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2013-10-15 12:20:49

MONTVALE, N.J., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first of the new-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class model line, the 2014 S550, debuts today at dealerships across the country and on network television as part of an integrated marketing launch. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100901/NY58315LOGO) Long heralded as the benchmark innovator for luxury sedans, the flagship S-Class cradles its occupants with the latest in luxury -- including a hot-stone massage -- while providing the most...

2013-07-29 12:20:37

LIVONIA, Mich., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) has started production of its 'AC100' 24 GHz forward-looking radar on the new PSA Platform 'EMP2'. The first vehicle is the Citroen C4 Picasso which has recently launched this summer, and will be followed at the end of 2013 by the new Peugeot 308. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130729/DE54666) The AC100 radar on this platform enables several safety and driver comfort functions...

2013-04-25 08:25:11

DALLAS, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Automotive Brake System Market By Geography, Brake Type (Disc, Drum), Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, Light & Heavy Commercial, Two Wheelers) & Technology (Electronically Assisted & Others) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018", defines and segments the automotive brakes market with analysis and forecasting of the global volume and revenue. Automotive Brakes Market is predicted to grow to $28,532 million by...

2013-02-26 12:20:28

-- Agreement on research partnership through to end of 2014 HANOVER, Germany and MUNICH, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The international automotive supplier Continental, based in Hanover, and the Munich-based BMW Group are pooling their development capacities to define the long-term prerequisites for series introduction of highly automated driving on European freeways. In January 2013, the two companies signed an agreement to jointly develop an electronic co-pilot for this...

2012-11-26 08:20:22

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mercedes-Benz of New Orleans is excited to have the all new 2013 Mercedes-Benz S-Class in stock. The new 2013 Mercedes-Benz S-Class has lots of new and never before seen safety features. To make shopping for a new S-Class Mercedes-Benz in New Orleans a little easier let's catch you up on some of the terminology and information of the top new assistance programs offered by Mercedes-Benz. (Photo:...

Automatic Braking Systems On Automobiles May Help Save Lives
2012-10-03 12:33:47

Virginia Tech engineers find warning systems may reduce serious injuries by 50% The second highest cause of automobile crashes is rear-end collisions — 17 percent. Thousands of people die. The solution? "It is simple," said Clay Gabler, a professor of biomedical engineering at Virginia Tech. "Slow the striking vehicle." The concept is simple. Execution is complex and expensive. But in a life-and-death scenario, it is worth the investment, agree Gabler and Kristofer Kusano of...

2012-06-28 06:22:15

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of the market trend of inertial sensors being integrated into airbag control units across a majority of vehicle platforms by 2016 to support ESC functionality, Continental's Chassis & Safety division has established its Passive Safety & Sensorics (PSS) business unit. The global PSS business unit, which will be globally headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, improves Continental's ability to address customer needs....

2012-02-29 23:01:00

New vehicle technologies expand to more affordable makes and models ORLANDO, Fla., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For 2012, the largest trend in new vehicle technology is the availability of innovative and advanced technologies, once offered exclusively in luxury vehicles, to many more motorists on the road. The list includes a variety of features all intended to improve safety, increase performance and reduce environmental impact. "Technologies like anti-lock braking...

2011-09-13 04:00:00

FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hall 8, Stand F20 -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) is demonstrating its commitment to 'the safety everyone deserves' at this year's Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA), International Motorshow, in Frankfurt, Germany, which opens today. The Company is highlighting a number of new technology innovations with an emphasis on developing advanced safety technologies suitable for all vehicle platforms and in all markets. TRW...

2011-07-20 00:00:31

The Mercedes Benz Sprinter is the leading luxury mobility van available. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 When shopping for a new vehicle, some people want sport, some value economy, and some long for luxury. Itʼs no different when shopping for a handicap van or vehicle. Your lifestyle is just as important as your mobility needs. If youʼre someone who values performance and luxury, the Mercedes Benz Sprinter might be the right wheelchair van for...