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  • Hands-on: Mercedes GLA review
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    Hands-on: Mercedes GLA review

    By 27 March 2014

    When is off-road not really off-road? When you're 550 feet down a salt mine, that's when. We didn't arrive here by accident, mind, for this is the location of the Mercedes GLA launch. And it's perhaps the most unusual place we've ever been in a car. Mercedes-Benz...

  • Mercedes C-Class (2014) pictures and hands-on
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    Mercedes C-Class (2014) pictures and hands-on

    By 16 January 2014

    Unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show 2014, the new Mercedes C-Class looks as though it's about to shake up the small executive car segment. Or is it now know as the upper-medium segment? Either way, to cut to the chase, this Merc's glorious interior knocks...

  • Hands-on with Mercedes Pebble and Mercedes Google Glass app
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    Hands-on with Mercedes Pebble and Mercedes Google Glass app

    By 9 January 2014

    Mercedes is starting to experiment with a range of different wearable technologies in its cars by teaming up with companies like Google and Pebble. Announced at CES, the German car maker is to launch a Pebble smartwatch app that connects with your car...

  • Mercedes-Benz and Pebble partnership brings smartwatch features to your car
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    Mercedes-Benz and Pebble partnership brings smartwatch features to your car

    By 3 January 2014

    Mercedes-Benz and Pebble have announced a partnership and will be showing the sorts of features a smartwatch can bring to your car at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, due to start next week. Mercedes-Benz says that the partnership will give them early access to...

  • Formula One driver Nico Rosberg to use BBM Channels for Q&A with fans (update)
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    Formula One driver Nico Rosberg to use BBM Channels for Q&A with fans (update)

    By 13 December 2013

    Update: Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, BlackBerry has had to postpone the Q&A with Nico Rosberg until the new year. There will be a new confirmed date in due time. Read the original story below... Formula One driver Nico Rosberg is to...

  • A week in reviews: 23 - 27 September
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    A week in reviews: 23 - 27 September

    By 28 September 2013

    September is rolling to a close, and we've been walking, running, riding, driving and flying all over the place in the quest for tech perfection. Fitness and non-fitness are covered in equal measure this week. We've been tracking our steps with the Withings...

  • Smart electric bike review
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    Smart electric bike review

    By 25 September 2013

    Pedalling through London on the Smart electric bike doesn't feel like riding a bicycle, it's more like gliding along on a two-wheeled spaceship. There's something almost more European about this ride: German-engineered, a little Dutch in appearance, the...

  • Hands-on: Mercedes G63 AMG review
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    Hands-on: Mercedes G63 AMG review

    By 3 September 2013

    Rappers aren't known to frequent the picturesque town of Buckingham. And we're not well known for spittin' bars. Which is perhaps why, as we roll through the picturesque middle England town in a Mercedes G63 AMG, we get so many stares. Rendered in a spectacular...

  • Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Coupe pictures and hands-on
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    Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Coupe pictures and hands-on

    By 26 August 2013

    Last year, when Mercedes asked us if we'd like to drive its SLS AMG GT Coupe supercar, we were down at the company's Brooklands Centre in Buckinghamshire before you could utter the letters AMG. The SLS represents a bloodline for Mercedes, which stems...

  • Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG pictures and hands-on
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    Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG pictures and hands-on

    By 5 August 2013

    When we reviewed the BMW M135i, it's fair to say that we were blown away by its spectrum of all round talents. Its turn of speed had us suggesting that, should you really feel the need to go faster, you'd need to jump into a supercar. Yet here we are,...

  • Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG pictures and first drive
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    Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG pictures and first drive

    By 15 June 2013

    There is a certain brutality to the current range of AMG Mercedes products that we find ourselves giggling about like school children, every time we get behind the wheel. It’s no different in this, the newly updated E63 AMG. Along with the rest of the...

  • Mercedes-Benz CLA 220 CDi Sport pictures and first drive
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    Mercedes-Benz CLA 220 CDi Sport pictures and first drive

    By 13 June 2013

    On paper, some ideas seem great. For instance, you can see how the following would seem like a good idea if you were Mercedes-Benz: take one, front-wheel drive, A-Class platform. Give it a footprint and space inside that’s roughly the same as a C-Class...

  • A week in reviews: May 6  - May 10
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    A week in reviews: May 6 - May 10

    By 11 May 2013

    It’s fitness week on Pocket-lint, at least informally, with two reviews of things you put on your wrist that help keep you fit: the Polar RC3 and Jawbone Up. But there were also cars, cameras, a phone and a satellite receiver that blows everything from...

  • Mercedes-Benz CLS 250 CDI BlueEfficiency AMG Sport Shooting Brake review
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    Mercedes-Benz CLS 250 CDI BlueEfficiency AMG Sport Shooting Brake review

    By 6 May 2013

    "Wow, how much did this cost then?" That was most people's opening gambit when they saw us in this new, Shooting Brake body-style CLS. For what it's worth, the answer is that it starts at around 50 grand. But our car, with options, came out at more like...

  • Mercedes A Class 250 BlueEFFICIENCY engineered by AMG pictures and hands-on
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    Mercedes A Class 250 BlueEFFICIENCY engineered by AMG pictures and hands-on

    By 26 April 2013

    There is very little that would have persuaded us to buy the old A-Class. It might not have been a bad car, but it wasn't the sort of vehicle we could get excited about. We've encountered it in Europe in hire-car form, and the basic model didn't exactly ooze the...

  • Mercedes-Benz G-Class G350 BlueTEC pictures and hands-on
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    Mercedes-Benz G-Class G350 BlueTEC pictures and hands-on

    By 11 April 2013

    The G-Class, or as it's more commonly known, the G-Wagen, is a car for rappers. Of course, you don't have to be a rapper to buy one, but you need to have their money and desire to move quite a large entourage around in absolute luxury and comfort. It...

  • Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG roadster
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    Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG roadster

    By 6 April 2013

    "It's not a hairdressers car is it?" the man from Mercedes said as we got out of the SLK 55 AMG roadster. His question probably came from two things, the first being the reputation that the original SLK garnered back when it launched. A reputation we've...

  • Mercedes-Benz A-Class (2013) pictures and hands-on
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    Mercedes-Benz A-Class (2013) pictures and hands-on

    By 19 November 2012

    The new A-class is a new type of car. That might be stating the obvious, but what we mean is that while it’s kept the name of the model, Mercedes has fundamentally changed the concept of its smallest car. The A-class used to be a packaging marvel –...

  • Mercedes-Benz C220 CDi BlueEfficiency AMG Sport Coupe pictures and hands-on
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    Mercedes-Benz C220 CDi BlueEfficiency AMG Sport Coupe pictures and hands-on

    By 14 September 2012

    Let’s say you’ve read our hands-on pieces of the Mercedes SLS and SL AMGs and now fancy something sporty with the three-pointed star on the bonnet, but your budget’s a little more five figures than six. Then perhaps a new, 2013 Model Year C-Class...

  • Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG pictures and hands-on
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    Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG pictures and hands-on

    By 11 September 2012

    You’d think two cars sharing what is fundamentally the same engine would feel very similar, right? Not in the case of the Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG and its supercar brother, the SLS AMG: these are two different beasts as you can see from our hands-on...

  • Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster pictures and hands-on
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    Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster pictures and hands-on

    By 7 September 2012

    There are some things you just can't refuse, so when Mercedes-Benz invited us to get friendly with its AMG cars, what were we to do? We don’t like to do things by halves, so we were straight into the SLS AMG Roadster and racing off along the leafy byways...

  • Mercedes Concept Style Coupe pictures and hands-on
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    Mercedes Concept Style Coupe pictures and hands-on

    By 27 April 2012

    China is now the biggest market in the world for most luxury and premium car brands. Once you know that, it comes as less of a surprise that Mercedes chose to show this new concept car at the motor show in Beijing this week, rather than New York two weeks...

  • Was video tech from Autonomy behind Nico Rosberg's China Grand Prix win?
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    Was video tech from Autonomy behind Nico Rosberg's China Grand Prix win?

    By 16 April 2012

    Formula One driver Nico Rosberg won his first Grand Prix in China on Sunday, after converting his pole position earned during qualifying into top spot on the podium after the race itself. It was a great day for him and the Mercedes GP Petronas team. It...

  • The Augmented Reality adverts that are leaping off the page
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    The Augmented Reality adverts that are leaping off the page

    By 12 January 2012

    Qualcomm, alongside augmented reality experts Vuforia, has demoed a series of new AR adverts at CES that continue to show what is possible with the technology and how it plans to change advertising not in the distance future, but right now. New examples...

  • Mercedes-Benz F125 Concept pictures and hands-on, with video
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    Mercedes-Benz F125 Concept pictures and hands-on, with video

    By 16 September 2011

    The F125 (so named because Mercedes is 125 years old this year) is a riotous celebration of the latest display technologies. Not content with connecting the car to the cloud, meaning that you can either send or grab your personal content on the move,...