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F1 Tech is Helping Mercedes-Benz a Lot

Formula One Group chief executive Bernie Ecclestone aired his negative comments about the turbo V6 power units currently used in F1. According to his interview with Motorsport.com, the engines were not delivering for the sport, because they were costly, not loud enough, and they have no relevance in the road car industry. It should be noted that most teams have resisted attempts to get back to the old V8 power units of the sport as they are now recognizing the efficiency of the new engines. As for the engine sound, it hasn’t been resolved so far. But measures have been taken in the past to address it. On the other hand, Mercedes-Benz reacted… Continue Reading »

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Daimler AG Works On Wireless Charging Tech With Qualcomm

Future Mercedes-Benz models may feature the latest technology in the market with the strategic collaboration between Daimler and Qualcomm, as shown on a worldcarfans.com report. While the two companies did not reveal any details about the deal, they said the initial stage of the agreement will concentrate on wireless charging technology for use inside the vehicle, 3G/4G connectivity and the implementation of the Halo wireless electric vehicle charging technology of Qualcomm. The WEVC technology of Qualcomm makes it unnecessary to plug in electric and hybrid vehicles to charge them. Daimler R&D head Dr. Thomas Webber emphasized the importance of remaining on the “cutting edge of technology” as the company provides… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Style To Produce Luxury Interior For Private Jets

Mercedes-Benz Style is collaborating with Lufthansa Technik in producing its first luxurious private jet interior, as indicated on a report from gtspirit.com. The German luxury vehicle manufacturer aims to create VIP cabins for private and business use. The main business of Lufthansa Technik is the maintenance, repair and overhaul or MRO of aircraft. The cabin concept was showcased at the 15th European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition held in Geneva, Switzerland from May 19 to 21. The show is the largest aviation event in Europe bringing together aviation professionals and companies around the world. The European Business Aviation Association and National Business Aviation Association hosted over five hundred companies during… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Forges New Partnership with China’s Google

After announcing its new partnership with Qualcomm in the development of wireless charging units for its electric vehicles, Mercedes-Benz went on to make a deal with another tech giant. According to Reuters, Daimler just forged a tie with Baidu in China. Baidu is a web services company operating in China. Its services are similar to Google like providing Chinese language search engine for websites, images, and multimedia files. Due to the similarities of the two, the service has been commonly referred to as “China’s Google.” The report said the partnership aims to deepen the bonds between Chinese Mercedes-Benz cars and technology firms that cater directly to consumers, which has been an ongoing… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz and Qualcomm Announce a New Technology Partnership

Mercedes-Benz and Qualcomm are currently enjoying a fruitful partnership in Formula One. The tech firm is serving as the developer of Mercedes-AMG Petronas’ advanced communications array. Recently, Daimler AG announced that it has entered into another technology partnership with the telecom firm. According to Evo, the new deal centers on the development of wireless charging units for Mercedes electric vehicles. It should be noted that the two companies are no longer new to the idea of developing wireless chargers for EVs. Qualcomm has been on the project for several years already while Daimler has entered a joint-venture with BMW last year to come with standardized wireless EV chargers. So far, we have no word yet… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Museum Display Iconic Mercedes-Benz C111

The Mercedes-Benz C111 is an iconic concept car produced by Mercedes-Benz nearly half a century ago. It continues to be as amazing as the day it was initially unveiled. As a tribute to the stunning concept car, the Mercedes-Benz Museum launched an exhibition showing the car that was never made available in the market, as shown on a report from gtspirit.com When the C111 was produced in 1969, it showcased the best technology at that time from its bodywork, powertrain and chassis. The trademark gullwing doors, which were originally designed for the 300 SL, were enhanced using fiberglass reinforced plastic. The doors were attached firmly into the steel frame floor…. Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz GLE 500e Plug-In Unveiled

The 2015 Shanghai Motor Show served as the venue of the official world premiere of the Mercedes-Benz GLE 500e Plug-In Hybrid, as indicated on a report from gtspirit.com. The luxury SUV is the first plug-in hybrid in this vehicle range of the luxury vehicle manufacturer from Germany. Aside from its standard internal combustion engine, the GLE 500e Plug-In Hybrid also features an electric motor. The electric motor increases the power output of the SUV by 114HP giving it a total power output of 436 HP. The hybrid SUV of Mercedes-Benz uses a seven-speed clutch transmission that drives all four wheels. In comparison, the other models of the GLE feature a… Continue Reading »

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