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Freightliner is excited to unveil the Freightliner Inspiration Truck, the first licensed autonomous commercial vehicle to operate on open public highways in the United States. This newsroom serves as a hub for information about the project, background on the Infinite Inspiration premiere of the truck and assets including press releases, photography and other images you can use for articles and social posts.
At a ceremony today at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval officially granted the first license for an autonomous commercial truck to operate on an open public highway in the United States to Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA)
Autonomous vehicle technology has been in the news quite a bit lately, as various companies—from traditional automobile manufacturers to firms in the high-tech arena—have conducted tests on a range of prototype vehicles. A number of misconceptions exist about autonomous vehicles and different opinions exist on the future of this technology on American highways.
In a spectacular evening ceremony at Hoover Dam, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) unveiled the Freightliner Inspiration Truck to several hundred international news media, trucking industry analysts and officials.
Almost 80 years after its official opening, the famous Hoover Dam was the setting for the World Premiere of the Freightliner Inspiration Truck.
The Freightliner Cascadia® Evolution with the Detroit Assurance™ suite of safety systems and integrated Detroit™ Powertrain (iDP) showcases Daimler Trucks North America’s constant pursuit to reduce Real Cost of Ownership (RCO) for its customers.
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