At CES Daimler announced that the Cascadia big rig would come standard with Detroit Assurance 5.0, a suite of level 2 advanced driver's aids.

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A standard emergency braking system can bring the truck to a complete stop with no help from the driver.

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During a demo at 35 miles an hour, the truck stopped with feet to spare.

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Also on tap is an improved adaptive cruise control.

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The truck can now come to a complete stop behind a lead car and pause for two seconds.

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Automatic windshield wipers and headlights are also standard.

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A blind-spot monitoring system as well as lane keeping assist and departure mitigation are optional.

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Daimler is investing half a billion Euros into its semi-automated class 8 trucks, and hopes to deploy a fleet of Level 4, high-automation semi-trucks within the next 10 years.

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