PeterH on December 24th, 2009

Full steerability in emergency braking maneuvers

  • December 1970: Daimler-Benz presents the first-generation anti-lock braking system
  • Pioneer among the motor manufacturers
  • The long road to large-scale production


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PeterH on December 23rd, 2009

  • A milestone in active driving safety
  • ESP® keeps the vehicle on track even in critical handling situations
  • Series production from 1995


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PeterH on December 18th, 2009
Under the hood of the F 700 research vehicle lurks a completely new drive concept: the DIESOTTO engine.

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PeterH on December 18th, 2009
Pedestrian protection offered by new E-Class: Bonnet is raised 50 millimetres instantaneously upon impact with a pedestrian

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PeterH on December 18th, 2009
During heavy braking from a vehicle speed greater than 50km/h, the Electronic Stability Program ESP® activates the new “Adaptive Brake Light” safety function, which makes the brake lights flash instead of just lighting up continuously.

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PeterH on December 16th, 2009

Sensotronic Brake Control (SBC) is the name given to an innovative electronically controlled brake system which Mercedes-Benz will fit to future passenger car models. (more…)

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