BOXBERG, Germany — DaimlerChrysler AG's Mercedes-Benz division is making a significant commitment to the concept of electro-hydraulic braking (EHB), the first step toward a completely dry “brake-by-wire” system. The totally redesigned '02 Mercedes SL roadster, which launches this summer in Germany, will be the first series-production car to feature 4-wheel EHB as standard equipment. “Series-production” yes, but volumes for the super-pricey roadster will not be high: worldwide production ...

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