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Mercedes-Benz Euro X Semi-Autonomous Truck

There's the Tesla Semi, and then the Mercedes Euro-X. This futuristic semi-autonomous truck boasts an aerodynamic, arrow-like face that slices through air to decrease resistance and improve mileage. There's no windows, as the driver is situated in a center captain's chair in the lower part of the cabin to monitor electrical systems, or take over during emergencies. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Mercedes-Benz Euro X Semi-Autonomous Truck
Mercedes-Benz Euro X Semi-Autonomous Truck
Mercedes-Benz Euro X Semi-Autonomous Truck
Mercedes-Benz Euro X Semi-Autonomous Truck
Mercedes-Benz Euro X Semi-Autonomous Truck

"Autonomy will not happen overnight. but with a working cockpit and a resting area underneath, the Euro-X could be a near-future solution during an age of great transition. [Its designer, Muyeon] Cho doesn't say much about his chassis, but he is aware that semis often operate for periods of 5,000 kilometers at a time," reports Design Boom.










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