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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Receives Generous Tech Upgrades

A year after the current generation became available to the market, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is already being fitted with tech and interior upgrades. Chief among these standout upgrades is the E-Class’ Linguatronic voice recognition unit. In this latest upgrade, the voice recognition system can now control features aside from the usual infotainment and navigation systems. Now, the E-Class can connect and access the climate control settings, lighting and car information features, seat heaters and coolers, current speed limit, demisters, next service timing, and other convenient options. The upgrade will also allow drivers or passengers to interrupt the verbal prompts and output, allowing for a faster and smoother experience. Instead of… Continue Reading »

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Will Autonomous Cars Kill The Joy Of Driving?

Self-driving, autonomous cars like the Mercedes-Benz F01 Luxury in Motion are a dream for authorities. Imagine all vehicles cruising on the roads following the rules to the letter, carefully avoiding to create traffic jams and other hold-ups as well as appreciating one thing above all: human lives. Traffic would become much less of a problem with self-driving cars, even in the most heavily populated areas. The downside, in the eyes of many, would be losing control while sitting behind the wheel. Of course, it would be far more comfortable to “drive” to work in an autonomous car while drinking coffee, reading the news, and playing Racing for Pinks at AllSlots (just to… Continue Reading »

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Meet the F1 W08 EQ Power+

Defending F1 champion Mercedes AMG Petronas has unveiled its 2017 entry, the all-new F1 W08 EQ Power+. The new car was launched at the team’s Silverstone facility, broadcast over live 360-degree video on Facebook as well as on YouTube and the team’s site. Not only does it sport a new naming convention and some new livery, it’s packed with the level of performance, technology, and engineering you would come to expect from the Silver Arrows. A familiar contender along with one new face will be behind the wheels of the F1 W08 for the team this season, which should see the fastest cars in the sport thanks to new aerodynamic… Continue Reading »

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Why is There a Typewriter at the Mercedes-Benz R&D Headquarters?

The Mercedes-Benz R&D North American Headquarters is located in Silicon Valley. It houses the upcoming innovations of the three-pointed star marque, which will then be integrated to its cars and other products. Recently, Engadget‘s Roberto Baldwin paid a visit in the Mercedes-Benz R&D HQ to check out what the luxury car brand has in store for customers in the future. Surely, he found a lot of hi-tech stuff there, including the Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ. However, one thing that really caught his interest was a metal typewriter inside the most advanced facility of the famous automaker. So, why is there a mechanical metal typewriter at the Mercedes R&D HQ? According to the source, the… Continue Reading »

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Four Key Features of the Mercedes-Benz Digital Light

Mercedes-Benz recently talked about its new innovation in its lighting system called the “Digital Light.” It should be noted that the technology was introduced in October 2016. Here are the the key features of the Mercedes-Benz Digital Light: 1. HD Headlamp The HD headlamp offered by Mercedes has embedded chips managing over one million micromirrors. The automaker claims that each of its vehicle will have a total of over two million micromirrors. 2. Intelligent Function The Digital Light possesses an intelligent control logic for its dynamic light functions. The tech was developed by Mercedes. The algorithms allow the lighting of the auto to adjust depending on the surrounding conditions detected by its… Continue Reading »

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Review and Tech Demo of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe

The Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe is the answer of the three-pointed star brand to the BMW X4. It carries the sensual design and power of the GLC SUV, but it has been downsized to feature a sleeker styling and a more agile look. Recently, Harris Sacic of Autolyzer.com reviewed the features of the GLC Coupe. He pointed out the awesome and useful elements of the SUV coupe as well as its unnecessary features and flaws. It should be noted that the review mainly focuses on the technology and comfort features present in the vehicle. So if you are looking for someone driving the SUV coupe at high-speeds or drifting at bends, we… Continue Reading »

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Inline-Six Mercedes Engine Vs the V6 Power Unit

Mercedes-Benz just announced that it will be introducing four new engines. One of them, the petrol-powered inline-six Mercedes engine called the “M256,” will debut in the facelifted 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class. So does that mean Mercedes is already returning to its roots after using the V6? It should be noted that when the V6 was introduced in 1998, it was claimed that it would pose as a better alternative to the inline-six. Therefore, it was expected that the V6 will render the inline-six obsolete. However, with the advancements in Mercedes engine technology, it seems the inline-six will make its comeback. Here are the reasons why it will be better than the… Continue Reading »

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