Stuttgart – Mercedes-Benz now equips the successful C-Class C 180 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY and C 200 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY models featuring a six-speed manual transmission with a sophisticated ECO start/stop function, which reduces the four-cylinder models’ fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by up to 10 percent, while direct petrol injection makes these models even more responsive than their outgoing counterparts. (more…)

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With an eye on future generations of driver assistance systems, Mercedes-Benz is the first vehicle maker worldwide to introduce an innovative proving method into its test driving portfolio – safety-critical driving manoeuvres that cannot be precisely reproduced by human drivers are now being handled by autopilot on closed test tracks. “Automated driving” supports the development, testing and validation of assistance systems and other vehicle safety features. (more…)

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As far as i know this works for the W210, W211 and W220 gearboxes and probably more models… (more…)

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PeterH on March 21st, 2010

S as in Showcase for Safety

For decades, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class has epitomized automotive luxury, comfort and safety. And this tradition is being continued by the latest version of this elite vehicle family, which made its premiere at the IAA Motor Show in Frankfurt in September. (more…)

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PeterH on March 17th, 2010

Small Lights with a Big Future (more…)

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Mercedes-Benz has taken another step in supporting driver and passenger safety through the inclusion of a new innovation in a research vehicle being displayed at the Geneva Motor Show.

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