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Qualcomm Technologies is working with TomTom and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport on two different projects

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TomTom and Qualcomm Technologies Inc are working on a new project to crowdsource high-definition map data. TomTom’s HD Map for autonomous vehicles will now benefit from a richer set of data due to Qualcomm Technologies offering a new chip to be used in car sensors. Qualcomm Technologies’ Drive Data is …

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Mercedes & Microsoft working together to launch connected office in cars

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Published: September 05, 2016 At a recent event IFA 2016 in Berlin,  Mercedes-Benz has announced a new project called In Car Office to incorporate smart productivity features into your ride. For this initiative, Mercedes-Benz and Microsoft are partnering up to enable drivers to be more productive while on the road and away from …

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INRIX ‘Off Street Parking’ now available in Mercedes Benz

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Published: June 8, 2016 | Michigan, US In yet another collaboration, Mercedes Benz has partnered with INRIX where the latter’s Off-Street Parking service is now available in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class in Europe and coming to the United States this summer. This newly integrated feature enables drivers to easily find, compare …

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BMW to catch up in autonomous tech, launch fully autonomous car in 2021

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Published: May 30, 2016 According to a recent blog, it is evaluated that BMW is one step behind automotive giant Mercedes-Benz. However, this isn’t stopping the company to keep introducing new technologies and prove that it is still there to lead ahead when an opportunity shows itself. The race for …

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According to TNS and BearingPoint BMW, Audi and Mercedes have most user-friendly connected technology

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Published: May 24, 2016 In today’s current automotive market, technology and connectivity are the two most important aspects of a car to most customers. The more and more in-car technology advances, the less and less customers actually care about driving. People want fun new technology and fancy connectivity, so that’s …

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Uber orders 100,000 Mercedes’ S-Class self-driving fleet, to be delivered by 2020: REPORT

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Published: March 19, 2016 | Frankfurt Uber is reportedly placed an order of 100,000 (the actual count is unknown) S-class sedans from Mercedes that are laden with advanced vehicle autonomy features. The primary source of this information is Manager Magazine, which included this news in its latest issue released yesterday.  …

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CES 2016: Quanergy integrates its S3 LiDAR into a Mercedes autonomous prototype

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Published: January 11, 2016 | Las Vegas, NV At CES 2016, Quanergy Systems seamlessly integrated its solid state S3 LiDAR sensor into the body of a Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG Coupe, which was then demonstrated live in Las Vegas.  Quanergy’s S3 is a compact 3D LiDAR sensor and is the fundamental component necessary …

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Mercedes Benz to test self-driving cars at Concord

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Published: October 2, 2014 | Concord, MA Mercedes-Benz and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority(CCTA) are turning the Concord Naval Weapons Station property into the nation’s largest secure testing site for self-driving vehicles and new transportation technology.  Since mid-September of this year Mercedes-Benz has also held the official license from the …

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Apple’s CarPlay rollout delayed by Mercedes, Volvo and Hyundai

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Published: August 20, 2014 | United States CarPlay, Apple’s in-car iOS connection feature, is reportedly experiencing delays in its rollout among the manufacturers previously announced to feature the iOS system in 2014 – now pushing the release into 2015 instead. The manufacturers include Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Hyundai and Pioneer. A spokesperson …

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Daimler brings next-gen infotainment in Mercedes S-Class with Microchip’s MOST150 standard

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Published: June 10, 2014 | United States Microchip Technology announced that Daimler AG is usingthe latest-generation MOST150 standard, using Microchip’s Intelligent Network Interface Controllers (INICs), as presented by Daimler’s Dr. Jan Bauer at the recent MOST® Forum in Germany.  Dr. Bauer explained why Daimler chose MOST150 for its flagship Mercedes-Benz …

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