Industry First: Mercedes-Benz Achieves SAE Level 3 Certification

Lifestyle, News I By Justin Cornelison I January 27, 2023
Mercedes-Benz SAE Level 3

Mercedes-Benz has announced its DRIVE PILOT conditional autonomous driving system has been authorized for use on public roads, beginning in Nevada.  DRIVE PILOT now sits as the only SAE Level 3 system in a production EV certified for operation as Mercedes-Benz looks to expand further west this year.

Mercedes-Benz’s DRIVE PILOT first arrived on roads in Germany in May of 2022.  Before then, however, we got a chance to experience Mercedes’ “DISTRONIC Active Distance Assist,” which builds upon the Level 2 autonomy the German automaker has been delivering for years.  DISTRONIC ensures the vehicle maintains a preselected distance from the vehicle in front of it while also maintaining other assist features like lane keep and active steering.

Mercedes-Benz SAE Level 3

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