Behind the Wheel of the New VW Alltrack

Are you a commitment-phobe? Afraid to settle down with just one vehicle that scratches the off-road-capable but dear-god-not-another-SUV itch? Fear not: VW has your back. It’s going after the wagon dominator, Subaru, with the 2017 Volkswagen Alltrack — the capable, spacious and enjoyable baby step […]

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Why I Really Want a Mercedes-Benz Adventure Van

  In an unmarked warehouse just outside of Charleston, South Carolina, wooden crates and cardboard boxes are waiting. Hulking, nondescript masses sit on shelves and floors around the warehouse. When it’s time, the half-assembled shells glide smoothly out of their protective shipping containers and onto […]

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Putting the Mercedes-Benz Vans to Work

I’m driving around historic Charleston, South Carolina, in a refrigerated commercial van looking for ice cream. The temperature gauge reads just 91 degrees Fahrenheit, but it feels like 106 outside. The air conditioning is cranked to the max, making an icy dent in the sweltering […]

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