Daimler Trucks recently introduced the future in Germany, debuting Future Truck 2025, a driverless truck named after the year it hopes for a full roll out.
According to Yahoo, the prototype semi-truck uses truckmaker’s Highway Pilot system, which is capable of driving itself while hauling a full load at speeds exceeding 50 mph.
“The truck of the future is a Mercedes-Benz that drives itself,” said Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, the member of Daimler’s Board of Management.
“Autonomous driving will revolutionize road freight transport and create major benefits for everyone involved,” he added. “With the Future Truck 2025, Daimler Trucks is once again highlighting its pioneering role in innovative technologies and opening up a new era in truck transport. We aim to be the number one manufacturer in this market of the future, which we believe will offer solid revenue and earnings potential.”