Mercedes-Benz Offers New Diesel in Cargo Van

Mercedes-Benz Offers New Diesel in Cargo Van

European carmakers have been focused on electric vehicles and the COVID-19 pandemic has put new pressure on vehicle emissions. Despite this, many carmakers – Daimler AG specifically – have not given up on the diesel engine. Mercedes-Benz Vans this week announced it...
Tesla Tops Toyota as World’s Most Valuable Automaker

Tesla Tops Toyota as World’s Most Valuable Automaker

The extended run up of Tesla’s stock carried it past its Detroit rivals some time ago, but the push into its current territory above $1,000 a share has helped it topple the “king” – Toyota – as the world’s most valuable automaker. The move could be seen by many,...
Bentley Unwraps Updated 2021 Bentayga

Bentley Unwraps Updated 2021 Bentayga

We’ve been seeing a series of significant changes coming from the house of the Flying B of late, Bentley just last week finishing up production of its flagship Mulsanne saloon car, as the British prefer to call it. Now, the ultra-premium automaker is rolling out a...
Organizers Scrub 2021 Geneva Motor Show

Organizers Scrub 2021 Geneva Motor Show

There will be no Geneva International Motor Show next year, organizers pointing to concerns that the coronavirus pandemic could drag on into 2021. The annual Swiss gathering was the first car show of the year to be canceled due to the eruption of the coronavirus...
FCA Gets $7.1B Helping Hand from Italian Government

FCA Gets $7.1B Helping Hand from Italian Government

After lengthy negotiations, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. N.V. locked down a $7.1-billion loan backed by the Italian government to help in weather the pandemic, which has upended economic activity throughout the world. The loan money was directed to FCA Italy, a wholly...
Volkswagen Unveils New-Look Arteon for 2021

Volkswagen Unveils New-Look Arteon for 2021

Volkswagen unveiled its redesigned flagship model, the Arteon, revealing an updated exterior and what officials believe to be a significantly upgraded interior for the 2021 model year. It’s not all sunshine and rainbows. The automaker is expanding the line-up to add a...
VW Pours $200 Million into Solid-State Battery Firm

VW Pours $200 Million into Solid-State Battery Firm

The Volkswagen Group is pouring more money into the development of solid-state batteries, which are expected to propel electric vehicles in the future. VW announced its increasing its stake in QuantumScape and making an additional investment of up to $200 million in...
BMW, Mercedes Suspend Joint AV Development Deal

BMW, Mercedes Suspend Joint AV Development Deal

BMW and Daimler are hitting the pause button on joint development efforts of automated vehicles. The pandemic has raised new questions about the future of self-driving vehicles at a time when technical development of vehicles that can drive themselves outside of a...
A Week With: 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe

A Week With: 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe

Beauty, goes the old saw, is in the eye of the beholder. Performance, others have said, shows up in the seat of your pants. To our eye, it takes a bit of time to get comfortable with the, er, distinctive look of the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe. But it only takes a...