The five levels
of automated driving
The mobility of the future will be shaped by the automation of driving functions. Assistance systems are already in use in various areas – Volkswagen aims to enable fully-automated driving for large numbers of people in the high-volume sector. The crystallisation project being Trinity: the car will be available as of 2026 and will allow highly automated driving in line with level 2+ up to fully automated driving in line with level 4. But what exactly are the five different levels of automated driving? Allow us to explain.