Mercedes Benz debuts truck platooning system with automated airfield snow clearance demo

Mercedes Benz debuts truck platooning system with automated airfield snow clearance demo

Truck platooning system allows a convoy of commercial vehicles to operate with only one human driver The four Arco tractors were operated as a semi-autonomous platoon In what it describes as a “step forward on the road to the fully connected and autonomous commercial vehicle”, Mercedes Benz parent company Daimler has for the first time demonstrated its system for operating a convoy of vehicles working in a coordinated task with only one of the vehicles controlled by a human driver, with four vehicles working together to simulate clearing snow from an airfield. Known as truck platooning, this technology has […]