Google’s self driving cars may have captured the worlds attention but self driving trucks may have an even greater impact on us all, more efficient and cheaper delivery of our online shopping sprees may just be the beginning.
Daimler AG has recently released a preview of their vision of the truck in 2025. Demonstrating the new self driving truck at the 65th International Motor Show for commercial vehicles in Hanover, Germany the highly efficient long haul transporter is actually ready to hit the roads today. In fact the technological powerhouse could go into service right now if it were legal. It seems that governments around the world are playing catch up with the technology, new laws that allow the technology to hit the road are still working its way through legislative systems. Arizona and Nevada are currently the only places that allow use of such vehicles.