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Mercedes says it won’t divest from using steering wheel in autonomous cars


The third largest luxury automaker has vowed not to abandon traditional elements such as the steering wheel or pedals even though it’s currently mulling for a top position in the autonomous car development race. The automaker, a unit of German company Daimler AG, has a vision contrary to the one developed by Google Inc. for example, with the giant Us technology ...
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