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.
Kodiak Robotics opened a second truck port for its autonomous semis at a Ryder System Inc. fleet maintenance facility in Houston, the companies said Jan. 23.
Volvo Trucks North America launched a revamp of its flagship over-the-road Class 8 VNL tractor Jan. 23, the first major overhaul since a 2017 redesign.
Transportation management systems have evolved to provide real-time data and advanced analytics to improve freight visibility and fleet decision-making.
Industry collaboration sets the stage for large-scale commercialization of self driving trucks in the coming years.January 16, 2024
LAS VEGAS — The pathway toward large-scale commercialization of self-driving trucks became clearer at CES 2024 as tech startups unveiled upgrades to their autonomous driving systems.
Walmart Inc. opened up access to a generative artificial intelligence tool that allows shoppers to search for products by specific use cases rather than look up one item at a time.
Kodiak Robotics introduced what it billed as the world’s first driverless-ready semi-truck designed for scaled deployment at CES in Las Vegas this week.
Aeva Technologies Inc. has won a multiyear contract to supply Daimler Truck Holding AG with technology to help advance autonomous driving on highways.
WASHINGTON — A guiding document outlining issues deemed highly important across transportation modes was unveiled for the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board.