Post Tagged with: "self-driving trucks"

Driverless Trucks Will Reduce Labor Costs, Move toward Cure for Driver Shortage

Driverless Trucks Will Reduce Labor Costs, Move toward Cure for Driver Shortage

 

USPS Testing Series of 1,000-Mile Mail Hauling Trips

From CCJ

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has contracted with autonomous truck startup TuSimple on a series of 1,000-plus mile trips, hauling mail between the Postal Service’s Phoenix, Ariz. and …

May 31, 2019 - 4:06 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Transportation
Building the World’s Largest Autonomous Truck Fleet

Building the World’s Largest Autonomous Truck Fleet

Startup expanding in Arizona – targets 500 of its self-driving trucks on roads worldwide in 2019

From CCJ

TuSimple, a self-driving truck solutions company, has been testing its Level 4 Class 8 autonomous trucks in Arizona for more than …

September 12, 2018 - 7:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Transportation
Uber Exits Self-Driving Truck Highway, Kodiak Robotics Merges In with $40 Million in Tow

Uber Exits Self-Driving Truck Highway, Kodiak Robotics Merges In with $40 Million in Tow

From Wired

For the developers of self-driving vehicles, semi-trucks are a potential low-hanging fruit.

Although big rigs are imposingly, intimidatingly huge, they also predominantly run on freeways and other fixed routes that are simpler to automate. Fleet managers are easier …

August 16, 2018 - 1:48 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Transportation