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Many pioneering technical innovations that are standard automotive features today were first seen in a Mercedes-Benz, including the crumple zone (1959), ABS (1978), airbags (1980), belt pretensioners (1980), ESP (1995), PRE-SAFE® (2002) and many other milestones in vehicle technology. Today the speed of innovation in the automotive industry is proceeding at a tremendous pace. The inventiveness, delight in experimentation, wealth of ideas and enthusiasm of Daimler’s developers and engineers are unbroken. Buzzwords like connectivity, autonomous driving, electric mobility and shared concepts are floating the markets. But for Daimler they are way more than buzzwords, they are an obligation and a promise for a future of sustainable mobility.

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Mercedes-Benz Models with Environmental Certificates
"We strive to develop products that are highly responsible to the environment in their respective market segments – this is the second Environmental Guideline of the Daimler Group.“ Its realisation requires incorporating environmental protection into products from the very start. Ensuring that this happens is the task of environmentally compatible product development. It follows the...
Sep 20, 2016 8:10 AM ET
The Second Lives of Lithium-ion Batteries
Lithium-ion batteries are the untiring driving force behind electric mobility. They deliver their full output on board vehicles for at least ten years. Nevertheless, there always comes a point where a battery makes its last journey and is duly removed from service. But even after completing their automotive stint, there’s still life in these power packs. These batteries are veritable treasure...
Sep 15, 2016 8:15 AM ET

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