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Mercedes-Benz recalls 354,000 vehicles due to fire risk
Mercedes-Benz recalls 354,000 vehicles due to fire risk

Mercedes-Benz has issued a massive recall affecting more than 354,000 vehicles from the 2015, 2016, and 2017 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those cars may be at risk of catching fire. The problem with the vehicles is electrical in nature and is...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz C Class
Mercedes delays C-Class, GLC diesels for U.S. market

Mercedes-Benz's long-anticipated entry-level diesel sedan and crossovers have been delayed at least a year, the latest victims of increased scrutiny by the EPA in the wake of Volkswagen's ongoing diesel crisis. The diesel version of the C-Class was set to be badged C300d and the GLC-Class diesel...Read More»

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Even more Takata recalls: 563,000 Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz vehicles affected

Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted a barrage of new recalls related to Takata's fatally flawed airbags. Over the weekend, the agency did so again, affecting cars and SUVs from luxury marques produced by Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Mercedes-Benz. As with many...Read More»

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Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, Daimler Expand Takata Airbag Recalls: 2.5 Million U.S. Vehicles Affected

Another day, another massive series of recalls related to Takata's fatally flawed airbags. The devices have caused more than 100 injuries and at least ten deaths when they exploded after deployment, spraying vehicle occupants with shrapnel. Most of those deaths have occurred in the U.S. Two weeks...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz C Class
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Crash Tests: U.S. Agencies Weigh In

The federal government has released crash-test results and ratings for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. And while the results are good, the C-Class misses the top five-star overall rating. In frontal impact the C-Class earns four stars out of five—due to a four-star performance for...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Best Car To Buy Nominee

The Mercedes-Benz C-Classuntil recently had to serve several roles—as the entry point for the brand’s U.S. lineup, and as its smallest model here, a compact luxury sedan. Consider how it was positioned as a sport sedan sometimes and a conservative luxury model otherwise, and it was...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Recalled For Potential Steering Problem

Daimler is recalling more than 10,500 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedans from the 2015 model year. According to Detroit News, some of those vehicles may suffer from a flaw that makes them more difficult to steer, increasing the risk of an accident. ALSO SEE: Tesla & Elon Musk Finally Unveil 'The D'...Read More»

2015 Acura TLX 3.5 SH-AWD
The 17 Most Important New Cars Of 2015

Each year, a bumper crop of new cars ushers in a new model year. Those new cars can be significant redesigns, or simple facelifts, or more. This year, there's a bigger than usual crop of brand-new cars. Some are vehicles never seen before--vehicles that could make or break some car brands--while...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class  -  First U.S. Drive,  August 2014
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: First Drive

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class isn't just departure from what the C-Class has been. It feels like a clear break with the past; and that's a very good thing. Too often, automakers are so locked into the mindset of designing a new car to replace a current one in their lineup that they lose sight of...Read More»

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2008 - 2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Recalled For Taillight Flaw & Fire Hazard

In December, we told you that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was ramping up its investigation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The agency had received some 114 complaints from C-Class owners about taillight failures. In several instances, owners found burn marks in the vehicles'...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class live photos, 2014 Detroit Auto Show preview
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class First Look Video: 2014 Detroit Auto Show

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is closer than ever to being a mini-E or mini-S-Class, and it's not just because of its latest growth spurt. The latest C has its most evocative styling ever, and an interior that's nothing short of beautiful. The 2015 C-Class also is more powerful, lighter than...Read More»

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NHTSA Ramps Up Investigation Of Mercedes C-Class Taillight Failures & Fires

Back in July, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began a preliminary investigation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. At the time, the agency had received 21 consumer complaints about taillight failures in those vehicles from the 2008 and 2009 model-years. According to Detroit News, the...Read More»

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2011-2012 Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Recalled For Fire Risk

Mercedes-Benz is conducting a voluntary safety of certain 2011 and 2012 vehicles over concerns that a faulty fuel filter flange may pose a fire risk. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 5,800...Read More»

2013 Nissan Sentra
2013 Nissan Sentra Driven, BMW Recall, Tesla Dealership Woes: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we bring you our first drive of the new 2013 Nissan Sentra, and tell you all about Scion's new Motivate campaign. Mercedes-Benz has confirmed a new C Class convertible and A. Kahn Design has given the 2013 Porsche Cayenne a makeover. All this and more in today's car...Read More»

2013 Volvo S60 T5 AWD
Volvo S60, Lamborghini Aventador, Hyundai Santa Fe: Top Videos Of The Week

We're past the Labor Day summer hump, and the road testers here at The Car Connection have been shuffling through the newest 2013 cars, trucks, crossovers, and minivans in search of the best new vehicles. Along the way: video road tests, spy shots, and the occasional first drive of an exotic...Read More»

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What Do The 1% Drive? The Top 10 Cars In Wealthy ZIP Codes

When you think of the wealthy -- if you do -- what do imagine them driving? A Porsche 911? A Lamborghini Gallardo? An old-school Rolls-Royce? Eh, not so much. Sure, six-figure supercars are the province of the uber-rich, but by and large, America's wealthy families drive fairly mainstream vehicles...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz C Class
Family Cars With Drowsy Alert Technology

In keeping with Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, November 6-12, we thought it fitting to follow up our story on one-third of drivers admitting to driving while half-asleep with a list of some of the family cars available today with drowsy alert technology. While different manufacturers call their...Read More»

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Family Car Advice: Steer Clear Of Deer This Fall

While autumn brings the glorious color display of leaves along the highway, it’s also the start of fall breeding season for deer. That means motorists need to exercise extra caution during the months of October through December to watch out for deer on the highway and reduce the risk of a...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz C250 Coupe. Image: Mercedes-Benz
Fulfill Your Adventure In A 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe

Do you have dreams and adventures that require the use of a 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe? If so, Mercedes-Benz has the Facebook contest for you called C-Coupe Your Week. To enter, you need to submit a one- to two-minute video on the Mercedes-Benz Facebook fan page, explaining what you would do...Read More»

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