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Mercedes-Benz Vision Urbanetic Concept hits the Las Vegas Strip at CES 2019

We take a ride in Mercedes' autonomous people-and-things-mover.

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Steven Ewing
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Mercedes-Benz rolled out its Vision Urbanetic concept at CES 2019.

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And Mercedes even closed part of the Las Vegas Strip to let us take it for a ride.

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The Urbanetic can carry people or things, depending on configuration. 

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The Urbanetic can apparently carry up to 12 people.

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This is purely an autonomous concept, so it'll likely never come to production.

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Panels on the outside can display messages for pedestrians.

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It's all funky and light-up and neat. We dig it.

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In a perfect world, you'd be able to hail one of these little guys in a big city like Las Vegas.

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Or you could use it for transporting big palettes, for some hella cool Amazon Prime deliveries. 

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