Tag: Mercedes-Benz

The Concept Cars Gleam, but Executive Dread Clouds the Frankfurt Auto Show

FRANKFURT — Car executives are paid to be optimists, but behind the pomp and salesmanship at the Frankfurt International Motor Show this week lurked an unmistakable sense of angst. The talk among industry insiders at the show, one of the auto industry’s biggest events, reflected the existential threats that carmakers face. The European and global […]

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two-tone mercedes-benz vision EQS sustainably crafted for green mobility

debuting at IAA 2019 in frankfurt, the mercedes-benz vision EQS is a futuristic union of innovations. it presents an elegant yet dynamic exterior design, highly crafted yet sustainable luxury inside, and an emotional yet rational mobility experience overall – all while using a renewable power source. as a vision show car, the design highlights what […]

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A Cruel Parody of Antitrust Enforcement

President Trump’s Justice Department — for it is increasingly clear that the department has been reduced to an arm of the White House — has opened an antitrust investigation of four auto companies that had the temerity to defy the president by voluntarily agreeing to reduce auto emissions below the level required by current federal […]

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Thousands of Mercedes-Benz GLEs Mysteriously Chilling on North German Runway

Daimler has been forced to store thousands of vehicles at a former military airport in northern Germany, the result of supplier issues that are stalling deliveries of the updated GLE-Class. While keeping cars on ice until they can be shipped is totally normal, it’s odd to see them lined up on a runway. It makes […]

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The Mercedes-Benz CLA Sure Is Getting Expensive

With the Mercedes-Benz A-Class now available in North America, the CLA Coupe (a sedan) is no longer the automaker’s most affordable offering. Part of that stems from the manufacturer need to keep some financial distance between the two. The A-Class is Daimler’s new gateway drug, leading younger buyers down the perilous road of purchasing GLEs […]

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More Van News From Mercedes-Benz

<img data-attachment-id="1686352" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746.jpg" data-orig-size="926,634" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Daimler AG","camera":"","caption":"Mercedes-Benz Citan Tourer 2019 \r\rMercedes-Benz Citan Tourer 2019","created_timestamp":"1550746799","copyright":"\u00a9 Daimler AG","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Mercedes-Benz Citan Tourer 2019\r\rMercedes-Benz Citan Tourer 2019","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Mercedes-Benz Citan Tourer 2019Mercedes-Benz Citan Tourer 2019" data-image-description=" Daimler ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-450×308.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-610×418.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1686352″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-610×418.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”418″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-610×418.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-75×51.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-450×308.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-768×526.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746-120×82.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0148_022-e1566855525746.jpg 926w” sizes=”(max-width: […]

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Adding Audi: German Automakers Update Autonomous Alliance

<img data-attachment-id="1685946" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium.jpg" data-orig-size="3508,2338" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"Tags: Audi, sales, model range, single frame, symbol, brand, logo,","created_timestamp":"1463037637","copyright":"AUDI AG","focal_length":"160","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"0.0125","title":"AUDI AG Ingolstadt","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="AUDI AG Ingolstadt audi grilles audi lineup parking lot parked cars" data-image-description=" Audi ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1685946″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-120×80.jpg […]

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top five rare classic cars from pebble beach concours d’elegance 2019

from futuristic concepts to rare car designs, the world of motoring descends upon monterey, california every year, and 2019 amazed once more. the spectacular showcase ranges from legendary races, scenic tours and private auctions but always climaxes with the pebble beach concours d’elegance at the end of the week. including one-off designs and historic winning […]

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Gas War Update, Choose a Side Edition

<img data-attachment-id="1676860" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-e1559922080206.jpg" data-orig-size="2032,1524" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="gasoline gas pump" data-image-description=" Nithid Memanee/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676860″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> According to recent reports, there’s trouble with the White House’s fuel economy rollback. The Trump administration is said to have been meeting with automakers, asking them to stand behind its proposal to […]

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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQV: Who Needs an Electric Luxury Van?

<img data-attachment-id="1685640" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0643_036.jpg" data-orig-size="6430,4610" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"13","credit":"Daimler AG","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS R","caption":"Der neue Mercedes-Benz EQV – Exterieur, Bergkristallwei\u00df metallic, Black Panel-K\u00fchlergrill mit Chromlamellen;Stromverbrauch kombiniert: 27,0 kWh\/100 km; CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 0 g\/km*, Angaben vorl\u00e4ufig\n\nThe new Mercedes-Benz EQV \u2013 Exterior, Mountain crystal white metallic, black panel radiator grille with chrome fins;combined power consumption: 27.0 kWh\/100 km; combined CO2 […]

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Trump’s Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules Shows Signs of Disarray

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — The White House, blindsided by a pact between California and four automakers to oppose President Trump’s auto emissions rollbacks, has mounted an effort to prevent any more from joining the other side. Toyota, Fiat Chrysler and General Motors […]

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2019 Mercedes-Benz A220 4Matic Review – Punching Above Its Weight

<img data-attachment-id="1685080" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mercedes-Benz-A220-front-quarter.jpg" data-orig-size="6000,4000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1561781553","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"70","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.05","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Mercedes-Benz A220 front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mercedes-Benz-A220-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mercedes-Benz-A220-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685080 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mercedes-Benz-A220-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 Mercedes-Benz A220 front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mercedes-Benz-A220-front-quarter-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mercedes-Benz-A220-front-quarter-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mercedes-Benz-A220-front-quarter-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mercedes-Benz-A220-front-quarter-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mercedes-Benz-A220-front-quarter-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> 2019 Mercedes-Benz A220 4MATIC […]

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driving premiere of the mercedes-benz SSKL racing car at pebble beach

at the pebble beach concours d’elegance (15 to 18 august 2019), mercedes-benz is presenting a reconstructed version of the 1932 mercedes-benz SSKL streamlined racing car. the vehicle is part of the event’s ’125 years of motorsport’ theme which begins with a 17-mile journey along the monterey coast of california, kicking it off. all images courtesy […]

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The Hits Keep Coming: Daimler Looking at $1 Billion Diesel Fine, Report Claims

<img data-attachment-id="1516001" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698.jpeg" data-orig-size="3025,1701" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"9","credit":"","camera":"MODEL-NAME","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"41","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="mercedes-benz logo" data-image-description=" Public Domain ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-450×253.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-610×343.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1516001 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-610×343.jpeg” alt=”mercedes-benz logo” width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-610×343.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-75×42.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-450×253.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-768×432.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-120×67.jpeg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Suspected emissions manipulation could net Daimler AG, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, a steep fine, but it seems the […]

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mercedes-benz EQC: an epic all-electric adventure from oslo to berlin

driving over 1070 km (665 miles) in three days in an electric car might seem daunting but not in the mercedes-benz EQC. from its extreme winter testing to its world premier in stockholm in 2018, scandinavia has been an integral backdrop for the brand’s first production EV. this story continues, though, as designboom embarked on […]

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China’s BAIC Purchases Five Percent of Daimler

<img data-attachment-id="1682486" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="mercedes-benz logo mercedes-benz grille" data-image-description=" Franz12/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1682486″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd (BAIC) announced on Tuesday that it had purchased a 5 percent […]

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Bosch and Daimler obtain regulatory approval for level 4 self-parking system

Cars that can park themselves aren’t anything out of the ordinary, but Bosch and Daimler claim they’ve accomplished something of a world’s first with their system. The two companies today jointly announced that the Stuttgart regional administrative authority and Baden-Württemberg state transportation ministry, following an assessment by German certification authority TÜV Rheinland, have approved their […]

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Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pickup Truck Already Dead: Report

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup truck is the company’s attempt to get in on the growing pickup truck market on a global scale. Based on Nissan’s Navarra, it’s a premium mid-sized offering available in select markets that are not the United States. If the latest reports are true, it’s also a dead product. Automotive News Europe recently […]

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Car2Go Thieves Test Car-sharing Vulnerabilities

<img data-attachment-id="1472081" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8.jpg" data-orig-size="800,533" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Car2go" data-image-description=" Image: Car2go/Daimler ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1472081″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-610×406.jpg” alt=”Car2go” width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/webimage-9C57786C-A050-4205-96ED2533A49D09A8.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> After suspending manual background checks to encourage fresh users in April, Daimler subsidiary Car2Go found itself with a […]

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