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News Watch A 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Drive Itself Off The Assembly Line

03:00  05 july  2017
03:00  05 july  2017 Source:   msn.com

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Mercedes - Benz says driver -assist features debuting on the 2018 S - Class will be able to work in a wider range of situations. Mercedes - Benz Replacing Robots With Humans On S - Class Production Line .

  Watch A 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Drive Itself Off The Assembly Line © Daimler AG

Mercedes-Benz has announced that production of the newly facelifted and updated S-Class has started in Sindelfingen. The new S-Class boasts significantly increased semi-autonomous tech, which Mercedes appears to be leveraging in the car's own manufacturing process.

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In a brief video, Mercedes-Benz production and supply chain board member Markus Schäfer talks up the new flagship Benz and takes it for a ride from the end of the assembly line to the Sindelfingen plant's final loading area—all from the opulent comfort of the passenger's seat.

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Watch A 2018 Mercedes - Benz S - Class Drive Itself Off The Assembly Line . Mercedes Upgrades the S - Class With More Semi-Autonomous Capabilities. Mercedes - Benz says driver -assist features debuting on the 2018 S - Class will be able to work in a wider range of situations.

As we reported in April, the 2018 Mercedes - Benz S - Class can practically drive itself and to show that in action, Mercedes has shared a video of a brand new S - Class driving itself off the assembly line to the loading area within the plant, a distance of nearly a mile (1.5 kilometers).

The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class sets worldwide standards for safety, comfort, connectivity, and is on the road to automated driving. The S-Class's independent journey from the end of the production line to the plant's loading area shows the future of how we will be able to use driver assistance systems in production.

Mind you, the S 560 4MATIC you see in the video's onboard semi-autonomous gadgets are working in tandem with external cameras and sensors to make the almost mile-long journey, so we're afraid this remains another example of "don't try this at home." Still, it provides an interesting look into how autonomous cars of the future can not only make life easier for its customers, but for the people that build them as well.

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Daimler AG have released a video with Schäfer in the car at the Sindelfingen factory, where the new S - Class drives itself off the assembly line . 2018 Mercedes - Benz S - Class Review: Diving deep in every aspect of Royalty on Wheels.

As we reported in April, the 2018 Mercedes - Benz S - Class can practically drive itself and to show that in action, Mercedes has shared a video of a brand new S - Class driving itself off the assembly line to the loading area within the plant, a distance of nearly a mile (1.5 kilometers).

As Schäfer points out, perhaps the next S-Class's fully independent maiden voyage will take it much further than a mile and go on to make these a thing of the past.

This article was originally published on TheDrive.com

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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe and Convertible Roll Out with Upgraded Powertrains .
<p>Freshened big-body two-doors set for 2017 Frankfurt show debut</p>Both two-doors will be available in three flavors: S560, S63, and S65, with the latter two obviously being AMG models. The S560 replaces the S550 in the lineup and uses a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 instead of the previous 4.7-liter. Despite the reduction in displacement, power increases by 14 hp to 463, while torque is unchanged at 516 lb-ft. Distribution duties remain assigned to a nine-speed automatic, which is mated to Benz's 4MATIC all-wheel drive system in the coupe, but sends power only to the rear wheels in the convertible.

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