MotorTrend shares their first reaction to driving the new Mercedes-Benz E250 Bluetec

MotorTrend’s Frank Markus takes the new 4-cylinder E250 Bluetec for a trip through the wilderness in Washington. Some takeaways, they didn’t get above 36MPG, the power is adequate and the navigation routes you to gas stations that have changed since the nav was updated. That’s a harsh finding in a brand new luxury Diesel hybrid from a leading automaker like Mercedes-Benz.

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Automotive Logo Origins and Cars no longer available

This infographic details the origins of some popular automotive brand logos (Including BMW and Mercedes-Benz) and cars that have been shuttered:

Automotive History Infographic
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Alert! Federal safety regulators are investigating BMW 3 brake problems

Federal safety regulators are performing a preliminary investigation on 2013 BMW 328i brake systems after receiving reports about malfunctions on that car specifically.  A preliminary investigation is the first step in a possible recall, if regulators determine there are safety issues for BMW to address.

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