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Mercedes will warn each other of potholes


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ACD August 24, 2021

By the Automotive-to-X Communication system, the Mercedes will be capable to detect potholes within the highway and inform the encircling Mercedes.

Science advances that it’s outrageous {that a} music from the favored zarzuela “La Verbena de la Paloma” would say. Such is the case that Mercedes-Benz, which is already engaged on its Automotive-to-X communication system between autos, has launched a improve of the identical that provides a fairly helpful perform for the new technology of autos of the star model.

It will be the brand new deliveries of the Mercedes S-Class, C-Class and EQS, which profit from having the ability to mechanically detect potholes, which will function an alert for other autos of the model which might be in these areas or of their environment.

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Car-to-X Communication

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When the chassis management unit detects a pothole, the Automotive-to-X Communication service is activated and an alert is shipped to the Mercedes-Benz cloud in actual time by way of the cell phone community utilizing place information.

This information will be transmitted to close by Mercedes-Benz autos. Potholes will be recorded with icons on the navigation map and, about ten seconds earlier than reaching the difficulty spot, an audible alert will be generated that will additionally visually spotlight the icon and, on the similar time, an alert message will be highlighted that will learn «Warning! bump!”.

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The Automotive-to-X Communication system also can detect and problem alerts in case of vRobust cross winds, slippery roads, activation of the fog lights and even when the windshield wipers are activated at full velocity. The up to date capabilities can be found in choose world markets (Mercedes-Benz passenger automobiles manufactured from 2016 onwards are enabled to obtain the warning info) and in 36 completely different languages.

To activate the Automotive-to-X service, Mercedes-Benz buyer should have a ‘meConnect account” within the MercedesMe Portal or within the MercedesMe App, to have the info registered within the automobile. The service is free for the primary three years, after which it may be renewed by paying a payment.

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