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Dr Wolfgang Bernhard: “Our Future Truck 2025 provides compelling answers to the challenges that our customers will be facing in the future. Our aim therefore is to press forward with readying this technology for the market and to bring it to series-production standard. I am convinced that this will open up a whole new business perspective for Daimler Trucks.”
The technology of tomorrow is already a reality at Daimler Trucks, in the shape of the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025. The autonomously driving truck was presented on the eve of the 65th International Motor Show for commercial vehicles in Hanover, Germany. Its perfect synthesis of technology and design means: The Future Truck 2025 is more than simply a new truck; it is a key component of the transport system of the future. For the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 is sparing on resources, reduces emissions of all types, ensures maximum road traffic safety and increases the level of networking in road transport. Goods traffic in the future will be safer, more efficient and more connected as a result. The Future Truck 2025 thus marks a revolution for road traffic and its infrastructure, the truck driving profession and the haulage industry as a whole.
Work continues to take the Future Truck 2025 towards market maturity – series production on the horizon
The Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 is far more than a remote vision. The truck should be on our roads in ten years’ time. Many of its technological elements are already available and ready to use.
“This truck provides compelling answers to the challenges that our customers will be facing in the future. Our aim therefore is to press forward with readying this technology for the market and to bring it to series-production standard,” said Dr Wolfgang Bernhard, Daimler Board Member for Trucks and Buses, at the presentation of the innovative vehicle in Hanover. “What we are showing here today is how the transport of goods on our roads will be running more efficient, safer and more connected in ten years’ time. I am convinced that this will open up a whole new business perspective for Daimler Trucks ,” added Bernhard.