Noticed that the MB dealers in Seattle have a number of S class vehicles with Magic Sky Control, but they are all in the higher price range of $150 k and up. None of the S class cars below that price have Magic Sky Control listed. I wonder what percentage of S class sales are the fully loaded, pricier models.
The problem is that Mercedes is only putting on the SPD when it does a refresh of a car or a new model. So, if the E Class new/refresh model in January doesn't have SPD, we will have to wait another sales cycle before they would put it on another new/refreshed E Class.
Joe was quite abrupt in the C.C. that he could not comment on the E class or other cars and he later made the comment that the price of SPD would have to come down a lot after large volume S class production before it would be used in lower priced sedans. My take from that is that the E class will not use SPD when it is introduced in January. Hope I'm wrong. But what about Hyundai's new luxury car that is being developed?
Tv news in Seattle on Sept 2, 2015 showed a Boeing 757 being destroyed for recycling. Before it was crushed, it flew as an "Ecodemonstrator" testing new green technology. The video clip showed windows being tested in flight, with the engineer stating that these were sunlight harvesting windows where the electricity gained from the built in solar panels could be used to dim the windows and power an outlet to charge a cell phone.
Sounds like the Vision Systems Energia window to me.