Start your search for a route from home with your iPhone or Apple Watch. Once you are on the road your device connects with the navigation system of your Mercedes-Benz-vehicle via the app.

Guided all the way: the Mercedes-Benz Companion App.

Mercedes-Benz is introducing a new app for the Apple Watch which allows customers to search for destinations on the Apple Watch and to link these with their vehicle.
  • Guided all the way: the Mercedes-Benz Companion App.

  • The Apple Watch and Mercedes-Benz.

    Mercedes-Benz is creating an intelligent integration between Apple Watch and Mercedes-Benz vehicles with its new MB Companion App. The MB Companion App allows Mercedes-Benz customers to search for directions on the Apple Watch or iPhone, initiating a complete door-to-door navigation experience.

    The Apple Watch not only connects navigation on foot and by car but also guides the customers direct to their car.

    A seamless integration unfolds: providing walking directions to the car on the Apple Watch, driving directions on the vehicle navigation system and again walking directions on the Apple Watch from the car to the final destination.

    Once the customer sits in the car and starts the engine, the destination is automatically passed to the Mercedes-Benz COMAND Online system via the app – and navigation begins.

    “Last Mile Navigation”.

    The destination that the driver selects on the Apple Watch is passed to the Mercedes-Benz COMAND Online system once the driver starts the vehicle. He then receives safe and non-distracting driving directions to his selected destination from Mercedes-Benz navigation. When the driver parks and leaves the car, Apple Watch provides walking directions to the final destination, making it the perfect guide for “Last Mile Navigation”.

    All vehicle information accessible.

    The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class and S-Class vehicles equipped with COMAND Online will be able to work with the MB Companion App as of autumn of this year. Further models will follow soon. By then, the MB Companion App will also enable drivers to access vehicle information such as Fuel Level, Range, Maintenance Code and Odometer Readings on the Apple Watch. Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America (MBRDNA) – the advanced innovation centre in Silicon Valley‎ – has worked together with Daimler development experts from Sindelfingen to enable Mercedes-Benz to make this new door-to-door navigation available for customers. With its culture of collaboration, networking, innovation and creativity, Mercedes-Benz’s team in Silicon Valley has an established track record in integrating Silicon Valley innovations into vehicles.

    Besides navigation, the customer can also access additional vehicle information such as Fuel Level, Range, Maintenance Code and Odometer Readings through the Apple Watch.

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