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Qualcomm is Mercedes AMG Petronas team’s new Official Technology Partner

The Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team has just announced a partnership with Qualcomm Incorporated, in which the telecom equipment and semiconductor company’s subsidiary Qualcomm Technologies will be an Official Technology Partner of the team, developing advanced communication features for the defending Formula One constructors champions. Terms of the multi-year agreement will involve the development of new connected-car tech aimed at improving the on-track performance of the Mercedes team. Qualcomm’s vast experience in the mobile industry will be the key here, as you might have heard of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon systems-on-a-chip and telecommunications chipsets powering some of the most powerful mobile phones on the planet today. Performance aspects that will be tackled by this new partnership will… Continue Reading »

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The Mercedes-Benz E-Class Gets Tech Upgrades

Buyers of the 2015 model of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class can expect a few tech upgrades in their car. According to GT Spirit, the said enhancements will be aimed at improving the connectivity and navigational aspects of the car. Connectivity Update In terms of connectivity, a new Internet functionality feature will be integrated in the COMAND multimedia system of the latest E-Class. The Bluetooth telephony technology of the car will also be upgraded in order to fully-utilize the superfast speed offered by LTE mobile phone networks, and provide the user a top-of-the-line 4G wireless broadband connection. It should be noted though that this only applies to areas with existing LTE networks…. Continue Reading »

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Will There Be Another Gullwing From Mercedes

When the announcement of the Mercedes-AMG GT first came out, there were speculations that we might see another Gullwing class which would replace the Mercedes SLS AMG GT. However, when the spy photos of the SLS successor started surfacing online, some expectant fans were saddened to see that its doors followed the standard design of cars. So, when the Mercedes-AMG GT was finally launched, it signaled the retirement of the SLS-line from the production plants and the absence of a gullwing model in the current products of the three-pointed star brand. Ola Källenius, the former head of Mercedes-AMG and the newly appointed member of the Board of Management for Mercedes-Benz… Continue Reading »

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Car of the Future is a Smartphone on Wheels

The Detroit Motor Show marked another event for automakers to greet the new year with a bang as they showcased their latest products. Mercedes-Benz took the chance to whip out its BMW X6 buster, the Mercedes GLE Coupe and a couple of its most recent C-Class models. As usual, every vehicle in the auto show appeared to outclass each other in performance, comfort and style. Another thing noticeable about them was they also competed for technological features, putting the race not only in terms of horsepower but processing power as well. According to Dr. Dieter Zetsche in his interview featured at BBC, “The car of the future [is] a smartphone… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz keeps momentum going at Detroit Motor Show

What better transition from a record-breaking year to the next than by starting big at the first major auto show of the year? Mercedes-Benz made sure its presence was felt at the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), otherwise known as the Detroit Motor Show, with the launch of the GLE Coupe along with some other models. In addition, the German automaker also made sure that the futuristic F 015 Luxury in Motion concept, that only days ago took center stage at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, was present at the event to wow the crowds. With the global SUV market expected to continue growth in the next couple of… Continue Reading »

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A Peek Inside the Mercedes F 015 Luxury In Motion

Self-driving cars are already a reality. Decades ago, it was only a subject of science fiction stories, but now, giant companies such as Google, Tesla, and Mercedes are already fulfilling the prophecies of the past about cars on auto-pilot. Although still not in its mass production stage, it may not be long until cars equipped with artificial intelligence become a staple in households and dominate our roads. Mercedes-Benz estimated that it would take at least a decade away before it releases its autonomous vehicles while Google looks to be aiming to roll out its own sooner. While the three-pointed star brand may not be the first to incorporate the self-driving idea to… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Showcases Its Self-Driving Concept Car at CES

  The much-awaited new Mercedes concept car was finally unveiled. The three-pointed star showcased the Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas. As we have earlier predicted, the vehicle had the autonomous driving feature. The car was introduced by none other than the Daimler supremo Dr. Dieter Zetsche. Like a proud dad who just had a newborn baby, he gave the audience a rundown on all the key features of their self-driving concept car. According to the CEO, the vehicle was aimed at the future roads populated with “exclusive cocoon on wheels.” He further noted that vehicles with autonomous driving traits will have… Continue Reading »

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