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Car sharing service says 100 cars, including 50 Mercedes-Benz, disappeared in Chicago

Authorities say that more than 100 missing vehicles, including 50 Mercedes-Benz, may have been fraudulently rented through a mobile app in Chicago.
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16 arrested in theft of up to 100 Car2Go ridesharing vehicles in Chicago

As many as 100 Mercedes-Benz vehicles belonging to carsharing service Car2Go were stolen in Chicago. Police are still working to recover all of the cars, which are equipped with GPS, and 16 people are in custody. The post 16 arrested in theft of up to 100 Car2Go ridesharing vehicles in Chicago appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Chicago, Carsharing, Mercedes Benz, Car2go


Mercedes-Benz gives the tech-savvy 2020 CLA more power at New York Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz introduced the second-generation CLA during CES 2019, and it will expand the lineup when it unveils a midrange model named CLA 35 at the upcoming 2019 New York Auto Show. The post Mercedes-Benz gives the tech-savvy 2020 CLA more power at New York Auto Show appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, New York Auto Show, Mercedes Benz, CLA, CES 2019


A Tesla Model X SUV caught fire after being towed to a shop, despite a company employee saying it wouldn't (TSLA)

A Tesla Model X SUV burned for four hours after being towed to a Pittsburgh repair shop on Wednesday.  Doug Smeltz, of Smeltz Auto Service, says a Tesla employee disconnected the car's battery and said it would not ignite.  The car previously caught fire in a garage in February. On Wednesday, it ignited again after being towed to Smeltz Auto Service in Monroeville. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. One Tesla owner in Pittsburgh has had bad luck with Tesla's Model X SUV. After brie...
Tags: Elon Musk, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, TSLA, Warren Buffett, Panasonic, Pittsburgh, Mercedes Benz, Smeltz, Monroeville, Los Gatos California, Tesla Tesla, CBS Pittsburgh, Doug Smeltz, Smeltz Auto Service


Daimler to seek 6 billion euros in cost savings at Mercedes: Manager Magazin

Daimler is seeking 6 billion euros ($6.75 billion) in cost savings and efficiency gains by 2021 at Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and a further 2 billion euros at Daimler Trucks division, Manager Magazin said on Thursday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Daimler, Mercedes Benz, Daimler Trucks, Magazin


100 Car2go Mercedes hijacked in Chicago crime spree

Car2go, free-floating car-sharing service owned by Daimler, temporarily shut down its service in Chicago on Wednesday after dozens of Mercedes-Benz vehicles were stolen using the app. The Chicago Police Department was alerted by Car2Go that some of their vehicles may have been rented by deceptive or fraudulent means through a mobile  app, a spokesperson wrote in an emailed statement to TechCrunch. The news was first reported via tweet by Brad Edwards, a reporter with CBS Chicago. Edwards re...
Tags: Startups, TC, Transportation, Law Enforcement, Chicago, Automotive, Reporter, Carsharing, Daimler, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes Benz CLA, Chicago Police Department, Daimler AG, BMW Group, CPD, Car2go


The Best Used Luxury Car Models to Buy on a Budget

Eyeing your neighbor’s driveway, wondering how they’re affording that fabulous luxury car? Well, things are not always what they seem to be. Many new cars laced with stratospheric price tags become quite affordable after a few rounds of depreciation have taken their toll. Auto reviewers at U.S. News & World Report recently assembled a group of luxury cars you can buy today for less than $20,000—based upon their reliability. That’s important when you consider how expensive maintaining...
Tags: Fashion, Budget, Cars, Automotive, Porsche, Vehicles, Finances, Bmw, Audi, Mercedes, Hyundai, Mercedes Benz, U S News World Report, Hyundai Equus, Porsche Cayenne, Used Car


Daimler and BMW's car-sharing service was reportedly hacked in Chicago and up to 100 luxury cars are missing or stolen

The car-sharing service Share Now has been hacked in Chicago, CBS Chicago reporter Brad Edwards said on Twitter. Up to 100 Mercedes-Benz and other luxury vehicles are reportedly missing or have been stolen. A number of those vehicles have been involved in criminal activity, Edwards said, and over 12 people are in police custody. A Share Now representative said the service has been temporarily suspended in Chicago "out of an abundance of caution." "Share Now (formerly car2go) is currently wo...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Chicago, Cbs, Bmw, Daimler, Mercedes Benz, Edwards, Chicago Police Department, CBS Chicago, Daimler Mercedes Benz, Brad Edwards, Tesla Twitter


2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS – Unabashedly Big and Not Afraid to Go Green

It’s getting increasingly difficult to decide what constitutes a luxury vehicle these days. Premium manufacturers seem preoccupied with technology and providing customers with entry-level compacts they’re supposed to pay big money for. Fortunately, things get clearer as you move up the food chain. Nobody would think to doubt the S-Class’ luxury credentials, and Mercedes-Benz is […] The post 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS – Unabashedly Big and Not Afraid to Go Green appeared first on The Truth About Cars...
Tags: Autos, Mercedes Benz, Daimler, New York Auto Show, News Blog, Mercedes-Benz GLS, GLS 450, GLS 580


2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS – Unabashedly Big and Not Afraid to Go Green(ish)

It’s getting increasingly difficult to decide what constitutes a luxury vehicle these days. Premium manufacturers seem preoccupied with technology and providing customers with entry-level compacts they’re supposed to pay big money for. Fortunately, things get clearer as you move up the food chain. Nobody would think to doubt the S-Class’ luxury credentials, and Mercedes-Benz is […] The post 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS – Unabashedly Big and Not Afraid to Go Green(ish) appeared first on The Truth About...
Tags: Autos, Mercedes Benz, Daimler, New York Auto Show, News Blog, Mercedes-Benz GLS, GLS 450, GLS 580


The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Is Even More of an S-Class SUV

To defend its leadership position among the large and luxurious, the GLS adds a lot more luxe.
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More tech and more space make the Mercedes-Benz GLS the S-Class of the SUV world

Mercedes-Benz introduced the second-generation GLS at the 2019 New York Auto Show. The company's biggest and most luxurious SUV gains more tech features in its quest to become the S-Class of the SUV world. The post More tech and more space make the Mercedes-Benz GLS the S-Class of the SUV world appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, SUVs, New York Auto Show, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes-Benz GLS, 2019 New York Auto Show


$2.5 Million 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Crowns Essen Auction

RM Sotheby’s Essen sale in Germany attracted a plethora of exotic vehicles to the auction block, of which some sold for record-breaking values. While the 1985 Lancia Delta S4 Stradale that hammered for $1.17 million was certainly impressive, the top seller of the auction was a 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Cabriolet A by Sindelfingen. Sold for an incredible $2.545 million, this vintage Mercedes-Benz was the showstopper of the event.
Tags: News, Germany, Mercedes Benz, Sotheby, Essen, Lancia Delta, Sindelfingen Sold


Mercedes-AMG A 35 Sedan: The Nemesis For Audi & BMW Hot Shoes

The Mercedes-AMG A 35 Sedan shows how big things can come in small packages.  Under the hood, the 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine provides over 300 horsepower.  The individual AMG-tuned drive modes are complimented by a special “RACE-START” feature.  Mercedes-Benz recently dropped one of their typically huge press releases on their (relatively) small A 35 performance sedan. And small though it may be, it is still very much a Mercedes. Given the performance, it’s still very much an AMG. It...
Tags: Autos, Bmw, Audi, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes, Amg, VTEC, Mercedes AMG, Car News, Tony Borroz, MBUX, AMG Dynamics, MBUSA Handling Braking Mercedes, Mercedes Essentially MBUX


Sila Nano’s battery tech is now worth over $1 billion with Daimler partnership and $170 million investment

Sila Nanotechnologies and its battery materials manufacturing technology are now worth over $1 billion. The company, which announced a $170 million funding led by Daimler and a partnership with the famed German automaker, started building out its first production lines for its battery materials last year. That first line is capable of producing the material to supply the equivalent of 50 megawatts of lithium ion batteries, according to Sila Nano’s chief executive officer Gene Berdichevsky. That ...
Tags: TC, Electric Vehicle, California, Chief executive officer, Tech, Smart, Transport, Automotive Industry, Bmw, Siemens, Energy Storage, Mercedes Benz, General Electric, Daimler, Sutter Hill Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners


Mercedes 'very sorry' after China consumer gripe goes viral

German auto giant Mercedes-Benz apologised Tuesday over the ordeal of a Chinese car buyer who alleged mistreatment by an authorised dealership in a viral video that triggered consumer outrage. The woman, whose name has not been revealed, has said she purchased a new Mercedes from an authorised dealer in the northern city of Xi'an only to discover afterwards that it was leaking oil on the showroom floor. "We're very sorry for whatever happened," said Hubertus Troskas, a board member and head of...
Tags: News, China, Mercedes Benz, Daimler Mercedes, Hubertus Troskas


2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63: Better Handling, Smarter

Mercedes-AMG is updating the GLC 63 model line for 2020, not that it really needed to. The performance variants of this compact crossover already trounce their mainstream counterparts in terms of looks — even the oddly squat GLC “Coupe.” However, as the manufacturer was not content to simply rest on its laurels, it decided to […] The post 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63: Better Handling, Smarter appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Mercedes-benz, Amg, GLC, Mercedes-AMG, News Blog, Mercedes AMG GLC, GLC 63, GLC 63 S


Volkswagen is a showing off a new pickup truck concept that could give America the cheap truck it has been waiting for

Volkswagen announced plans on Monday to show off its Tarok pickup truck concept at the 2019 New York International Autoshow. The Tarok is designed to allow VW to gauge US consumer interest in an entry-level compact pickup truck.  There are currently no compact pickups available for sale in the US with the Ford Ranger, Toyota Tacoma, GM's Colorado/Canyon, and the Nissan Frontier are all considered midsize trucks.  Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. Volkswagen announced plans on Monday...
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Old-school craftsmanship and tech meet in the Mercedes-Benz GLB concept

The long-rumored Mercedes-Benz GLB made its debut as a prototype at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show with a design that borrows styling cues from the G-Class. The seven-seater compact model is already well on its way to becoming a production model. The post Old-school craftsmanship and tech meet in the Mercedes-Benz GLB concept appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Crossover, Mercedes Benz, Shanghai Auto Show, Luxury Car, Mercedes Benz GLB, 2019 Shanghai Auto Show


Bridging the Gap: With Its Concept GLB, Mercedes-Benz Wants More Passengers in the Small CUV Space

Not everyone’s attention is on New York City this week. Half a world away, Auto Shanghai presents another stage for automakers to show off their upcoming models. For Mercedes-Benz, Shanghai serves as the venue for a new concept that appears almost ready to enter production: the Concept GLB. A quick perusal of MB’s naming strategy […] The post Bridging the Gap: With Its Concept GLB, Mercedes-Benz Wants More Passengers in the Small CUV Space appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: New York City, Shanghai, Autos, Crossovers, Mercedes-benz, Daimler, News Blog, Product Planning, GLB, Mercedes-Benz GLB, GLB Mercedes Benz, Mercedes Benz Shanghai


Tech meets old-school craftsmanship in the Mercedes-Benz GLB concept

The long-rumored Mercedes-Benz GLB debuted as a prototype at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show with a design that borrows styling cues from the G-Class. The seven-seat compact model is already on its way to becoming a production model. The post Tech meets old-school craftsmanship in the Mercedes-Benz GLB concept appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Crossover, Mercedes Benz, Shanghai Auto Show, Luxury Car, Mercedes Benz GLB, 2019 Shanghai Auto Show


TNW2019 Daily: Don’t miss Guy Kawasaki speak at our conference!

With exactly four weeks to go until TNW Conference, we have some very exciting news to share: Guy Kawasaki will deliver TNW2019’s opening keynote on May 9 in Amsterdam! I’ve dedicated today’s entire newsletter to this industry icon. Apple’s original evangelist Guy Kawasaki is responsible for building Apple’s cult-like status that remains today. He basically invented evangelism marketing as Apple’s original chief evangelist from 1983 to 1987, and he was in charge of marketing the very first Macin...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Events, Amsterdam, Canva, Guy Kawasaki, Insider, Mercedes Benz, TNW2019, Macintosh Kawasaki


Tesla’s senior director of global security has left the company — here are all the key names who have departed in recent months (TSLA)

Tesla is known for its high rate of executive turnover, and the past year has been no different. During a year in which the automaker faced production and delivery issues, investigations from the federal government, and questions about the decision-making of CEO Elon Musk, departures from senior employees have added yet another challenge. Karl Wagner, Tesla's senior director of global security, announced on Monday that he is leaving the company. Tesla has seen a lot of senior employees lea...
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Mercedes-Benz’s biggest SUV is getting a high-tech overhaul

The next Mercedes-Benz GLS will make its public debut at the 2019 New York Auto Show. Mercedes-Benz claims the big SUV will offer even more passenger space, as well as better gas mileage and more tech. The post Mercedes-Benz’s biggest SUV is getting a high-tech overhaul appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, SUVs, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes-Benz GLS, 2019 New York Auto Show, New York Auto Show Mercedes Benz


10 new Mercedes products to be launched by 2022

Mercedes-Benz has a wide range of all-new and first-ever products arriving by...
Tags: Autos, Mercedes, Mercedes Benz