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Mercedes-Benz Overhauls Nomenclature, Brings Back Maybach
Mercedes-Benz Overhauls Nomenclature, Brings Back Maybach

Mercedes-Benz is in the midst of a dramatic expansion—in both sales, and in the breadth of its model line. That introduces some badging challenges; and so to clarify, Mercedes is overhauling its nomenclature, beginning next year. For those still a bit confused about the changes over at...Read More»

The Maybach 57 S Edition 125!. Image: Daimler AG
Maybach Is Back -- Not As A Brand, But As High-End Mercedes-Benz

Maybach was shuttered in 2011, after parent company Daimler AG decided that its decade-long relaunch of the century-old luxury brand wasn't worth the trouble. But don't count the old gal out just yet: according to AutoNews, Daimler plans to raise the dead and revive Maybach -- not as an independent...Read More»

2008 Maybach 62S
The Most Embarrassing Cars Of All Time: The European Edition

Big mistakes, we make them all. Lame ideas, we have all had them and acted on them. Like the woman at my gym who looks like she spent the better part of her youth on a sun-tanning bed, while smoking two packs a day. Think spent and leathery and you’ll be close. Humans also make some really...Read More»

Screencap from Ferrari's YouTube channel
Battle Of The Brands: Exotics And Premiums Disappoint On YouTube

Well, we've nearly come to the end of our look at automakers and their YouTube channels. We've already hit up American companies, as well as their European and Asian competitors. Now we reach the last leg of the trip: exotic and premium brands. And you might not be surprised to hear that this leg...Read More»

Maybach shot by David LaChapelle, featuring Daphne Guiness
Video: Photog David LaChapelle Shoots The Maybach Zeppelin

What do you get when you cross one of the world's most exclusive auto brands with one of the world's most visionary photographers? Apparently, a REALLY long and involved photo shoot, as demonstrated in this video of David LaChapelle shooting a campaign for the new Maybach Zeppelin. (NB: Maybach was...Read More»

2009 Maybach Zeppelin
2009 Geneva Show: Maybach Zeppelin Begs for Hydrogen, No?

Representing "the absolute zenith in the high-end luxury saloon segment," Maybach rolls out the ultimate in ultimate over-the-top luxury motoring, the Maybach Zeppelin. For the lady who has absolutely everything yet still wants more, the Zeppelin pampers with items like an available "highly...Read More»

2008 Toyota iQ
Link Love From The Car Connection: Maybach, Ridemakerz, And Pickup Ad Wars

A few miscellaneous info tidbits that have caught our lazy eyes: I know nothing! Nothing!: Maybach's Thorsten Lenz has said that the company has seen "no visible impact of the financial crisis". Perhaps he hasn't seen the company's 2008 financials, which note a 25% drop in sales. Or maybe better...Read More»

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Mercedes-Benz Invests $30 Million in Flagship NYC Store

While other companies struggle for their existence, fat cats like Mercedes are expanding their premiere dealerships in halo markets like New York City. Mercedes announced Sunday a new Manhattan store, to be located on 53rd Street, will replace the current 41st Street location and come online in...Read More»

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BMW Could Supply Engines for Mercedes, U.S. Automakers

BMW's engines have always been legendary for their performance, and yesterday the firm's head of development, Klaus Draeger, admitted the company is in "advanced talks" regarding licensing some of its engine technology to rival Mercedes, says AutoCar. The engine spawning the discussion is a new...Read More»

2008 Maybach Landaulet
Rumored: Mercedes Association with Aston Martin

The rumor-mill department over at Carscoop reports that U.K.'s CAR magazine claims a possible association between Mercedes-Benz and hallowed British marque Aston Martin. Apparently CAR claims the two icons have been in discussions for quite some time, and the benefits would include joint work on...Read More»

The $1.35 Million Maybach

The beyond-glamorous Landaulet concept shown by Mercedes' Maybach brand earlier this year will be built. But you better have bank to line up for delivery -- the new convertible sedan will cost north of $1.35 million, according to this morning's Automotive News. The Landaulet will be a 2009 model...Read More»

Sturm und Drang Likely at DC Annual Meeting

You can imagine the subtle joys of a DaimlerChrysler annual meeting—stale air, staler coffee, lots of Dieters. But curiously, since the arrival of Chrysler on the scene, DC annual meetings have acquired a sort of Taiwanese parliament flavor, only with countermotions and accusations being...Read More»

If Magna Takes Chrysler, Benz is a “Fat Turkey”

While pocket protectors from supplier Magna and hedge funds Cerberus and Blackstone crawled all up into Chrysler Group’s underwear this past week and read their labels, one thing became apparent to everyone involved—including unions on both sides of the Atlantic. If there’s a...Read More»

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2006 Beijing Auto Show

GM PlansChina Hybrids in 2007 General Motors Corp. is planning to introduce hybrid vehicles in China in 2007. Kevin Wale, president and managing director, said during a breakfast meeting with reporters prior to the opening of the Beijing Motor Show that hybrids will play an important role in GM’s...Read More»

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