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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First Drive: 2017 Kia Sportage

It’s hard to get excited about most mainstream crossovers, but the truth is this is one of the hottest segments of the market right now. The automotive space is saturated with a glut of these profit-making, two-box, semi-practical, soft-roading vehicles, and the tide isn’t likely […]

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