Detroit: Mercedes says E-Class is first car with car-to-x communication

The new E-Class is inspected on the eve of the Detroit auto show (Photo: Arjen Bongard) DETROIT — Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche showed the new Mercedes E-Class here on the eve of the Detroit auto show, saying the core model is “the very first series-built car that is equipped with car-to-X communication.” Zetsche said the E-Class not only “talks” to other cars, but also can learn, using artificial intelligence technology to take another big step in the direction of autonomous driving. Self-driving cars need to deploy, so-called “deep-learning computers” that are capable of labeling concepts such as street, vehicle or pedestrian on their own. Such computers, therefore, don’t need to be trained or programmed to identify and deal with every detail, Zetsche said. “With this technology, cars will, for instance, learn…


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