Mercedes-Benz A-Class And B-Class Could Be Bound For America, According…

A new Mercedes compact could be in your future, according to mustache aficionado, part-time bartender and Daimler Chief Dieter Zetsche. Despite previous reports that the A-Class was too expensive and the US dollar too weak, the sudden shift in American tastes has made the Mercedes A-Class not so much of a reach. Dr. Z… » 7/28/08 2:40pm 7/28/08 2:40pm

2009 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Gets Facelift, Still Not For America

Want a premium brand city car? How about a Mercedes A-Class? Of course, you'll have to be in one of the markets that actually gets the car (not the US). But we're not too disappointed. This here is the new 2009 version that will be released later year, but even with freshened styling and a cleaner engine lineup, we're… » 3/27/08 1:45pm 3/27/08 1:45pm

Fiat and Daimler In Talks to Swap Bodies

Looks as though Dr. Z has something else up his sleeve, with the announcement from Fiat that the companies are in talks to do a little body swapping. While we think a Monica Belluci for Heidi Klum exchange might provide fruitful for all involved, we're fairly sure they're talking about something else. Though details… » 12/10/07 3:30pm 12/10/07 3:30pm

Even If BMW Wants A Piece, In Australia At Least, Daimler And Chrysler…

Well we're glad to hear down under the soon-to-be former couple of DaimlerChrysler will at least try to remain BFF even after the split's finalized. The folks at the Aussie car siteGoAuto claim that the two automakers will remain "joined at the hip" in Australia. Of course that word's coming from the jilted… » 7/05/07 11:00am 7/05/07 11:00am

Oh, No, Vaneo!: Mercedes Recalls 50,000 A-Class Cars

Run, DmC and tell Mercedes customers some of their windshield wipers be wack (yikes, the NyQuil hangover is raging full on). The company announced today it was recalling 50,000 Vaneo and A-Class cars — mainly in the German market — built between 2002 and 2003 because of a possible windshield-wiper problem. (Both cars… » 9/30/05 3:00pm 9/30/05 3:00pm