Carbon fiber is a material that has taken a while to come to the fore in the car industry, yet it has been used by airlines since the nineties. Carbon fiber is made from extremely small strands of pure carbon, but to give it additional strength it is usually combined with plastic resin and molded into the shape of the final product. The benefits of carbon fiber over normal materials is its strength to weight ratio, the parts are very lightweight and yet extremely strong, and this helps lighten the vehicle and that in turn increases fuel efficiency.
With the car industry now using this material more and more it was only a matter of time before Mercedes Benz use of carbon fiber appeared, and as well as the manufacturer having it in development many third parties have brought out numerous parts for those who like to personalize their Mercedes. … Read More
Mercedes is about to release its all new E-Class to the European market this spring, with its North American debut scheduled for some time in the fall. Fresh on the heels of its successful launch of the all new S-Class, Mercedes is pinning much on these two lines to help turn their fortunes around. Indeed, Mercedes has found itself in the uncomfortable position of being in BMW’s rear view mirror, something that DaimlerChrysler is working hard on reversing by way of releasing new models. In any event, there is much to anticipate regarding the E-Class with a staggering 29 different model variations planned. Will you be amongst those waiting in fervent anticipation for the new Benz to arrive? Let’s take a sneak peek at just what Mercedes is planning to offer with its updated model.
Mercedes recently found itself in an odd position: trailing German rival BMW in their ongoing … Read More