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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 [...]

By |2019-12-25T18:48:40-08:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Honda, Hyundai, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Politics, Toyota|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Mercedes-Benz museum’s twentieth century pieces of art

Stuttgart, Germany - Wolfgang Helmin is our curator at the Mercedes-Benz museum in Stuttgart, Germany. Helmin talks about the history of the name Mercedes, the history of K, for the compressor. What was the price of certain cars at the time they were built? We are given a history of the SL Gullwing, the 300 [...]

By |2019-12-26T20:41:39-08:00October 29th, 2011|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Manufacturers, Mercedes-Benz, Video|Tags: |0 Comments

Mercedes-Benz museum of 19th century vehicles

Stuttgart, Germany - Our curator at the Mercedes-Benz museum, Wolfgang Helmin, took us through a chronological tour of Mercedes history, starting in 1886. As  Helmin gave us a tour of the automobiles we were able to see the conflicts and revelations of each era through pictures on the side of the wall. This is only [...]

By |2020-03-22T14:32:28-07:00September 18th, 2011|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Mercedes-Benz, Video, youtube.com|Tags: |0 Comments

Gorden Wagener on the Ocean drive concept

2007 - Gorden Wagener, President Mercedes-Benz, Advanced Design of North America, drove Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, and www.carlist.com, in his newest concept, the Mercedes-Benz Ocean Drive. Is this the precursor to the Mercedes-Benz Ocean Drive that will debut at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance? What did Wagener think about when designing the Ocean Drive? Will [...]

Beemer-hybrids, Benz-hybrids and GM-hybrids

The photos with the big guys will come from the Frankfurt Auto show, but the news has been released; The BMW Group, DaimlerChrysler AG, and General Motors Corporation today signed a "memorandum of understanding" governing the formation of an alliance of equals for the joint development of hybrid drive systems. The three global automakers have [...]

Mercedes-Benz M-class high gear road rally

Mercedes-Benz Shifts Into High Gear In Coast-To-Coast M-Class Tour Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is taking one of its newest vehicle line-ups directly to the drivers of America for it's best, broadest, most extensive event tour yet, the M-Class Road Rally. Stopping in a total of 37 cities and bringing the thrill of Mercedes-Benz to approximately 57,000 [...]