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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Michael F. Kunz, Manager, Mercedes-Benz Classic Center USA, takes us for a ride in a 1960 300d and talks about the 300-series & the 300d "Adenaeur".
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 [...]