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.
“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.