Commercial vehicles need ADAS and mapping, too

As a new decade of automotive technology is upon us, it’s clear: Passenger cars aren’t the only vehicles dependent on predictive mapping and advanced driver-assistance systems in order to anticipate twists and turns in the road ahead.

Automakers also are beginning to integrate these technologies into commercial vehicles to create more autonomy.

German supplier Bosch, Dutch digital mapping company TomTom and Daimler on Thursday announced their collaboration on a smart cruise control for commercial vehicles.