Mike Freeman

Business, Technology, TCA

Flock Freight Scores $215 Million for Tech That Finds Available Space on Trucks

Flock Freight illustration Flock Freight says its shared truckload technology allows carriers to improve on-time delivery. (Flock Freight/YouTube)

Flock Freight, an Encinitas, Calif., trucking logistics firm that aims to revolutionize the way freight moves across the country, has landed another $215 million in venture capital.

Mike Freeman | The San Diego Union-Tribune
October 20, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Qualcomm Moves Toward Self-Driving Vehicle Tech

Qualcomm A rendering of Qualcomm's self-driving technology. (Qualcomm via YouTube)

SAN DIEGO — After years of supplying Bluetooth and cellular connectivity to automakers, Qualcomm is pivoting toward safety with its new Snapdragon Ride platform, which aims to bring advanced driver assistance features such as automated parking, lane monitoring and highway autopilot to vehicles as soon as 2023.

Mike Freeman | The San Diego Union-Tribune
January 9, 2020

Lytx, SmartDrive Add Customers as More Truck Fleets Tap In-Cab Video to Improve Safety


Steve Mitgang occasionally sits down with commercial truck drivers for coffee and doughnuts, asking them what they think of having video cameras in the cab to monitor their driving.

Mike Freeman | The San Diego Union-Tribune
March 8, 2017