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30 Days of Mercedes CLA: Video, Video, Video
30 Days of Mercedes CLA: Video, Video, Video

This month, we're spending lots of quality time with the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250, the brand-new, front-wheel-drive, compact sedan that's been hustling across TV screens since the Super Bowl--and is now hustling its way into showrooms as it goes on sale. We've had lots of fun with the CLA...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG, First Drive, Bilster Berg
30 Days of Mercedes CLA: Everything So Far

We're setting out this week on an in-depth look at the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250. But before we dig too deeply into the details, it's time to take a tour through our past coverage--the headlines that show where we've already been with the CLA, from Detroit to Geneva, from southern France to...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250
30 Days Of The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250

We regularly cruise the Interstates and autobahns behind the wheel of high-performance machinery--plenty of it wearing the three-pointed star. This month, we'll be turning our sights on the opposite end of the luxury and performance spectrum, toward something a little more mainstream--to the 2014...Read More»

A new Mercedes-Benz initiative: QR code that can save lives
Mercedes-Benz Creates QR Codes To Save Lives

The good news is that our cars are safer than they've ever been. Improvements in vehicle structure and the addition of countless safety features have led to record-low traffic fatality rates. (For now, anyway.) The bad news is that our safer cars are doing a much better job of trapping occupants...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Preview: More MPGs, More Safety

The commercial van market is heating up here in the U.S. with new or heavily revised entries from both Ford and Dodge on the way in the form of the Transit and Ram. But Mercedes-Benz is prepared to take on the competition with a revised Sprinter van lineup for 2014. Downsizing the diesel Because...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class SUV Recalled For Seat Belt Anchor Bolt Issue

Mercedes-Benz is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2013 model year GL Class full-size SUVs for second-row seat belt anchor bolts that may have been improperly torqued during assembly. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250
Geneva Motor Showdown: Mercedes-Benz, CLA Pick A Fight With Audi, BMW

Geneva is a peaceful town, and the annual auto show marks a detente--usually--for the world's carmakers. McLarens park next to Bentleys and leave room to spare. Space is made for one-off tuner fantasies. Even rival execs rub shoulders and shake hands as they get a glimpse of the latest supercars...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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»

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS550: Recall Alert

Mercedes-Benz is conducting a voluntary safety recall of a small number of 2012 model year CLS550 and CLS550 4MATIC luxury sedans to fix a defective hood latch. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website lists the number of vehicles potentially affected at just...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz M Class
2012-2013 Mercedes-Benz M-Class: Recall Alert

Mercedes-Benz is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 and 2013 model year M-Class luxury SUVs over concerns that accessory floor mats could cause a stuck gas pedal. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potentially involved...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class: First Drive and Video Road Test

Back in the mid-1990s, when Mercedes decided to build a factory in America, and an M-Class to take on Ford's Explorer and Jeep's Grand Cherokee, the idea of also taking on the big GM and Ford SUVs one day seemed even more far-fetched. Today, the reality is a little more square. The M-Class isn't so...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG Makes Debut

Mercedes-Benz is expanding its portfolio of high-performance AMG models with the brand new GL63 AMG, which is set to go on sale early next year as a 2013 model. The vehicle is based on the latest 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class, which itself was only revealed at last month’s 2012 New York Auto...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK 250 BlueTEC
2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class: First Drive

It's an unusual day--or maybe a coming of age--when our editors look forward so eagerly to a new diesel-powered vehicle. Don't judge. In this case, it's not just any diesel, and it doesn't just go into any vehicle. It's a Mercedes turbodiesel, and it slips neatly into a sport-ute that not only...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG
Mercedes-Benz G-Class To Live Through 2015--And Beyond?

"I'm not dead yet!" It's the favored sound bite of legions of Monty Python fans, and it also could be the battle cry for the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, now returning to the U.S. lineup again for the 2013 model year after a second close call with death. The G-Class is "the founding father of the...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz R Class
Official: Mercedes-Benz R-Class Dropped From U.S. Lineup

The Mercedes-Benz R-Class, the six- or seven-passenger crossover vehicle spun from the same architecture as the ML-Class and GL-Class SUVs, is officially off the Mercedes-Benz USA docket for the 2013 model year. The fastback wagon was conceived as a sleeker, lower-riding version of the family of...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class
2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK Preview

Ahead of the 2012 New York Auto Show, consumers get a good look at the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class compact luxury SUV as the German automaker released details early. As the images here show, the refreshed GLK Class sports a revised exterior design, certainly eye-catching and appropriate for this...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG
2013 Mercedes SL65 AMG, Lucky Nissan GT-R, Chevy Colorado: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, OnStar reports on the most helpful drivers in America and Green Car Reports is nominated for an award. Porsche is working on a plug-in hybrid Panamera and we spied the 2013 Land Rover Range Rover. All of this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

Rolls Royce Phantom 102EX World Tour
Subaru BRZ, 2012 Mercedes-Benz E Class Reviewed, Rolls-Royce: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, China focuses on fuel efficiency while Volvo's new V40 introduces new pedestrian safety technology. One of Volvo's famous ad campaigns gets re-imagined and Subaru is limiting how many 2013 BRZs are brought to the U.S. All this and more in today's car news, right here on...Read More»

Mood board items from the Mercedes-Benz Star Style Challenge
Mercedes-Benz Offers Fans A Trip To Fashion Week This Fall

Mercedes-Benz has become synonymous with high fashion. Not only are its luxury rides a great match for aspirational labels like Chanel, Dior, and Gucci, but the automaker has also gone the extra step and purchased branding rights to fashion weeks at venues around the globe. Now, the company is...Read More»

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