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Daimler, Waymo Partner to Develop Autonomous Trucks

October 27, 2020


Daimler Trucks and Waymo have joined forces in the quest to make fully self-driving Class 8 trucks a reality.

The world’s largest truck maker and the autonomous driving pioneer on Oct. 27 announced an agreement to produce highly automated commercial vehicles by combining Daimler’s trucks with Waymo’s technology.

Daimler Trucks North America will develop a version of its heavy-duty Freightliner Cascadia model with new components — such as redundant steering and braking systems — designed to safely enable autonomous operation.

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