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Mercedes-Benz won’t sell the EQC in the US ‘for now’

Mercedes-Benz has abandoned plans to release its EQC crossover in the US, at least for the time being. “Following a comprehensive review of market developments, the EQC will not be offered in the United States for now,” a spokesperson for automaker told Autoblog, which was the first to report on the cancellation. While Mercedes delayed …

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After Math: 24-hour PogChamps and 56-inch ‘Hyperscreens’

So, wild week huh. Probably not how most of us had hoped to start the new year off, but hey, it didn’t really pan out for the president either what with Twitter and Facebook having finally suspended Donald Trump’s social media accounts. And as if that wasn’t crisis enough, a whole bunch of other things …

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Mercedes-Benz made a 56-inch ‘Hyperscreen’ for its EQS electric car

Never mind the multi-display cabins in cars like the Porsche Taycan — Mercedes wants one giant display that practically dominates your view. The automaker has unveiled a 56-inch MBUX Hyperscreen that will span nearly the entire cabin width of its EQS luxury EV. It’s not just meant to impress — it presents the instrument cluster, …

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Mercedes-Benz’s voice assistant will soon support Samsung SmartThings

Mercedes-Benz Samsung is teaming up with Mercedes-Benz to bring the automaker’s cars into its smart home ecosystem. Starting with the S-Class in 2021, you’ll be able to control many of your smart home devices via Mercedes-Benz’s MBUX Voice Assistant, including lights, locks, thermostats, home security systems and garage door openers. Back at CES in January, …

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Daimler settles its emissions scandal lawsuit for nearly $3 billion

Engadget Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler will pay close to $3 billion to settle the US fallout from its diesel emissions scandal. The German automaker said it expects its recent settlement with American authorities, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Justice Department and California Air Resources Board (CARB), to cost approximately $1.5 billion. It will also pay …

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These streamliners are the world’s most aerodynamic cars

In 1980, Volkswagen built the ARVW concept car, the most aerodynamic vehicle it has ever created. It achieved a drag coefficient (Cd) of just 0.15. By contrast, most road cars have a Cd of between 0.3-0.4. Volkswagen The ARVW was able to reach 225mph (362km/h) at the Nardo high speed bowl. Volkswagen The Model 3 …

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