50 years of Mercedes-Benz Accident Research: Reality as the yardstick

Oct 28, 2019
Stuttgart/Immendingen
Daimler’s Test and Technology Center in Immendingen. This is where Mercedes-Benz bundles global vehicle testing and further develops equipment including alternative drives such as hybrids as well as electric vehicles for the product and technology brand EQ. / Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC Combined electrical consumption: 20.8-19.7 kWh/100 km; combined CO₂ emissions: 0 g/km*
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Daimler’s Test and Technology Center in Immendingen. This is where Mercedes-Benz bundles global vehicle testing and further develops equipment including alternative drives such as hybrids as well as electric vehicles for the product and technology brand EQ. / Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC Combined electrical consumption: 20.8-19.7 kWh/100 km; combined CO₂ emissions: 0 g/km*
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Daimler’s Test and Technology Center in Immendingen. This is where Mercedes-Benz bundles global vehicle testing and further develops equipment including alternative drives such as hybrids as well as electric vehicles for the product and technology brand EQ. / Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC Combined electrical consumption: 20.8-19.7 kWh/100 km; combined CO₂ emissions: 0 g/km*
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Daimler’s Test and Technology Center in Immendingen. This is where Mercedes-Benz bundles global vehicle testing and further develops equipment including alternative drives such as hybrids as well as electric vehicles for the product and technology brand EQ. / Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC Combined electrical consumption: 20.8-19.7 kWh/100 km; combined CO₂ emissions: 0 g/km*
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50 years of Mercedes-Benz accident research: More than 100 times each year, the researchers take to the road to examine serious accidents involving current Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The experts have a prominently marked Mercedes-Benz V-Class with special equipment available for their assignments.
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50 years of Mercedes-Benz accident research: The experts require a camera; laser scanner; tablet PC and various other tools to reconstruct what happened.
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50 years of Mercedes-Benz accident research: Software specially developed in-house is used to transfer the data and measured values for the vehicle suffering the accident directly to a database for processing.
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50 years of Mercedes-Benz accident research: More than 100 times each year, the researchers take to the road to examine serious accidents involving current Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The experts have a prominently marked Mercedes-Benz V-Class with special equipment available for their assignments.
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50 years of Mercedes-Benz accident research. A Mercedes-Benz expert analyses the restraint systems of the damaged vehicle.
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50 years of Mercedes-Benz accident research. A Mercedes-Benz expert analyses the signs of contact and assigns them to any occupant injuries that may have been sustained.
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50 years of Mercedes-Benz accident research. A Mercedes-Benz expert documents the damage sustained by the vehicle suffering the accident.
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50 years of Mercedes-Benz accident research. Mercedes-Benz experts assess the structural components and establish the degree of overlap between the two colliding vehicles.
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50 years of Mercedes-Benz accident research: The accident research project officially commenced in 1969.
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50 years of Mercedes-Benz accident research: More than 100 times each year, the researchers take to the road to examine serious accidents involving curr ent Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The experts have a prominently marked Mercedes-Benz V-Class with special equipment available for their assignments.
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50 years of Mercedes-Benz accident research: More than 100 times each year, the researchers take to the road to examine serious accidents involving curr ent Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The experts have a prominently marked Mercedes-Benz V-Class with special equipment available for their assignments.
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50 years of Mercedes-Benz accident research: More than 100 times each year, the researchers take to the road to examine serious accidents involving current Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The experts have a prominently marked Mercedes-Benz V-Class with special equipment available for their assignments.
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50 years of Mercedes-Benz accident research: The experts require a camera; laser scanner; tablet PC and various other tools to reconstruct what happened.
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50 years of Mercedes-Benz accident research: More than 100 times each year, the researchers take to the road to examine serious accidents involving current Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The experts have a prominently marked Mercedes-Benz V-Class with special equipment available for their assignments.
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In 1969, Mercedes-Benz begins targeted accident research. Here real accidents are analysed and reconstructed in order to gain further findings for safety development. Photo from the 1990s with an estate of the 124 model series as an emergency vehicle.
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Thanks to accident research, Mercedes-Benz Vans is increasing the safety of its star-branded vans. When it comes to deployment at home and abroad, the experts have at their disposal a Mercedes-Benz Vito Mixto featuring specialist equipment. Technical data: Exterior, obsidian black metallic
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Thanks to accident research, Mercedes-Benz Vans is increasing the safety of its star-branded vans. When it comes to deployment at home and abroad, the experts have at their disposal a Mercedes-Benz Vito Mixto featuring specialist equipment. Technical data: Exterior, obsidian black metallic
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Thanks to accident research, Mercedes-Benz Vans is increasing the safety of its star-branded vans. When it comes to deployment at home and abroad, the experts have at their disposal a Mercedes-Benz Vito Mixto featuring specialist equipment. Technical data: Exterior, obsidian black metallic
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Thanks to accident research, Mercedes-Benz Vans is increasing the safety of its star-branded vans. When it comes to deployment at home and abroad, the experts have at their disposal a Mercedes-Benz Vito Mixto featuring specialist equipment. Technical data: Exterior, obsidian black metallic
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Real Life Safety: One Star Is All You Need
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Mercedes accident researchers at work: the Accident Research unit at Mercedes-Benz has been analysing and reconstructing traffi c accidents since 1969, the aim being to fi nd out more in order to further improve the safety of Mercedes models.
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Mercedes accident researchers at work: the Accident Research unit at Mercedes-Benz has been analysing and reconstructing traffi c accidents since 1969, the aim being to fi nd out more in order to further improve the safety of Mercedes models.
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Mercedes accident researchers at work: the Accident Research unit at Mercedes-Benz has been analysing and reconstructing traffi c accidents since 1969, the aim being to fi nd out more in order to further improve the safety of Mercedes models.
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Mercedes accident researchers at work: the Accident Research unit at Mercedes-Benz has been analysing and reconstructing traffi c accidents since 1969, the aim being to fi nd out more in order to further improve the safety of Mercedes models.
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Mercedes accident researchers at work: the Accident Research unit at Mercedes-Benz has been analysing and reconstructing traffi c accidents since 1969, the aim being to fi nd out more in order to further improve the safety of Mercedes models.
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Mercedes accident researchers at work: the Accident Research unit at Mercedes-Benz has been analysing and reconstructing traffi c accidents since 1969, the aim being to fi nd out more in order to further improve the safety of Mercedes models.
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Mercedes accident researchers at work: the Accident Research unit at Mercedes-Benz has been analysing and reconstructing traffi c accidents since 1969, the aim being to fi nd out more in order to further improve the safety of Mercedes models.
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