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Mercedes-Benz Steering Wheel

Watch this video to learn about the steering wheel features and cruise control in a Mercedes-Benz

How to use the command buttons on a Mercedes-Benz steering wheel?

Mercedes-Benz has time and again, proved its dedication towards customer satisfaction by offering some of the best automobiles in the market. Their cars are equipped with high-tech features that are easy to use and reliable at the same time. With the increase in technological features on offer, manufacturers have focused on making it easier for the driver to take control of all the aspects of the vehicle, and hence the implementation of command functions on the steering wheel. Speaking of steering wheel controls, Mercedes-Benz has done a great job in integrating control systems on their steering wheels. That said, how do you use the command buttons on a Mercedes-Benz steering wheel?

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A photo of an engine in a Mercedes-AMG® vehicle.

Turbocharging isn’t just a gimmick

What does a turbocharger do for a car? 

You would be forgiven if you ever looked under the hood of your Mercedes-Benz vehicle and couldn’t identify a single engine component, that’s why our dealership has a service department. However, if you’re the more curious type, you might be looking over a new vehicle’s spec sheet and wondering, ‘What does a turbocharger do for a car?’ Well, basically, a turbocharger or supercharger is a way to bring in more air to an engine to more fuel can be burned. Both methods of air induction are designed to give a vehicle a boost in performance. These concepts can get a little muddy. A couple of our product experts found some videos that do a great job of explaining how these things work. If you have any additional questions, make an appointment to speak with a Mercedes-Benz of New London product expert today.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of a small portion of the Mercedes-Benz Hyperscreen.

You will not believe your eyes when you see this new technology

What is the MBUX Hyperscreen? 

Information and entertainment technology used by the automotive industry has come a long way since the introduction of the car radio in the 1920s. What may have started with a scratchy and intermittent AM station has become a portal into just about everything the entire internet has to offer. Mercedes-Benz has been among the leaders in adopting this technology with its uninterrupted connectivity developments – including the Mercedes-Bens User Experience system. So, what is the MBUX Hyperscreen? Our manufacturing partner has officially announced the next generation of its connectivity technology that appears to be equipped with the coming Mercedes-Benz EQS. Let’s take a closer look at a few things we thought were the most impressive.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of the dashboard in a Mercedes-Benz SUV.

Get to know everything your Mercedes-Benz vehicle can do for you

New Mercedes-Benz Feature Videos 

Modern Mercedes-Benz vehicles are equipped with some of the most advanced technology in the global automotive industry. In fact, it’s not uncommon for someone visiting the Mercedes-Benz of New London showroom for one reason or another to tell one of our product experts that they stumbled across a new feature and they love it. These new Mercedes-Benz feature videos will help owners understand a couple of functions that may have slipped by under the radar. There is always more to learn about the world of Mercedes-Benz and its diverse selection of sedans, wagons, coupes and SUVs. If you have any questions about what your particular model is equipped with, feel free to stop by the Mercedes-Bens of New London showroom any time. We’re happy to help you with anything we can.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of a person using the Mercedes Me Connect app.

Take more control of your Mercedes-Benz vehicle

What is the Mercedes Me Connect app? 

The lineup of vehicles inside the Mercedes-Benz of New London showroom is already one of the most technologically advanced in the global automotive industry. This is especially true for the 2021 model year and the broad availability of the Mercedes-Benz User Experience infotainment system. As great as the MBUX system is, it is not much use to an owner once they get out of their Mercedes-Benz vehicle. People who own 2019 and newer versions of Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG® and Mercedes-Maybach will be able to download the next-generation application. So, what is the Mercedes Me Connect app? A few product experts working in the Mercedes-Benz of New London got together to take a closer look at the app’s capabilities. Let’s see what they found.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of the dual digital screens that make up the MBUX system available on several Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

Get to know the latest MBUX features before you bring it home

MBUX How-To Videos for New Mercedes-Benz Owners 

The kind of technology available in several 2021 Mercedes-Benz vehicle platforms would seem like the stuff of science-fiction to owners not all that many years ago. Our manufacturing partner’s new infotainment system, Mercedes-Benz User Experience, will continue to set the industry standard – just as previous iterations of the technology has done. In the process of helping Mercedes-Benz of New London customers learn exactly what this feature can do for them, our team of product experts came across some MBUX how-to videos for new Mercedes-Benz owners. The trio of videos our teammates found will help our customers better understand the heads-up display, voice-control capability and other advanced systems. These materials are only meant to be introductory. An MBUX-equipped vehicle is capable of so much that it all couldn’t be explained in just a few videos. If you would like to learn more, make an appointment with a Mercedes-Benz of New London product expert today.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A stock photo of leaves coving a road.

Changing seasons requires changing the way we approach driving

Top 3 Hazards of Driving During the Fall

Without question, the fall season in New England is one of the most beautiful things to see in the world. However, for all of the vibrant colors we can see each autumn, there are some dangers and other situations we need to consider. Our team of Mercedes-Benz of New London product experts had a few minutes of downtime and they did some research to identify the top three hazards of driving during the fall. As one of the world’s top automakers, a lot of Mercedes-Benz vehicles are equipped with cutting-edge technology that is designed to make the driving environment a little safer and easy to navigate. However, none of that gear is worth anything if a driver is paying total attention to the road. Let’s take a closer look. Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of the multiple MBUX screens available in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Help us welcome a new generation of MBUX-equipped vehicles to town

What can I do with the Mercedes MBUX system? 

Mercedes-Benz builds some of the most advanced vehicles on the planet. For the 21st century, the luxury automaker has spent a lot of resources developing the most advanced infotainment system in the entire automotive industry, the Mercedes-Benz User Experience system. If you’re interested in one of the automaker’s vehicles available at the Mercedes-Benz of New London showroom, you might also be wondering, ‘What can I do with the Mercedes MBUX system?’ By no means are you the only one curious about what this suite of technology can do. A few of our product experts did a little homework to make sure they are ready to answer any question. Let’s take a look at a few of the MBUX system’s most interesting features.  Read the rest of this entry >>

Get an early look at some of the technology coming to a Mercedes-Benz vehicle near you

What new technology is coming for Mercedes-Benz vehicles? 

Naturally, Mercedes-Benz is considered to be in the top echelon of luxury vehicles. Athletic performance, refined styling, and, of course, cutting-edge technology. So, what new technology is coming for Mercedes-Benz vehicles? That is quite a question for a person to get their arms around. The product experts a Mercedes-Benz of New London spend any available downtime educating themselves on the next round of innovations. A major part of that education comes from watching available product videos produced by our partners at Mercedes-Benz. In fact, these videos are so helpful that we thought we would share them with you, today. If you have any additional questions or would like to see a live demonstration of this technology, make an appointment with a Mercedes-Benz of New London product expert by calling 833-572-5052.  Read the rest of this entry >>

touchscreen display inside a Mercedes-Benz showing the Attention Assist system and other options

What can the Mercedes-Benz User Experience do?

What features are unique to Mercedes-Benz? 

Mercedes-Benz has been a trailblazer in the luxury automobile world for generations. To this day, it continues to offer innovative technology and other features that you can find exclusively through Mercedes-Benz, including the Mercedes-Benz User Experience. What features are unique to Mercedes-Benz? We want to go over a few of them here. 

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