half A billion euros invested by Daimler in the coming years in the development of highly automated trucks. Within the next ten years, the group intends to bring such trucks on the market, such as Daimler at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) announced in Las Vegas. 200 additional jobs in the United States and Germany.

In highly automated Driving , Daimler understands that a truck in confined areas alone acts. The driver must not interfere with mandatory. It is the last stage before complete automation of vehicles. The technology increases according to the Truck manufacturer, the safety and more provides transportation performance, since the use of round-the-clock.

Daimler is the car is the world market leader for medium and heavy load and was presented for the first time in 2014, the study “Future Truck”. This year, Daimler wants to bring his first semi-automated trucks in the United States on the road. The System can apply the brakes to the data according to, for example, independently, accelerate and steer. A step in which the vehicle can act on their own, the driver remains in the duty to always intervene, wants to Daimler skip. This stage will offer the customers in the field of transport no significant advantage.

With the advancing of vehicles, the CES for the German car maker has become in the past few years as a trade fair in the United States is almost more important than the auto show in Detroit. Therefore, Daimler will use the Technology for the world premiere of his latest Truck model for the U.S. market, the Freightliner Cascadia.

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