by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
Is my 2020 date for fully autonomous self-driving trucks on the highways optimistic enough?
Every month, another test comes out, each more successful than the last. The latest Daimler tests showcased its new capabilities with a platoon of three “Pilot Connect-Equipped” Mercedes trucks on the German Autobahn.
Fuel efficiency improved 2% for the lead truck, 11% for the middle truck and 9% for the third in a platoon test.
Highway Wi-Fi Connect Enables Truck Platooning
Please consider Daimler Outlines Vision for the Future of Vehicle Connectivity.