Road Trip: From Shanghai to Hangzhou with Mercedes-Benz

Driving through congested cities, bamboo forests and more in China's Yangtze River Delta

by Jaclyn Trop Getting a driver’s license in China isn’t easy. But after reams of paperwork, a battery of medical tests, and three hours watching closed-circuit television crash footage at a Shanghai police station, you might be lucky enough to be handed a driving permit and deemed fit to hit the road. On our road trip, the destination was a trio of cities: Suzhou, Moganshan …

Mercedes-Benz Debuts New Cars at IAA On Opposite Ends of the Spectrum

Innovation steers design as the brand shows its electric future

Mercedes-Benz invited us to the Frankfurt International Motor Show IAA to see the four new major announcements across their brands. Dr Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, said that the future of the company isn’t in any single new technology—it’s in many of them. Cleaner diesel and more efficient gasoline engines will evolve alongside electric …