Mercedes-Benz Actros mit Highway Pilot

  • Mercedes-Benz Actros with Highway Pilot is the first series-production truck to drive on a partially automated basis on the motorway
  • Highway Pilot: more alert and attentive than any driver
  • Shaping Future Transportation: Daimler Trucks focuses its attention on transport of the future
  • Automated driving functions promote safety and efficiency in road traffic

Stuttgart – On the A8 between Denkendorf and Stuttgart airport Daimler Trucks is today having the world’s first series-production truck to operate on an automated basis drive on the motorway.


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PeterH on September 29th, 2015

Mercedes-Benz S 65 AMG (V 222) 2013, Lack: blauantrazith metallic

Under the microscope: Burmester® High-End 3D Surround Sound system

Three-dimensional sound in the car. The optional Burmester® High-End 3D Surround Sound system provides an outstanding visual and acoustic experience.


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PeterH on September 28th, 2015

A (W169) 2008

Parking and reversing by radar

  • Four close-range sensors at the front, two in the rear bumper
  • Wide detection area and a range of up to eleven metres
  • Collision warning when reversing at 7 km/h or more


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PeterH on September 28th, 2015

MAGIC BODY CONTROL: the world’s first suspension system with “eyes”

S-Klasse (W 222) 2013

The new S-Class is the world’s first car to be able to detect bumps on the road ahead.


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PeterH on September 27th, 2015

Premiere of the new 9G-TRONIC

Mercedes-Benz Automatik-Getriebe 9G-TRONIC, 2013 Mercedes-Benz automatic transmission 9G-TRONIC

Discovering the inside of the 9G-TRONIC

Innovative solutions for maximum comfort and outstanding energy efficiency

  • Patented gearing concept with four planetary gear sets and six shift elements
  • Nine gears with a wide ratio spread of 9.15
  • New torque converter: high efficiency level of 92 percent     


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PeterH on August 16th, 2013



Next-generation intelligent networking: Mercedes-Benz brings Car-to-X technology to the roads

  • Mercedes-Benz is to be the first automotive manufacturer to bring       Car-to-X technology to series production vehicles by the end of this year
  • Enhanced safety and convenience: Mercedes-Benz customers become aware of hazardous locations sooner thanks to Car-to-X technology
  • Modular approach: retrofitting of Car-to-X technology is possible in many Mercedes-Benz models


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