Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz’s Spacious New 2020 GLS

Family-friendly looks are deceptive considering this SUV's highly adventurous capabilities

When imagining a summer of freedom, a road trip to a faraway beach or remote mountain getaway is likely on the list. And, if you want to bring along a passel of friends and family, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS would be a clever idea. The GLS is the carmaker’s new full-size, three-row model—an update on the previous GL. It weighs some 5,500 pounds and fits …

The Ultra-Safe, Semi-Autonomous Concept: Mercedes-Benz 2019 ESF

Insight into what designers and engineers are doing to make driving safer

While the entire automotive industry shifts its attention toward autonomy and electrification, it’s important to remember that the keystone to a successful automotive brand is the safety of its vehicles—whether they be higher-capability autonomous rides or fully-electric hypercars. To remind consumers and industry members that the safety of the passengers precedes all else, Mercedes-Benz releases a concept vehicle nearly every 10 years. In 2009, the Mercedes-Benz …

Interview: Mercedes-Benz’s Robert Lesnik on the New GLB Concept

The brand's Director of Exterior Design explains their most rugged model yet

Unveiled at Auto Shanghai, Mercedes-Benz‘s newest concept (which will look nearly identical when it becomes a production car), the GLB is a seven-seater compact SUV that leans into the all-around demands of SUV drivers with a fresh interior. Families or outdoor enthusiasts alike will find something to appreciate about it. The GLB rounds out the SUV segment of Mercedes-Benz‘s line-up—one that’s appeased a wide swath …