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The 15 most aerodynamic everyday cars

The lower the coefficient of drag, the better a car cuts through the air

The less drag an automobile body generates, the less energy it needs to keep moving – a desirable goal as manufacturers eke out greater efficiencies. Read More

Auto Industry Fuel Economy Sep 26, 2018, 2:30 AM

Mercedes flips switch on EV future with EQC

New electric crossover is almost identical in size and shape to GLC-Class Read More

Green Cars New Cars Luxury Cars Sep 5, 2018, 2:30 AM

Over 340,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in July

Ram pickups accounted for bulk of the total to address tailgate unlatching Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry Aug 4, 2018, 10:30 PM

Mercedes to test autonomous cars in major California city

Project to include car sharing, ride-hailing and multi-modal platforms Read More

Autonomous Driving Auto Technology Jul 22, 2018, 2:30 AM


Mercedes recreates land-speed-record car that never did

T 80 was designed by Ferdinand Porsche to attempt to surpass 600 km/h Read More

2018 EcoRun surpasses all expectations

AJAC EcoRun continues to be showcase for fuel-efficient vehicles, driving

The 19 journalist drivers were required to maintain the posted speed-limits but were encouraged to be as efficient as possible with the “go pedal.” Read More

Nearly 570,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in May

490,000 Fiat Chrysler vehicles recalled for cruise control problem

568,936 vehicles were recalled in 14 actions for 30 models from 12 brands, ranging from loss of power steering to airbags and pretentioners not deploying. Read More

Car Safety Car Care Jun 4, 2018, 2:30 AM

Report says UK considering Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle ban

Autocar and FT report says government considering EV range requirements

Alleged requirement of 80.5-km (50-mile) electric range would exclude almost all of PHEVs currently on the roads, including the top-selling Toyota Prius. Read More

Green Cars Auto Industry May 7, 2018, 2:30 AM


25 things you need to know about the 2019 A-Class

New-to-Canada luxury compact redefines Mercedes-Benz entry-level

The A-Class enters its 4th generation globally, but its 1st in Canada, where it’s expected to make a significant impact in the luxury compact segment. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Automotive Reviews Apr 28, 2018, 9:30 PM

Mercedes embraces AR and VR as sales tools

New A-Class a digital tour de force in vehicle and in showrooms

Mercedes-Benz introducing 3D augmented reality app called Mercedes cAR, and equipping showrooms with data goggles for InCar Virtual Reality Experience. Read More

Auto Technology Car Buying New Cars Apr 27, 2018, 2:30 AM

Mercedes-Maybach puts SUV-slant on luxury

Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury combines DNA from SUV and sedan

Mercedes says the design combines comfort and strength of both models (such as SUV’s command of the road seating) while keeping brand’s traditional cues. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Luxury Cars Apr 25, 2018, 2:30 AM

More than 158,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in March

Non-latching seats and loose steering wheels among the issues addressed

Total of 15 automotive recalls were issued in Canada over the month, involving 24 models from 16 marques, and affecting 158,301 vehicles in total. Read More

Car Safety Used Cars Apr 5, 2018, 2:30 AM


Work trucks put on a show in Indianapolis

Truck debuts shun the lights of Geneva for the heartland of America

Among the large rigs from companies such as Navistar and Kenworth, are light truck introductions from Chevrolet, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan and Ram. Read More

Auto Shows Commercial Vehicles Mar 8, 2018, 1:00 AM

Mercedes X-Class explores wilderness comfort

Removable full cabin and slide-out kitchen show new pickup's potential

Tischer cabin features kitchen, bathroom and beds for three; VanEssa fully-equipped kitchen includes cooler, cooking and washing facilities, and stowage. Read More

Auto Accesories Future Cars Jan 19, 2018, 10:30 PM

More than 235,000 vehicles recalled in Canada

Hyundai Elantra tops numbers game with nearly 105,000 cars recalled

Most year-end recalls affected motorhomes and bikes, but 237,105 passenger vehicles were named in 23 recalls concerning 29 models from nine brands. Read More

Car Safety Jan 1, 2018, 9:10 PM

New Mercedes-Benz G-Class to carry on styling tradition

Teaser images show thoroughly modern interpretation of classic interior

Hallmark G-Class cues like round vents, grab handle in front of front passenger seat, and chrome switches for differential locks are again carried over. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Dec 12, 2017, 9:30 PM


More than 125,000 vehicles recalled in Canada

Honda Odyssey, Nissan Micra account for 86% of total vehicles recalled

Nearly 70,000 Odysseys recalled to fix issue with outboard second row seats, while over 39,000 Micras must counter inadvertent side airbag deployment. Read More

Car Safety Dec 4, 2017, 9:30 PM

Honda desirability rates high with consumers, critics

Online resource Edmunds awards first Most Wanted awards in 16 segments

Most Wanted awards feature unique rating system that weighs vehicle performance in the retail marketplace and the opinions of Edmunds’ editorial team. Read More

Auto Awards Nov 18, 2017, 9:30 PM

Unique Mercedes G-Class reaches end of road

Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4 small-series production runs out at end of 2017

Full-sized SUV was designed for extreme off-road use, using portal axles that lower the wheels relative to the body to increase ground clearance. Read More

Auto Industry Oct 15, 2017, 10:50 PM

Over 120,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in September

Total of 16 actions affect 25 models from 14 different brands

Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jeep, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Ram and Volkswagen all have models affected. Read More

Car Safety Oct 3, 2017, 9:35 PM


26 models recalled in Canada in August

Canadian recalls issued for 14 brands and a total of 44,165 vehicles

Issues include engines and transmissions, airbags and seatbelt systems, steering systems and chasses, labelling and owner's manuals, and fuel systems. Read More

Car Safety Sep 4, 2017, 9:30 PM

FIRST DRIVE: Refreshed 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

How do you improve on what you already believe to be the finest car in the world?

About 6,500 parts have been revamped for the new model, with the greatest improvements coming in its semi-autonomous driving abilities. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Autonomous Driving Jul 18, 2017, 2:00 PM

FIRST LOOK: 2018 Mercedes-Maybach S650 and Pullman

The car for when a Mercedes-Benz S-Class just isn’t opulent enough

In addition to the limo-like S650 model there is a Pullman version that is a true stretch limo, with options that include bullet and bomb-proofing. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Jul 18, 2017, 1:10 AM

Why is Susan Sarandon being photographed with a concept car?

We explore the connection between Susan Sarandon and the Mercedes-Benz EQ Concept

Sarandon is presenting the Concept EQ vehicle as part of a collaboration with Mercedes-Benz to promote sustainability and humanitarianism. Read More

Future Cars Auto Industry People Jul 6, 2017, 12:05 PM


20 models recalled in Canada in June

Nearly 350,000 vehicles named in recalls to address some 20 problems

Audi, BMW, Buick, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Hyundai, Honda, Jaguar, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Toyota and Volvo all require attention to some issues. Read More

Car Safety Jul 4, 2017, 10:30 PM

Cross-country convertible road trip celebrates Canada 150

What better way to celebrate our big summer birthday than with the top down

We visited all 10 provincial capitals in six days on our cross-country tour of Canada driving Mercedes-Benz’s lineup of convertibles. Read More

New Cars Auto Industry People Car Travel Jun 15, 2017, 10:40 AM

Over 345,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in May

Various manufacturers issued recalls for 23 models over the month

Recalls from Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Ford, Jaguar, Jeep, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Ram and Volkswagen address issues from labels to fuel leaks. Read More

Car Safety Jun 2, 2017, 10:20 PM

Mercedes explores A new 4-door segment

A-Class concept explores dynamic look of premium coupe in compact sedan

Concept A Sedan’s dynamic proportions (dimensionally close to those of Honda Civic) expands on traditional 3-box design with cabin offset rearwards. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Apr 18, 2017, 5:00 PM


Mercedes may face copyright infringement with EQ

Chinese maker Chery has been marketing eQ electric car for three years

Chery filed complaint with China’s Trademark Office, and if upheld would mean Mercedes could not use name on vehicle, or even on any electric brand. Read More

Auto Industry Mar 27, 2017, 9:30 PM

Mercedes-Benz offers minivan for all adventures

Marco Polo is based on Viano compact van, or Metris in North America

Marco Polo Horizon is aimed at trend-conscious adventurers looking for flexible, functional vehicles for spontaneous trips to chase outdoor activities. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Mar 11, 2017, 3:30 AM

Mercedes-AMG to debut 4-door GT at Geneva

Teaser sketch hints at Porsche Panamera like profile with GT coupe cues

Concept will likely promote 4.0-litre twin-turbo V-8, which in the coupe makes 577 hp, but in the upcoming Mercedes-AMG E 63 sedan is tuned to 612 hp. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars New Cars Mar 5, 2017, 9:30 PM

Mercedes recalls 1 million cars due to potential fires

Recall affects 2015-17 model year C-Class, CLA, E-Class, GLA, and GLC

The culprit is an engine starter that might become blocked. Attempts to restart could overload the current-limiter and melt surrounding components. Read More

Car Safety Mar 3, 2017, 9:30 PM


Mercedes-Benz confirms pickup for end of 2017

Mid-sized crew-cab built in cooperation with Renault Nissan Alliance

Based on Concept X-Class to be shown in Geneva, it will go to Europe, Latin America, South Africa and Oceania, but not yet confirmed for North America. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars New Cars Mar 1, 2017, 2:30 AM

Mercedes-Benz unveils the ultimate Toolbox at CAS

Mercedes Metris cargo minivan done up inside and out to mimic a toolbox

Looking like a large toolbox, it opens up to unveil a thoroughly stocked interior to complete any job, depending on how its upfitted prior to delivery. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Feb 10, 2017, 9:30 PM

Mercedes-Benz pays homage to iconic bike film

Easy Driver stars Peter Fonda still enjoying freedom of the open road

Also starring the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster, the short film directed by The Coen Brothers will debut as one of the Super Bowl spots for Mercedes. Read More

Luxury Cars Jan 29, 2017, 2:30 AM

New Mercedes S-Class Coupe is the Night

Two-door is identified with distinctive high-gloss black exterior cues

Exterior is finished in selenite grey magno paint, with AMG add-ons such as front and rear aprons, light alloy wheels, and large single louvre grille. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Dec 17, 2016, 9:20 PM


Winter driving tips from a pro

Forget the fear, says veteran driving instructor Danny Kok, “you can be in control.”

Driving instructor Danny Kok shares some of his expertise on how to overcome fears of winter driving and be more confident behind the wheel. Read More

Mercedes makes Generation EQ for Generation Z

Electric concept combines the looks of an SUV with a sport compact

Luxury car is powered by two electric motors (one at each axle) that can put as much as 300 kW (402 hp) and 516 lb-ft of torque to all four wheels. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Green Cars Sep 29, 2016, 10:30 PM

Mercedes blows the roof off AMG GT

AMG GT Roadster comes in two versions, both powered by twin-turbo V-8s

GT Roadster gets to 100 km/h in just 3.9 seconds, with GT C Roadster doing it slightly faster in 3.7. Both come with 7-speed dual-clutch automatics. Read More

New Cars Sep 14, 2016, 10:35 PM

2016 Mercedes-Benz S550e hybrid: what’s the point?

Rear-wheel-drive hybrid S-Class is a hybrid in more ways than one

This test car might be the first Mercedes-Benz S550e on the road in Canada but it’s a long way from being the last word on electric cars. Read More

Green Cars Automotive Reviews Luxury Cars Apr 25, 2016, 2:00 PM