Mercedes-Benz will get approval to start out Level 3 extremely automated driving take a look at in China’s capital metropolis, Beijing.
The German luxurious automotive firm has been conducting proving floor checks of Level 3 programs for years in China.
Its DRIVE PILOT (Level 3) has been accessible in Germany since Might 2022 within the S-Class and the EQS sedan.
German luxurious automotive firm, Mercedes-Benz, on December 16, obtained approval from the Chinese language authoritiest to start out conditionally automated driving (Level 3) system testing on designated highways in Beijing.
Whereas asserting the vital milestone, Mercedes mentioned it can actively cooperate with related authorities in growing its Level 3 programs for China because it goals to offer Chinese language prospects with a secure and dependable automated driving expertise.
Mercedes-Benz has been conducting proving floor checks of Level 3 programs for years in China. Its DRIVE PILOT, which brings Level 3 extremely automated driving, has been accessible in Germany since Might 2022 within the S-Class and the EQS sedan.
“Mercedes-Benz because the chief in automated driving know-how is devoted to offering the very best buyer expertise – worldwide. After bringing our DRIVE PILOT to Germany and the U.S., the testing license in Beijing is the following vital milestone to get conditionally automated driving prepared for Chinese language roads.
“We’ll incorporate all our international experience to assist the native R&D group for a secure and dependable system design.”, mentioned Markus Schäfer, Member of the Board of Administration of Mercedes-Benz Group AG, Chief Expertise Officer, Improvement & Procurement
Describing the advantages of its DRIVE Pilot, Mercedes mentioned :
“The benefits for the client are clear : throughout conditionally automated driving, the activated DRIVE PILOT permits the motive force to take their thoughts off the site visitors and deal with sure secondary actions, be it speaking with others through In-Automobile Workplace, shopping the net or enjoyable whereas watching a film.
Final yr, Mercedes launched DRIVE PILOT in Germany as an non-compulsory conditionally automated driving system within the S-Class and the all-electric EQS. The production-ready model of DRIVE PILOT has already made its on-road debut in California and Nevada with Level 3 geared up EQS.