The 2024 Mercedes-Benz E350 Is A Quiet Revolution

From engineering to design, the eternal debate in the automotive industry is whether evolution or revolution is better when it comes to developing a new model. It’s an even more strenuous place to be as a luxury brand. We’ve seen revolution pay off for BMW and Lexus and flop with Acura, while evolution has been … Read more

Mercedes car: Mercedes partly loses class action case over diesel defeat devices

A German court ruled on Thursday partly in favour of consumers in a class action suit against Mercedes Benz over diesel emissions defeat devices. Some of the German luxury carmaker’s diesel models with the Euro 6 grade engines built between 2012-2016 had cheat devices, the Stuttgart court said. It found no violations in the older … Read more

Ultra rich chase Rs 1 crore-plus supercars on luxury drive

MUMBAI: Luxury carmakers are increasingly rolling out models priced north of Rs 1 crore as the country’s growing ultra-high net worth (UHNW) population seeking discerning experiences snap up such supercars like never before. Carmakers such as Mercedes, BMW, Audi and Toyota rolled out eight new models with eight-figure price tags in 2023, taking the number … Read more

Lucid And Rivian Are Gearing Up For A Miserable 2024

Good morning! It’s Thursday, February 22, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Rivian Recalls Nearly Every Car It Has Built 1st Gear: Rivian, Lucid 2024 Production Falls On Weakening Demand … Read more

F1 is failing its fans by refusing to talk about Lewis Hamilton’s Ferrari move

Opinion Chief Sports Correspondent Lewis won’t take questions. Toto won’t either. And there’s not a peep out of Ferrari. The biggest transfer in F1 history is being given the silent treatment February 14, 2024 3:42 pm Hamilton was the elephant in the room at the Mercedes team launch (Photo: Getty) Launch season in Formula One … Read more

Elon Musk Could Move Tesla Out Of Delaware After Court Blocks His Massive Pay Pack

Happy Friday! It’s February 2, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Walter Isaacson On Elon Musk(s) 1st Gear: Could Tesla Move To Texas? After a Delaware court ruled that Elon … Read more

Messi to Real Madrid Trends After Lewis Hamilton’s Shock Move from Mercedes to Ferrari

Last Updated: February 01, 2024, 18:17 IST London, United Kingdom (UK) Lewis Hamilton at Ferrari and Lionel Messi at Real Madrid (X) With Lewis Hamilton moving from Mercedes to Ferrari, football fans floated the idea of Barcelona legend Lionel Messi moving to Real Madrid. With the news of seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton being … Read more

Lewis Hamilton tipped for shock Ferrari move in 2025

Lewis Hamilton is reportedly in line to join Ferrari for the 2025 Formula One season. Ferrari want seven-time champion Hamilton to partner Charles Leclerc after 12 years with Mercedes. Hamilton signed a new deal until the end of the 2025 season with Mercedes last summer, by which time he would be 40, but it appears … Read more

Mercedes-Benz sets eyes on smaller cities to fuel further growth

German carmaker Mercedes-Benz is looking to expand its presence in the smaller cities in India where demand for luxury models is expected to grow robustly over the next few years. The automaker, which on Wednesday introduced new GLA and AMG GLE 53 models, plans to enhance its sales and service infrastructure in the non-metro cities … Read more

Here’s Your Opportunity To Own A Car Designed In 1886

Image: Bonhams Karl Benz was just twenty years old when he graduated from Karlsruhe Polytechnic engineering college, and before he was thirty he developed a successful two-stroke gasoline-powered single-piston engine. His first automobile design was the three-wheeled two-seater Motorwagen with innovative electric spark ignition and a manual clutch coupling between the engine and drive mechanism. … Read more