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ABB to supply fast chargers for Daimler’s DENZA EV

Daimler has just tapped Zurich-based multinational corporation ABB to supply fast chargers for the DENZA electric vehicle, which is set to be released in China under Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology, or BDNT for short, the Daimler and BYD joint venture. The fast chargers can be purchased through official DENZA dealerships and are designed to, well, reduce the time it takes to juice up the EV. In addition, people can utilize standard wall sockets in order to charge the DENZA car. This way, owners get optimal flexibility and total convenience. Another thing that adds to the convenience of the ABB fast chargers is the implementation of a mobile app. This app… Continue Reading »

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New Spy Images Of 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS Emerge

Spy images of a face lifted 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS with the AMG Sports package emerged recently, according to an autoevolution.com report. The legend created by the CLS-Class gave rise to the increasing popularity of the CLA-Class sedan/coupe. Mercedes-Benz has been updating the CLS-Class for around one year already, working on nearly all aspects of the vehicle. Due to this, it was not surprising for the spy images of the prototype of the vehicle to emerge recently. The images showed the prototype undergoing winter-testing as the anticipate release date draws near. Industry watchers are expecting the vehicle to be unveiled during the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS is… Continue Reading »

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Drive Kit Plus for the iPhone 5, 5C and 5S Released by Mercedes

Mercedes-Benz has a new treat for its customers. According to Mercedes-Benz Passion Blog, the three-pointed star brand is offering for a limited time the new Drive Kit Plus for the iPhone 5, 5C and 5S for retrofitting. The Drive Kit Plus comes with the Digital Drive Style app exclusively made for the mentioned iPhone models. This would let drivers access the main contents of their Smartphones through the LCD display of their vehicles. The center console will serve as the navigation control for the app. For up to June 30 this year, Mercedes is providing the retrofitting option for around 499 Euros. The improved features of the Drive Kit Plus… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Seriously Pushes for QR Codes Integration in All Its Vehicles

QR codes are commonly used for marketing reasons. However, Mercedes, with its drive to provide more protection to the drivers and passengers of its autos, has taken the initiative to equip its latest cars with it. Daimler has revealed its plan to integrate QR codes in Mercedes and Smart models released all the way to 1990 as well. The codes will be offered under retro-fit options. In many cases, it will be given free of charge in Mercedes and Smart centers. Importance of QR Codes in Cars Since time is of the essence in emergency events involving cars, the QR codes of Mercedes aim to provide first responders at accidents… Continue Reading »

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BMW Counters Mercedes Pebble Smartwatch Integration

The Pebble smartwatch integration to cars is among the key projects of Mercedes that is expected to be implemented this year. Currently, this is also one of the groundbreaking technologies that the German automaker is highlighting at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this January. Not to be outdone, Mercedes-Benz’s fiercest rival, BMW, has announced its own app for a Samsung smartwatch. According to USA Today, BMW revealed a special app for the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch which can be integrated to its i3 electric cars. The app would enable drivers of its electric cars to send navigational directions. Then, it can monitor the overall condition of the vehicle and… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes at CES: What Can We Expect from the Brand?

Word is out that Mercedes will be joining the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) which is underway this week in Las Vegas. So, one can’t help but wonder about what will the three-pointed star brand offer us at CES. Pebble Smartwatch Integration with Mercedes Cars A few weeks ago, we have teased about the possible integration of the Pebble Smartwatch with Mercedes cars. Now, it’s finally happening with Mercedes at CES. According to T3, a website that focuses on gadgets, Mercedes will provide a demonstration on how the Pebble Smartwatch can aid their drivers. Examples of these include checking the fuel level, looking at the door-lock status and helping drivers locate… Continue Reading »

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The Impact of Mercedes Wheel Sets to Emission and Fuel Consumption

Mercedes wheel sets are not just about pimping up your ride by boosting its style. It also improves the stability of your car while on the road. But don’t you know that there are more benefits that can be acquired from a good set of Mercedes wheels? According to a recent post from Mercedes-Benz Passion, Mercedes wheel sets affect fuel consumption and carbon emission too. To illustrate this, the blog has studied the different series of wheel sets for the new Mercedes C-Class which range from 16 inches up to 19 inches. Note that the stated values in fuel consumption are based on a 100-kilometer run. 16-Inch Mercedes Wheel Sets… Continue Reading »

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