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.
Cruise, the self-driving vehicle unit of General Motors, could face a fine for allegedly misleading regulators about an incident in which one of its cars dragged a pedestrian.
VTNA President Peter Voorhoeve outlines how the truck maker is helping its customers make better use of telematics and remote diagnostics tools to run their fleets more effectively.
General Motors says pretax earnings took a $1.1 billion hit due to production lost during the UAW's strike, but the company expects to absorb the new contract's costs and raised its dividend.
Trucking marketers looking for a leg up on social media are turning to AI software that can quickly surface the absolute best influencers in that medium to promote their brand.
The buzz around artificial intelligence has a way of obscuring the most important conversations around it.
Autonomous trucks could unlock safety improvements and greater freight efficiency in the coming years, but they won't be a one-size-fits-all solution for the entire trucking industry.
A prototype of a battery-electric Class 8 truck with an expected range of 500 miles is set to begin its first pilot tests in Florida in the first quarter of 2024, according to vehicle developer Terraline Inc.
Hyundai Motor Group has opened a heavily automated facility in Singapore that will play a crucial role in its electrification strategy, deploying robotics and new production methods.
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is laying the groundwork for air taxis in the future with an agreement with California-based eVTOL company Overair.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Torc Robotics is fine-tuning its technology and laying the foundation for autonomous fleet operations as it targets a 2027 market launch for its virtual driver product.