Test Drive: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Grown-up and refined, the German automaker's latest release offers luxury beyond its price point

by Davis Adams Earlier this year, Mercedes-Benz launched its 2014 CLA-Class; a handsome, compact sedan targeted squarely at young professionals and newcomers to the luxury market. Truth be told, the CLA has become a benchmark for entry-level premium cars, making no bones about offering legitimate luxury at a semi-affordable price. However, that space belonged to the larger C-Class, so Mercedes invited CH to Marseille to …

The Mint 400, Las Vegas

The historic and colorful race isn't just a competition, it's a showcase of off-roading innovations

This weekend, Las Vegas is going to be louder and dustier than ever, as this year’s The Mint 400 (aka “The Great American Off-Road Race”) rolls into town. The race—which started back in 1967 to promote the former Mint Hotel (now part of Binion’s Horseshoe)—has had a colorful history that includes Hunter S. Thompson dropping LSD and creating “Fear and Loathing” to a vast collection …

Apple CarPlay

The groundbreaking portable in-car OS features seamless smartphone integration, intuitive user interface and regular software updates

Automakers have always pushed to keep in step with advancements in consumer technology, from the first car radios to the integration of touchscreen navigation and infotainment systems. At the same time, in-car technology is notorious for not being upgradable—as the devices we use change and evolve, our in-car systems remain the same as the day we drove off the lot. Now, with the launch of …