Mercedes joins Formula E

Mercedes, the dominant force currently ruling Formula 1, has taken up the option of joining the rapidly growing electric racing series, Formula E. The German car maker will make its debut in the classification for the start of the 2018-19 season. Mercedes will join twelve other teams competing against each other in the fledgling series,(…)

Mercedes – to stop making diesel engines would be “stupid”

Despite the company’s well publicised electric car development projects, Mercedes has no intentions to stop producing diesel engines, at least for the foreseeable future, says Autocar UK. Despite the recent emissions scandal, which rocked the motoring industry to its foundations, the chairman of Daimler AG, Dieter Zetsche said the diesel engine has a future and(…)

Hamilton has conspiracy suspicions after engine fire

Current F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton was left wondering if “the man above or a higher power” was interfering with his chances of retaining his crown after his car let him down yet again at the weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix. The Englishman needed a win to help close the gap on teammate Nico Rosberg in(…)

Mercedes reveal concept SUV to rival Tesla

The Paris Motor Show tends to have its fair share of unveilings and this year’s is no different, with Mercedes taking its turn in the spotlight. The German car maker has unveiled its new SUV concept, Generation EQ. The all-electric SUV is modelled on the GLC Crossover. Head of the Mercedes-Benz car division, Dieter Zetsch(…)

Hamilton losing faith in his Mercedes car

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he has doubts over the reliability of his Mercedes car. The three times World Champion says he has reservations over his title chances after a series of mechanical problems allowed Nico Rosberg to claw his way back into contention. The British driver says he is “unsure” if he has the car(…)

2016 Paris Motor Show: Mercedes trolls rest of motoring world

In the run up to the 2016 Paris Motor Show, Mercedes-AMG has shown its mischievous side by cheekily trolling its fans and motoring media alike, by releasing teaser images of a toy. In the photos posted on the company’s Instagram site, the German car maker has partially revealed what initially appears to be the rear(…)

Hamilton and Rosberg pushing each other to ‘new heights’

Toto Wolff, team boss at Mercedes, believes his two drivers are pushing each other to “new heights” as they fight out a two horse race for the driver’s championship. Just eight points now separates Hamilton and Rosberg for the 2016 title, with six Grand Prix remaining. The two have shared the spoils – with either(…)

Illinois family give their ‘pop pop’ the Mercedes he always dreamed of

An elderly grandfather got the car he’d always coveted, when his family presented him with the vintage Mercedes-Benz 450 SL as a gift. Under the impression it was in fact a gift for his granddaughter, the Illinois grandfather affectionately called ‘pop pop’ by his family, cried tears of joy as they broke the news to(…)

Ensure your Mercedes-Benz is Autumn ready!

Apart from a few late flourishes, summer has faded away to a pleasant memory. This means over the next few weeks, autumn is going to start getting serious. Okay, we know you’ve driven at this time of year, like a million times before, but it’s always worth that little extra consideration and preparation for what(…)

Extremely rare Mercedes-Benz put up for sale

A hugely rare Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet has been put up for sale by one of London’s leading car dealerships. Only 68 right-handed versions of the classic were believed to have been manufactured, and this model, which has been completely restored by Sleeping Beauties of Brisbane, Australia, is in pristine condition. The model has(…)