Mercedes Tech News

A Quick Look at the Mercedes-Benz EQC

The world is quickly changing, especially in the transportation sector. Car manufacturers, consumers, regulators, and Mercedes Benz mechanics all are preparing for the introduction of more and more electric vehicles. CK Auto Exclusive, Santa Rosa’s trusted Benz mechanic shop since 1977, loves everything about Mercedes-Benz and as such, we wanted to help spread the word ...

Famed Checkered Upholstery is Back

Just because CK Auto Exclusive specializes in new model Mercedes Benz, does not mean we don’t have an affinity for the old school, I mean, we are the old school. “There’s no school like the old school, and well, we’re the headmasters.” (Name that movie…) Anyway, Paul Duckworth is considered the Rohnert Park and Santa ...

SDS Star Diagnostic System for Mercedes-Benz

CK Auto Exclusive specializes in service and repair of newer model Mercedes-Benz cars and trucks, but you knew that. Do you find yourself asking how we provide excellent service and hospitality, all while smoothing over your Mercedes-Benz problems quickly and efficiently, though? Well, it’s because we keep up with the latest Mercedes-Benz technology available on ...

New Straight-Six Engine and 48-Volt Electrical System

The Mercedes-AMG CLS53 will go on sale in the U.S. by the end of 2018, kicking off a new line in the AMG performance stable. Mercedes-Benz has confirmed the CLS’ new 53 variants and hinted at more 53s coming later in the E-class family.

All AMG 53 models will be powered by a higher-output version of parent Daimler’s new ...

Mercedes Plug-in Hybrid Takes a Page from Tesla

Longer range, more power, we have our eyes on the new Mercedes hybrid.

The third-generation hybrid transmission evolved on the basis of the 9G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission. The S-Class family growing, and the latest edition is something we’re really excited to try, the new-generation plug-in hybrid.

The Mercedes S560e has an approximate all-electric range of 25 miles. ...

What’s Up with the Mercedes AMG Puddle Lamp?

Making sure people see your Mercedes emblem has just jumped to a new level in the latest Mercedes AMGs with their new puddle lamps.

Some are different than others, but we’re sure you know a few people who take pride in their car’s emblem and how prominently shown it is. (Lookin’ at you, Gary.)

Well, the latest ...

The 2018 Mercedes S-Class

A Luxury Sedan That Packs Power and Torque

Because CK Auto Exclusive focuses mainly on new model Mercedes, we love keeping up with the latest and greatest in the Mercedes community. Keeping up with the new technology, upgrades safety features and horsepower is what we live for – because it’s a challenge.

Our team of authorized Mercedes ...

Say Goodbye to the Mercedes-Benz G-Class

We at CK Auto Exclusive have enjoyed watching Mercedes-Benz vehicles grow and evolve. After almost forty years in the Mercedes family, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is starting to be phased out. The first model to go is the Mercedes-AMG G65. The G-Wagen has only received minor updates throughout its existence, mostly just to keep the tech fresh. In this ...