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 […]
I hate electricity. Yes, I understand it’s as important to the running of an automobile as the gasoline running through the fuel lines, but nothing this side of an automatic transmission rebuild fills me with more existential dread that working on wiring. Case in point: I fought with a faulty brake light on a 1965 […]
“Saturday Night Live” alumnus Julia Louis-Dreyfus was back hosting the show last week, and her pitch of a fictional Mercedes AA was hilarious.
If you’ve ever had to drive a rental car with more than two people and all their luggage, you know how important reliability and customer service can be. But you have no idea how critical a vehicle is for a band traveling from one date to the next across America. It became painfully clear to […]
If you’re well-heeled enough to be invited to the Daimler AG shareholders meeting to cash in on the largest dividend in the company’s history, you can probably afford to buy a sausage, but that didn’t stop two shareholders from turning into brats over brats.