Scania’s new cabless truck runs without a safety driver
Self-driving concept vehicle has no need for a safety driver who can intervene if necessary
In what is a milestone in the development of heavy self-driving vehicles, Scania has developed a concept truck without a cab.
Looking somewhat like a prop from a sci-fi movie, the Scania AXL concept truck does away with a cabin because it’s able to guide itself around a construction site without a driver. This not only makes more loading space available on any given wheelbase but, when such trucks are one day unleashed onto open roads at higher speeds, the flat and streamlined shape will contribute to lower fuel consumption and emissions...