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Light Armored Patrol Vehicle Spotted

While Mercedes-Benz is renowned for producing luxury vehicles, it also produces military vehicles like Light Armored Patrol Vehicle. Once such model was spotted recently somewhere in northern Europe, as indicated on a report from autoevolution.com. The location was deduced since northern Europe is currently covered with snow, and it is typically the area where vehicle manufacturers conduct tests in cold weather conditions. An armored Mercedes-Benz G-Class normally evokes images of the luxury SUV with a normal-looking exterior, but with the ability to withstand .50 cal. Bullets and bomb blasts. However, the vehicle spotted is considered somewhat special. The working relationship between Mercedes-Benz and Magna Steyr dates back to 1979 when… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Confirms The 2017 Launch Of The GLC F-Cell

A hydrogen fuel cell variant of the GLC crossover is set to be unveiled by Mercedes-Benz by 2017, as shown on a report from autoevolution.com. The upcoming eco-friendly version of the GLC Class will be called the GLC F-Cell. Its expected range will be around 300 miles, or around 500 kilometers, and will feature the latest fuel cell technology in the market. This was revealed by the R&D department head of Mercedes-Benz, Thomas Weber. The fuel cell variant of the GLC will also feature advanced modular components. It was necessary to develop a detailed technical solution to guarantee the components of fuel cell vehicles and pure electric vehicles are compatible… Continue Reading »

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A Look at the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Car-to-X Technology

As of the moment, the unveiling of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class at the Detroit Motor Show is getting everyone excited. That’s because aside from the sensual styling of the car and excellent choice of engine, it packs a lot of advanced technological features. One of them is the Car-to-X Communication function of the car. Basically, the Car-to-X technology is another step closer to the development of autonomous cars. It is a smart feature that allows the communication of vehicles. As we have mentioned earlier, it offers a fast reporting of traffic conditions using the infotainment system of the E-Class. However, it is not an entirely new technological breakthrough of Mercedes… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Celebrates 130 Years of Automotive Evolution with the New E-Class

On January 29, 2016, Mercedes-Benz will celebrate another milestone in its celebrated history. The date will mark the day when Carl Benz invented the first automobile in 1886. That is exactly 130 years in between. Marking the momentous occasion when the first motorized vehicle on wheels was invented is the introduction of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The car is to be unveiled in a few moments at the Detroit motor show. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class may not sit on the topmost hierarchy of its brand, which is occupied by its flagship S-Class, but what makes the car really stand out are the advanced technologies it possesses. The new E-Class is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder… Continue Reading »

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Driverless Mercedes-Benz E-Class Given Permit To Be Tested In Nevada

Nevada lawmakers granted the Mercedes-Benz E-Class a test license for autonomous driving on public roads under normal traffic conditions, as shown on a report from autoevolution.com. The license essentially makes the E-Class as the first standard-production vehicle to run tests in the Nevada. However, it will be necessary to equip autonomous vehicles with specialized software and hardware, including specially-designed sensors, an adapted ESP and modified steering wheel, to allow them to be tested. The new E-Class may not need any of these add-ons since it already features intelligent technology and the only thing engineers need to do is to adjust the software used on the DRIVE PILOT control unit. Board… Continue Reading »

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Is Apple Going Head-to-Head With Mercedes in the Car Market?

Should Mercedes-Benz be worried of the next Apple car? Dr.Dieter Zetsche said he only worries about an Apple Car as much as Apple should be concerned about Mercedes making its own smartphone. However, while Mercedes is definitely leading in the car market when it comes to giving a luxury vehicle a balanced architecture, performance, and safety features, many of the technologies offered by Apple are now becoming a staple in homes. There are many indications now that the communication giant is gearing to encroach the market occupied by carmakers like Mercedes. Apple is Monopolizing Our Lives We’ve all misplaced our iPhone once or twice. What happens? Most likely, you can’t contact anyone to help because… Continue Reading »

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Could The New Mercedes-Benz Line Be So Intuitive It Can Read Your Mind, Literally?

Wouldn’t it be awesome if all you had to do was think about something and it got done? That may soon be a reality with the new intuitive Mercedes-Benz concept car making its way onto an assembly line near you. The new autonomous concept car is the wave of the future. Mercedes-Benz may not the first to unveil an autonomous car, but it is certainly one of the most innovative ones. An autonomous car is an automobile that can drive itself. The technology may not be all there just yet, but the new Mercedes-Benz is about as close as car buyers are going to get for the next couple of… Continue Reading »

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