While it has often been contested, Karl Benz is said to have created the first automobile in January 1886. Gottlieb Daimler and engineer Wilhelm Maybach's original Mercedes automobile in 1901 while the first Mercedes-Benz vehicles were produced in 1926, following the merger of Karl Benz's and Gottlieb Daimler's companies into the Daimler-Benz company. The creation of AMG, their in-house tuning facility and the revival of the Maybach brand as well as a partnership with McLaren has allowed Mercedes-Benz to become much more than simply a luxury car maker.
Known in much of the country as the winter that wasn’t, you wouldn’t know it in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where Mercedes is showcasing the latest version its 4MATIC all-wheel drive system and planning ahead for next year.
If you’re not familiar with modern diesels the folks at Mercedes are doing everything they can to change that. The company’s latest vehicle to receive a diesel engine is its GLK midsize SUV. Was it worth the wait or is it as stinky as the oily fuel it runs on?
Does a four-cylinder engine belong under the hood of a Mercedes? The prestigious German automaker is challenging convention with its new C250 sedan. Did they succeed in their mission or are luxury and efficiency mutually exclusive?
AutoGuide.com’s intrepid spy photographer just caught photos of Mercedes testing the 2015 ML-Class with a heavy camouflage bra hiding its refreshed front fascia. The ML has been on the market for quite some time now and it’s starting to look a little stale. The heavily camouflaged prototype is difficult to decipher, but it’s a safe... more
It is the final day of AutoGuide.com Car of the Year Award finalist nominees. Yesterday we presented the 2014 Mazda3 as our fourth finalist and today we we’re revealing the final car to make the cut: Mercedes’ new CLA-Class. Mercedes-Benz has moved down-market in an attempt to attract more vehicle sales. Based on the current... more
This weekend, PlayStation 3 gamers in North America will be enjoying Gran Turismo 6 and to hype up the release, Polyphony Digital has released renderings of even more Vision Gran Turismo concepts that will be heading to the game. At the recent Los Angeles Auto Show, Mercedes stole the show with its Vision Gran Turismo concept, which... more
The introduction of the affordable and attractive Mercedes-Benz CLA has helped the German automaker widen the gap between its main competitor, BMW. The CLA nearly contributed to all of Mercedes-Benz’s gain last month in the U.S., selling 3,623 CLAs in November. Compared to last year, Mercedes sold 4,061 more vehicles for a November record of... more
The stunning Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo debuted at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, but what inspired the design of the supercar that will make its virtual debut in Gran Turismo 6 this week? The German automaker has released a “making of” video for the Vision Gran Turismo, giving us an inside look at what... more
Mercedes-Benz will finally offer he B-Class family car to American customers in the summer of 2014, albeit with an electric drive train. A batch of spy photos show us that the quirky-looking hatch could be undergoing a facelift to look more premium and in line with the rest of the Mercedes lineup. While it isn’t... more
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