Tag: Daimler

New Mercedes-Benz Actros Drops Rearview Mirrors For Cameras, Here’s How They Work

The new Mercedes-Benz Actros truck launched last year replaces the conventional rearview mirrors with the MirrorCam camera system. A standard feature on all Actros models, the rearview cameras are mounted on the roof frame and are connected to displays located inside the cabin on the A-pillars. According to the truck maker, there are many advantages […]

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Facelifted Mercedes-Benz E-Class Previewed, Will Offer Seven Plug-In Hybrid Variants

Mercedes-Benz has previewed the facelifted E-Class before the vehicle reaches European showrooms this coming summer. The new luxury sedan, previewed in prototype form through a host of official ‘spy shots’ published by Mercedes-Benz, will undergo a series of alterations for the 2020 model year. These will include a number of visual modifications such as revised […]

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Mercedes Settles Mold Lawsuit With 2.5 Million U.S. Owners

If you’re a diehard BMW or Audi fan, you might think Mercedes “stinks” due to various yet purely subjective reasons. However, if you’re one of the 2.5 million unlucky Mercedes owners with mold inside their HVAC systems, you definitely know your car stinks. Thankfully, the German carmaker has finally agreed to settle its HVAC mold […]

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Daimler And BMW Withdraw From The Car-Sharing Business In North America

Daimler and BMW said that they will withdraw their Share Now and Car2Go joint venture from the North American car-sharing market, halting their operation in Montreal, New York, Seattle, Washington, D.C., and Vancouver on February 29. The two German car makers cited “volatile state of the global mobility landscape” as the reason of their retirement […]

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BAIC’s Plan To Become Daimler’s Largest Stakeholder Has Been Set In Motion

China’s BAIC Group has launched its plan to become Daimler’s largest shareholder and win a board seat in the German car manufacturer, upstaging rival Geely at the same time according to the latest report. Citing unnamed sources, Reuters reports that BAIC aims to double its current stake to around 10 percent by buying shares from […]

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Mercedes Kicks Off Robotaxi Tests In U.S. Using Mainly S-Class Models

While Daimler CEO Ola Kallenius previously told journalists that his company’s autonomous driving technologies will more likely be applied to commercial vehicles, word has it that the automaker has also begun robotaxi tests in California, with the help of Bosch. This autonomous fleet is comprised of some 30 vehicles, most of them being Mercedes S-Class […]

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