Mercedes-Benz announced that E-Class cars will offer internet connected features including multimedia, navigation, live traffic and 4G LTE access in Europe with 7″ screens
COMAND Online enables web surfing when the car is parked using a Bluetooth-paired data-enabled phone.
“Mercedes-Benz Radio” and “Service Mercedes-Benz” app use is unlimited.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class cars come with a basic Bluetooth connections with hands-free operation.
Drivers also have the option of use fast LTE 4G location-independent wireless broadband internet with download speeds of up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 75 Mbps.
The Audio 20 CD is installed as standard and can also be upgraded with tGarminMAP PILOT, a new navigation system in the E-Class. It features traffic information, CD drive, Bluetooth and support for media playing from iPhone or iPod, two USB ports and an SD card slot.
Another COMAND Online system includes a DVD single drive, high-resolution 17.8 cm (7-inch)screen, Navigation, phone, audio, video, internet features and integral 200 GB hard drive.
The Live Traffic Information service is included free of charge for three years from the date of initial registration in most European countries
COMAND Online has LINGUATRONIC voice control system for audio, phone, navigation and music search functions and Mercedes-Benz Apps. Voice commands can make one-shot entry of city, street and house number in a single command. Text-to-speech reads out traffic reports on the route and also personal text messages.
Another new addition to the E-Class family in 2015 is the E 220 BlueTEC 4MATIC. Its four-cylinder diesel engine generates 125 kW (170 hp) and delivers 400 Nm of torque.