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Old 01-18-2016, 10:03 PM   #1
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Volkswagen Trailer Assist - backing up a trailer


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Old 01-19-2016, 05:39 AM   #2
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That's pretty cool but I kinda thought the trailer was pulling the VW---too precise in some of those maneuvers.

Great fun though!

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Old 01-19-2016, 05:44 AM   #3
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ford is offering this in their new f150's now as well. thought it was a great idea. people will flock to it.
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Old 01-19-2016, 08:21 AM   #4
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I'd be more impressed with the demo if they didn't have a driver steering the trailer! Really doesn't demonstrate the technology at all (if they even used it for the video). The video was really fully, but Volvo's video was more impressive. No special trailer rig needed:

Volvo Trucks - The Epic Split feat. Van Damme (Live Test)
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Old 01-19-2016, 09:05 AM   #5
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What's more amazing to me than that Volvo vid is that it has 82 million views on Youtube and I've never heard of it.

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