Autonomous on the Autobahn; Daimler hits the road

Updated Oct 6, 2015
Daimler’s autonomous truck on the autobahn.

Late last week, Daimler Trucks launched its autonomous vehicle control system, Highway Pilot, in Europe on a section of autobahn highway between Denkendorf and Stuttgart, Germany. Daimler opted to introduce the European version of Highway Pilot in a current-model Mercedes-Benz Actros cabover.