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For Your Friday Viewing Pleasure: A Short Film About The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

For Your Friday Viewing Pleasure: A Short Film About The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

Remember that amazing video of Michael Schumacher looping a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG around the wall of a two-lane tunnel? Well, Mercedes has taken that clip,  added some archival footage of previous gullwings in action, plus commentary from legendary German F1 driver Hans Herrmann, and created a... read more

April 9, 2010 by  - 2
 
2008 Mercedes-Benz ML550

Frugal Shopper: Pricey Parts Can Push Ownership Costs Upward

The Yugo sure doesn't have a reputation for reliability or durability. But they sure are cheap to repair. Meanwhile, for several Mercedes-Benz AMG models, the cost of parts... read more March 26, 2010 by  1


 
Screencap from an ad for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class [by Impact BBDO]

New Video: Does Mercedes-Benz Doubt America's Sense Of Humor?

Sometimes, it seems as if automakers --  and other advertisers, too -- question America's sense of humor. Many companies partner with ad agencies to create hilarious and/or... read more March 17, 2010 by  6


 
Traffic

U.S. Traffic Fatalities Hit Historic Lows

Good news this morning from the U.S. Department of Transportation: traffic fatalities have been on the decline for nearly four years running, and the number of people killed... read more March 11, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

Video: Mercedes Knows Its Target Market, S400 Hybrid Debuts During Oscar Broadcast

Hyundai was the big kahuna sponsoring last night's Oscar broadcast, but in a shocking upset, Mercedes may have walked off with the trophy for best performance by an... read more March 8, 2010 by 


 
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Mercedes-Benz ESF Safety Car: More, Better, Smarter Airbags!

Last summer we wrote briefly about the Mercedes-Benz ESF-2009 experimental safety concept vehicle, including its remarkable under-car airbag, which deploys only during a... read more March 5, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Frugal Shopper: For Happiness, Don't Sweat The Numbers

Consumer Reports, as part of this week's torrent of announcements from its Annual Auto Issue, named the 2010 Honda Fit and 2010 Toyota Prius the best new-car values of the... read more February 26, 2010 by  22


 
2010 Subaru Outback

Honda And Subaru Lead Consumer Reports' Honor Roll For 2010

Subaru (TSE: 7270) and Honda (NYSE: HMC) are tied for the number one spot from Consumer Reports this year, based on the average of its vehicles' overall road-test scores and... read more February 24, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

Video: 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG German Ad Hints At U.S. Spot?

The 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG will not be a high-volume model. With a fairly limited production run and an expected pricetag north of $250,000, only a few hundred will even... read more January 26, 2010 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz SLK Grand Edition and SL Night Edition

Mercedes Developing 'Auto-Swerve' For Pedestrian Safety

Mercedes-Benz is known for its safety features, so it should come as no surprise that the automaker is now working on "auto-swerve" technology that will help drivers avoid... read more January 18, 2010 by  2


 
Audi U.S. website front page, January 2010

Auto Brand Websites: Audi, BMW, Benz Great; Tesla, Lotus, Lambo Lousy

It shouldn't be news to any reader of this site that every automaker now has extensive product information on its website. But the relative usefulness of different carmakers'... read more January 15, 2010 by  3


 
Scott Keogh

Scott Keogh Explains Why Audi Is The Only One Making Money

To hear Scott Keogh tell it, Audi is the only car company making money these days. When he says that, we suppose he means "only non-Asian car company", since Hyundai, Kia... read more January 7, 2010 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz flagship dealership in Manhattan [via NewYorkTimes]

Mercedes-Benz To Launch Top-Of-The-Heap Showroom In Manhattan

For the few Manhattanites that can afford to own cars, and for those visiting from less-cramped spaces, Mercedes-Benz is opening a 333,000 square-foot flagship store on 11th... read more January 7, 2010 by 


 
Wireframe Lamborghini Countach

Wireframe Lamborghini, Spyker’s Plans For Saab: Today’s Car News

Due for sale in 2012, the next-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan will reportedly be offered with plug-in hybrid technology, and eventually this option will be offered... read more January 4, 2010 by 


 
2009 Mercedes-Benz Vision S500 Plug-In Hybrid Concept

Mercedes-Benz Bringing A Hybrid Option To The S-Class

Just a couple of weeks ago, we discussed Mercedes-Benz's plan to retool its popular CL model into a new S-Class coupe. Now we've gotten word that the next-gen S-Class will... read more January 4, 2010 by  2


 
2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class

Rumor: Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake?

In America, station wagons began falling from favor in the late 1970s, when vans and, subsequently, SUVs became the preferred family ride. Today, however,  there appears to... read more December 23, 2009 by  1


 
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