The Mercedes-Benz S-Class and EQS continue to forge their own path with Autonomous Driving Level 3; They have already done it in Europe and now in America.
Becoming the benchmark in the market is no easy task, however, Mercedes-Benz is exploring new avenues Which has brought the brand in a good position. Now with Autonomous Driving Level 3 Certified in the United States They Give Again A big surprise for the industry and its loyal customers.
The much-acclaimed and longing for autonomous driving Will be available initially in the state of Nevada and is expected to arrive in California in late 2023. However, customers will have to wait till the second half of this year to access this device.
In addition, it is known that the Drive Pilot system will be introduced in the 2024 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and EQS sedans, and even will be treated as an optional feature, It should be remembered that these models are mentioned and other models of the brand they already had some sensors and cameras But not that advanced yet.
Does it drive itself?
This is perhaps the most common question among those who have followed autonomous driving closely; And the answer is yes, it is possible. Although it has not yet been officially tested, Mercedes-Benz Drive Pilot can maintain Full control of the vehicle at speeds up to 64 km/h.
the driver may forget the rudder and what happens around it, as the Mercedes-Benz Drive Pilot will be in charge of directing the car. Specifically, it will control distance with other vehicles, and even dodge in the middle of traffic, All you have to do is press a button on the steering wheel.
At the same time, the German manufacturer has also explained in detail what will happen in the S-Class and EQS. A safety system in case of emergency. Whenever the driver for any reason abandons the drive pilot’s signal, by applying the brakes, Emergency light, call and door unlocking.
Let’s remember that Tesla has also been working non-stop on your autonomous driving, However there are failures that persist and have not yet reached level 3. Mercedes-Benz was ahead of them, and they bet Include more and more cameras and sensors It is possible to ensure security.