Mercedes Benz' Semi-Autonomous Truck Responds to Globe's Growing Freight Numbers
The Future Truck 2025 forecasts a less demanding long haul
Consumers have been watching news about driverless cars for a few years now, eagerly anticipating the road trip where everybody gets to stare out the windshield and watch the world go by. But no consumer has watched driverless tech as closely as shipping companies, for whom the arrival of a delivery truck with no driver will herald fundamental changes to the nature of their business. Which begs a relook at Mercedes Benz‘ Future Truck 2025 prototype.
Their line of truck is not self-driving, but is semi-autonomous. They can steer and navigate on their own, but are designed to give drivers a break on major highways rather than to replace the experience and judgment of a professional trucker.