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Innovation

    Mercedes-Benz S-Class: the car that shapes the automotive world.

    A silver car

    The release of a feature-packed new edition of the S-Class provides a moment to pay tribute to the model’s incredible legacy.

    15 September 2020
     

    Driven snow: How to prepare your car for alpine conditions.

    Driven snow

    Planning a trip to the snow? Here’s what you need to do to prepare your car for driving in wet, icy or snowy conditions.

    27 August 2020

    The constant improvers.

    A man in front of a wall

    Their mission? To make good things even better. We spoke to three people who spend their lives striving for perfection.

    25 August 2020
     

    Seven reasons the GLB is the most versatile compact SUV on the market.

    A white car off road

    The brand new GLB offers more than additional seats. Here are seven reasons why this compact SUV is perfect for your lifestyle.

    25 August 2020
     

    Cars on Mars.

    A space car on Mars

    Ahead of the launch of the Mars Perseverance Rover, we take a look at the history of space cars.

    23 July 2020
     

    Fuel for thought: How to make your car more fuel-efficient.

    A silver car

    Small changes to the way you drive can make a big difference to your weekly fuel bill and minimise your environmental footprint.

    23 July 2020
     

    Cassia Attard's revolutionary approach to solar energy.

    A smiling young woman

    Nineteen-year-old scientist Cassia Attard is changing the way we think about renewable energy.

    17 June 2020
     

    Reinventing the (steering) wheel.  

    A Mercedes Simplex vehicle from 1902

    Explore the evolution of the steering wheel, from its invention in 1894 to the advanced features that will debut in 2020.

    12 June 2020
     

    Hospitality comes to the rescue

    Three bottles of hand sanitiser on a table

    To fight COVID-19, these Australian hospitality businesses have pivoted from their usual operations to produce much-needed hand sanitiser.

    28 May 2020
     

    Who is Mercedes? Discover the history of Mercedes-Benz.

    A black and white photograph of the Mercedes 35 HP

    Did you know Mercedes-Benz was named after a person? To commemorate 120 years of our brand, we explore where it all began.

    5 May 2020
     

    Inside in-car gaming.

    Two people sitting in a car

    As autonomous driving technology develops, so does in-car gaming. We look at the development of these entertainment systems.

    30 April 2020

    The best Mercedes-Benz concept cars of the last decade.

    The Mercedes-Benz BIOME car

    Concept cars are made to demonstrate what the car of the future could look like. These five Mercedes-Benz vehicles inspired our imaginations when they were revealed to the public.

    8 April 2020
     

    Composting plastic: winemaker Jordy Kay reveals his new invention.

    A hand holding a tube of cling wrap

    On a mission to save the environment, a young winemaker invents the world’s first certified compostable and biodegradable stretch wrap.

    8 April 2020

    How artificial intelligence is contributing to the car of the future.

    The Mercedes-Benz F 015 concept car projecting a pedestrian crossing on the road as a person walks in front of the car.

    The way we drive has changed dramatically over the last decade, thanks to advancements in artificial technology. So how is AI improving our drive?

    1 March 2020

    Mercedes-Benz EQC x R&B star The Weeknd.

    eqc-mercedes

    Grammy award-winning R&B artist The Weeknd stars alongside the first production electric vehicle from Mercedes-Benz, the EQC, in a special campaign that not only looks forward to an exciting all-electric future, but also casts a respectful glance at the company’s storied past.

    10 February 2020

    Future living: the best smart home technology of 2020.

    Someone holding a mobile phone to control smart devices in their kitchen.

    Here at Mercedes-Benz, we’re excited by the technology and design innovations that are changing our lifestyles for the better.

    10 February 2019

     

    In conversation with Lewis Hamilton and Toto Wolff.

    Toto Wolff and Lewis Hamilton on stage with Tom Clarkson

    The six-time world champion and his Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1® team boss opened up to an intimate audience at Mercedes me Store Melbourne as a kick off to the 2019 Formula 1® season.

    1 March 2019

    Garrett McNamara drops in at Mercedes me Store Melbourne.

    Garrett McNamara posing with a surfboard in front of a Mercedes-Benz

    The world’s foremost big wave surfer regaled fans with stories about his record-breaking adventures.

    1 October 2018  

    The new A-Class leads the charge into an exciting future.

    Dave Thornton, Ally Watson, Cameron McEvoy and Jerry Stamoulis on stage

    Just as the smartphone revolutionised the way we communicate, the smallest model in the Mercedes Benz range, the new A-Class, is set to change the way we interact with our vehicles.

    1 August 2018