Autonomous technologies now drive significant change in trucking and freight transportation. Transport Topics autonomous coverage provides a comprehensive look at that change. It provides the latest details on deployment concepts such as advanced driver-assist systems, transfer hubs, teleoperations, platooning and off-road automation and latest analysis of the companies who are manufacturing, adopting and investing in these technologies. Readers can follow the impact such deployment has on everything from policy and infrastructure initiatives to highway congestion, fuel consumption, fleet management, driver management and business investment.
TuSimple Holdings Inc., an autonomous trucking startup that’s been the subject of U.S. investigations, said it hasn’t shared self-driving technology with another startup with Chinese ties.
LAS VEGAS — Electric and autonomous vehicles can help build more sustainable and efficient supply chains, but the freight transportation sector will need to overcome various challenges to realize their potential.
LAS VEGAS — The leader of Daimler Truck North America’s autonomous technology division said the path to self-driving trucking will advance through partnerships like those her company has forged, and believes the outcome of such collaborations will ultimately benefit motor carriers.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As California regulators explore new rules to put self-driving semitrucks on the road, labor unions are rushing to the state Legislature to ask for a new law they say will protect their jobs.
The U.S. Justice Department has requested documents from Tesla Inc. related to its Autopilot and “Full Self-Driving” features, according to a regulatory filing.January 31, 2023
Former USA Truck CEO James Reed has joined autonomous truck technology company Kodiak Robotics, the company announced Jan. 19.January 23, 2023
Elon Musk oversaw the creation of a 2016 video that exaggerated the abilities of Tesla Inc.’s driver-assistance system Autopilot, even dictating the opening text that claimed the company’s car drove itself.