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Mercedes Brings Google Maps and Yahoo Maps to Cars

Discussion in 'News' started by zekrahminator, Sep 5, 2007.

  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    BMW and a few other automakers have already implemented a system where one could search for directions and directly upload them to their car. Mercedes recently decided it was high time to add this feature to it's lineup of vehicles. Anyone buying the '07 S-Class, CL-Class, and '08 C-Class vehicles equipped with the Multimedia Package and Navigation System will be able to use the service for no additional charge. What sets this service apart from the competition, however, is the ability for relatives/friends to upload a map (to their house, for example) while you are on the road. However, for the service to actually work, customers need to buy a subscription to the Mercedes' Tele Aid System, which is free the first year.

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    Europe and America are planning in advance for pay access to the gps satellites for the consumer (with in 8-10 years) so it doesn't surprise me that google amongst other companies are putting their markers down before it all goes live.
     
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    so i can use google flight sim in my car? :D:D
     
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    Good idea :p.
     
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    so its like tomtom only with google and yahoo stuff
     
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    time to start saving for a s550...(very nice car, got a ride in one the other day)...
     

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