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BMW Will Take On Mercedes-Maybach With Ultra-Luxurious Models

03/21/2016, For most people the Mercedes-Benz S-Class or the BMW 7 Series is just about as luxurious as a car can get. There are people with deeper pockets who want more and for them, companies like Mercedes have ultra-luxurious models. BMW is looking to compete...

UK Is Going To Test Self-Driving Trucks This Year

03/07/2016, There’s no denying the fact that autonomous or self-driving vehicles are going to be a part of our future even though they have quite a few hoops to jump through before they become totally mainstream. Many companies are working on self-driving car...

Mercedes-Benz’s 2017 E-Class Can Steer Itself, Even At 130 Mph

01/11/2016, It wasn’t too long ago that Tesla introduced autopilot mode to its vehicles. However, it was quickly made apparent that some drivers seemed to lack common sense and were using the feature rather dangerously. Note that despite it being autopilot, it was...

Mercedes-Benz GLS The ‘S Class’ Of SUVs

11/05/2015, When it comes to gas guzzling SUVs, there are many different choices to pick from, and you can be sure that with a seemingly bottomless bank account, you are spoilt for choice. If you happen to love all things associated with the three pointed star, then...

Self-Driving Mercedes Truck Tested On Germany’s Autobahn

10/04/2015, Car makers and technology companies are both dreaming of a future where self-driving cars are normal, you’ve got companies like Google working on such projects whereas conventional car makers are also in the game. The Daimler group, best known...

OwnStar Hack Modified To Hack BMW And Mercedes-Benz

08/17/2015, A couple of weeks ago, security researcher Samy Kamkar unveiled a creation of his own called OwnStar. This is basically a device that allows hackers to hack smart vehicles and it was demonstrated on GM’s vehicles. This seemed to suggest that only GM’s...

Tesla’s Home Battery Gets Competition From Mercedes-Benz

06/09/2015, When you put up Tesla against some of the most iconic car manufacturers on the planet, the Elon Musk outfit seems like the new kid on the block. Nevertheless, the company has worked hard for the advancement of electric vehicles and it has even got...

Mercedes Announces MB Companion App For Apple Watch

05/18/2015, Looks like Mercedes Benz is joining the league of BMW and Volkswagen, the auto giant has announced its own app for the Apple Watch. The main function of the application would be to help the Benz owners to navigate easily. The users would just be required...

German Automakers Might Buy Nokia’s HERE Maps

05/07/2015, Maps and navigation software while useful on our phones, are just as useful when embedded into a car’s infotainment unit. This is why it does not come as a complete surprise to learn that German automakers such as BMW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz are said...

Mercedes Aims To Have 10 New Plug-In Hybrids By 2017

03/22/2015, If you’re a fan of plug-in hybrid vehicles, you might be interested to learn that Mercedes-Benz has recently confirmed that the company will be aiming to release 10 new plug-in hybrid vehicles by 2017. As it stands the company will be releasing at least...

Mercedes-Benz CEO Not Worried About Apple’s Electric Car Rumors

02/25/2015, Apple has been known for their ability to disrupt the market despite their share of critics. Many were skeptical of the iPhone when it was first launched, and many rolled their eyes at the iPad when it was first announced as well. The MacBook Air was also...

LG Will Develop Stereo Camera System For Mercedes-Benz

12/25/2014, Autonomous cars are the future which is why many carmakers are now devoting substantial time and resources to develop vehicles of the future. Even companies that aren’t related to the automotive industry, like Google, are trying their hand at...

Mercedes-Benz’s Future Truck 2025 Gets A Slight Visual Makeover

10/07/2014, Truck drivers are often asked to haul goods over long distances and usually have deadlines to meet, which means that many of them resort to staying up late at night in order to reach their destination in a timely manner. This also means that there are...

Mercedes-Benz’s Future Truck 2025 Will Be Able To Drive Itself

07/06/2014, So we have heard of self-driving cars, but what about self-driving trucks? Well that’s a concept that Mercedes-Benz decided to demonstrate recently. Dubbed the Future Truck 2025, it’s basically a truck that is semi-able to drive itself, thus allowing...