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Autonomous freightliner inspiration truck introduced to the US roads

11 May 2015

Truck.

These autonomous trucks feature their own highway pilot system, which utilises intelligent radar sensors and a stereo camera to ensure its safe self-driving ability.

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Keywords: truck, self-driving, transport, digital, electronics, characteristics of technology, brief development

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