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The Mercedes GPS Update for 2017 is Now Available

For drivers of Mercedes-Benz vehicles with the in-built navigation system it’s that time of year again when the annual map updates are released. By having the latest Mercedes-Benz Navigation DVD it’s possible to update the map software on your system with all the latest directions and addresses that have changed over the preceding 12 months. By updating your satellite navigation system with the new 2017 Mercedes GPS Update you can be sure that any roads that have changed in 2015 into 2016 will be accurately reflected when you travel. After all, there’s nothing worse than getting lost especially when driving in areas that you are not familiar with, or where… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury In Motion Gets Red Dot Design Award

Mercedes-Benz took home major awards during the Red Dot Design Concept Award. The Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury In Motion received the coveted Red Dot Design Concept Award for trailblazing design while the “Concept IAA” and “Red Dot” got award for high quality design. Both of these cars have shown us what the future holds for user interface integration and user experience design. Held in Singapore, the annual Red Dot Design Concept Award on September 22 sets the standard for future trends. It also sets the guidelines for the design concepts. This year, there were 4698 innovative and creative design concepts from 60 countries that participated in the competition. They were judged by an… Continue Reading »


Operating The Mercedes-Benz Interior Systems

Mercedes-Benz released a video called “How to: The interior operating concept.” As indicated by the title, it details how to operate its interior systems. According to a service adviser, the subject on how to operate the interior concept of a Mercedes-Benz vehicle always comes up as a topic. But to further understand the interior systems, it has to be acknowledged that the interior of a Mercedes-Benz is divided into areas: the steering wheel and its two-button grips and the center console with its touchpad. The steering wheel buttons are used to change the settings in the on-board computer while the controller supports the various multimedia functions. Then, there’s also the touchpad, which can… Continue Reading »


PRE-SAFE® Impulse Side In The Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Tagged as the “Masterpiece of Intelligence,” the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class is bringing the PRE-SAFE® Impulse Side technology that drains the force of side impacts. In a 1:03-minute commercial, Mercedes-Benz featured a kid in the backseat of the E-Class waiting for the storm to pass. As he imagined terrible things—the Loch Ness monster, for example—coming from the lake, a voice over gave a rundown of what the PRE-SAFE® Impulse Side meant for Merc owners. It gives the E-Class more credence to be called the “Masterpiece of Intelligence” because the technology can respond to critical threats even before they occur. In a nutshell, what the PRE-SAFE® Impulse Side does is to move… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz E-Class Ad Pulled Out in the U.S.

A few months ago, Mercedes-Benz released a series of videos hyping the revolutionary tech features of the 2017 E-Class. One of the advertisements was pulled out in the United States though after complaints from local consumer groups. According to Reuters, consumer groups alleged that the ad for the Mercedes-Benz “The Future” campaign was misleading. The commercial shows the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion concept car driving side-by-side. As a recap, the advertisement first displays the F015 while it is in auto-pilot. Then it asks, “Is the world truly ready for a vehicle that could drive itself?” Next, it says, “Ready or not, the future is here.” After that,… Continue Reading »


The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 is Remote-Controlled

We have seen what the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 has in store for us through photos and videos. There’s definitely a lot of stuff in the concept car that we should get excited about. First is its styling that features a gullwing coupe design. Second, is the vehicle’s interior that mixes luxury and tech. Last but not least is its powerful electric drivetrain that is capable of producing up to 750 hp. Recently, it was found out through a video that it can also be driven remotely. An Italy-based car enthusiast with the name Marchettino just uploaded a video of the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 through YouTube. The four-minute clip showed the… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Future Bus Makes Its World Premiere

Daimler recently unveiled the Mercedes-Benz Future Bus. The passenger vehicle is equipped with an advanced technology called the CityPilot, which features autonomous driving capabilities. The new Mercedes bus aims to address congestion, traffic and environmental problems in big cities. In addition, the CityPilot technology embedded in it ensures more safety, efficiency and comfort to its occupants. The futuristic vehicle also offers enhanced connectivity plus radar and camera systems. The CityPilot technology is actually an evolution of the system found in the Mercedes-Benz Actros truck with Highway Pilot. However, it is tailored to cater to city bus commuters. The high-edge feature recognizes obstacles along the way like pedestrians, structures and other vehicles. It can… Continue Reading »


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