Mercedes 2015 CES Keynote with Chairman Dieter Zetsche | CNET

Mercedes 2015 CES Keynote with Chairman Dieter Zetsche

Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, will discuss "the latest advances in autonomous vehicle technology" (according to the CEA's press release) during his CES keynote address.

  • Josh Miller 1/6/2015 4:13:35 AM
  • wayne.cunningham 1/6/2015 4:14:00 AM
    Zetsche just said that robots who don't like humans should watch out, because there are more of us on the way
  • wayne.cunningham 1/6/2015 4:14:12 AM
    Seems to be the human side of autonomous driving
  • wayne.cunningham 1/6/2015 4:15:21 AM
    Zetsche poses the question, if urban areas are growing, will that make cars irrelevant. He of course replies no, and says cars will provide needed quiet space
  • wayne.cunningham 1/6/2015 4:15:46 AM
    Mercedes-Benz is going to show us an innovation that gives us more time and space
  • Josh Miller 1/6/2015 4:15:55 AM
  • wayne.cunningham 1/6/2015 4:15:57 AM
    The key, 'autonomous driving'
  • wayne.cunningham 1/6/2015 4:16:23 AM
    Zetsche says cars will be 'exclusive cocoons on wheels'
  • wayne.cunningham 1/6/2015 4:17:24 AM
    Mercedes-Benz has been working on autonomous cars for 30 years, and came up with an early car that drove on the autobahn
  • Josh Miller 1/6/2015 4:17:49 AM
  • wayne.cunningham 1/6/2015 4:18:05 AM
    Mercedes-Benz put an autonomous car on the road for 60 miles two years ago
  • wayne.cunningham 1/6/2015 4:18:54 AM
    Mercedes-Benz thinking beyond the passenger car, as it is the world's largest producer of heavy trucks
  • wayne.cunningham 1/6/2015 4:19:09 AM
    Video of the autonomous truck concept from last year
  • Josh Miller 1/6/2015 4:19:19 AM
  • wayne.cunningham 1/6/2015 4:20:12 AM
    Mercedes-Benz leads the world in driver assistance systems
  • wayne.cunningham 1/6/2015 4:20:29 AM
    I can believe that, having used those systems in S, E, and C class cars
  • Josh Miller 1/6/2015 4:20:40 AM
  • wayne.cunningham 1/6/2015 4:21:16 AM
    Mention of the potential for Mercedes-Benz Car2Go car sharing service to use autonomous cars
  • Josh Miller 1/6/2015 4:21:51 AM
  • wayne.cunningham 1/6/2015 4:21:54 AM
    Zetsche confident that he can make a business case for autonomous cars
  • wayne.cunningham 1/6/2015 4:22:37 AM
    Outlying questions: security, legal responsibility and ethical questions
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