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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 »


Mercedes Service Competition Allows Techs To Shine

Held in Stuttgart from November 19 to 21, Mercedes-Benz has announced the results of the Mercedes-Benz Global TechMasters competition. This is an event, held for the 7th time, where Mercedes technicians from around the globe partake in a series of skills tests where a top technician is eventually selected. Culled from a series of national championships where more than 12,000 employees participated, Mercedes-Benz brought 96 National Champions from 16 countries as qualifiers for this year’s finals. Participants competed against each other in both practical and theoretical tests. In addition to the winners in the individual categories, the best workshop team was also chosen based on a complete run-through in the… Continue Reading »


car2go Service Launches In Vancouver

If everything goes as scheduled, June 18 will have marked the day 225 smart car2go cars were made available in Vancouver, British Columbia. The innovative service has no reservations or time limits and members can make one-way trips without worrying about returning cars to a certain point. 2,000 people in Vancouver have already registered and the free membership registration has been extended to July 3 to accommodate the overwhelming response to the program. Vancouver residents can register at, or in person at the car2go office at 45 Water Street in Gastown. Members can rent a car2go as needed, or they can reserve one 24 hours in advance. Using a… Continue Reading »


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