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Now Nokia and Mercedes Are Trying to Build a Self-Driving Car

Self-driving cars stand to be the next piece of technology that shakes the foundations of modern life. It's not hard to see why—it's basically science fiction come to life. Since it seems like everybody wants to be involved, news that Mercedes and Nokia were teaming up didn't come as a huge surprise. Read More >>

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Against Your Better Judgment, Mercedes Is Integrating Google Glass

People have said that Google Glass would be distracting since day one, not just for people looking at the Glassholes but also for the Glassholes themselves who have that tiny screen always blinking in front of their faces. We certainly don't want to put them behind the wheel. Right?! Mercedes Benz begs to differ. Read More >>

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Bad News: 2014's F1 Cars Are Going to Sound Rubbish

The FIA's decided to get with the program of fuel efficiency and is forcing every F1 team to swap their beastly and incredibly-high-revving 2.4L V8s for smaller 1.6L V6s with turbos. On the face of it, that's better for our normal-car tech development, but what it means is they're going to end up sounding a bit crap. Like vacuum-cleaner whiny. Rubbish. Read More >>

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This Innuendo-Laced Monstrosity Is What Mercedes Thinks Gets Its Workers Going

I'm not sure whether it's the suggestive imagery, or the rather hot-and-heavy lyrics, including such gems as "[I] like them to turn me on. I thought that some of them did." But something about this video makes me seriously wonder about Mercedes. It's not quite as bad as the classic G4s effort from the Olympics, but holy hell this needs to die with fire. Read More >>

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Meet the Insane 536BHP 6-Wheeled Beast That Mercedes Essentially Wants to Be a Tank

What's better than 4x4? How about 6x6? At least that's what Mercedes is thinking. Strap six wheels to a twin-turbocharged 5.5L V8 engine, pumping out 536bhp, that'll fire the 3.8 tonne tank to 62mph in under six seconds, and you've got the bat-shit mental Mercedes G63 AMG 6x6. A Middle-Eastern dictator's wagon of choice. Read More >>

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The World's Fastest Electric Boat Skims Over the Sea at 86 Knots

What happens when you transfuse the 2,200 HP electric drive train from the world's fastest and most powerful production electric car, the Mercedes SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive, into a 38-foot racing hull? You get the world's fastest and most powerful production electric speed boat. Duh. Read More >>

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Mercedes' New Vehicles Will Recognise Street Signs, Keeping Drivers Off One-Way Roads

If the screams from pedestrians and the angry looks from oncoming drivers don't provide enough clues that you've accidentally turned onto a one-way street, maybe it's time you bought a Mercedes. Wait, what? The company's upcoming vehicles will include an updated safety system that's able to autonomously recognise no-entry signs and warn the driver of a wrong turn. Read More >>

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Mercedes Makes an Invisible Minivan: I Hope This Becomes an Official Option

Mercedes claims that its new fuel cell technology results in vehicles with no omissions, so it's as if they're invisible to the environment. And to drive this fact home, literally, they created a vehicle that was invisible to everything else. Read More >>

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Siri Will Command the New Mercedes A-Class

Mercedes-Benz has announced its plans to fully integrate the the driver's iPhone as well as the Siri assistant into future A-Class models. It'll be like having your own personal, mildly-incompetent HAL. Read More >>

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Rinspeed Bolts a Backpack On a Smart and Creates a Monstrosity Of a Six-Wheel Microcar

The Smart Fortwo wasn’t exactly the best looking car in the world, but when you pimp it out with a detachable third-axel, you get something that even Pimp My Ride would be ashamed of. Read More >>

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In-Car Facebook: Making Mercedes Drivers Near You Concentrate Less

Everything comes with Facebook integration these days: phones, TVs, probably even a fridge somewhere. But why stop at the home? Mercedes Benz has announced in-car Facebook because, y'know, drivers need some casual distraction. Read More >>

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The Real Reason Steve Jobs's Benz Didn't Have a License Plate

We've always wondered why Steve Jobs' Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG didn't have a license plate. Did he think he was above the law? Was he doing it to be different? Maybe! But how did he get away with it? Easy. His cars were leased. Read More >>

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