• Sun, 17 May 2015 11:30:00 +0000: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Crash Tests: U.S. Agencies Weigh In - The Car Connection
    2015 Mercedes-Benz C ClassThe federal government has released crash-test results and ratings for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. And while the results are good, the C-Class misses the top five-star overall rating. In frontal impact the C-Class earns four stars out of five—due to a four-star performance for passenger-side protection in the 35-mph, fixed-barrier test...
  • Wed, 13 May 2015 00:17:00 +0000: Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Vs. Buick Verano: Compare Cars - The Car Connection
    2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA-ClassThe Mercedes CLA 250 lures first-timers into the Benz realm with its sterling reputation, un-stodgy look and feel, and a pitch-perfect base price, but it also raises plenty of questions -- not the least of which is, what else should I test-drive before I sign all the paperwork? Only the Audi A3 comes close to the CLA when price and prestige are...
  • Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:36:00 +0000: Subaru WRX Vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG: Compare Cars - The Car Connection
    2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA ClassThe Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG and Subaru WRX aren’t so much sport sedans as four-door performance cars. Rather than putting the emphasis on balance of function and form, they’re both a little more deliberate—offering high-strung turbocharged engines, all-wheel drive, and some sophisticated chassis engineering to go with it all...
  • Sat, 04 Apr 2015 16:30:00 +0000: 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Video Preview - The Car Connection
    2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e Plug-In Hybrid, 2015 New York Auto ShowThe Mercedes M-Class was the German automaker’s first American-made vehicle, and over three generations, it’s been a rousing sales success. This year, the M-Class is no more. But there’s a good reason: it’s being renamed and updated while it adds a sleeker new version. This is the new 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class. ALSO SEE...
  • Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:17:00 +0000: 2012-2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS Recalled For Faulty Tail Lights - The Car Connection
    2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS ClassMercedes-Benz USA is recalling more than 30,000 late-model vehicles from its CLS line. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch that could increase their chances of being involved in a collision. ALSO SEE: 2015 Cadillac Escalade Video Road Test The glitch affects the...
  • Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:52:00 +0000: Mercedes-Benz Recalls 2013-2015 E-Class, CLS-Class Models For Fire Risk - The Car Connection
    2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (European version)Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for nearly 150,000 vehicles from the 2013, 2014, and 2015 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a number of vehicles from the luxury automaker's E-Class and CLS-Class lines suffer from a design flaw that could create a fire hazard in the engine compartment...
  • Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:45:00 +0000: Super Bowl XLIX Ad Lineup: Every Video We Can Get Our Hands On (And Then Some) - The Car Connection
    Scene from Mercedes’ ad for Super Bowl XLIXEveryone knows that the Super Bowl isn't just about football. The Super Bowl is an event -- a huge event -- and events are marketing opportunities. On this very special day, we're encouraged to consume, consume, consume: to drink more beer, to eat more pizza, or, if football isn't our thing, to watch more puppies. What makes the Super Bowl unique...
  • Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:22:00 +0000: Mercedes-Benz Recalls 2014-2015 BlueTec Diesel Vehicles To Fix Oil Leak - The Car Connection
    2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTecMercedes-Benz is recalling four high-tech diesel models from the company's 2014 and 2015 lineups. The recall is meant to repair a potential oil leak that could start a fire in the vehicles' engine compartment and make roads hazardous for other drivers. ALSO SEE: 2015 Dodge Challenger Tested By Feds, Earns Lower Rating Than Before The problem with...
  • Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:30:00 +0000: Mercedes-Benz Overhauls Nomenclature, Brings Back Maybach - The Car Connection
    Teaser for new Mercedes-Maybach S-ClassMercedes-Benz is in the midst of a dramatic expansion—in both sales, and in the breadth of its model line. That introduces some badging challenges; and so to clarify, Mercedes is overhauling its nomenclature, beginning next year. For those still a bit confused about the changes over at another luxury brand, Infiniti, rest assured, they...
  • Wed, 05 Nov 2014 21:13:00 +0000: 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class: Best Car To Buy Nominee - The Car Connection
    2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-ClassThe 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class lands in one of the areas of ‘rapid expansion’ for the vehicle market. It's a relatively small yet luxurious crossover wagon that doesn’t profess to any level of rock crawling but offers at least a little bit more utility and versatility—and, of course, a higher seating position. Shoppers...