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Mercedes-Benz S-Class Thinks Smarter, Not Harder

Posted on March 20, 2017

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For all its processing power, the new S-Class only offers level two autonomy – where the automated system does most of the driving, but the human behind the wheel still has to be able to take control at any point. He can’t read a book.

With level three he can, but only in specific situations – like driving on the highway. Mercedes senior manager for function and software driver assistance systems Taner Kandemir expects to “achieve this within the next generations,” legislation permitting.

Top Gear article here

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