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Navistar, TuSimple Partner to Launch Self-Driving Trucks in 2024

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Truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp., and TuSimple, a global self-driving technology company, announced July 15 a strategic partnership to co-develop SAE Level 4 self-driving trucks targeted for production by 2024.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 15, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla Shares Take a Breather After Historic Run

A man walks past a Tesla Model X electric vehicle on display at a showroom in Hong Kong. A man walks past a Tesla Model X electric vehicle on display at a showroom in Hong Kong. (Justin Chin/Bloomberg News)

After a torrid rally that saw shares more than double since early May, Tesla Inc. is taking a pause on July 15, even as the broader market rises on the hopes for a coronavirus vaccine.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
July 15, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

Michigan Creates Office to Navigate Emerging Tech in Transportation

The Michigan State Capitol Building in Lansing, Mich. The Michigan State Capitol Building in Lansing, Mich. (Steven Kriemadis/Getty Images)

Michigan is creating a centralized team to handle future technology issues, with the new Office of Future Mobility and Electrification.

Taylor DesOrmeau | MLive.com (Walker, Mich.)
July 13, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla Soars on Optimism for ‘Battery Day,’ India Market, S&P

Vehicles sit parked outside the Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, Calif. Vehicles sit parked outside the Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, Calif. (Sam Hall/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc.’s relentless surge continued July 13 amid several upcoming events that include the possible unveiling of new battery technology from the electric vehicle maker, entry into a lucrative new market and the potential inclusion of the stock into the prestigious S&P 500 Index.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
July 13, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Musk Says Tesla Is ‘Very Close’ to Developing Fully Autonomous Vehicles

Elon Musk speaks during a discussion at the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington on March 9. Elon Musk speaks during a discussion at the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington on March 9. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk said the carmaker is on the verge of developing technology to render its vehicles fully capable of driving themselves, repeating a claim he has made for years but been unable to achieve.

July 9, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla Pushes China’s EV Bubble Closer to Bursting

A Tesla Model 3 moves off an assembly line during a ceremony at the company's Gigafactory in Shanghai in 2019. A Tesla Model 3 moves off an assembly line during a ceremony at the company's Gigafactory in Shanghai in 2019. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc.’s new Shanghai plant has churned out super-popular Model 3 electric sedans for the past six months, catapulting the company atop the sales chart and piling the pressure on cash-strapped local rivals. There was another casualty last week.

July 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla Bull Case Raised Above $2,000 a Share at Morgan Stanley

New Tesla vehicles sit in a lot. New Tesla vehicles sit in a lot. (Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg News)

Morgan Stanley analysts lifted their bull-case price target for Tesla Inc. to $2,070 after an “extraordinary” rally saw the stock overshoot a previous best-case scenario of $1,200. But they still don’t recommend buying Tesla shares.

Joe Easton | Bloomberg News
July 7, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

FHWA Announces Funding Opportunity for Technology Grants

Port of Virginia A past award went to the Port of Virginia for a truck reservation system. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

The Federal Highway Administration recently announced the availability of $60 million in grant funding for groups working on projects that involve transportation technologies.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Samsara Unveils AI Products to Predict, Prevent Accidents

Samsara Samsara's San Francisco headquarters. (Samsara)

Samsara, a fleet management software company, unveiled a suite of safety features that uses artificial intelligence to help prevent accidents, the company announced July 1.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 1, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Breaking News, Top 100

TuSimple Partners With Major Fleets to Launch Autonomous Freight Network

Map shows planned rollout of TuSimple's Autonomous Freight Network TuSimple

Self-driving truck developer TuSimple has partnered with four major transportation companies to launch a logistics network for its highly automated trucks, marking a new phase in its push to bring its technology to market in the coming years.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
July 1, 2020

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