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Mercedes-Benz selling vehicle upgrades through MBUX
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29th Jan 2019
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Mercedes-Benz selling vehicle upgrades through MBUX

Mercedes has made much of its new Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) infotainment system, with its natural voice input and clever augmented-reality capability. As it turns out, the system will also allow owners to remotely unlock certain functions after they've bought the car. Owners of the latest-generation A-Class, B-Class and GLE will be able to add things like digital radio, smartphone mirroring, and factory navigation once they've actually taken delivery of their car.
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Scott Collie
A timely reality check on autonomous cars
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14th Jan 2019
3 min read

A timely reality check on autonomous cars

The largest event of the year in tech is called CES, the Consumer Electronics Show. It's held in Las Vegas in January and it is where we get to see what is coming to market in tech today, tomorrow – and sometimes never.
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Geoff Quattromani
Mercedes-Benz: Autonomous cars to be region-specific
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9th Jan 2019
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Mercedes-Benz: Autonomous cars to be region-specific

Mercedes-Benz says that the use of full autonomous cars in the future will likely be region specific, meaning certain cars will be designed and engineered for certain areas, which will see them unable to operate autonomously in other regions.
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Alborz Fallah
Toyota HiLux DPF drama update
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4th Jan 2019
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Toyota HiLux DPF drama update

DODGY diesels and a long list of recalls won’t dent Toyota’s reputation for quality and reliability -- the company claims -- even though a leading law firm is considering taking a class action on behalf of more than 245,000 customers across Australia with potentially faulty vehicles. In 2018 Toyota also tallied 21 recall notices -- more than any prior year -- although many were prompted by the Takata airbag safety campaign.
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Joshua Dowling
Mobile phone detection camera trial heading to NSW
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17th Dec 2018
1 min read

Mobile phone detection camera trial heading to NSW

Sydney drivers will take part in a trial of world-first mobile phone monitoring cameras, as part of a New South Wales Government push to curb distracted driving. The pair of new cameras will be deployed on the M4 and Anzac Parade from January 2019, but motorists caught during the trial won't be fined.
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Scott Collie
myLearner app launches in Victoria
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12th Dec 2018
1 min read

myLearner app launches in Victoria

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Scott Collie
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12th Dec 2018
1 min read

myLearner app launches in Victoria

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Scott Collie