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Self-parking cars - Bosch and Daimler’s car2go pool know-how

Published: Thu, 25 June 2015 11:11:09 GMT

Bosche Daimnler Car2go self-parking technology app smartphone

The way technology has progressed, in the near future specially equipped cars will look on their own for vacant spaces in say a city parking garage and on request will return to the waiting driver all by themselves, using either a button on the car’s key-fob or a smartphone app

Bosch, the world’s leading auto parts company and Daimler’s car2go car-sharing offshoot, have joined forces in the development of a totally autonomous automatic parking system for multi-story car parks.

This is not to be confused with today’s already widely offered automatic street parking systems, which effectively act as park-assist systems in which the driver is still required to operate both the throttle and the brake.

The joint-venture pilot project signed this month by Bosch, Daimler and its car2go car-sharing arm, is studying the real-life feasibility of a fully automated vehicle pick up and drop off system from a parking garage for car2go car-sharing customers
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