There was a time when Tesla was the only real choice in luxury electric vehicles, but the introduction of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC gives Tesla some tough competition. The EQC is also the debut of the EQ subbrand, which will be a family of electricfied vehicles from Mercedes-Benz. The EQC will have an estimated 200-mile […]
Today marks the anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. Over the years, Elvis was inextricably linked to a few cars, but his automotive interests stretched far and wide. Here’s a look at the vehicles he was associated with after he became famous:
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is one of the most recognizable cars on the road. It looks rugged and capable because it is, although a fair number of people won’t take it anywhere near the mud.
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 cabriolet combines the luxury aesthetic and exceptional driving dynamics of the brand with the fun of a convertible. Just because you buy a luxury car doesn’t mean it has to be staid and boring. It also doesn’t mean that it has to be the price of a house. The C300 cabriolet […]
Last week, at a sustainability conference held in Vatican City, Opel CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann presented His Holiness, Pope Francis with an Opel Ampera-e, as part of a mission to make Vatican City the first CO2-free country on the planet.
If you’re looking to get behind the wheel of a gasoline-powered Smart car, then you’d better act fast. The company announced it is discontinuing all gasoline-powered Smart cars in the US and Canada after the 2017 model year. The Smart brand isn’t disappearing completely, but rather morphing into solely an electric vehicle company. Mercedes-Benz says […]
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 is your entry into the Mercedes-Benz world. It has the luxury styling, performance, and amenities that are hallmarks of the brand with a price point that makes it affordable even if you weren’t born with a million-dollar trust fund.
The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Michigan begins January 8th and will run through the 22nd. We will have more news from the show once it is underway, but here are some notable vehicle launches to watch for.
Since the early 1960s, we’ve had two kinds of automatic transmission shifters: The column shift and the floor shift in a console (forgetting the pushbutton TorqueFlite on the Plymouth Valiant). The last few years, shifter territory has turned into a Wild West, with manufacturers putting them all over the car, in any number of configurations. All three […]