In future, more comprehensive traffic information will be relayed to the vehicle more rapidly. The navigation system will be able to inform the Mercedes driver of traffic holdups at an early stage, so that he can quickly adapt his route planning according to the current traffic conditions.
In this way, Mercedes-Benz is taking the quality [...]
In June 2012, three years ahead of the planned obligatory date set by the European Commission, Mercedes-Benz eCall, the vehicle emergency call system, was launched.
In the event of a serious accident, the emergency services can be notified automatically and be informed of the precise location of the accident and the car model within just [...]
News about politics, business, science and technology, health, sport and entertainment – with the new Mercedes-Benz News app for COMAND Online, Mercedes-Benz drivers will in future be able to pick up all the latest information in their car.
As with all applications designed for the COMAND Online multimedia system, the News app is safe and easy [...]
Active seat-belt buckle is a new innovation for the rear seats which is currently under development by safety pioneer Mercedes-Benz and will shortly go into series production in one of the Stuttgart manufacturer’s luxury-segment models.
An electric motor extends and retracts the seat belt buckle automatically. In this way, the belt slack in the area [...]
Prof. Dr. Peter Frankenberg, Baden-Württemberg’s Minister of Science, Research and Art, and Dr. Thomas Weber, Member of the Board of Management responsible for Group Research and Head of Development, Mercedes-Benz Cars, ceremoniously opened the new Daimler AG driving simulator in Sindelfingen with a virtual excursion. The first milestone in the expansion of the Mercedes-Benz Technology [...]
Mercedes-Benz will be offering a mobile-phone holder for the Nokia 6303i and for the BlackBerry 9700 Bold, designed for all vehicles which feature Mercedes-Benz Convenience Telephony – extremely easy to use and with an elegant design.
When clicked into place on the mount, the charging process for the mobile phone battery automatically commences, ensuring that constant [...]
Mercedes-Benz is now also offering unrestricted wireless internet access for the E‑Class Estate (S212). Previously the wireless internet access was only for the S-Class (W/V221) and the E-Class Saloon (W212) available.
With the InCar Hotspot data signals are received via the vehicle’s aerial. Up to four WLAN end devices (e.g. laptop, mobile phone, iPod touch) can [...]
For 2011 U.S. models, PRE-SAFE Brake, in combination with DISTRONIC PLUS, can now apply full-power braking automatically in emergencies to reduce the severity of an accident. Available in the 2011 E-Class line as well as the CL coupe and S-Class sedan, the PRE-SAFE Brake system sounds three warning tones when it senses an impending [...]
Nearly all Mercedes-Benz passenger vehicles have fully independent suspension, and many models make wide use of a double wishbone suspension in the front and a patented five-member multi-link layout at the rear. This state-of-the-art combination, along with the solidity and integrity of an extremely stiff body structure, helps provides responsive, safe handling and a smooth, [...]