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 […]
The 2016 AMG G63 is an over-the-top performance version of a unique luxury off-road SUV.
The top-of-the-line Mercedes-Benz S-Class traces its lineage to the W108 platform, and this 1966 250C is a gorgeous and quaintly basic example of the breed.
Thanks to advanced safety technology, the simple task of running your car through the car wash can be a multi-step procedure, sometimes requiring deep research in the manual to avoid the embarrassment of being stuck at the beginning of the tunnel.
Car accidents can happen so quickly that there’s often nothing a driver can do when it’s over except dust off the debris and make sure they’re in one piece. We often don’t see accidents coming or only see them when they’re too late to avoid. If we do see an accident in the making, then […]
On Tuesday, Vladimir Putin’s BMW 7 Series was involved in a horrific crash that killed Putin’s 40-year-veteran chauffeur. Large luxury cars like the BMW 7 Series need to comply with mandatory safety standards, but they’re almost never crash tested by major safety agencies, and we wondered why.
The image that comes to mind when you think of Mercedes-Benz is one of a prestigious luxury car. It’s the kind of car they’re known for and what many people aspire to own. That’s not an inaccurate perception, but Mercedes also makes a line of vans that are less about luxury and more about making […]
Update: Mercedes pulled the ad. From Automotive News: Mercedes spokeswoman Donna Boland told Automotive News Thursday afternoon that the automaker has decided to take the ad out of the E-class campaign rotation because of the claims. “The new 2017 E class is a technological tour de force and is a significant step towards achieving our […]