Mercedes-Benz has rolled out the fifth-generation E-Class. Now, drivers can sometimes feel more like a passenger, with systems like the Drive Pilot bringing autonomous driving one big step closer. Drive It! tried out the new high-tech systems.
Daimler has revised up its profit outlook after a storming start to 2017. Fueled by sales of the company's Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the company has forwarded its investment in electric cars and autonomous vehicles.
US chipmaker Intel has announced it will buy Israeli tech company Mobileye. With the multibillion-dollar acquisition, Intel wants to obtain a leading role in the production of autonomous driving technology.
The German premium carmaker and the world's largest automotive supplier have announced a partnership in the race to build self-driving cars, with their first automated taxi planned to hit the road early next decade.
Full speed ahead for electric cars - it seems there has never been a better time to finally do away with combustion-engine technology. But DW's Henrik Böhme feels the solution lies elsewhere.
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