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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
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 principle “Design for Environment” (DfE) to develop comprehensive vehicle concepts. The aim is to improve environmental performance in objectively measurable terms and, at the same time, to...
Jun 14, 2017 8:15 AM ET
Daimler is Reducing the Burden on Cities
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Feb 8, 2017 8:05 AM ET
Package Station on Four Wheels
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Dec 12, 2016 8:30 AM ET
Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell Gets a Plug
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Oct 20, 2016 11:00 AM ET
Mercedes-Benz 'EQ' Show Car | Into the Future with Zero Emissions
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