The ultra-luxurious Maybach line, a pricey arm of Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz, is now officially being discontinued. Although Mercedes had announced earlier that 2012 would be the last year for Maybach, it is now official with the release of its 2013 prices list. Pricy Maybachs have moved slowly There is not a lot of speculation as Read on! →


Auto sales in the U.S. rose by 14 percent in November. The was the largest increase since April. Chrysler Group, Hyundai-Kia, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen led the pack with the highest gains. Honda was the only automaker to see a decline. Highest since ‘cash for clunkers’ The November figures show the third straight month that the Read on! →


Alabama’s controversial new immigration law is the strictest in the nation. Last week, a German executive with  Mercedes Benz was stopped by Tuscaloosa police and arrested for not having proper identification. Many in the state are now questioning the immigration policy, fearing it may cost the state money from foreign-owned corporations. Jailed for not having Read on! →


The German automaker Mercedes-Benz announced last week that it will be voluntarily conducting a medium-scale recall of some of its E-Class station wagons over issues with the rear air-suspension system. Mercedes recall impacts nearly 4,000 vehicles According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the automaker will be calling back 3,613 of its E350 4matic Read on! →


Mercedes has had enough of its underperforming uber-luxury brand Maybach. Maybach has been making big, expensive cars that haven’t been selling at all, leading to the decision to pull the plug. Mercedes to focus on upcoming S series Car magazine AutoWeek confirmed with an executive at Mercedes-Benz that Maybach is going to cease production and Read on! →


Exciting revelations from Mercedes-Benz are expected at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, reports Automobile Magazine. The latest generation of an iconic roadster, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, will make its debut. Reports indicate that the German automaker has raised the bar for its legendary flagship vehicle. The next step in Mercedes-Benz style evolution The 2013 Mercedes-Benz Read on! →


Mercedes-Benz recently decided that its 33-year-old G-class was in need of a facelift. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz G-class needs to look its best for April’s Beijing Motor Show, and the German automaker wants to put its best grille forward when the military-grade consumer SUV goes on sale in Europe in June and by the end of Read on! →


Luxury car-maker BMW AG recently reported that it sold more than 21,000 units in the U.S. last month. However, according to the Wall Street Journal, those numbers may have been inflated. BMW sales spike According to the financial new agency, BMW is in stiff competition with Mercedes to be the top-selling luxury automaker in the Read on! →


A couple decades ago or so, the standard refrigerant for air conditioners, R-12, was replaced, with R-134a. R-134a is likely to be replaced soon by R-1234yf, though concerns over the safety of the refrigerant have been raised by Daimler. Daimler finds R-1234yf refrigerant slightly susceptible to fire The auto industry is poised to introduce a Read on! →