Daimler unveils its self-driving Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025

Daimler has unveiled a prototype of a self-driving truck that it claims will revolutionise the transport industry, Here's what the truck looks like.

Devang Dave September 23, 2014 15:02:01 IST
Daimler unveils its self-driving Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025
Daimler unveils its selfdriving MercedesBenz Future Truck 2025

German commercial vehicles major Daimler AG has unveiled the concept of its self-driving truck 'Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025'. Image courtesy: Daimler

Daimler unveils its selfdriving MercedesBenz Future Truck 2025

The autonomous truck equipped with radar sensors and camera technology is built on Highway Pilot system that resembles the autopilot system on an aircraft. Image courtesy: Daimler

Daimler unveils its selfdriving MercedesBenz Future Truck 2025

Daimler said that the truck is meant to provide a living space for the driver and has features like a reclining chair. Image courtesy: Daimler

Daimler unveils its selfdriving MercedesBenz Future Truck 2025

The truck can also be driven by a tablet allowing the driver to perform multiple functions while on the road. Image courtesy: Daimler

Daimler unveils its selfdriving MercedesBenz Future Truck 2025

Tests on the self driving truck have already begun and the company says the vehicle relieves the driver of "having to" drive, especially on tiring and often monotonous long-distance routes. It also says the vehicle eliminates the possibility of accidents due to human error. Image courtesy: Daimler

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