Mercedes-Benz Redefines the Future of Driving with DRIVE PILOT

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Mercedes-Benz, a trailblazer in automotive innovation, has taken a giant leap into the future of driving with the introduction of DRIVE PILOT, the world’s first certified SAE Level 3 automated driving system for the U.S. market. This remarkable achievement solidifies Mercedes-Benz’s position as an industry leader in advanced automotive technology.

DRIVE PILOT empowers vehicles to assume control of the dynamic driving task, allowing drivers to focus on other activities while cruising at speeds of up to 40 mph on suitable freeway sections. Mercedes-Benz is set to launch the production-ready version of DRIVE PILOT in California and Nevada in late 2023, with a limited fleet of EQS Sedans showcasing this cutting-edge technology.

In early 2024, customers will have the opportunity to experience DRIVE PILOT equipped MY2024 EQS Sedan and S-Class models through participating authorized Mercedes-Benz dealers in California and Nevada.

The integration of multiple sensor types, including LiDAR, cameras, microphones, and redundant steering and braking actuators, underscores Mercedes-Benz’s unwavering commitment to safety. Redundancy is a cornerstone of DRIVE PILOT, ensuring that the system remains reliable even in the event of component failures.

To make this groundbreaking technology accessible, DRIVE PILOT will be offered via subscription through the U.S. Mercedes me connect store. This approach allows customers to choose options that align with their individual needs and ensures they are well-informed about the system’s capabilities.

As we stand on the brink of a new era in driving, Mercedes-Benz invites you to join the conversation and share your thoughts on this momentous development in automotive technology. Your insights matter as we navigate this exciting frontier together.




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