Mercedes-Benz

Apple Granted Patent for Car Sunroof With Opacity System

Apple has been granted a new US patent for a car sunroof. The US Patent and Trademark Office approved a patent for a sunroof featuring a unique opacity system that drivers could control. Although Apple's venture into the automotive industry is still unofficial, there's no convincing anyone that Apple latest patent is for a new...

Mercedes-Benz Adds Apple Music to MBUX Infotainment System

Mercedes-Benz has announced that Apple Music is being added to its MBUX infotainment system. This integration will begin with the company's C-Class, S-Class models. Later this summer, EQS model owners will be able to take advantage of this integration as well. In a press release, Mercedes-Benz revealed the news that Apple Music would be joining...

Mercedes-Benz Reveals List of 2016 Models Getting CarPlay

In an internal announcement leaked by C450 AMG, Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that Apple's CarPlay is coming to a number of 2016 model vehicles, as soon as 1 December 2015 or 8 January 2016 (via MacRumors). Vehicle owners will operate Apple CarPlay using the central controller or touchpad (if equipped), and activate Siri for voice commands by pressing...

Mercedes-Benz Boss Unfazed by Apple Car Rumours

While discussing the Apple Car rumour in a recent interview with Australian publication motoring.com.au, Mercedes-Benz chairman Dieter Zetsche said that Apple building a car would be just like Mercedes building a smartphone (via 9to5Mac). “If there were a rumour that Mercedes or Daimler planned to start building smartphones then Apple would not be sleepless at night. And the same...

Mercedes-Benz to Partner with Pebble for Smart Watch App

Pebble, the smart watch manufacture, has plans to become even more popular. Mercedes-Benz has announced that they will be partnering with Pebble to create a seamless integration with its vehicles. The Pebble would function as a second screen allowing it to receive relevant vehicle information, like fuel levels or tire pressure. A basis for the integration...