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Tesla’s interchangeable travel-pod system shows modularity in transportation

If any company had to build something as outlandish as a pod system with a fixed electric powertrain platform and an interchangeable upper pod based on use, it would probably be Tesla (or maybe we could count this Mercedes Benz concept too). Designed as a part of his thesis project, Fábio Martins’ conceptual Tesla Pod system is pretty intriguing, and especially makes sense, given that Musk is launching the Boring Tunnel project that will only work with a handful of cars that are compatible with ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Design, Tesla, Platform, Automotive, Public, Pod, Commercial, Private, Popular, Musk, Random, Mercedes Benz, Fábio Martins


BMW and Mercedes-Benz: The Next Automakers to Buddy Up?

Cooperation is commonplace among automakers. Chrysler has worked with, or been purchased by, just about everyone at this point, but it’s far from the only manufacturer to get chummy with a rival company. Ford and Volkswagen are busy discussing their future together and Toyota tapped other brands to help it co-develop performance models like the 86 […] The post BMW and Mercedes-Benz: The Next Automakers to Buddy Up? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, Chrysler, Toyota, Bmw, Volkswagen, Mercedes Benz


Tesla given go ahead to start deliveries of Model 3 to Europe

Tesla has been given the green light to start deliveries of its Model 3 electric sedan to Europe, giving it the chance to compete more effectively with the likes of BMW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz in the region's premium car market. The post Tesla given go ahead to start deliveries of Model 3 to Europe appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Europe, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Model 3, Mercedes Benz, BMW Audi


Tesla Model 3 Is Heading To Europe

The Tesla Model 3 has cleared its last regulatory hurdle in Europe and will soon go on sale in the continent home to Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz. "Deliveries should start in February for the Long Range Battery version of the midsize sedan -- the same variant first sold in the U.S. -- according to Tesla, after Dutch vehicle authority RDW issued the OK," reports Bloomberg. From the report: The European launch is crucial for Tesla as it navigates what Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk called a "ve...
Tags: Europe, Elon Musk, China, Germany, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Bmw, Audi, Musk, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen AG, Tesla Model, Audi BMW, Palo Alto California, Audi Tesla


LG to Supply Gesture-Reading System for Mercedes-Benz, Sources Say

A camera installed in the car ceiling will read the driver’s hand gestures, letting them control tasks such as turning on cruise control and adjusting music volume. BMW has already deployed a similar system in its 7 Series sedans, using technology from Softkinetic Systems, which was later bought by Sony Corp. LG already has a deal with Mercedes for a camera system that can tell if the driver is drowsy. A Jan. 8 news release by Mercedes-Benz from CES in Las Vegas showcased a new feature called ...
Tags: Science, Las Vegas, Bmw, Lg, Mercedes, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes Benz CLA Coupe, Mercedes Benz Sources Say, Softkinetic Systems, Sony Corp LG


Sony venture arm invests in geocoding startup what3words

Sony’s venture capital arm has invested in what3words, the startup that has divided the entire world into 57 trillion 3-by-3 meter squares and assigned a three-word address to each one. Financial details were not disclosed. The startup’s novel addressing system isn’t the whole story. The ability to integrate what3words into voice assistants is what has piqued the interest and investment from Sony and others. “what3words have solved the considerable problem of entering a precise location into...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Tech, Automotive, Transport, Sony, Automotive Industry, Mercedes Benz, Daimler, TomTom, Cabify, Sony Corporation, What3words, Toshimoto Mitomo


Germany's Mercedes-Benz plans assembly plant in Egypt

BERLIN (AP) — German automaker Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Cars unit says it is developing plans to open an assembly plant in Egypt.Mercedes-Benz said in a statement Friday that the passenger car plant would be built by a local business... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Germany, Berlin, Ap, Egypt, Daimler, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes Benz Cars


AJAC announces Canadian car of the year award category winners

BEST VEHICLES IN CANADA FOR 2019 ANNOUNCED ACROSS 12 CATEGORIESBY AUTOMOBILE JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION OF CANADA Canadian Car of the Year and Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Yearcategory winners revealed at Montreal International Auto Show MONTREAL, QUE. – The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) announced today the vehicles its members selected as the best in Canada for 2019 in each of 12 categories spanning segments that include cars, utility vehicles, and pick-up truck...
Tags: Toronto, Canada, Ford, Autos, Chrysler, Jaguar, Vancouver, Kia, Halifax, Volvo, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, AJAC, Kia Forte, Mark Richardson, In The Garage


QX-Gone: Infiniti Brass Suggests QX30 Headed to the Bin

The littlest member of the Infiniti crossover family appears ready to turn in its badge at the end of its product cycle. Infiniti’s bite-sized crossover, called the QX40 QX20 QX30 (thanks, Johann), and the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class are a set of twins resulting from a tawdry relationship between Mercedes-Benz and the Japanese brand. Based on remarks […] The post QX-Gone: Infiniti Brass Suggests QX30 Headed to the Bin appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Infiniti, Mercedes Benz, Crossover, GLA, Johann, News Blog, Infiniti QX30, QX30, Electrified


Gladys Knight to Sing National Anthem at Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta… (VIDEO)

NEWSFLASH!!! The NFL recently announced that R&B legend Gladys Knight will sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl LIII. The seven-time Grammy Award winner issued a brief statement about her participation at this year’s event, which will be held on Feb. 3 at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz stadium. Details below… (more…) Related Posts Fans Feel Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl Performance Was “Disrespectful” To Prince… (VIDEO)T.I. Explains Why He’s Boycotting Super Bowl 53 in Atlanta… (VIDEO)A Sup...
Tags: Featured, Celebrities, News, NFL, Atlanta, Super Bowl, Justin Timberlake, National Anthem, Gladys Knight, Mercedes Benz, Atlanta Gossip


Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan Pricing Puts Audi On Notice

Mercedes-Benz has announced pricing for its new A-Class sedan while throwing the gauntlet Audi’s way. The 2019 A220 starts at $32,500, which happens to be the exact cost of a base A3. The cars even share an identical $995 destination fee. Considering both models feature 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engines producing 188 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque, we […] The post Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan Pricing Puts Audi On Notice appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Audi, Mercedes Benz, New Cars, Pricing, Daimler, News Blog, Mercedes-benz Cla, Mercedes-Benz A-Class, A Class, Entry Level Luxury, MFA2, A220


The FBI Says Its Photo Analysis Is Scientific Evidence. Scientists Disagree.

The bureau’s image unit has linked defendants to crime photographs for decades using unproven techniques and baseless statistics. Studies have begun to raise doubts about the unit’s methods. At the FBI Laboratory in Quantico, Virginia, a team of about a half-dozen technicians analyzes pictures down to their pixels, trying to determine if the faces, hands, clothes or cars of suspects match images collected by investigators from cameras at crime scenes. The unit specializes in visual evidence...
Tags: Post, Florida, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Colorado, California, China, Brown University, Barack Obama, Spain, Nasa, Fbi, Connecticut, Manhattan, West Virginia University


Ludacris Will Star in Mercedes-Benz’s Super Bowl Spot

It seems that not all celebrities will be sitting out of the Big Game this year. Grammy Award winning musician and actor Ludacris (who is an Atlanta native) is set to star in Mercedes-Benz's fifth Super Bowl ad. The rapper is known for being a Mercedes-Benz owner, making him the perfect fit for the brand's...
Tags: Advertising, Atlanta, Mercedes Benz, The Big Game, Ludacris Will Star


Electric Mobility Innovation at CES 2019

Beyond cars, some of our favorite one- and two-wheel vehicles At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the attendees were hovering, around many major car brands’ electric vehicles and the numerous future-fantasy aircrafts on show. Audi and Mercedes-Benz unveiled theirs, while Nissan debuted a revision of an earlier debut, and Bell collaborated with Uber. But, some of the most practical innovations on exhibition this year plan to solve …
Tags: Design, Tech, Ces, Bikes, Scooters, Electric Vehicles, Mobility, Segway, Bmw, Audi, Nissan, Harley Davidson, Bell, Yamaha, Mercedes Benz, Personal Mobility


What3Words breaks the world down into phrases

If you’re down in ///joins.slides.predict you may want to visit ///history.writing.closets or, if you’ve got a little money to spend, try the Bananas Foster at ///cattle.excuse.luggage. Either way, don’t forget to stop by ///plotting.nest.reshape before you fly out. If things go what3words way, that’s how you’ll be sending out addresses in the future. Founded by musician Chris Sheldrick and Cambridge mathematician Mohan Ganesalingam, the company has cut the world into three meter boxes that are ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Apps, Email, White House, Tech, Brooklyn, Alaska, United Nations, Cambridge, Tokyo, Airbnb, Red Cross, Mercedes-benz, Lonely Planet, TomTom


DTC brands are shaking up retail by providing great customer experience. Here's how big brands like Mastercard and Marriott are fighting back

Direct-to-consumer brands are shaking up not just retail and advertising, but also the customer experience. Legacy brands including Mastercard, MetLife, and Marriott are responding to the threat by appointing chief experience officers to build closer relationships with customers. The role goes beyond the traditional chief marketing officer function to include areas such as growth, innovation and user experience.  As new direct-to-consumer brands like Dollar Shave Club, Warby Parker, and Cas...
Tags: New York City, NFL, Trends, Unilever, Marriott, Ibm, St Ives, Coca Cola, Mastercard, Forrester, Mercedes Benz, Kramer, Ives, Universal Music Group, Sherwin Williams, Harley Manning


Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG: PH Trade-Off!

Mercedes has facelifted its AMG-lite coupe, and while it's no C63, we rather like it. But can we better it for half the price?
Tags: Mercedes, Amg, Mercedes Benz


I went to the biggest tech show in the world after not going for the past 7 years — and I was surprised by how little had changed

I went to CES, the biggest tech show in the world, for the first time since 2012. To be honest, not much has changed since the last time I went seven years ago. LAS VEGAS — Thousands of people flock to Nevada in the first weeks of January for the biggest annual tech show in the world — and this year, I was one of them. I hadn't been back to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) — or Las Vegas, for that matter — since 2012, which was the last time I had been sent on assignment to cover the tech ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Samsung, Trends, Ces, Las Vegas, Nevada, Nikon, Electric, Consumer Electronics Show, Mercedes Benz, Consumer Technology Association, Tech Giants, Google Amazon Samsung LG


The New CLA Coupe Is Odd, Even For Niche-Happy Mercedes

Mercedes-Benz has recently released two new compact cars with four doors and a saloon boot, so does the split branding just add confusion?
Tags: Autos, Mercedes Benz, Niche Happy Mercedes


The head of Daimler Trucks, one of the biggest truck makers in the world, reveals what he really thinks about Tesla's semi (TSLA)

Daimler Trucks CEO Martin Daum told Business Insider that he thinks Tesla's electric truck is 'fun,' but that he takes competition from them seriously. Daum also said that cracking the market for Tesla will be tough, specifically because to compete in the trucking space, you need to be able to achieve global scale. Daimler Trucks, which sold more than 500,000 trucks in 2018, is a global leader in trucks, and Daum said the company intends to defend that position.  LAS VEGAS — The man who runs ...
Tags: London, Trends, Tesla, Canada, United States, Las Vegas, Daum, Business Insider, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen Group, United States Mexico, Daimler Trucks, PACCAR, Martin Daum, Volvo Navistar


2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe: Just Call Me “Mercedes”

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA is like a personal assistant on wheels. The MBUX interface can recall the latest football scores and stock prices. An overhaul in the suspension department should make for a smoother ride too.   Mercedes is still making these things, eh? The latest iteration of the CLA “Coupe” is here, and it seems to be just as nice as its predecessor, which is good, considering Merc has been getting grief from some quarters. The only real complaint I have with the 2020 Mercedes-Ben...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Texas, Microsoft, Autos, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes, Stuttgart, Alexa, Mercedes Benz CLA, Merc, CLA, Car News, Tony Borroz, CLA Coupe, Mercedes Benz CLA Coupe


2019 Genesis G70 review

The 2019 Genesis G70 is Korea’s first attempt to take on the vaunted German trio of BMW 3 Series, Audi A4, and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Competition doesn’t come much tougher than that. The post 2019 Genesis G70 review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Luxury, Korea, Bmw, Mercedes Benz, Sedan, 2019 Genesis G70


I went to the biggest tech show in the world after not going for the past 7 years — and the tech I saw was shockingly old news

I went to CES, the biggest tech show in the world, for the first time since 2012. To be honest, not much has changed since the last time I went seven years ago. LAS VEGAS — Thousands of people flock to Nevada in the first weeks of January for the biggest annual tech show in the world — and this year, I was one of them. I hadn't been back to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) — or Las Vegas, for that matter — since 2012, which was the last time I had been sent on assignment to cover the tech ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Samsung, Trends, Ces, Las Vegas, Nevada, Nikon, Electric, Consumer Electronics Show, Mercedes Benz, Consumer Technology Association, Tech Giants, Google Amazon Samsung LG


Mercedes-Benz showed off a bizarre-looking, self-driving concept car at CES that hints at how the company may be planning to cash in on autonomous tech

Mercedes-Benz showed off the electric, self-driving Vision Urbanetic concept at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The Vision Urbanetic concept is a self-driving platform that can be outfitted with one of two bodies depending on the occasion. One module would hold up to 12 people and the other would hold up to 10 cubic meters of cargo. Ride-hailing and product delivery could become two of the most lucrative uses of autonomous driving technology, and the Vision Urbaneti...
Tags: Google, London, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ces, Ford, Arizona, Mercedes Benz, EQC, Waymo, Vision Urbanetic


All-Electric 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC Latest Challenge to Tesla

Mercedes-Benz unveiled its new electric-focused EQ sub-brand and showcased its first model, the EQC SUV, at an event in Stockholm in September, 2018 and showcased the EQC this week at the Consume...
Tags: News, Tesla, Stockholm, Mercedes Benz, EQC, Mercedes Benz EQC


2019 Mercedes CLA vs. 2016 Mercedes CLA - Old vs. New

Mercedes-Benz has taken the wraps off the all-new CLA at the CES 2019. Here?s a...
Tags: Autos, Mercedes Benz, CLA, Mercedes CLA