Search Results for: Mercedes-Benz
In the Concept A-Class, Mercedes-Benz created an interface that allows the consumer to use their smartphone in the car.
2,581 total views, no views today
The once sci-fi pipe dream of movies like “The Fifth Element” and “I, Robot”, and KITT from TV’s “Knight Rider” started to become a reality when Google announced their intentions to build a self-driving car circa 2009. In the 7 years since, more and more automotive manufacturers and independent companies have jumped on board with their own fully autonomous vehicle concepts; Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion research car, Honda’s ADAS-equipped Civic, Acura’s next-gen RLX hybrid, as well as Tesla, Ford, General Motors (GM), Audi, Lexus, and Rolls-Royce among others. Some manufacturers opted to develop vehicles specifically suited to the concept of a driverless car, while others have pursued technology that could be adapted to any model to enable self-driving modes.
4,520 total views, 2 views today
A few months ago, we ran a piece regarding Apple’s foray into the automotive market, but it seems that progress has hit a roadblock.
4,155 total views, 1 views today
This Saturday in Atlanta, TRG-Aston Martin Racing North America hopes to make history during the final round of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship at Petit Le Mans. The Aston Martin team, with driver Christina Nielsen at the wheel, enters the final round with only a single point lead, but with high hopes to produce the first Aston Martin and female driver to win a major North American championship.
4,142 total views, no views today
Having already kicked-off the first phase of festivities, the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit will officially begin on Jan. 12. This year’s show emphasizes luxury and high performance, as well as green technology with world debuts including the 2016 Acura NSX supercar, 2016 Chevrolet Volt and 2016 Nissan Titan.
4,693 total views, no views today
In the month known for Black Friday sales events, the industry overall finished up 5 percent in November compared to the same month in 2013. The percentage growth, which was coupled with a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 17.2 million, was highlighted by a 20 percent increase for Chrysler Group, marking another month of double-digit growth for the automaker on pace to increase sales by 14 percent in 2014.
4,659 total views, no views today
More people will be traveling this Thanksgiving weekend than any other year since 2007, according to AAA. The organization is projecting 46.3 million people will be traveling more than 50 miles this weekend, and 89 percent of those – 41.3 million – will be traveling by car.
4,664 total views, no views today
Redesigned, reengineered and resurrected, the 2016 Acura ILX made its world debut today at the 2014 L.A. Auto Show raising the stakes for competitors including the Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class. Taking note of the TLX’s success, the 2016 ILX is packed with serious performance upgrades, including a new 201-horsepower, direct-injected i-VTEC engine and 8-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT), and the same engine and transmission technology found in the TLX.
5,021 total views, no views today