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Freightliner debuts Cascadia with limited autonomous capabilities

By Jason Cannon - OverdriveOnline.com
Posted Jan 9th 2019 10:57AM

Daimler Trucks North America on Monday introduced updates to Freightliner’s flagship Cascadia tractor that will enable SAE Level 2 automated driving.

The announcement was made in Las Vegas during the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

The 2020 Cascadia is the first production model tractor in North America to be equipped with Level 2 automation functionality. Level 2 automation means the truck can accelerate, decelerate and steer independently. The tractor in part stems from the groundwork laid by Daimler in 2015, when it unveiled the semi-autonomous Level 3 Inspiration concept truck...

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