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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Mercedes-Benz 9-Gang Automatik 9G-TRONIC

Premiere of the new 9G-TRONIC

Stuttgart. The first nine-speed automatic transmission with torque converter, the 9G-TRONIC for premium vehicles, is celebrating its world premiere: equipped with the innovative power transmission, the E 350 BlueTEC is set to become one of the most fuel-efficient six-cylinder diesel models in its class. (more…)

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PeterH on June 26th, 2013


New Assistance Systems for a New Dimension of Active Safety in Vans  (more…)

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