Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz, a German automobile manufacturer and producer of luxury automobiles, coaches, busses, and trucks, is arguably the first company to mass-produce automobiles. Founder Karl Benz offered the Benz Patent Motorwagen, widely regarded as the first automobile, in 1886. Importation of Mercedes-Benz vehicles actually began in 1952 under Max Hoffman, who was a driving force behind the car that cemented the identity of Mercedes-Benz in America: the iconic 300SL Gullwing. In 1957, Mercedes-Benz entered into a distribution agreement with Studebaker-Packard Corporation. Eight years later, the company struck out on its own, forming Mercedes-Benz USA. In addition to a line of luxury cars and crossovers Mercedes sells diesel models under its Bluetec moniker, sports-themed models branded AMG and a diesel-powered cargo van called the Sprinter. Mercedes-Benz also owns the rights to distribute the SMART brand in the US. Headquarters are located in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Wednesday, February, 10, 2016

It's Not Just the Auto Show Anymore

As I was dropped at McCormick Place this afternoon I thought to myself, this is not an unfamiliar location. I ...

Tuesday, February, 09, 2016

Expectations Exceeded Again at CAS

A year ago, a friend of mine left school for a week to go on a trip to Chicago.

Tuesday, February, 09, 2016

Round Two for CAS Intern-expert

With the show doors just days away from opening, I am more than excited to be back for the 2016 Chicago Auto ...

Tuesday, February, 09, 2016

What's the Buzz about all these Cars?

Most people are shocked when I say one of my favorite internships has been with the Chicago Auto Show. 

Tuesday, February, 09, 2016

Beauty if Found Amidst Chaos

Stepping into the Auto showroom was like a catwalk for cars. Bright lights flicker against the new detailed ...

Tuesday, February, 09, 2016

Small Town Girl Meets Big Time Media

As someone from a town of fewer than 10,000 people, driving to Chicago was an intimidating for me. Traffic seemed ...

Tuesday, February, 09, 2016

Journey to CAS Media Center

When I first heard about the internship with the Chicago Automobile Trade Association through Bradley University I ...

Tuesday, February, 09, 2016

CAS16 Intern is Granfatherd into Automotive

Walking through the doors of the Communications Department as a freshman, the Chicago Auto Show internship was all ...

Monday, February, 08, 2016

What the Average Car will Feature 10 Years into the Future

Infographic shares details on what people can expect to see in cars 10 years into the future.

Thursday, January, 21, 2016

The Windy City Winter Warmer: Surprises Abound at the Chicago Auto Show

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2/10/2016 1:25:14 PM

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2/10/2016 11:06:52 AM

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2/10/2016 10:30:22 AM

See the new redesigned 2017 Chevy Trax at The Chicago Auto Show opening this weekend! The perfect urban utility vehicle has been redesigned with fresh styling, a new premium interior design, advanced safety and technology and of course all the connectivity you need and the Trax comes available with AWD for extra traction in challenging conditions. Check it out at the Auto show this year

2/10/2016 10:27:06 AM

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2/10/2016 9:22:24 AM

Toyota USA is looking to make a huge reveal in the new few days at The Chicago Auto Show! They released this quick teaser image that's looking eerily like a new Tacoma - what do you all think

2/10/2016 9:14:16 AM

Swing by The Chicago Auto Show next week to see how we can get your space organized - We will have a set up of some of the Gladiator GarageWorks systems for you to actually see at our booth #cas16

2/10/2016 8:48:03 AM

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2/10/2016 1:54:07 PM

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2/10/2016 1:48:05 PM

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2/10/2016 1:46:56 PM

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