Mercedes-Benz Unveils Self-Driving ‘Future Truck’ on Germany’s Autobahn

If the idea of a self-driving car strikes you as just another intriguing future tech trend that may never make it to the mainstream, put that thought out of your mind — the latest from Mercedes-Benz indicates that self-driving autos are here to stay Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, unveiled a demonstration video of its Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 on Friday, showing the vehicle driving on its own at high speeds on Germany's autobahn See also: Hands-Free Driving Coming to New Cars Starting in 2015 Using a system the company calls the Highway Pilot, the human driver is able to switch control of the truck to the vehicle's embedded system and ride hands-free as a passenger Read more...More about Cars, Robots, Auto, Future Tech, and Autonomous...