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October 3, 2017

Driver-assist tested on big rigs

  • Daimler's trials in Oregon could result in running as many as five trucks together, a practice called platooning.
  • BEND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland-based manufacturer of commercial vehicles is performing trials on Oregon highways of tractor-trailers with driver-assist technology.

    Daimler Trucks North America is testing the same technology that keeps cars in their own lanes and provides automatic braking on its big rigs.

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