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2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA spied in the snow

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz CLA has been spied for the first time, putting along the snowy roads of Sweden. While the vehicle remains heavily camouflaged, it's pretty clear the new CLA will continue to be a 'mini me' to the larger CLS. It also wears a similar front end to the new-generation A-Class prototypes that have been spotted recently, reinforcing the small four-door coupe's family link to its hatchbacked sibling...

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC interior spied - UPDATE

Update: A keen-eyed CarAdvice reader has noticed the 2019 GLC's interior will largely be identical to that of the GLC F-Cell. See article for details The interior of the updated Mercedes-Benz GLC has been spied while undergoing cold weather testing in Scandinavia. Externally, the prototypes spotted by our agency don't seem to feature any changes apart from mismatched chrome trim around the side windows...

2018 Mercedes-AMG CLS53 previewed ahead of Detroit reveal

The upcoming 2018 Mercedes-AMG CLS53 4Matic+ has been teased on social media ahead of its reveal at the Detroit motor show this week. Set to become the flagship of the new-generation CLS range, the AMG CLS53 will become the first mainstream AMG-badged hybrid, and likely pioneer a new range of electrified '53' models...

2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class revealed

The new-generation 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class has been officially revealed and detailed at this week's Detroit motor show, ahead of an Australian launch in the third quarter of this year - likely making it a 2019 model by then. We've already seen the new G-Wagen inside and out through various sets of leaked online images, so the overall design doesn't offer too many surprises - though it was never going to be anything other than an evolutionary look...

Mercedes-Benz: MBUX will "change the face of car infotainment'"

Having officially released its MBUX infotainment system to the world at the CES in Las Vegas, Mercedes-Benz went on to emphasise its belief that the smartphone-like interface will in fact 'revolutionise the face of in-car infotainment'. It's a big call, but having tested the system firsthand - albeit briefly - there is some merit to the claim...

CarAdvice podcast 85: Oh how easy it can be to steal your modern car

We are back for 2018! This week it's Mandy Turner and Mike Stevens in the studio. In car news, the Toyota HiLux Rogue, Rugged and Rugged X are coming to Australia, as is the Mazda CX-8. Over to Korea and Hyundai has announced it is building a two-seater sports car, right after revealing the hydrogen-powered Nexo...

Mercedes-Benz launches new MBUX infotainment with new A-Class

In Las Vegas for the massive Consumer Electronics Show (CES), CarAdvice today had a taste of Mercedes-Benz's all-new smartphone-style operating system - MBUX - in, of all vehicles, the upcoming A-Class. You'd expect such clever, high-end technology to debut in something far more exotic such as a new S-Class, but according to the German Manufacturer, the all-new A-Class is the perfect platform to showcase the technology...

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLB spied

The Mercedes-Benz GLB has been spied undergoing testing in Sweden. Based on the same front- and all-wheel drive platform as the upcoming A-Class hatchback, the GLB looks to be a larger and more rugged-looking companion to the GLA. Thanks to the car's extensive camouflage and plethora of false body panels, especially on the bonnet and around the rear, we can't make out too many of the crossover's styling details...

Mercedes-AMG GT recalled for seat fix

The Mercedes-AMG GT sports car has been recalled over concerns the sensor in the front passenger seat may not recognise an occupant - potentially disabling the airbag. According to the German performance marque, six examples of the GT could be fitted with software that doesn't correctly classify the type of front passenger...

2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class leaked, off-road 'Schöckl-ready' tech detailed

UPDATE, January 5, 7pm: The story story 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class exterior leaked was originally published this morning, with only leaked photos and details reported in the overseas press. Although Mercedes-Benz has yet to hand down official undisguised photos, the company has now at least revealed key technology details. This story has been updated to reflect that release...

UPDATE - EV roadmap: How the big brands will deliver electric vehicles in the years ahead

Electric vehicles are coming, and the past year has seen a number of big manufacturers roll out their plans for the electric revolution. Although each is shooting for the same goal – profitability in an era of tighter emissions regulations – there are a number of different theories on how to get there. Here are the latest formal plans, collated in the one place...