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Mercedes F015: Luxury in Motion From Mercedes

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Self-driving concept vehicle by Mercedes Benz

Mercedes F015 obtains power from fuel cell

So many people around the world are yet to familiarize themselves with the technology of autonomous vehicles. However, Mercedes Benz has expanded the definition of these vehicles into something, no one has imagined before. Mercedes ultimately wants to develop these vehicles into an independent luxurious envelope carrying passengers safely to their destination. The prototype which hints to this next generation transport is Mercedes F015 Luxury in Motion.

Powerhouse of Mercedes F015:

A fuel cell lies at the heart of F015. This vehicle can cover a distance of 900 km with the help of electricity obtained from the fuel cell. The batteries fitted on F015 provide an additional range of 200 km. Thus, you could travel a total distance of 1100 km in one go.

Interiors of Mercedes F015:

Interiors of F015
Car Interiors or Waiting lounge? (Courtesy: Mercedes Benz)

Ever wondered how comfortable the journey would be if you could have a sitting arrangement just like your living room in your car? Yes…this is it in Mercedes F015! The front two seats of this vehicle can completely turn towards rear. Thus, it turns the vehicle interiors into a conference room. The passengers can enjoy the time as the vehicle drives on its own. To add further to the comfort of passengers, the car has six HD screens fitted on the inner sides of rear door panels and instrument cluster. This provides endless possibilities of entertainment and two-way communication between vehicle and passengers.

Mercedes F015 Safety features:

Pedestrian detection F015
How Mercedes F015 detects a pedestrian(Courtesy: Mercedes Benz)

The F015 takes vehicle safety to new heights by incorporating some of the excellent safety features. One such feature is the recognition of the pedestrians on road. The vehicle stops automatically as it recognizes the people crossing the street at the zebra crossing. The previous motion is attained again as the pedestrians pass in front of the vehicle.

While braking, Mercedes F015 gives out an audio signal in addition to the bright warning light that displays a message ‘STOP’ and enhances the safety.

Safety F015
Safety feature on Mercedes F015 (Courtesy: Mercedes Benz)

Even though Mercedes Benz has not disclosed all the details of this vehicle, a quick look at the above mentioned features endorses the fact that this vehicle is a vehicle of future in true sense!

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