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Head of Mercedes-Benz to Give Keynote at CES

Head of Mercedes-Benz to Give Keynote at CES

Amy Gilroy October 7, 2014 Comments Off

Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars and Daimler Chairman Dr. Dieter Zetsche will present a keynote address at CES during which the company will debut a new car concept. Zetsche will  also speak on the topic

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NAV-TV Ships Simpler Interfaces for BMW, Mercedes

NAV-TV Ships Simpler Interfaces for BMW, Mercedes

Amy Gilroy February 18, 2014 Comments Off

NAV-TV is offering new interfaces for most late model BMW and Mercedes-Benz vehicles that let you add an aftermarket camera or nightvision camera. The kits give you a plug and play harness for a

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Two Mercedes Kits From Metra

Two Mercedes Kits From Metra

Amy Gilroy February 4, 2014 Comments Off

HOLLY HILL, FL–Metra Electronics is offering four updated installation kits for Mercedes-Benz C-class models from 2001-2007. For the 2001-2004 Mercedes C-Class, the 95-8222B permits the installation of a  double DIN radio in the dash

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Garmin to Provide In-Dash Navi for Mercedes

Garmin to Provide In-Dash Navi for Mercedes

William Damsky April 2, 2013 Comments Off

Garmin announced Tuesday that it has been selected by Daimler AG to provide navigation for future Mercedes-Benz models globally.  Garmin navigation will be fully integrated in Mercedes-Benz infotainment systems over the next four years.

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First Mercedes Radio Replacement Module Debuts for MOST

First Mercedes Radio Replacement Module Debuts for MOST

Amy Gilroy January 25, 2013 1

NAV-TV is offering the world’s first  radio replacement module to work with many  Mercedes-Benz vehicles on the M.O.S.T network. Many Mercedes radios from 2003 to 2008 vehicles, are ripe for replacement as they don’t

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Next Tech Wave in Car Audio Is Not Hardware

Amy Gilroy August 29, 2012 Comments Off

At least 4 leading aftermarket suppliers say that the next tech wave in car audio will be apps.  Yes, apps tailored to car audio. This is also true in the new car market.  This

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Mercedes-Benz’s New Radio Works with Siri

Amy Gilroy February 27, 2012 Comments Off

Mercedes-Benz appears to be the first auto maker to include Siri in its infotainment system. Drivers of an all-new A-Class that makes its debut on March 6, will be able to use Siri voice

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Aftermarket Needed for Next Car Tech Wave

Amy Gilroy January 18, 2012 Comments Off

It turns out that the car stereo aftermarket will be in high demand as a way to deploy the next generation in car communications—vehicle to vehicle (V2V) communications. At the CES show last week,

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CES: The Next Car Audio Display

Amy Gilroy January 11, 2012 2

Head up displays on the windshield are already being touted as the car radio display of the future and suppliers including JVC Kenwood and Pioneer are getting ready.  As are Audi and Mercedes-Benz. All

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Mercedes-Benz Hints at CES Announcements

Amy Gilroy January 6, 2012 Comments Off

Mercedes-Benz offered a preview of the new technology it will display at the Consumer Electronics Show next week including an F125! Research Vehicle and a cloud-based infotainment system that will appear first on a

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Mercedes-Benz Head to Keynote at CES

Amy Gilroy September 7, 2011 Comments Off

Remember the buzz when General Motors’ CEO Rick Wagoner was the first auto executive to keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) back in 2008? Then Ford became a fixture on the CES dais

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Mercedes-Benz Shows 3D Car Screen

William Damsky July 29, 2011 1

3D may not be selling like gangbusters on a Nintendo DS but Mercedes Benz expects to offer 3D viewing on a car screen. The car maker believes 3D can enhance navigation map views on

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Mercedes Launches Teen Driving School

Amy Gilroy March 23, 2011 2

Mercedes-Benz USA thinks it can do a better job of teaching teens how to drive. It will launch at the end of the year the Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy and promises an “innovative” approach that

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Mercedes Offers Pandora Access

Amy Gilroy October 18, 2010 1

Updated! First Mercedes-Benz announced an iPad dock for the car and two weeks later it has unveiled Pandora control for its radios. Mercedes today said a $298 add-on kit is now available that lets

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Pandora Courts Aftermarket Radio Makers

Amy Gilroy October 11, 2010 3

Update: It appears Alpine got a little over-exuberant during the Pandora keynote yesterday, and exagerrated a bit. It had said Tuesday that it will offer Pandora radio control in ALL of its 2011 lineup,

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7 Top Advances in OEM Car AV/navigation

Amy Gilroy June 4, 2010 1

Top advances in OEM car electronics this year will include car-to-car communication, a single screen showing different images to the driver and passenger, and a heads up display on the windshield according to bankrate.com.

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