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! →

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! →

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! →

Mercedes-Benz averaged 43 hours of production time per vehicle in 2008, and the German luxury automaker would like to cut that average significantly by 2015, reports Automotive News. By that year, Mercedes-Benz would like to have restructured its global production network so that 30 hours of production time per vehicle is the norm. Mercedes-Benz to Read on! →

Getting a ticket is never fun. For most members of the driving public, though, it’s a part of life. On average, .23 tickets are issued for every 100,000 vehicle miles driven in the United States. Certain vehicles tend to drive that average up — though whether it is because of the drivers or the vehicle Read on! →

Some banks give away free calendars, toasters and pens to new depositors. In an unprecedented move, a Florida bank is offering a free Mercedes-Benz to its customers who deposit $1 million or more. Meanwhile, Mercedes celebrates its best April sales ever. Open a CD, drive a Mercedes The C1 Bank of Florida — formerly known 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! →

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! →