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Special Light Tells People Whether Or Not A Mercedes-Benz Is On Drive Pilot

A planned update in Mercedes-Benz autonomous cars will let people know if it’s on Drive Pilot. The subtle change that adds turquoise-colored marker light will serve as an indication if the car is driving on its own. Mercedes-Benz announced that it just secured permits to use exterior marker lights in California and Nevada. The integration of the turquoise bars below the taillights, headlights, and side mirrors will tell people whether or not the SAE Level 3 automated driving system (ADS) of the car dubbed “Drive Pilot” is active. Mercedes-Benz Drive Pilot Basically, Drive Pilot lets the driver hand over full control of the car’s primary operation like accelerating, braking, and… Continue Reading »


Navigating The Challenges Of Mercedes’ Level 3 Automated Drive Pilot System

As Mercedes-Benz prepares to introduce its Level 3 automated Drive Pilot system in its upcoming 2024 S-Class and EQS sedans, caution must be exercised to address potential legal and safety concerns. This advanced technology has the potential to revolutionize the driving experience, but it also raises questions about liability, driver responsibility, and ensuring the safety of all road users. The Legal and Safety Quandary With the impending launch of the Drive Pilot system, critical details regarding its operation and the extent of Mercedes’ responsibility remain uncertain according to Automotive News. As such, legal experts are grappling with the question of liability in the event of a crash while the system… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Takes The Lead In California’s Automated Driving Approval

In a major leap for the automotive industry, Mercedes-Benz has emerged as the frontrunner in California’s race for approval of automated driving systems. The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) recently granted authorization to the company for the sale or lease of vehicles equipped with its cutting-edge automated driving system called ‘Drive Pilot’. This achievement positions the German brand ahead of its competitors, including Tesla, in California’s lucrative market. The Mercedes-Benz Drive Pilot System The Mercedes-Benz Drive Pilot system, classified as Level 3 automation, offers a groundbreaking feature that allows drivers to momentarily divert their attention from the road. While the system takes control of the vehicle on designated highways… Continue Reading »


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