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, which offers a driverless ride-hailing service in San Francisco, now has a patch with the company logo on the shoulder of San Francisco Giants players' jerseys.
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PHOENIX — The backup Uber driver for a self-driving vehicle that killed a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix in 2018 pleaded guilty July 28 to endangerment.
Ohio and Indiana have agreed to test partially automated trucks on a 166-mile stretch of Interstate 70 between Columbus, Ohio, and Indianapolis beginning as early as October.
RailVision Analytics has developed artificial intelligence-enabled software to help locomotive engineers make adjustments in train driving that could lead to savings in diesel fuel.
Ensuring nationwide standards for self-driving technology would assist with safety and efficiency, the leadership of a House panel said recently.
Waymo, the self-driving unit owned by Alphabet Inc., is slowing the development of autonomous trucking that’s being done by its Via subsidiary.
Congress is wading into the debate over whether automakers should be allowed to sell more self-driving cars while manufacturers seek federal permission to expand testing of the technology.
Autonomous technology developer Aurora says it has set itself up financially for up to the next two years with a new round of public and private funding.
President Joe Biden said the U.S. must guard against threats from artificial intelligence as he detailed new company safeguards and promised government actions on the emerging technology.
Customers at Amazon’s Whole Foods Market stores will soon be able to pay for their groceries with a wave of their hand.