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.
Autonomous truck developer Locomation announced an eight-year agreement with El Reno, Okla.-based Stevens Trucking Co. to provide the carrier with its human-guided Level 2 autonomous relay convoy turnkey system.
Host Seth Clevenger chats with autonomous vehicle pioneer Don Burnette about the pros and cons of driverless cars and trucks. Third of a three-part series on autonomous vehicles.
Gatik, a California-based autonomous trucking company, will begin a Dallas route in partnership with century-old business equipment firm Pitney Bowes.
CHICAGO — The growing adoption of information technology in the transportation industry is creating new opportunities for shippers and private fleets to enhance logistics planning and improve the driver experience.
DroneUp, the sole drone partner of Walmart, announced plans to expand its headquarters and establish a research and training facility outside Petersburg, Va., creating 655 new jobs.
Waymo will soon begin on-highway testing of self-driving Freightliner Cascadia models equipped with redundant systems and components designed to eventually support unmanned operation.
Elon Musk doesn’t want to hear complaints from customers trying out the driver-assistance system that Tesla Inc. plans to start charging $15,000 for in the coming weeks.
Travel center operator Pilot Co. and automated technology firm Kodiak Robotics on Aug. 23 announced formation of a partnership under which the companies will collaboratively develop autonomous truck services at Pilot and Flying J travel centers across North America.August 23, 2022
U.S. House Transportation leaders recently pressed the Federal Communications Commission to open access to a band of communications spectrum set aside for safety operations for transportation entities.
Rivian Automotive Inc. eliminated the least expensive trim of its R1T electric pickup truck, the company confirmed via email, effectively raising the price of its entry-level model.
U.S. auto safety regulators are scrutinizing Tesla Inc.’s in-car camera systems as part of a recently expanded investigation into whether the company’s automated driving technology is defective.