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Has Mercedes Already Bettered BMW's Remote Parking?

When you just can't find that damn valet.

WhenBMW revealed its new 7 Series last month, one of the numerous technologicalgadgets boasted by the company was an innovativeremote parking system. Controlled from the BMW Display Key, it allows owners tomaneuver in and out of tight parking spaces without having to actually beinside the car. Not willing to be left behind, Mercedes-Benz is alreadyshowcasing its own remote parking system, which is expected to launch on the 2017E-Class. One-upping BMW, Mercedes allows its drivers to control the car from asmartphone app.

Although the new E is still heavily camouflaged, the company hasreleased this video showcasing just how smoothly its system functions. But withyour colleagues' Mercs parked right alongside you, you may want to master itsmaneuvers before experimenting at work:

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