Marty Padgett

  • Marty Padgett investigates the Mercedes-Benz MBrace system

    Back in 2009 Mercedes-Benz launched a new telematics feature called mbrace that at the time was said to offer everything from a vehicle locator for crowded car parks, somebody to direct you if you get lost or even the ability to order online--all whilst sitting in the driver’s seat. Designed to work in conjunction with a smartphone, mbrace is offered on most Mercedes-Benz models either as an option or standard, and in this latest video we see it explained using an E-Class sedan at the recent 2011 New York Auto Show. Our man Marty Padgett talks to a representative from Hughes Telematics...

  • 2012 Volkswagen Beetle walkaround
    2012 Volkswagen Beetle Walkaround: Video

    We hope you like the new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle as much as we do because we have a new video of the car featuring our own editor Marty Padgett conducting a quick walkaround at recent 2011 New York Auto Show. Sharper handling, refined styling and a much more premium interior are the main...

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