How Has Mercedes-Benz Changed Over the Years?

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One of the most iconic and respected nameplates on the streets of Shingle Springs, Mercedes-Benz has a history that stretches all the way back to the end of the 19 th century. Check out these landmark events over the years, and then finance a Mercedes-Benz at Mercedes-Benz of El Dorado Hills!

  • 1886 – The Benz Patend-Motorwagen—the world’s first gasoline vehicle—is invented.
  • 1901 – Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft created the first Mercedes vehicle.
  • 1926 – The first vehicles under the Mercedes-Benz nameplate are produced.
  • 1936 – Mercedes-Benz develops its first diesel passenger car.
  • 1978 – Mercedes-Benz develops the world’s Antilock Braking System (ABS), a landmark in automotive safety.
  • 2002 – PRESAFE® is first developed, a groundbreaking system that helps prepare drivers and passengers for a collision before it occurs.
  • 2016 – Introduced on the 2017 E-Class sedan, Car-to-X Communication is the future of auto technology, allowing vehicles to communicate with one another and other traffic and road signs.

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