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Mercedes Reveals Far-Reaching Autonomous Concept

First look: Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion.

by on Jan.06, 2015

The Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion Concept attempts to redefine the future of transportation.

Looking more like something that’s rolled off the set of a science fiction film than anything on the road today, the Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion concept car is intended to give us a glimpse of a very different future.

Powered by a pair of electric motors, the autonomous prototype making its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is designed to show how tomorrow’s cars could be cleaner, safer – and transform themselves into living rooms on wheels.

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Measuring just an inch shorter than today’s Mercedes-Benz S-Class, and riding on a platform with a wheelbase nearly as long as a full-size pickup, the bubble-shaped F 015 is intended to be a “forerunner of a mobility revolution,” the maker suggests.


Cars Driving the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

From Auto Park systems to brain wave monitors, auto-mobile is the next big thing at the 2015 CES Show.

by on Jan.05, 2015

Mercedes offers a tease of the concept car it will introduce at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

When Mercedes-Benz unveils its new autonomous vehicle concept car this month it will skip the big Detroit Auto Show, turning instead to Las Vegas for the debut.

Like a number of its rivals, the German maker is planning a big presence at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show. The largest annual event in Sin City, CES is typically a venue populated by TV, smartphone, computer and electronic gadget makers. But it has also become a major staging ground for the auto industry.

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“The last three years have really accelerated the role” of the automobile at the electronics show, notes Egil Juliussen, the director of research for the automotive technology group at think tank IHS. It’s because technology is becoming more and important in the car, he adds, noting “people want to use all of their mobile electronics in their cars.”