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Does Mercedes-Benz have a production plant in the United States?

Thursday, June 4th, 2020
2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class on road

Mercedes-Benz Production Factory Locations

Mercedes-Benz produced its first, and the world’s first automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen, back in January of 1886. The first Mercedes-Benz was created in Stuttgart, Germany, which is the location of the brand’s global headquarters and many of its plants. However, Mercedes-Benz production is not limited to Germany, as it is spread across approximately 22 other countries. Let’s dive into some of the Mercedes-Benz production factories and their locations.


A Vision in Black – Electric Concept Car

Thursday, September 7th, 2017
Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet Gallery

The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet concept car debuted this year at Monterey Car Week, which ran from August 15-20, 2017. This vision vehicle pulls together design cues from the Mercedes-Benz S-Class flagship, sleek art deco lines, and a 100 percent electric powertrain to deliver style, beauty, and power. We think that this gorgeous convertible speaks for itself, which is why we have some fast facts below about the electric powertrain, but mainly just images in our Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet Gallery below. Like other Mercedes-Benz concept cars, this model shows the height and breadth of design and engineering that are possible from the Mercedes-Benz brand. (more…)

Where should you go to enjoy the partial eclipse in Harris County?

Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Solar Eclipse 2017 Viewing Events in Houston TX

Solar Eclipse 2017 Viewing Events in Houston TX

On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cover a swath of the continental United States. While here in Texas we aren’t going to be able to see the “totality” (or, the time when the sun is completely covered by the moon), we can still enjoy a really cool partial eclipse. Even better, we can learn more about this great phenomenon with other people. In this blog we are going to talk about a few of the neat Solar Eclipse 2017 viewing events in Houston TX. (more…)

Celebrate 50 Years with Mercedes-AMG®

Friday, June 2nd, 2017
When did AMG® start

When it comes to elite performance and premium engineering, a Mercedes-Benz vehicle offers top-of-the-line value and premium design for luxury shoppers everywhere. However, for drivers looking for premium performance, an elite AMG® model may be the way to go. Vehicles from Mercedes-AMG® represent elite driving performance, as well as the best in driver and passenger comfort and luxury. But when did AMG® start, and what makes this lineup special? (more…)

Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

How old is Mercedes-AMG?

If there is anything better than Mercedes-Benz, it is Mercedes-AMG. If you are new to the culture, you may assume Mercedes-AMG has always been a part of the legendary Mercedes-Benz brand. Although that is in true in many ways, there was a 26-year hiatus that left Mercedes-Benz alone, cold, and most importantly, slow. How old is Mercedes-AMG exactly? (more…)