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Classic Design Meets Modern Technology In The New Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Mercedes-Benz showcased the new G-Class SUV along with its classic design and modern features. The new model made an appearance during the 2018 Detroit Auto Show.

Car Tech January 15, 2018

Mercedes-Benz Competes With Tesla In Residential Solar Energy And Storage

Mercedes-Benz is expanding its operations into clean energy by following Tesla’s footsteps. The car manufacturer announced its partnership with Vivint Solar for residential energy storage.

Business Tech May 21, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Recalls More Than 350,000 Cars Over Reports Of Fire Involving Latest Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz recalls more than 350,000 cars including the 2017 E300 sedan after multiple reports of fire across the United States. Learn the details about this latest vehicle recall.

Car Tech March 4, 2017

LOOK: Mercedes-Benz Introduces Sleek Design 'Aesthetics A' In Concept Form

The days of creases are over with Mercedes-Benz's new sleek design in the form of Aesthetic A. The sculpture reconciles tradition and modernity in the new design.

Car Tech February 5, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Hot On The Heels Of BMW, Set To Become Largest Premium Carmaker

Luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has sold more cars than rival BMW in 2016, according to a new report. Mercedes-Benz sold 80,529 more cars than its German rival, which has propelled it to the top spot.

Car Tech January 10, 2017

Mercedes Revs Up Its Own Car Rental Service Croove: Earn From Sharing Your Benz

Luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has come up with its car-sharing app called Croove. The service allows car owners to rent out their cars to other people.

Car Tech December 18, 2016

IIHS Details Safest Cars, SUVs And Trucks For 2017: Toyota Leading The Pack

The industry-supported IIHS has already released the safest cars, SUVs, and trucks for 2017, and 82 vehicles made it to the list. Find out if your own pick is included.

Car Tech December 9, 2016

Mercedes' EQ Brand Plans To Build A New Electric Car Model Every Year

Mercedes-Benz announced an ambitious plan to produce one all-electric vehicle every year in the next eight to nine years. It also wants to build an entire ecosystem of technology and solutions based on its EV brand called EQ.

Car Tech December 5, 2016

Mercedes-AMG Formula 1-Inspired Hypercar In The Works: What We Know So Far

Mercedes and its AMG division are working on a hypercar inspired by the company's Formula 1 racer. The hypercar, dubbed the R50, will feature the same powertrain currently used by the Formula 1 vehicle.

Car Tech September 29, 2016

Tesla, Watch Out: Mercedes-Benz Gearing Up To Unveil Electric Vehicle Fleet Based On 'Completely New Architecture'

Mercedes-Benz confirmed that its plans to enter the electric vehicle race are solid, so BMW and Tesla should be on the watch. The premium carmaker said that a new line of EV cars is in tow.

Car Tech August 6, 2016

Mercedes Parent Daimler Getting Deeper Into Electric Vehicle Development, Autonomous Driving Technology And Fuel-Efficient Engines

Daimler's CEO made a few statements that set the route for Mercedes-Benz during the quarterly earnings call of the company. The automaker will hit the gas toward autonomous driving, efficient engines, electric cars and more.

Car Tech July 23, 2016

Mercedes-Benz Self-Driving Future Bus Made Landmark 12-Mile Trip Across Amsterdam

The self-driving Future Bus of Mercedes-Benz, powered by the CityPilot technology, made a landmark trip in the Netherlands over a route of 12 miles. The bus was not fully autonomous, but it was very much capable of most of the driving actions by itself.

Car Tech July 19, 2016

Mercedes Working On New EV To Rival Tesla

A report has popped up on the web saying that Mercedes-Benz is working on its all-new electric vehicle to rival Tesla. This new EV from the company is expected to hit the market in 2018.

Car Tech July 13, 2016

The New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan Is A Marriage Of High Tech And Luxury [Video]

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is stocked with several industry firsts, including seats that shift passengers away from side impact. There are even touch-sensitive buttons on its steering wheel.

Car Tech June 20, 2016

Hands-On With The Personalized Interface Of The New Mercedes-Benz AMG E43 Sedan

Drivers can change the dashboard skins with three different looks, including Classic, Sport and Progressive.

FUTURE TECH March 24, 2016

2017 Mercedes GLC Coupé World Premiere: Power, Style And Luxury In 'Hot And Cool' Mix

The 2017 Mercedes GLC is poised to compete against rivals Range Rover Evoque and BMW X4. With design influences from the larger GLE Coupé, the GLC Coupé will hit the UK market in June, with deliveries to begin in October.

FUTURE TECH March 24, 2016

2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA Gets A Minor Facelift: 375-HP Engine, High-Performance Headlights, Smartphone Integration And More

Mercedes-Benz has given its CLA models a facelift. Here are what to expect from the new 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA slated to come out later this month.

FUTURE TECH March 16, 2016

EPA Asks Mercedes-Benz For Diesel Emissions Data

Last Feb. 18, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Mercedes-Benz for allegedly cheating emissions regulations for its diesel engine cars. The EPA said it has requested data on emission levels from the company and has not actually started an official investigation into the matter.

Business March 2, 2016

Robots Are Not Taking Over Our Jobs: Mercedes Fires Robots, Hires People Back Into Its Production Line

German carmaker Mercedes-Benz has replaced robots in its assembly line with human workers as it believes that the latter are more capable of coping with the tasks.

FUTURE TECH February 26, 2016

Dieselgate Reloaded: Mercedes Owner Sues Automaker Over BlueTEC Clean Diesel Emissions

Mercedes-Benz faces a class action lawsuit from one of its BlueTEC clean diesel car owners. The complaint alleges that the automaker purposely cheated pollution regulations, in a similar fashion to rivals from Volkswagen.

FUTURE TECH February 20, 2016

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe Prototype Leaked In Spy Video

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan is finally out and now we're seeing the coupe variant being tested out in the wild. Expected sometime in early 2017, the E-Class range will be taking on BMW's 6 series.

FUTURE TECH February 2, 2016

Mercedes-Benz Developing Hydrogen Fuel Cell GLC For 2017 Release: Report

Mercedes-Benz R&D chief Thomas Weber revealed that a hydrogen fuel cell-powered GLC SUV is on track to be released in 2017. Weber also confirmed that Daimler engineers are well along in the development of an all-electric vehicle.

FUTURE TECH January 19, 2016

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Is A Semiautonomous Luxury Sedan That Can Drive Itself At 130 MPH

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the 2017 E-Class that features Drive Pilot, allowing it to automatically change lanes and follow cars up to 130 MPH. The technology also lets the vehicle take responsibility of accelerating, braking and some of the steering.

FUTURE TECH January 11, 2016

Mercedes-Benz's Head Of Autonomous Driving Suggests Automakers Create Uniform Rules For Self-Driving Cars

Heiko Kraft tells Tech Times that the sooner the better for car manufacturers to come together for some across-the-board rules for autonomous driving because states and countries' auto regulators must still give them the green light.

Automotive Tech January 8, 2016

Hands-On With The Mercedes-Benz New 'Me' App, Allowing Owners To Control Car Features From Their Smartphones

The upcoming standalone app puts everything from remote start and pre-set temperature controls at owners fingertips via a convenient smartphone app. Within the automaker's CES 2016 booth, Tech Times also checked out Mercedes's update to its Companion app as well.

FUTURE TECH January 6, 2016

Low Gas Prices Improve Pickup, SUV Sales As Care For Fuel Efficiency Drops

Sales of SUVs and pickups experience a steady increase amid newly added jobs, lowered household debt, low gas prices and payroll growth. Fuel-efficient cars suffer plunges while gas-nuzzling, bigger cars experience record sales.

Business December 7, 2015

Mercedes To Unveil Fuel Cell GLC Model At 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Several automakers have already started working on hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles and it appears that Mercedes would join the party soon enough. A Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell model could debut at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show, ahead of a 2018 release.

FUTURE TECH November 30, 2015

2017 Mercedes-Benz SL Photos Leak Ahead Of LA Auto Show Debut

A few days before the Mercedes-Benz SL's debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show, photos of it have already surfaced. The photos suggest a mildly updated design greatly influenced by the AMG-GT.

FUTURE TECH November 16, 2015

Mercedes Unveils 2017 GLS SUV With Improved Efficiency: The 'S-Class Among SUVs' [Video]

Mercedes revealed its future GLS SUV model and high-end car fans can start ordering it already. The crossover is highly efficient and sports features suitable for everyone, both in visual design and roaring power.

FUTURE TECH November 9, 2015

Mercedes Vision Tokyo Concept Car Comes With 3D Holographic Infotainment System (It Also Drives Itself Too)

Mercedes-Benz's latest concept car, the Vision Tokyo, is an autonomous entertainment pod on wheels. Without a permanent driver's seat, the Vision Tokyo is all about the ride and not the drive.

FUTURE TECH October 28, 2015

New Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe, CLA Shooting Brake Spotted By Spy Camera: Here Are The Changes To Expect

The new Mercedes-Benz CLA and CLA Shooting Brake were spotted in road testing in Germany. The facelift is purported to tout a few modifications.

FUTURE TECH October 7, 2015

Man Smashes His Own Mercedes-Benz With A Golf Club: Here’s Why

In front of a Mercedes-Benz branch, a man from Korea calmly took a golf club and aimed for the windows, doors, and roof of the luxury car.

FUTURE TECH September 20, 2015

Google Not Looking To Become A Carmaker, Says Executive

Google may seem very serious about pushing its self-driving car to hit public roads in the near future. However, the company negates all speculations that it also intends to manufacture its own line of self-driving cars soon.

FUTURE TECH September 17, 2015

Mercedes' Tesla Challenger Could Go Over 300 Miles

Mercedes Benz is reportedly working on an electric vehicle with a range of up to 311 miles, as the company looks to challenge Tesla Motors in the industry.

FUTURE TECH September 7, 2015

Mercedes-Benz Acquires Naming Rights Of Falcons' Stadium, Has Two Stadiums In Same NFL Division

The German luxury auto manufacturer already has its name on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, home of the New Orleans Saints, in the NFC South division. It will now have its name bear the new Atlanta Falcons' stadium in the same division as well.

Movies/TV Shows August 21, 2015

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Personal Power Pack: How Does It Compare With Tesla's Powerwall?

Mercedes Benz with parent company Daimler has announced that it will be releasing a personal power pack similar to Tesla Motors' Powerwall. Can a comparison already be made between the two energy products?

FUTURE TECH June 10, 2015

Daimler And Qualcomm Join Forces To Produce In-Car Wireless Charging Devices

The carmaker and the chipmaker want to make the wireless charging of cars and in cars a reality.

FUTURE TECH May 25, 2015

Best Electric Or Hybrid Cars To Buy In 2015: Tesla Model P85D, BMW i3, Audi R8 e-Tron, Toyota Prius, And More

There are many models of electric vehicles and hybrid cars coming out this year. Here are 10 models that consumers can expect in 2015.

FUTURE TECH March 21, 2015

Self-Driving Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury In Motion Concept Car Spotted In San Francisco

Making its debut at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, the Mercedes-Benz F 015 concept car was seen on the road and in motion in sunny San Francisco.

FUTURE TECH March 9, 2015

Daimler Not Scared Of Apple Car

Daimler executive Bodo Uebber has said that his company is not scared of Apple and its alleged plans to enter the auto market.

FUTURE TECH March 4, 2015

Mercedes-Benz Recalls 147,000 E-Class, CLS-Class Vehicles Due To Fire Risk

Mercedes recalls over 147,000 cars in the U.S. The latest recall is to fix a fire hazard that may arise due to a faulty rubber seal at the back of the engine bay.

FUTURE TECH February 25, 2015

Detroit Auto Show: Here's What to Expect from Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Crossover Coupe 4Matic

The Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S 4Matic is powered by a 577-horsepower twin-turbo 5.5L V8 engine and a seven-speed automatic transmission that allows the vehicle to reach 60 mph in only 4.2 seconds.

FUTURE TECH January 12, 2015

Week Ahead In Tech: Top 5 Headlines to Expect This Week

While last week was certainly a busy one, the week ahead is also set to be busy. From the latest in cars to Google's Project Ara, here are five headlines to expect this week.

Computers January 12, 2015

Mercedes-Benz USA to Move Headquarters from New Jersey to Georgia. Here's Why

Mercedes Benz USA is moving its headquarters from Montvale, New Jersey to Atlanta, Georgia, joining other big companies that have shut down operations in the state and have moved jobs to other location.

Business January 7, 2015

CES 2015: Mercedes-Benz Wows Crowd with Self-driving F 015 Concept Car

Most auto manufacturers dabbling in driverless cars are focused on the technology itself. Mercedes-Benz is working on turning the car of the future into a self-driving living room.

CES 2015 January 6, 2015

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