Daimler unveils new "Ask Mercedes" chatbot

'Ask Mercedes is a new cognitive assistant available any time to support customers in exploring all the functions of their Mercedes-Benz vehicles,'the firm said at the Lisbon Web Summit.

German luxury car maker Daimler is set to combine a range of digital customer support experiments into a single voice-activated app that is available whether users are driving their cars, sitting at home or on the go.Chief digital officer Sabine Scheunert said on Tuesday that Daimler will soon introduce a digital assistant called 'Ask Mercedes' that ties together previous trial projects on platforms such as Google and Facebook.Scheunert said 'Ask Mercedes' will be available in several markets...