A Mercedes-Benz You Can Ride Into the Ocean

Most Mercedes-Benz owners wouldn't dream of driving their vehicles into the sea, but there's nothing wrong with wanting a little luxury while you're tackling a big wave. And since the carmaker is a sponsor of surfer Garrett McNamara, it teamed up with ad agency BBDO Portugal to design a one-of-a-kind surfboard for him. » 2/06/14 9:25am 2/06/14 9:25am

Mercedes' Web-Connected myComand Takes on BMW iDrive

Mercedes-Benz new myCOMAND system has appeared at the Los Angeles Auto Show » 11/21/08 8:45am 11/21/08 8:45am, taking on the . Whereas the latter has an Xbox 360 feeling, this one gets some clues from Apple, especially Coverflow and the menu navigation, which reminds me of the first version of the Apple TV and Front Row. One big difference is that…

Mercedes Formula Zero Envisions Eco-Friendly Green Racing in 2025

The Formula Zero racecar, pictured above in all its conceptual glory, is the Mercedes-Benz take on racing in the year 2025. Designed by the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Center of North America, the car aims to mash together the "the thrill of Formula One, the track dynamics of the bobsled or luge, and the grace and… » 10/26/08 5:00pm 10/26/08 5:00pm

Mercedes Benz Makes an iPhone Pouch...Wait What?

It's Mercedes' Swarovski Elements iPhone pouch from their GLK collection, which holds your iPhone the way that only a gaudy piece of leather can. Only 40 are going to be made (as of now), and will be raffled off in the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin to people who are rich enough to attend. More gaudiness after the… » 7/18/08 6:00pm 7/18/08 6:00pm

Mercedes-Benz Integrates iPhone into Its Cars with Special Cradle

German car manufacturer Mercedes is buying the iPhone-is-God credo, and has come up with a designated piece of gear to allow Benz drivers to integrate their iPhones into the car system. The $249 gadget works with the C-, E-, CLK-,

CLS-, S-, CL-, SL-, M- and R-Class cars, as well as the forthcoming GLK-Class. It… » 6/20/08 7:45am 6/20/08 7:45am

Mercedes-Benz S400 BlueHybrid: First Planned HEV With Li-Ion Battery

Sure, we have heard word of lithium ion batteries being possibly implemented in a Prius before, but Mercedes-Benz is going beyond concept speculation with its S400 BlueHybrid, which promises Li-ion HEV action to be hitting the production lines by 2009. At present, that makes the S400 BlueHybrid the first Li-ion HEV… » 3/01/08 1:00pm 3/01/08 1:00pm

Recy, the Recyclable Wood Roadster from Mercedes-Benz

This is the first entry into the LA Auto Show's Design Challenge. The competition challenges manufacturers to design a environmental conscious car. None of this vegetable oil powered crap. This car is completely Recyclable because it is made out of wood, alloys, glass and metal. I'm still not sold. Even though it is… » 9/29/06 6:30pm 9/29/06 6:30pm