mercedes-Benz models from home in South Florida?

Mercedes-Benz Home Test-Drive and Delivery near Miami, FL

Life has changed due to the coronavirus, and many have had to make adjustments to the way they do things. In many cases this has been a show of human resilience and ingenuity as people adapt and come up with new solutions to unprecedented circumstances.

The auto industry is one entity that has moved many of its services out of the physical world and into the online/remote realm. Which dealerships near Miami are providing customers with the option to test-drive vehicles from their homes?

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Mercedes-Benz Metris Weekender parked out in a forest with two humans holding paddles.

What are the features and capabilities of the Mercedes-Benz Metris Weekender camper van?

For the rapidly growing market of those who like going camping in their luxury vehicle, Mercedes-Benz and Driverge Vehicle Innovations are bringing an exciting concoction your way. The Mercedes-Benz Metris Weekender, a camper van outfitted with a wide array of exciting optimizations and amenities, is here to take users straight into the depths of the outdoors without sacrificing comfort.

Read on to learn about the many unique capabilities and features of the Mercedes-Benz Metris Weekender! Read the rest of this entry >>

Two women grin as they utilize a computer to presumably peruse the Mercedes-Benz online boutique.

Where can I find Mercedes-Benz accessories near Miami, FL?

For those that want to take their love of Mercedes-Benz beyond the vehicular realm, authentic Mercedes-Benz-branded accessories are the way to go. Whether you’re interested in a Mercedes-Benz umbrella, Mercedes-Benz toys, a Mercedes-Benz watch, or one of the many other doodads produced by the automaker, you’ll be able to track it down if you know where to look.

So where can one peruse and purchase Mercedes-Benz gifts, items and accessories? Read the rest of this entry >>

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Find Santa at one of these locations this holiday season!

Where to meet Santa in Miami FL 2019

Christmas is a fun time to spend with close friends or family. Whether you live in the snowy northern states or somewhere down south like Miami where it stays warm year-round, the spirit of Christmas remains the same. If you have young children, there’s the additional joy of seeing their faces light up when they sit on Santa’s lap. Find out where to meet Santa in Miami FL in 2019! Read the rest of this entry >>

Specs and features in the 2020 C-Class

What’s new in the 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been and will continue to be the pinnacle of luxury among entry-level executive cars. Combining exquisite features with a reasonable price tag, the C-Class consistently ranks as one of the top-selling luxury cars year after year. We’re expecting the 2020 model year to deliver similar results, with a few upgrades to enhance your overall driving experience. Check out what’s new in the 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class here on our blog! Read the rest of this entry >>

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB exterior profile

Mercedes-Benz has a new SUV in their lineup

Specs and features in the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB SUV

Few people would say that the Mercedes-Benz SUV lineup was missing something. With five options to choose from in 2019 from the tame and subcompact GLA to the military-based off-roading G-Class, there is something for everyone. Even so, Mercedes-Benz drew the attention of fans everywhere with the announcement of a sixth SUV in the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB. What does this SUV have to offer, and is it worth considering? Follow along as we go over the specs and features below! Read the rest of this entry >>

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV representing the 2021 model outside

Performance specs and capabilities of the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe

Performance Details of the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe

The new 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe has had information released about it and, from what we can see, it appears to offer amazing performance! This vehicle delivers strong off-road capabilities with a sporty design and a great engine! Continue reading to learn more about this great vehicle will offer in terms of performance!
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Celette Products Enable Bill Ussery Motors Collision Center to Provide Exceptional Service & Certified Repairs

Celette Products Enable Miami Collision Center to Provide Exceptional Service & Certified Repairs

Written by Autobody News Staff

Since Bill Ussery Motors opened its doors in Coral Gables near Miami, FL, more than 60 years ago, the focus of the family-owned MSO has remained the same: hiring talented people and providing customers with exceptional service and quality repairs.

Bill Ussery Motors Collision Center 
Location: Miami, FL
(305) 661-9666
Company At A Glance…
Type: Collision Repair Facility
Employees: 60
In Business Since: 1990
Number of Locations: Three
Combined Production Space:
42,000 square feet

“It’s our guide to everything we do,” said Scott Woodard, general manager of Bill Ussery Motors Collision Center. “We have a ton of long-term employees, and the ownership is motivated with investing in the people. You can’t run such a large facility without having hard-working, dedicated employees.”

Bob Brockway, chairman and CEO, attributes the customer philosophy to the company’s tradition.

“We follow the golden rule: treat people fairly and honestly in the same way you would want to be treated, and you will have a customer for life,” he said.

Woodard said the business’s tenured and professional staff guides clients through the insurance claim process, while certified technicians with more than 100 years of combined experience use the latest technologies to complete repairs to like-new condition. This includes using original Mercedes-Benz parts and factory-approved paint systems to return vehicles to their original pre-accident condition.

Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables, part of the Bill Ussery Motors Group, is the second-oldest Mercedes-Benz dealership in the United States,” said Woodard. “Over the years, we’ve delivered the ideal combination of exceptional Mercedes-Benz sales and service.”

Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables and Mercedes-Benz of Cutler Bay continue to be recognized as two of the premier dealerships in the country.

“We have many long-time customers,” said Woodard. “We are even selling to our original customers’ grandchildren.”

As a result of their efforts, the business has been recognized by Mercedes-Benz USA as one of the “Best of the Best,” which includes the top 22 percent of its retail network.

Bill Ussery Motors Collision Center, incorporated in 1990, opened its state-of-the-art, 30,000-square-foot facility in Miami, FL, in 2008. In 2013, the shop evolved into the present-day Elite Certified Aluminum Structural Mercedes-Benz Repair Facility, a prestigious tier II certification awarded by Mercedes-Benz. The certification means that Mercedes- Benz-certified repair technicians perform aluminum structural repairs that strictly adhere to the Mercedes- Benz standards. It also gives the body shop access to purchase certain OEM parts as directed by the manufacturer. Currently, the business has grown into a multi-shop facility that serves customers for both dealerships and South Florida.

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Left: Bill Ussery Motors Collision Center depends on Celette benches to ensure a quality, certified repair. Right: Scott Woodard stands near the Celette bench at Bill Ussery Motors Collision Center.

Woodard has worked in the industry for more than 35 years at every level and been consistently looking for a better way to fix cars and be ahead of the competition. When he joined the collision center in 1999, he was familiar with conventional structural repair methods. That same year, he became familiar with the Celette brand and incorporated the use of the Celette bench in the shop. Since then, he has found that Celette collision repair products offer superior accuracy and efficiency.

“For the last 20 years, we’ve put every car on a Celette bench that had any signs of structural deviation. It’s a very well-designed industrial piece of equipment that seems to last forever,” said Woodward. “Also, it gives us the ability to market what we do and most importantly deliver a quality and safe repair.”

Bill Ussery Motors Collision Center currently utilizes two Sevenne benches and a Sevenne XL and most recently purchased Celette’s NAJA 3D electronic measuring system in an effort to maintain its Elite certification. The measuring system uses a sliding measuring arm connected wirelessly through Bluetooth. It allows the collision center to measure vehicles with or without the mechanical parts installed.

For more than 60 years, Celette has been evolving alongside OEM automobile makers, adhering to the industry’s changes in safety and materials and striving to develop repair options that are quick and easy.

“NAJA 3D does an amazing job,” said Woodard. “It’s similar to triage; we are able to tell exactly where the vehicle is broken.”

Technicians pre-measure vehicles with the Celette NAJA 3D to determine structural damage. As a secondary precaution, they also remeasure vehicles to ensure they are within the specs of the machine and accurately document the damage so it can be shared with the customer or insurance company. The collision center also saves the file so that if there is an issue with the vehicle in the future, there is documentation proving the condition of the car when it left the facility.

Since using the NAJA 3D measuring system in combination with the Celette benches, Woodard has found that the quality standard it gives its customers is unmatched.

“Every vehicle that leaves our shop is structurally straight,” said Woodard. “I’m a dedicated Celette body shop guy forever because of what I’ve seen those benches do. It works so well; it’s fool-proof.”