How to operate Mercedes-Benz MirrorCam

The advancements in digital camera technology are certainly making life easier in countless situations: Today, for instance, video calls are considered the norm for our kids, thanks to digital technology. In medicine, miniature digital cameras play a significant role in providing important information about the human body. Furthermore, the inspection scope I use to view…

More safety features for Mercedes-Benz rigid range

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has announced the extension of the Active Brake Assist 5 advanced safety package to cover its entire Australian and New Zealand rigid highway range at the Brisbane Truck Show. The full suite was not previously available with the 8×4 Arocs model given application-related packaging restrictions. These engineering challenges have been overcome and the…

Mercedes-Benz Trucks launches Australian Level 2 automation

Mercedes-Benz Trucks will launch an Australian validation program for an Actros that can help steer itself at the Brisbane Truck Show from May 13 to 16. The Active Drive Assist technology enables SAE Level 2 partially automated driving capability; a first for Australian heavy trucks. The Mercedes-Benz Trucks validation program will consist of 20 trucks,…

Mirrorless Mercedes Benz Actros

Mirrorless Mercedes Benz Actros – Is it a good thing? The introduction today of the latest Mercedes Benz Actros heralds a new revolution in road transport technology, being the first OEM to offer a road registered mirrorless vehicle. Instead of conventional mirrors, sleek aero cab mounted fins house what ‘Benz have aptly named “MirrorCam” which…

Daimler-Volvo joint fuel cell joint venture

Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group form joint venture to develop large-scale production of fuel cells. The 50/50 Daimler-Volvo joint venture for development and large-scale production of fuel cells for applications in heavy-duty vehicles and other use cases. Will see the commercialisation of fuel cell technology in order to achieve CO2-neutral transport. All part…