How many computers are in a car today?
Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
The number will vary with each car based on the electronic systems included in the car.
The average car has about 30 and some luxury cars may have as many as 100 of these microprocessor-controlled devices, known as electronic control units.
These units can have up to a 100 million lines of code, more than in some Jet fighters.
The one pictured today is similar to the one used in 2007-10 Mercedes Benz E-Series cars and is unique in the fact that the circuit board is folded 4 times to allow containment of all necessary circuitry and minimize required space. Your key and the ignition are very different than the ones used in years past.
Additionally it includes the Inductive charging ring to maintain …
Do you own a German collectible car, such as a BMW 850 or CSL?
Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Hagerty Collectible Car Indexes
Recent data shows that the value of German collectible cars has increased substantially over the last year. According to the Hagerty Price Guide Index of German Cars, the value of these models has increased by 32 percent in only 4 months.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Claims Car Awards Worldwide
Monday, December 30th, 2013
Click image to watch Video on designing the S-Class
Within weeks of its release, the new S-Class has been critically acclaimed around the globe. Along with topping a study on value retention, it was also chosen as the “Car of The Year” in China—Mercedes’ most important market.
Since October, the S-Class has been available in all core markets and is already leading the luxury segment in terms of the number of new vehicles registered worldwide.