Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz CAS2020 Metris Pop-up Van

Mercedes-Benz Weekender Pop-up Mercedes-Benz Vans Unveils its First Pop Up Camper for the U.S. Market with seating for five and sleeping for four; the Mercedes-Benz Weekender is more than just a daily driver. Today, Mercedes-Benz announced its first new modern, practical pop up camper van for the U.S. market. Harkening back to the glory days [...]

Abortion, automobiles, and Alabama

Shortly after the female Republican Governor of Alabama endorsed HB 314, a law that would ban all abortions statewide, even in case of rape or incest, the calls for boycotting Alabama in all forms started. Kay I'vey signed into law the “Human Life Protection Act” a bill that is intended to be a “vehicle” to [...]

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Mercedes-Benz EQ electric concept rebirth of a legend

Dietmar Exler, President, and CEO Of Mercedes-Benz USA told us the Inspiration behind the EQ Silver Arrow and introduced the talented Gorden Wagener, Chief Design Officer at Daimler AG. The World Record-Breaking Vehicle from 1937 The role model for the EQ Silver Arrow is the record-breaking car built by Mercedes-Benz W 125 twelve-cylinder [...]

Startup companies at CES and Automobility LA

At the top ten technologies at the Los Angeles Auto Show and Automobility LA, there were some start-up technologies that stood out, and some that will be at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Cities continue to grow and face more challenges with traffic congestion, pedestrian safety and infrastructure planning and production. These technologies bring that [...]

Brands that know their customers at Geneva Motor Show

The 87th Geneva International Motor Show is in full swing. As is usual, Geneva brings out the beautiful supercars and the most lavish parties. Behind all the glitz and glamor are car companies with world premieres designed to intrigue and attract new customers for 2017. I asked Ian Beavis, Chief Strategy Officer for Foote, Cone, [...]

2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) Mercedes-Benz

We’re one week away from the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS), the beginning of the auto shows in the United States. Here’s a last look at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) Mercedes-Benz. What can we expect Mercedes-Benz to show next week at the LA Auto show? You’ll have to wait, but [...]

Concept cars you won’t see on the road on Driving the Nation

Concept cars you won't see on the road There are different types of concept cars; cars that you will never see on the road and production concept cars, cars that are close to production. The cars below are this year's concept cars shown throughout the year at different auto shows. Audi Prologue Audi [...]

Dieter Zetsche, 1968 Vienna Convention and autonomous cars

1968 Vienna Convention Almost all of the European member countries (with the exception of Spain and the United Kingdom) signed and ratified the Convention on Road Traffic, also known as the 1968 Vienna Convention. The verbiage in the Convention uses words such as carriageway and has the most basic definition of what constitutes a car. [...]

The 2014 Women’s World Car of the Year is the Mercedes-Benz S-Class on Driving the Nation

Women journalists from fifteen different countries voted and the results are in! 2014 Women's World Car of the Year is the Mercedes-Benz S-Class The top three cars overall were the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Audi A8 and Tesla Model S, respectively. There were ten different criteria which remained the same in each of the six [...]

Branden T. Cote on Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Branden T. Cote Head of AMG, U.S.A., talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the beautiful S63 AMG 5.5-Liter 577 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of torque V-8 Biturbo engine and the rear-biased all-wheel drive (known as 4MATIC) Coupe. Boasting a 0-to-60 mph time of 3.9 seconds means you barely [...]