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OMG AMG: We Go Inside Mercedes-AMG Headquarters in Affalterbach OMG AMG: We Go Inside Mercedes-AMG Headquarters in Affalterbach
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What’s Your Most Trusted Car? What’s Your Most Trusted Car?
There were a few brief moments yesterday afternoon when I wondered if today’s blog post would get written or if I’d spend the night huddled in a dark, frozen, and snowy forest. Three hours earlier, we loaded our Subaru with snowshoeing equipment and drove up to the base of our local mountain....
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This Chameleon Car Is a Stand-In for Any Car in TV Commercials This Chameleon Car Is a Stand-In for Any Car in TV Commercials
-Here’s the annoying thing about shooting an ad for a car: You have to have the car. That sounds like a pretty basic requirement but starts turning into a real hassle when it comes to minor model revisions. Suddenly, all those pretty clips you shot last year are useless. The solution? Just use the...
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Safety & Security the Volvo Way Safety & Security the Volvo Way
Volvo builds thier legacy on safety innovations and the automaker has yet another reason to strive in that arena.  In a comprehensive study on collision avoidance technology, City Safety equipped Volvo’s reduce insurance claims for rear end collisions by 28 percent. Insurance data analyzed in...
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Connected-Car Test Track to Open at University of Michigan Connected-Car Test Track to Open at University of Michigan
Although they’d probably claim otherwise, Silicon Valley programmers are not the sole solution for smart roads and connected cars. The concept must be tested in a lifelike setting, which is exactly what’s happening this spring just a few miles from our Ann Arbor, Michigan, headquarters. The University...
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Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion Concept: Is This the Vehicular Future? Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion Concept: Is This the Vehicular Future?
We have often complained about the lack of truly far-reaching concept cars on today’s show circuit. Instead of creating visions of a distant future, too often automakers show concepts that closely resemble upcoming production cars; the idea is to condition the public. We may have to shelve that lament...
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10 New Year’s safety resolutions for drivers 10 New Year’s safety resolutions for drivers
Most of us spend a great deal of time in our car. And frankly, we may not always drive as courteously or safely as we should, potentially putting ourselves and others in danger. Let’s resolve to actively curb dangerous driving behaviors this coming year. Even though vehicle fatalities are at...
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Driving after a storm Driving after a storm
Superstorm Sandy left a wake of destruction, leaving millions without power. Many people are now emerging from debris-strewn neighborhoods, seeking supplies or trying to return to work. Even though roads are becoming increasingly passable, there are real dangers. The following tips will help keep you...
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2013 Boxster S Grows Up, Challenges 911 as Porsche’s Best 2013 Boxster S Grows Up, Challenges 911 as Porsche’s Best
The Porsche sat seductively, tempting me to open the door, slide in, turn the key with my left hand and ignite the potential energy sitting just behind and under the seats. But I didn’t want to yet. I wanted to take in the surroundings first and fully appreciate what was to come. A hot, dry day....
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10 tips to survive Black Friday parking 10 tips to survive Black Friday parking
The latest Consumer Reports holiday shopping poll finds that 44 percent of Americans will do all of their shopping at actual stores this holiday season. And that could make a traditional holiday headache—finding a parking spot at the local mall or store—even more of a hassle this year. According...
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