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Truck Tech’s M&A Uptick Is Only the Beginning of What’s to Come in Race toward Autonomy, Electrification

Truck Tech’s M&A Uptick Is Only the Beginning of What’s to Come in Race toward Autonomy, Electrification

From Commercial Carrier Journal

The technological sophistication level of today’s trucks has forced many stakeholders, suppliers and OEMs to rethink how they go to market.

Vertical integration has been underway in trucking for many years, but with interest rising in …

April 9, 2019 - 2:32 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Transportation
German Truck and Technology Maker ZF Showcases What the Future of Transportation Will Look Like

German Truck and Technology Maker ZF Showcases What the Future of Transportation Will Look Like

  • Autonomous tractor avoids maneuvering damage and downtime – AI technology processes the on-site conditions information in real time, converting it into instructions for the engine, steering system and brakes

  • Final mile package delivery van has cloud-based smart algorithm that combines

June 29, 2018 - 6:53 am Closing Bell Story‎, Transportation
Is Driving Without Drivers the Future of Trucking?

Is Driving Without Drivers the Future of Trucking?

Freight industry battles driver turnover at 90%

From CCJ

With driver turnover rates bumping 90 percent last year, shippers could find only one available truck for every 12 outbound loads — the lowest ratio in 13 years, according to DAT

June 4, 2018 - 10:20 am Closing Bell Story‎, Transportation
Starsky Robotics Chalks Up First Autonomous Truck Run at Highway Speed with No Human on Board

Starsky Robotics Chalks Up First Autonomous Truck Run at Highway Speed with No Human on Board

Remote monitoring site gets trucks up to highway speed, then “simply monitors after autonomous mode takes over”; long-range testing is next

From CCJ

In September, Starsky Robotics completed the longest end-to-end autonomous trip on record, hauling Hurricane Irma recovery aid, …

March 8, 2018 - 6:36 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Transportation