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.
Tesla Inc.’s sprawling manufacturing hub in Austin, Texas, more than tripled its employee ranks last year, the company told county officials.
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Walmart Inc. is betting on greater supply chain automation and hinting that a recent investment binge might lift profit beyond the retailer’s stated long-term goals.
Aurora Innovation Inc. has entered the final phase of development for a new version of its integrated hardware and autonomous truck system, the company announced April 3.April 3, 2023
Artificial intelligence experts and industry leaders, including Tesla CEO Elon Musk, are calling on developers to hit the pause button on training powerful AI models.
Ford Motor Co. plans to make driver-assistance features central to the next electric F-Series pickup — so much so that you might be able to take a snooze at 60 mph.
Walmart Inc. is cutting staffing levels at some e-commerce fulfillment centers in the U.S. as the nation’s largest private-sector employer steps up investment in automation.
Forward Air Corp. has partnered with self-driving trucking company Kodiak Robotics to run one of their busiest freight lanes near continuously with an autonomous truck.March 21, 2023
Drone delivery is no longer a thing of the future. It’s happening in Hampton Roads, Va., and soon, at Walmart stores across the country.