On Christmas morning, LG and Mercedes announced a new venture. According to The Verge, the giant automaker and the electronics corporation forged a partnership that aims to revolutionize the way we drive our cars in the future. Ironically, the future of driving does not involve much driving at all since the two companies are planning to automate everything in our cars, and their new project is claimed to be the first step towards the realization of their common goal. Based from the source, they are presently talking about co-developing a stereo camera system to be used in future autonomous vehicles. The new system of LG and Mercedes would provide the core components… Continue Reading »
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Mercedes-Benz COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST technology reduces rear-end collisions by up to 30 percent
Mercedes-Benz cars aren’t just expensive because of style and quality. In these vehicles lie some of the most advanced modern driver assistance technologies you can think of, and that includes something called COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST. This technology can be found in the new B-Class, and it’s a standard feature that, according to Mercedes-Benz, can reduce the amount of rear-end collisions by as much as 30 percent when compared to other vehicles that do not have a similar piece of tech. In order to come up with this figure, safety experts took figures provided by the Federal Statistical Office in Germany and stacked the effectivity of the assist system to date against… Continue Reading »
The new Mercedes-Benz Vito will be launched at German dealerships on October 11. That is according to a report from Germany-based Auto-Presse.de. Based from the source (via Google Translate service), the new Vito’s price will start at 17,990 euros. The figure does not include VAT yet. For those who cannot or do not wish to cough up the cash mentioned, they can opt for the leasing and financing terms offered by the German marque. Availing of the leasing and financing products of Mercedes-Benz Bank would also feature wider coverage under the vehicle insurance. In addition to that, getting the optional safety components like Collision Prevention Assist, Blind Spot Assist, swerving… Continue Reading »
With the new COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST that will be launched and used, first by the Mercedes B-Class, the reliable airbag is going to be just a secondary protection. For 30 years, the airbag has been helpful in protecting vehicle owners, but as new systems get invented, it has to be replaced. But not completely though, it will still be a part of cars in the future, but with the COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST, it might be used less. Watch the video, a sort of a “tribute” to the ever useful airbag.
The new Mercedes-Benz B-Class sports tourer will be available on November 19. In line with that, the company will run an ad campaign until Christmas and this will be revolving in young families and the B-Class. The campaign will focus on the safety systems particularly the radar based system called COLLISION PREVENTION ASSISTANT. “The B-Class sets a new benchmark in its class for safety, spaciousness, comfort and efficiency, making it the ideal car for young families”, commented Anders Sundt Jensen, Head of Brand Communications for Mercedes-Benz Cars. “And this is what led us to develop a campaign that is specifically tailored to the everyday lives and experiences of this target… Continue Reading »