Since movie stars always arrive at big events in style, it makes sense that Mercedes-Benz would be the official vehicle for one of the year’s most star-studded affairs, the Palm Springs International Film Festival.
Every January, the Palm Springs International Film Festival kicks off the awards season with a weeklong event that attracts the biggest names in the motion picture industry. At the January 7, 2012 Awards Gala, the red carpet was graced by accomplished actors such as George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Al Pacino, Glenn Close, Octavia Spencer, Charlize Theron, Gary Oldman, Jason Reitman, Michelle Williams, Michel Hazanavicius and Melissa McCarthy.
Hosting these stars at the Palm Springs Convention Center was Mercedes-Benz, providing clean-diesel transportation to celebrity presenters and honorees. The automaker offers the world’s cleanest, most advanced clean diesel technology, found in the 2012 GL350 BlueTEC and ML350 BlueTEC SUVs and E350 BlueTEC luxury sedan.
Other new Mercedes-Benz vehicles were featured during the festival including the SLK350 Roadster, C350 Sedan, CLS550 Coupe, C250 Coupe and ML350 SUV.
“Mercedes-Benz is proud to be the official vehicle and sponsor of the Palm Springs International Film Festival for the ninth consecutive year,” said Jill Martinette, Mercedes-Benz Regional Marketing Manager. “The festival is a great opportunity to showcase environmentally-friendly vehicles including our alternative fuel vehicles like BlueTEC clean diesel, which allows drivers to be eco-conscious without compromising luxury, safety and technology.”
Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC clean diesel and hybrid vehicles deliver classic Mercedes-Benz luxury and a smooth, responsive, quiet ride, along with superior fuel economy. With eight powertrains and alternative fuel vehicles to choose from, Mercedes-Benz has become the ride of choice for some of Hollywood’s brightest stars including Natalie Portman, Renée Zellweger, Christina Hendricks and Dev Patel.
Of course, you don’t have to be a celebrity to appreciate Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC efficiency and luxury. Learn more about this advanced clean diesel technology online at www.mbusa.com, or stop by the dealership.