All the news from the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
At the 2014 Detroit auto show, Mercedes-Benz showed the latest generation of its highest-selling model, the C-Class, giving it high-tech features and new, down-sized engines.
The 2014 CLA250 sports some fine tech from the Mercedes-Benz catalog and presents a stylish look, but its driving character is far from satisfying.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz E550 Cabriolet is an extraordinarily comfortable car, and offers cutting-edge driver-assistance features, but cabin electronics are in need of some refinement.
Mercedes-Benz fits a Tesla battery pack to its 2014 B-Class Electric Drive, creating a comfortable driver with limited range.
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Mercedes-Benz released photos of the new C-class cabin, showing a revised design and a head unit with Google maps integration.
The 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML550 4Matic isn't perfect, but it does offer a good blend of tech, performance, and luxury. However, its diesel-powered sibling is probably the better bargain.
A fun, luxury roadster, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 carries an excellent cabin tech suite and delivers aggressive performance, but those looking for a cruiser might find the SLK350 too much of a beast.
Mercedes-Benz bolsters its reputation for luxury with the 2012 CLS550. A powerful and efficient engine propels this sleek ride, and there are a number of advanced driver-assistance features.
The higher cost of diesel might make the 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Bluetec's superior fuel economy a wash when compared with a gasoline version, but this truck's luxury features make it a very comfortable road tripper.
Mercedes-Benz' best-selling car in the US gets a generational update, with new, more efficient engines and extensive high-tech features.