TomTom's partnership with Daimler AG to deliver real-time traffic information to COMAND systems is taking the quality of traffic information in Mercedes-Benz vehicles to a new level.
Thanks to the cooperation between Daimler AG, TomTom and Deutsche Telekom, high-end COMAND device owners in Mercedes-Benz vehicles have now access to the best traffic information available on the market.
TomTom traffic takes Mercedes drivers out of the jam
For the first time Mercedes-Benz drivers using the COMAND Online feature are able to benefit from the service free of charge for three years in Germany, the UK, Italy, France, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Portugal, Denmark, Luxembourg and Austria.
TomTom Traffic is rolled out in COMAND devices under the name of Mercedes-Benz Live Traffic; the navigation system informs the driver of traffic holdups at an early stage, so that he can quickly adapt his route planning according to the current traffic conditions and will reach his destination faster, saving time and fuel.
Mercedes Comand provides the best traffic information on the market
In November 2013 the popular German magazine "Connect" tested the quality of real-time traffic information in three top-level vehicles. Mercedes COMAND has been revealed as an undisputable winner that offers the fastest available route and the most accurate traffic information. Unlike its competitors, it fared the best at avoiding congestion and real-time route re-calculation.
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