2021 Mercedes E-Class Coupe, Cabriolet Videos Show The Updated Design

A well-thought-out facelift for what Mercedes refers to as “dream cars.”

While the S-Class Coupe and Cabriolet are reportedly on their way out, their counterparts from a segment below have just received a mid-cycle update. Introduced earlier this week, the E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet get the same array of visual tweaks as the sedan and estate body styles unveiled back in March. Presented in these two videos are the coupe in AMG E53 flavor and the droptop in a Benz specification.

We get to find out straight from people within the teams behind these two cars how the design has been updated for the 2021 model year. Obvious changes include the completely redesigned headlights for both body styles, with the AMG E53 also getting the Panamericana grille with vertical slats for a more aggressive front end. The sportier of the two cars also has a prominent front apron that has

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ASID’s CEO Departs, GE Lighting Acquired by Savant, and More News This Week

From significant business changes to noteworthy product launches, there’s always something new happening in the world of design. In this weekly roundup, AD PRO has everything you need to know.

Business

Savant to Acquire GE Lighting

Smart home tech company Savant Systems, Inc. made waves this week by announcing that it had inked a deal to buy General Electric Lighting. Savant plans to capitalize on GE Lighting’s brand name while expanding its products’ capabilities thanks to their own technologies. The news also marks a notable divestiture for American mega-company GE.

Home Furnishings Startup Closes Major Funding During COVID-19 Crisis

Fernish, the Los Angeles startup that rents home furnishings, recently closed its Series A round of funding amid the COVID-19 crisis. The company raised $15 million via round participants including RET Ventures; Spencer Rascoff, a cofounder of Zillow; and Fred Tuomi, former CEO of home-rental company Invitation Homes. The startup,

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