Daimler demonstrates its driverless big rig on the Autobahn

Daimler demonstrates its driverless big rig on the Autobahn

(Via Yahoo!)

In the ‘70s classic movie, “Duel,” a seemingly driverless tanker truck terrorizes an innocent salesperson driving to his next call along a remote stretch of highway. Could a driverless big rig – minus the stalkerish behavior – be part of our future?


Daimler Trucks thinks so. In fact, it’s betting big on it and showed its ante with the introduction of its Future Truck 2025 earlier today in Germany. Using the truckmaker’s Highway Pilot system, the prototype semi-truck is capable of driving itself while hauling a full load at speeds exceeding 50 mph, according to the company.

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Meet NHRA Top Fuel Champ Larry Dixon

Meet NHRA Top Fuel Champ Larry Dixon
Three-time NHRA Top Fuel World Champion Larry Dixon will visit TAG Truck Center at our Farmington, MO open house Saturday, June 7th.  Come join us from 12:00pm to 3:00pm to meet Larry and see our facility.  Refreshments, hamburgers and hot dogs will be available while they last. We look f...

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