Daimler Trucks is a pioneer in autonomous trucks with its Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner and brands. Daimler Trucks in 2014 launched the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 with autonomous driving function.
In 2015, Daimler introduced Highway Pilot in Germany. In 2016, Daimler participated in the European Truck Platooning Challenge with three connected, semi-autonomous Mercedes-Benz Actros.
The Freightliner Inspiration Truck is the first licensed autonomous commercial truck to operate on an open public highway in the United States. It was unveiled in 2015 during a ceremony at the Hoover Dam.