Two of the largest car technology companies in the world have formed a partnership which is very likely to accelerate the development of autonomous vehicles.
Bosch and Daimler – parent company of Mercedes – claim they can launch fully driverless, or “Level 5”, cars as early as 2020.
Global engineering organisation SAE International’s levels 2-5 range from partial to full automation. The full list of can be viewed here.
Rianne Ojeh, a spokesperson for Bosch, told Independent.co.uk: “The aim is to launch a production-ready and reliable driving system for fully-automated and driverless driving. For two years the systems will be used exclusively in Mercedes-Benz vehicles. After that the products can be supplied to third parties.” [Read more…] about Bosch and Mercedes partner on driverless car technology