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

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
2013 Mercedes-Benz SL Class Reveal Live-Streamed On Facebook

Automakers live-streaming new vehicle reveals is becoming commonplace at auto shows. Lexus live-streamed the 2013 GS reveal at the Los Angeles Auto Show this past fall, and now Mercedes-Benz plans to do the same thing with the 2013 SL Class debut next week at the Detroit Auto Show. While the new...Read More»

Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson
2013 Mercedes SL, 2013 SRT Viper, Texting And Driving: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, McLaren is hiring and photos of the 2013 Mercedes SL leak out. Ford releases new information on the 2013 C-Max Hybrid and C-Max Energi while Volkswagen announces it is bringing a Jetta Hybrid to the Detroit Auto Show. All this and more in today's car news, right here on...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Best Car To Buy 2012 Nominees: M-Class, MINI, Mitsu i, Versa, iQ

We're rolling through the nominees for TheCarConnection's Best Car To Buy 2012 award, and nearing the end of the list, we're still finding new themes among the group of 25 new cars, crossovers and SUVs that made the field this year. The mass market's well represented on this year's list, and gas...Read More»

The Mercedes-Benz logo.
Alabama Immigration Law Leads To Arrest Of Mercedes Manager

Alabama’s complex and controversial new immigration laws don’t leave police with a lot of room for interpretation. If you’re stopped and can’t produce documentation, you go to jail until you can prove your identity (and nationality), or until you sit before a judge. The law...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»

2011 Mercedes-Benz E Class 4-door Wagon Sport 3.5L 4MATIC Front Exterior View
2011-2012 Mercedes-Benz Diesel Vehicles: Recall Alert

Mercedes-Benz is recalling certain 2011-2012 vehicles equipped with clean diesel engines over concerns about a fuel leak. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected vehicles at 6,872. The safety recall involves 2011...Read More»

2011 Mercedes-Benz E Class 2-door Coupe 3.5L RWD Front Exterior View
2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Diesel, Others Recalled For Fuel Leak

Mercedes-Benz is recalling 2011 model year E-Class, GL, ML and R-Class vehicles, as well as 2012 model year S-Class vehicles, all equipped with diesel engines. Specific models included in this recall are: 2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class models, built from July 2010 through February 2011 2011...Read More»

Louisiana Superdome
Mercedes-Benz Has A New Flagship Property: The Superdome

Mercedes-Benz is great a putting its name on highly visible, aspirational products. The international series of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Weeks is maybe the best example of that process in action, but now the automaker has another high-profile feather in its cap: naming rights to the Louisiana...Read More»

Deer and car
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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