Mercedes-Benz

120 Years Since Patent, Diesel Power is Being Realized

120 Years Since Patent, Diesel Power is Being Realized

As many are aware, the gasoline engine dominated the past century-worth of motoring. Steam power disappeared in the 1920s while electric cars lost early 20th century momentum. Throughout the time gasoline power has held a stranglehold of the automobile marketplace, there had been one other propulsion choice making a small but effective impact. It was […]

Love at the 2013 Canadian International AutoShow

Love at the 2013 Canadian International AutoShow

Serving as a Christmas after Christmas for me, the 2013 Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto is my first chance to gain a firsthand view of the most recent products. While many have made global debuts at many prior auto shows, I will attest there is no replacement to setting your own eyes on the presence […]

2014 Mercedes CLA at Detroit Auto

Devastatingly Beautiful In Detroit

Call it a comeback of sorts. Just a few months ago, the┬áLA Auto Show was so awful, it had left me cold on the direction of where things were headed in the near future for the auto industry. The 2013 Detroit auto show was jammed packed to the rafters with creative imagination; not to mention […]

The Most (and Least) Expensive Vehicles to Insure in 2013

The Most (and Least) Expensive Vehicles to Insure in 2013

Car insurance is easily the least interesting thing about driving. Possibly the least interesting thing about anything, but it’s important. We just got a report from Insure.com with the twenty cheapest and most expensive vehicles to insure in the United States in 2013. Some may surprise you, some are obvious, and there have been some […]

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA Is A Stylish New Entry-Level Model

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA Is A Stylish New Entry-Level Model

Every premium manufacturer is on a push for global sales volume. Most industry observers agree that a majority of future growth is going to come from entry-level small cars. And by entry-level we mean new models to slot in below the existing compact class like the BMW 3-series and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Mercedes has developed […]

Mercedes Expects BMW To Take Number One U.S Sales Spot For 2012

Mercedes Expects BMW To Take Number One U.S Sales Spot For 2012

Beginning in 2011, Lexus lost its title as the best-selling luxury manufacturer in the United States. It held that position for 11 years. BMW, which performed comparatively well throughout the recession, took its place at the top spot, with Mercedes coming in second. This year BMW and Mercedes-Benz have been locked in the tightest of […]

Top 5 Cars that are Finally in the States

Top 5 Cars that are Finally in the States

If you a purchaser of the latest in high-tech items but do not welcome the overnight line-up at an electronic store, you are perhaps very familiar with the process of waiting a special, desirable product. A case of days or weeks in many instances, there is also times where a specific item could be delayed […]

Leaked: 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Leaked: 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

The internet spoils a lot of the best-laid plans for new car launches. A few weeks ago, Mercedes-Benz released a teaser video of the redesigned 2014 E-class. This video was introduced before the Los Angeles International Auto Show, but the car didn’t show up there. With little details made available from Mercedes, we weren’t sure […]

2013 Fiat 500L

LA(ME) AUTO SHOW 2012

Los Angeles is what some might consider the center of car culture. In terms of car design and moving the needle, the LA auto show was as exciting to look at as star on the walk of fame. With so many cars getting better fuel economy, better handling, quicker 0-60 times, loaded with tech, and […]

Mercedes-Benz Teases 2014 E-Class

Mercedes-Benz Teases 2014 E-Class

Mercedes-Benz is readying an update to the E-class for the 2014 model year. Since 1997 the E-class has had a distinctive quad headlight setup. This look largely defined Mercedes styling in the 2000s. Lately though, Mercedes has shown off a sharper and more defined styling language. As a bread and butter model, the E-class has […]

LA Design Challenge: Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force Concept

LA Design Challenge: Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force Concept

Each year manufacturers submit entries for the LA Design Challenge. They range from wacky to sedate (and mostly the former). This year’s entrant for Mercedes-Benz is called the Ener-G-Force. As the G in its name implies, it is an SUV that aims at being a modern take of the G wagon. The G wagon has […]

Mercedes-Benz May Add GLG Crossover To Lineup

Mercedes-Benz May Add GLG Crossover To Lineup

The original Mercedes-Benz G-Class is the original Mercedes G Model . It has been around for years, an iconic model line known around the world for its ruggedness and off-road prowess. In that regard Mercedes-Benz had an excellent basis from which to build its crossover/SUV lineup. Today the GL line includes the G-Class, GL-Class (which […]

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