Bottas takes the lead with a win at the Australian Grand Prix

The 2019 Formula 1 season kicks off at the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park, Melbourne. This time around, Lewis Hamilton who started at pole had to finish behind team mate Valtteri Bottas to make it a Mercedes one-two ahead…

BMW Group and Daimler AG to jointly develop next-generation technologies for automated driving

Let’s face it, those at the forefront of self-driving cars aren’t really from the vehicle manufacturing side but rather the tech companies such as the likes of Waymo, Apple, Uber and even NVidia. Ford and even GM are pushing ahead…

Blind Mechanic Drives Car for the First Time in His Life [+video]

Bart Hickey has been a car mechanic for 30 years. He runs his own workshop in Alsip, Illinois (USA). But he has never driven a car himself – because Bart Hickey is blind. He has one big dream: to step…

Mercedes gives the V-Class a new facelift

In 2014, the Mercedes-Benz V-Class premiere saw a completely new approach to design, value appeal, comfort and safety being introduced into the MPV segment. The concept went on to be a true success: proof of this can be found in…

Daimler Trucks invests half a billion Euros in highly automated trucks

Today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Daimler Trucks announced that it will invest EUR 500 million (around 570 million USD) over the next years and create more than 200 new jobs in its global push to…

PETRONAS Celebrates Fifth Formula One World Constructors’ Championship with Valtteri Bottas

PETRONAS celebrated its fifth consecutive FIA Formula One™ World Constructors’ Championship with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport driver, Valtteri Bottas at the PETRONAS Twin Towers. Valtteri arrived in Kuala Lumpur after wrapping up the final tests of the year in Abu Dhabi to…

Mercedes-Benz Cars at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show

The world premieres of the Mercedes-AMG GTR PRO and the updated Mercedes-AMG GT model series at the Auto Show in Los Angeles (28 November to 9 December) can once again be witnessed live by on-demand video throughout the world this year.…

Hamilton is the 2018 World Champion as Verstappen wins the Mexico Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton has made history by joining the ranks of legends to win the Formula 1 World Championship 5 times over the weekend at the Mexico Grand Prix. With a couple more races to go in the season, the British…

Raikkonen wins the United States Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton having started in pole position was about to seal his fifth world title but thanks to amazing driving by Kimi Raikkonen, Hamilton’s chances are slowly becoming slimmer. Kimi Raikkonen didn’t have it easy as it was a 3…

Daimler and Bosch jointly premiere Automated Valet Parking in China

Daimler and Bosch have announced the successful premiere of their joint Automated Valet Parking pilot in Beijing. The technology, which debuted in the parking garage at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart in 2017, symbolizes a pioneering effort in infrastructure-supported driverless…

Hamilton wins the Italian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton completed a ballsy move to not just snatch the crown from Ferrari but also caused a nervous Sebastian Vettel to crash out. Now it sounded pretty much like a bad boy play but in truth, Hamilton drove beautifully…

car2go launches in Chicago and grows worldwide

Over 300,000 new customers, new car models – and even a new city: Since the start of the year, the signs all firmly indicate continual growth for car2go. The latest proof is the opening of the service’s newest US location…

Hamilton wins the Hungarian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton scores the first place at the Hungarian Grand Prix over the weekend with a very convincing run. It was almost a Mercedes dream with a 1-2 finish but just as there were 6 laps to go, Sebastian Vettel…

Mercedes ensures A-Class’ aerodynamic superiority

For three decades now, the aerodynamics engineers at Mercedes-Benz have been repeatedly setting new records. The world record is currently held by the new A-Class Sedan with a Cd value of 0.22 and a drag of less than 0.49 m2. With…

Hamilton starts at 14 and wins the German Grand Prix [+video]

In a race which was destined for Ferrari to win especially for Sebastian Vettel racing in his home track, a place which is just a few kilometres from where he grew up turned into a disaster. When Vettel emerged as…

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport agrees two-year contract extension with Lewis Hamilton

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport and Lewis Hamilton today announced the agreement of a two-year contract extension for the 2019 and 2020 Formula One seasons. Since joining Mercedes in 2013, Lewis has, to date, won three world championships and 44 Grands Prix…

Mercedes launches ViaVan, a van ride-sharing business in London

With the recent Grab acquisition of Uber here in South East Asia, many customers are curious about if there was a single monopoly in the industry. Over in Europe, more of these ride-sharing services pop up in major and dense cities.…

PETRONAS Showcases New $60 Million Global Research & Technology Centre

Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas today opened PETRONAS’ new $60 million Global Research & Technology (R&T) centre in Turin, Italy. Acting as the global hub for PETRONAS Lubricants International’s (PLI) R&T activity, the centre will be home to PLI’s automotive…

Mercedes premieres the new A-Class

The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class is as youthful and dynamic as ever, but grown-up and comfortable like never before. It completely redefines modern luxury in the compact class, and revolutionises interior design. Technologically the new A-Class not only takes first place…

Mercedes to stop selling diesel versions in the US

Diesel cars have gotten a very bad light, especially in the US when the whole Volkswagen Dieselgate issue erupted. So much so that Mercedes told in an interview with the Detroit Bureau that they are stopping sales of their diesel…

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