Technological development has always been a spur to progress. When Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz designed the first high-speed petrol engine in 1885 and the Patent Motor Car in 1886, respectively, both these events were revolutionary, not just for automotive development but also at the wider social level. In their wake, personal mobility was soon on an unprecedented rise. That trend has continued to this day, as new technologies and ideas keep on coming, opening up new opportunities for a mobile world. The Daimler brands keep up the pace with a steady stream of new ideas. To provide stimuli, the company for example regularly showcases its ideas for future models or model series in the form of concept vehicles. These concept vehicles feature innovative technology which is ready for commercialization – or in some cases has already been commercialised – in production models.