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Tommy and Fred: A Tale of Two Crash Dummies

Last June, Mercedes-Benz launched a series of shorts about two crash dummies named Tommy and Fred. The comedic duo is used to highlight the key safety features and tech of Mercedes cars. Tommy appears more enthusiastic about his job but Fred is a more uptight character undergoing a midlife crisis. The former is always impressed with the features of Mercedes cars. Meanwhile, Fred is more inclined to getting and doing serious damage, because after all, that’s what crash dummies are for. As of now, only three episodes of their tales are up on the YouTube channel of Mercedes. Here are the released videos so far: The first episode demonstrates the… Continue Reading »

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A Good Long Look at the Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive Safety Technology

Road safety is one of the most important aspects that any car from any manufacturer needs to focus on. In an ideal world, road safety would supersede all other aspects of a car, especially when we’re all so aware that road accidents claim lives. It’s a deathly frightening prospect to have the idea of dying in a car crash, whether you’re a driver, a passenger, or just an innocent bystander. And those that do survive a car crash are likely to be injured in a manner that would be disruptive to their way of life. Sometimes, these disruptions to their lives can even become permanent, as is the case with… Continue Reading »

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Steering Clear Of Danger: How To Avoid Trouble Behind The Wheel Of Your Mercedes

If you’re a Mercedes-Benz driver, you have access to a premium wagon that is primed to deliver both style and substance. The trouble is that there is always a risk of danger, no matter how safe and reliable your vehicle. As a driver, you may come across other people displaying reckless behavior, there may be obstacles or hazards on the road surface, or the conditions may be against you. In the US alone, more than 2 million people sustain injuries in car accidents every year. If you’re keen to steer clear of danger behind the wheel of your Mercedes, this guide should prove useful. Safe Driving Tips No driver sets… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz’s Intelligent Drive System: A Revolution In Auto Safety

Although traffic fatalities have decreased over the course of the 20th century, there are still roughly 32,000 fatal crashes every year in the USA. Automakers around the world are tirelessly working to improve the technology in their vehicles to make them better able to prevent collisions before they happen. In recent years, Mercedes-Benz has become a leading manufacturer of safer, smarter vehicles. Mercedes-Benz is particularly proud of its new hi-tech Intelligent Drive system. What Is Intelligent Drive? Intelligent Drive refers to a complex network of radar sensors, cameras, and software built into certain Mercedes-Benz vehicles. With the use of a special stereoscopic camera on the front windshield, an Intelligent Drive car can easily scan… Continue Reading »

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Man Revisits Place of Near-Death Experience with Self-Driving Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Near-death experiences can be very traumatic. What more if you have driven off a cliff? That’s what exactly happened to Christopher White one unfortunate day while he was driving his Mercedes-Benz S-Class in 1988. According to White’s recollection of the event and the ad from Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA), he was driving tired during that time, which resulted him losing control of the vehicle while at Chapman’s Peak Drive in Cape Town and dropping the equivalent of a 30-story building down to the rocks below. White survived the impact because he was wearing his seatbelt and due to the amazing engineering of the S-Class he was in. Mercedes picked up… Continue Reading »

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How to Find the Best Car Lift for Your Mercedes-Benz

Whether you are a hobbyist or you are running an auto repair shop, one of the essential things to get for your Mercedes-Benz is a car lift. If you are only looking to own one for personal use just because you love tinkering with your Merc and you prefer conducting your own maintenance on it, this presents a good investment for you. So, how do you find the best car lift for your Mercedes? Here are tips that you might find useful: 1. Know Your Car Of course, the first key to finding the best car lift for your Mercedes is to know your car. Keep in mind the weight as… Continue Reading »

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How Safe Is It To Drive The Mercedes-Benz G-Class?

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is a very resilient product. Despite having been in production since 1979, it remains one of the hottest offerings of the three-pointed star marque. The early models of the G-Class may be far from the luxurious cars of Mercedes today, but it is considered to be one of the safest passenger vehicles in the world. So, just how safe is the G-Class? The video above from the Cor Millenaar B.V. channel in YouTube shows how one of its units performed during a high-impact collision with a truck. According to the narrator in the video, the driver of the G-Class fell asleep while cruising the road. As a… Continue Reading »

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