Mercedes-Benz Breach Exposes SSNs, Credit Card Numbers, And Birth Dates

A Mercedes-Benz data breach exposed sensitive information owned by their customers. 1.6 million customer records were audited and the breach was found to affect fewer than 1,000 customers. The information in the breach included drivers license numbers, social security numbers, self-reported customer credit scores, credit card numbers, and dates of birth. The German automaker disclosed…

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Mercedes-Benz Rolling Out Solid-State Battery Technology

Solid-state battery technology has been merely discussed for many years as a candidate for electric vehicles. However, Mercedes-Benz is now going to deploy it in electric city buses, one of the industries which has been seeing electric vehicle adoption over the past decade. Solid-state batteries have the potential to offer longer lifespans and higher capacity…