Mercedes-Benz

  • Self-driving Mercedes-Benz bus takes a milestone 12-mile trip

    Self-driving Mercedes-Benz bus takes a milestone 12-mile trip

    CityPilot has taken a key early step towards fully autonomous public transportation: The Mercedes-Benz self-driving bus program saw one of its Future Bus vehicles drive 20 km (or around 12.4 miles) in the Netherlands, on a route that connected Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport with the nearby town of Haarlem. To make the trip, the bus had to stop at traffic lights, pass through tunnels… Read More

  • Investment opportunities in the autonomous vehicle space Crunch Network

    Investment opportunities in the autonomous vehicle space

    As companies race to make autonomous vehicles a reality, investment activity in the space is heating up. The AV investment landscape is complex. It includes both hardware and software players; it features competitors ranging from early-stage startups to large publicly traded corporations. This article provides a primer for those interested in understanding and investing in the rapidly evolving… Read More

  • Mercedes home batteries are a potential rival for Tesla’s Powerwall

    Mercedes home batteries are a potential rival for Tesla’s Powerwall

    The batteries developed for the high demands of all-electric Mercedes-Benz cars are finding a new application as in-home energy storage units. Sound familiar? Yeah, it’s a lot like the Tesla Powerwall. Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler AG announced that the storage units are being manufactured by its subsidiary Deutsche ACCUMOTIVE (Daimler has a real love of all caps). The batteries… Read More

  • LG And Mercedes-Benz Team Up To Develop A System To Power Self-Driving Cars

    LG And Mercedes-Benz Team Up To Develop A System To Power Self-Driving Cars

    LG is partnering up with Mercedes-Benz as it looks enable a smarter, more autonomous driving experience for the future. Read More

  • Bang & Olufsen sound coming to Mercedes-AMG cars

    We can’t think of a more fitting partnership than sticking ridiculous overpriced and over-engineered Bang & Olufsen speakers into a ridiculous overpriced and over-engineered Mercedes-AMG motorcar. The gadget gods above must be smiling down that two of their greatest creations are finally working together. B&O-equiped cars have been rolling around for a while now — notably… Read More

  • Report: Tesla Will Supply Mercedes-Benz With Batteries For Electric Cars

    With all the news yesterday around Tesla Motors signing a deal with Governor Schwarzenegger to manufacture its next electric sedan in California instead of New Mexico (see video), a potentially much bigger deal slipped by almost unnoticed. German magazine AutomobilWoche is reporting that Tesla will be supplying lithium ion batteries to Mercedes. The German car maker plans to make… Read More

  • Mercedes aims to be entirely petrol-free in 2015


    I don’t think I give Mercedes enough credit. I’ve never really liked the styling on their cars and they always seemed a little too rich for me. But the fact is they have a history of innovation and smart business decisions. So it shouldn’t surprise me as much as it does that they’re making such a ridiculous push for total nonreliance on gasoline within seven… Read More

  • Segway Finally Aids Law Enforcement

    Love it or hate it, the Segway does allow you to move a bit quicker than the average human. So it makes perfect sense why law enforcement and college campuses across the nation have chosen the Segway as the security personnel carrier of choice. Last Thursday however, the Segway received instant respect from the Long Beach Police Force. Officer Jose Miguez was patrolling the streets on his… Read More

  • Maybach Laptop For The Rich And/Or Famous

    Anyone with $4000 to shell out and a hankering for a new laptop should take note of this beautiful new notebook from HP and Maybach. Though it does come after Ferrari and Lamborghini made laptops with Asus and Acer, the Maybach laptop seems to be a whole new ball game. Equipped with what looks like a snakeskin leather trim and a Maybach logo on the front, this notebook truly is feature rich. Read More

  • Mercedes-Benz CL-Class Offers Unparalleled Protection

    Motor Trend reports that the new Mercedes-Benz CL-Class features a new technology called Pre-Safe. Utilizing this new system, the cars are able to detect driving conditions that have a high probability of accident. When it senses that danger might be imminent, the sysem enacts a series of precautions designed to lessen the severity of the impact. By adjusting variables like seat height and… Read More