Daimler Shows Off New Self-Driving Snow Removal Trucks

Daimler Shows Off New Self-Driving Snow Removal Trucks

As part of its embrace of self-driving vehicle tech, and following earlier demonstrations of self-driving semi trucks, Daimler has now demonstrated fully self-driving snow removal trucks on the site of the former Pferdsfeld airbase. The demonstration follows a specific customer request for self-driving snow removal trucks to be used for the clearance of airfields during the winter. The project — dubbed “Automated Airfield Ground Maintenance” (AAGM) — demonstration was performed using 4 Mercedes-Benz Arocs tractor units, operating as a remote-controlled convoy. The reported key benefit: since airfield clearance opportunities are hard to predict in advance and plan for owing […]