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.
Self-driving-trucks technology firm Torc Robotics and refrigerated carrier C.R. England are teaming up on a pilot program.
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Cruise, the self-driving vehicle unit majority owned by General Motors Co., plans to expand its robotaxi service to Houston and Dallas.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — As Volvo Trucks continues to roll out battery-electric heavy-duty trucks to fleet customers across North America, the truck maker also is building its support network.May 5, 2023
In the two weeks since Tesla alarmed investors by revealing how much of a toll discounts were taking on its profit margins, Elon Musk has bumped prices back up across the lineup.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Autonomous truck developer Kodiak Robotics unveiled a battery-electric Class 8 truck equipped with its self-driving technology at the 2023 ACT Expo.May 2, 2023
The prospect of a driverless semi is scary to many, but not to Aurora Innovation CEO Chris Urmson, who helped to build Google’s autonomous vehicle unit.
A tight labor market along with advances in warehouse robotics are the top reasons operators are beginning to make larger investments in automation.
FCC regulators cleared automakers to use systems that let vehicles communicate wirelessly, offering a path forward for life-saving technology after years of disputes over airwaves.
Third-party logistics providers have been adjusting to normalizing market conditions as supply chain disruptions, inventory shortages and surging demand have receded.April 21, 2023