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New Features on Mercedes-Benz And Other Luxury Autos That Improve Your Level of Comfort and Safety

Back in the 1950s and 1960s and even the 1970s, cars were basic. They offered a way to get around and go to work. Many of the features that come standard today like air conditioning; intermittent wipers, electric windows, seat belts and an AM/FM radio were only available on high-end vehicles. Today, buying a new car is always a decision that takes careful planning. You not only have to decide which type of vehicle you want such as a sedan, coupe, crossover, SUV or truck, but also what features are available. As vehicles continue to evolve, so do the luxurious amenities that come with them like the ones found in… Continue Reading »

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Gets Top Safety Pick+ Award

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE just got the Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The distinction is another proof that the midsize luxury crossover is not just about looks and performance, but it is also very safe to drive. According to Edmunds, the Institute revealed that the installation of the standard safety system of the GLE alone allowed it to avoid collision in the 12 mph track test. The agency stated that the SUV was able to reduce its speed by 12 mph when it was running under the 25 mph test. Putting the optional PreSafe Brake system made the GLE reduce speed by an average of 24 mph in the… Continue Reading »

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The Perks of Owning a Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz is a brand renowned around the world for its sterling luxury reputation. It has become a symbol for quality, reliability, safety and luxury combined. Many Mercedes-Benz owners take great pride in driving and maintaining their precious cars, and many others dream of owning one in their lifetime as well. But what is it really about this brand that it remains to fascinate car enthusiasts all over the world? And what are the perks of driving home a Merc? TyreCompare.com.au takes a look at the reasons why the brand continues to be successful in the luxury auto class. 1. Class Leading Safety From its humble beginnings up to now, Mercedes-Benz… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz mbrace: The Back Story

Leveraging off of breakthroughs in telematics (an interdisciplinary field that includes telecommunications, road safety, electrical engineering, and computer science), Mercedes-Benz vehicles allow for communication beyond a simple “mayday” or emergency response button, including a suite of products that delivers true concierge service. While some Mercedes-Benz vehicles were equipped with mbrace technology (safety, security, and travel assistance) as far back as 2009, upgrades were introduced in model year 2013 to deploy a new generation of technology and ensure that every Mercedes-Benz vehicle would have mbrace as a complimentary feature for the first six months of ownership. Providing Customers a Sense of Security In its most basic form, mbrace provides customers with… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz GLC Gets Five-Star Rating From Euro NCAP

In terms of safety, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC scored the top rating in the latest evaluation of the European New Car Assessment Programme or Euro NCAP. The new SUV, which is a revamped version of the Mercedes-Benz GLK, received five stars from the rating system of the organization. Based on the explanation of Euro NCAP on its scoring, a five-star safety means the vehicle has an overall good performance in crash protection. In addition, it is an indication that it is fitted with robust crash avoidance technology. As seen in the photo above, the Mercedes GLC got a rating of 95 percent in adult safety. Then. it received 89 percent for… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Showcases Its Car-to-X Communication

The aim of Mercedes-Benz in providing the latest innovations in safe driving got a boost from its Car-to-X Communication system, as shown through the mercedes-benz.co.uk. In addition to providing added safety to driving, the system also aims to enhance driving efficiency. The company is expected to launch its series production vehicles using this sophisticated technology within the year. The system alerts drivers of potential dangers while driving, which will give them ample time to avoid or prevent an accident. In addition, drivers will also be given a heads-up on possible traffic problems on their way to their destination. A network of wireless sensors is used by the technology to establish… Continue Reading »

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Road Safety Enhanced With The Car-To-X Technology Of Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz is setting a new standard in automobile technology with the “Intelligent Drive” strategy. The Car-to-X technology enhances communication between vehicles and between a vehicle and traffic infrastructure. The exchange of information through the technology will allow drivers to act on potential hazards before they encounter them, thereby reducing instances of accidents happening on the road. The technology is set to be introduced within the year. The company is reiterating its custom of being a pioneer in safety with the launch of the Car-to-X technology, Prof. Dr. Thomas Weber of Daimler AG said. The telematic horizon is enhanced by the technology, which reduces blind spots through the use of camera… Continue Reading »

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