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2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class to Feature Level 3 Self-Driving System

Audi has beaten the competition when it comes to the integration of Level 3 autonomy in production cars when the A8 sedan came equipped with it. Not to be outdone by its German rival, Mercedes-Benz is raising the stakes with its S-Class cars. According to the company, the 2020 lineup of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class will already feature Level 3 autonomy. Basically, the Level 3 system allows the car to drive itself in most conditions without human intervention. However, emergency measures will still be implemented. There will be times when the vehicle will request for the driver’s input during critical situations. Though not mentioned by the source, it is understood that… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Self-Driving Car: How Far Have They Gone?

The race continues in the bid to produce the world’s first fully-autonomous car. At the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, Daimler CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche revealed several updates about their Mercedes-Benz self-driving car project. Two days ago, Zetsche announced that they will start the test drive of the vehicle equipped with their autonomous driving technology. The program is called the “Intelligent World Drive”. The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class saloon will be used as their test mule. The testing will run until January 2018, which is just in time for the CES event of that year. The duration of the testing will be in five months. It will span worldwide in five continents… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz F015 Concept Car Arrives at The Open

As Henrik Stenson glides to The Open earlier this week, he surprised everyone by doing so in a Mercedes-Benz F015 Concept Car. The future certainly has a lot in store for the concept car as it turned a lot of heads at the Royal Birkdale. According to a report, celebrities, athletes, and sporting icons were all impressed with the concept car, with Thomas Pieters even coming over to film the car on his phone. China’s Haotong Li, a Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador himself, had his picture taken with the concept car even though he is no stranger to the German auto brand’s unique creations. It is easy to understand why these… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Future Bus Makes Its World Premiere

Daimler recently unveiled the Mercedes-Benz Future Bus. The passenger vehicle is equipped with an advanced technology called the CityPilot, which features autonomous driving capabilities. The new Mercedes bus aims to address congestion, traffic and environmental problems in big cities. In addition, the CityPilot technology embedded in it ensures more safety, efficiency and comfort to its occupants. The futuristic vehicle also offers enhanced connectivity plus radar and camera systems. The CityPilot technology is actually an evolution of the system found in the Mercedes-Benz Actros truck with Highway Pilot. However, it is tailored to cater to city bus commuters. The high-edge feature recognizes obstacles along the way like pedestrians, structures and other vehicles. It can… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Unconcerned About Google

Apple and Google have started to wade into the waters of the automotive industry, and Mercedes-Benz is aware of these developments. However, the German luxury vehicle manufacturer is not afraid of the new entries into the market, as shown on a report from autoevolution.com. The executives of the company have confidence on its future success rather than worrying about the entry of the two tech giants into the market. A recent press event in the United States saw officials in the company saying they are expecting more changes to come into the automotive industry in the next ten years compared to the last five decades. Mercedes-Benz US CEO Dietmar Exler… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Showcases Its Self-Driving Concept Car at CES

  The much-awaited new Mercedes concept car was finally unveiled. The three-pointed star showcased the Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas. As we have earlier predicted, the vehicle had the autonomous driving feature. The car was introduced by none other than the Daimler supremo Dr. Dieter Zetsche. Like a proud dad who just had a newborn baby, he gave the audience a rundown on all the key features of their self-driving concept car. According to the CEO, the vehicle was aimed at the future roads populated with “exclusive cocoon on wheels.” He further noted that vehicles with autonomous driving traits will have… Continue Reading »

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