Early Technological Advancements from Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes has been known to be at the forefront of advancing automotive technologies since its inception. The company has been heaped with dozens of “firsts” over the years, ranging from safety innovations to performance innovations.
There’s no slowing down Mercedes-Benz, it seems. The German automaker once again posted a record month in terms of sales, with last August accounting for its best-ever performance in that month. All in all, the company sold 108,417 units, which translates to an 18.7% increase compared to the same month last year.
The R&D arm of Daimler’s main automotive brand, Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America (MBRDNA), is hard at work on a project that seeks to provide users with door-to-door directions. You’d think that having Maps and voice directions from a cell phone is enough, but the MBRDNA app seeks to keep the experience seamless from the car to the street.
The Mercedes-Benz W113 SL Pagoda is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
In celebration, Mercedes-Benz Classic Center has completely restored a 1969 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Pagoda. The luxury vehicle features a 2.8 liter engine with a four-speed manual transmission. It also features a two-tone coating of light ivory and dark olive while its interior is adorned with leather.
Content Provided Courtesy of Benz-InsiderAccording to news released just hours ago from various sources, Mercedes-Benz is planning to develop a new line of sport utility vehicle in its Alabama plant and it will probably be revealed in 2015. Dieter Zetsche confirmed the company’s plan during the recent shareholders meeting held this week in Stuttgart, Germany. […] More »