ADAS and Autonomous Testing news in Europe

Mercedes/Bosch fully automated parking system approved in Germany

The world’s first highly automated driverless parking function will be available for certain S-Class and EQS variants

The world’s first automated driverless parking function has been officially approved for commercial use, with Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority green-lighting the Mercedes-Benz / Bosch automated parking system in a parking garage at Stuttgart Airport.

Read more: Mercedes/Bosch fully automated parking system approved in Germany

Confused UK drivers believe they can buy a fully Autonomous car today

  • Thatcham Research urges caution as 52% of UK drivers still mistakenly believe that fully Autonomous driving is possible today; number rises to 72% in the US
  • UK motorists recognise potential for Automated Driving to improve safety by removing human error
  • Watching brief: 44% of UK respondents will wait for the technology to mature before they would consider purchasing a car with self- driving capability
  • Thatcham Research calls for all stakeholders to come together to instil Trust in Automation

Read more: Confused UK drivers believe they can buy a fully Autonomous car today

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