Hauling Industry News

Autonomous Truck Tech Will Alter Vehicle Designs

By Pulltarps Mfg | August 22, 2017

Autonomous technology will likely alter the way commercial vehicles are designed from the inside out. The changes will facilitate drivers – who now have a single function while on the road – to evolve into operators and managers, expected to multitask from behind the wheel.

Some automakers are already mapping out the future. Mercedes-Benz, a division of German auto manufacturer Daimler AG, and Italian car and truck maker Iveco, released concept art hinting at how vehicles might change if no driver is required. Story by Louis Bedigian (Trucks.com)

Read more!