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Volvo New Truck Braking System

Volvo has developed an all-new braking system for trucks that enable them to stop on a dime. It's especially useful for when a driver should fall asleep at the wheel, or become incapacitated in one way or another. It's called the "Collision Warning/Early Braking System," and is fully autonomous, meaning that it requires no driver input. Continue reading for two videos and more information.



"Mercedes-Benz's effort is aimed at saving money and making long-distance trucking easier on the drivers. By having a truck that's fully automated, Mercedes promises major companies will be able to control labor costs and streamline workloads. Truckers can enjoy a living room-like work space, while controlling the truck with an iPad," reports Business Insider.


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This entry was posted on 03/07/2015 12:00pm and is filed under Auto, Technology .
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