Author Archives: Laura Hartmann

HELDTH X MYVAN: Spirit of Dublin – Here comes Alex.

Alex Chasko standing in his distillery with two reporters

Alex Chasko is a go-getter and he has put his heart and soul into the Teeling Whiskey Company - a young, yet tradition-orientated distillery in the heart of Dublin. A brand with extraordinary character in every respect.

Alex Chasko is a go-getter and he has put his heart and soul into the Teeling Whiskey Company – a young, yet tradition-orientated distillery in the heart of Dublin. A brand with extraordinary character in every respect.

Van with electric drive: The new eVito.

A Mercedes-Benz eVito driving over a bridge

The stage is set for the eVito: Mercedes-Benz Vans is expanding its model range with an electric-powered van. The midsize van will be available from the second half of 2018, with further model series' to follow from 2019.

The stage is set for the eVito: Mercedes-Benz Vans is expanding its model range with an electric-powered van. The midsize van will be available from the second half of 2018, with further model series’ to follow from 2019.

Volocopter flights into the “third dimension” of urban mobility.

The Volocopter with the Benz Patent Motor Car

The Volocopter, a drone with 18 rotors, is intended to solve the mobility problems of large cities resulting from progressive urbanization.

The Volocopter, a drone with 18 rotors, is intended to solve the mobility problems of large cities resulting from progressive urbanization.

Innovative furniture design – inspired by skateboarding.

Florian screws a stool together

Passion, craftsmanship and a sense of sustainability: In his workshop in Stuttgart Florian Bürkle uses old skateboards to build stools, coffee tables and benches with a story.

Passion, craftsmanship and a sense of sustainability: In his workshop in Stuttgart Florian Bürkle uses old skateboards to build stools, coffee tables and benches with a story.

A 407 D called Wolfgang.

The Wolfgang 407 D by the water at dusk

Cult, reliable and robust: This is how Nico Groschke describes his 407 D with the endearing name of "Wolfgang." Nico's goal is to spend as much time as possible with Wolfgang all around the world.

Cult, reliable and robust: This is how Nico Groschke describes his 407 D with the endearing name of “Wolfgang.” Nico’s goal is to spend as much time as possible with Wolfgang all around the world.

Take off with the Hoverbike.

A person flying on a Hoverbike

A flying motorcycle in the skies of Dubai? This could soon become reality. The Hoverbike, a motorcycle with propellers instead of wheels, makes it possible - and at the same time shows what the mobility of the future could look like.

A flying motorcycle in the skies of Dubai? This could soon become reality. The Hoverbike, a motorcycle with propellers instead of wheels, makes it possible – and at the same time shows what the mobility of the future could look like.

SkySails uses wind energy to power cargo ships.

A cargo ship is supported by SkySails

A towing kite for the future: SkySails uses the energy of the skies to its advantage and ensures a potential breakthrough with up to 35% less fuel consumption on cargo ships.

A towing kite for the future: SkySails uses the energy of the skies to its advantage and ensures a potential breakthrough with up to 35% less fuel consumption on cargo ships.

Up and away – The perfect road trip preparation.

A white Sprinter on a meadow

We love van life! That is why we take you with us on a journey. But first, you and your camper van have to be properly prepared for the next road trip. These are our tips!

We love van life! That is why we take you with us on a journey. But first, you and your camper van have to be properly prepared for the next road trip. These are our tips!

Short vacation, road trip or van life: which van is the right one?

A converted Sprinter parked at the coast

Whether a short trip, vacation or van life, whether Hymer, Sprinter, Marco Polo, Vito or Citan – The Mercedes-Benz cosmos offers the right van for every need and type of traveler. But which one is the right one?

Whether a short trip, vacation or van life, whether Hymer, Sprinter, Marco Polo, Vito or Citan – The Mercedes-Benz cosmos offers the right van for every need and type of traveler. But which one is the right one?

The audio companion for every journey: the car radio.

A smiling man sits behind the wheel of a van

From 15 kg devices to intelligently networked infotainment systems: The development of the car radio is both exciting and entertaining - A retrospective.

From 15 kg devices to intelligently networked infotainment systems: The development of the car radio is both exciting and entertaining – A retrospective.