Since their first automobile was introduced in 1886, Mercedes-Benz has made constant reinvention a priority. From developing landmark safety features to pioneering ways to make environmentally friendly cars, Mercedes-Benz has long been at the forefront of automobile design and innovation. The new GLE line represents a continuation of this proud tradition. Explore the timeline to discover the innovations that culminate with the release of the GLE.

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