Around 750,000 cars were affected
Mercedes-Benz had to recall around 750,000 cars recently due to a potentially faulty sunroof. The vehicles sunroofs could potentially detach and fly off into the roads causing hazardous conditions for other drivers. The cars included in the recall are the Mercedes-Benz’s C-Class, E-Class, CLK-Class and the CLS-Class, produced between 2001 and 2011. All vehicles included in the recall came with an optional sunroof and the bonding material on those sunroofs has been known to deteriorate enough that the sunroof can come loose.
Mercedes-Benz also debuted a new, futuristic-looking car at CES 2020. The car, designed based off of the movie Avatar, had an actual contract with James Cameron’s movie franchise and is called Vision AVTR. This stands for Advanced Vehicle Transformation. The car has many futuristic features, such as detecting the drivers pulse and monitoring their breathing.
Mercedes-Benz recalls cars because sunroof could fly off
Mercedes-Benz is recalling roughly 750,000 cars because the vehicles’ sunroofs could potentially detach and fly off, causing road hazards.
The cars include the Mercedes-Benz’s C-Class, E-Class, CLK-Class and the CLS-Class, made between 2001 and 2011. All four vehicles came with an optional sunroof, and the bonding material on those sunroofs can deteriorate, resulting in the sunroof detaching from the car, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Read more
Summary: Mercedes-Benz had to recall around 750,000 cars due to defect in the sunroof bonding material. The cars effected were produced between 2001 and 2011.
Mercedes’ showcar is an Avatar-inspired look at an autonomous future
Some futuristic, way-off concept cars look like they’re straight out of the movie Learn more. Mercedes-Benz’s latest concept, debuting at on Monday, takes that connection one step further. Called Vision AVTR, for Advanced Vehicle Transformation, the show car is the result of an actual partnership between Mercedes-Benz and James Cameron’s far-out film franchise.
Summary: Mercedes-Benz debuted a new, futuristic-looking car at CES 2020. The car was designed based off of the movie Avatar.