Aurora CEO Chris Urmson on the Future of Self-Driving Trucks
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.
Aurora Opens Commercial-Ready Autonomous Truck Terminal
Aurora took another step toward an autonomous delivery network with the launch of its first commercial-ready terminal for autonomous trucks in South Dallas.
Aurora Driver Enters Final Stage of Development Process
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.
Aurora Driver Beta 5.0 Released
Aurora Innovation Inc. has released Aurora Driver Beta 5.0, the latest version of its integrated hardware and autonomy system, to its autonomous trucking fleet in Texas.December 28, 2022
Aurora, Ryder Collaborate on AV Maintenance
Autonomous vehicle company Aurora Innovation Inc. and Ryder System Inc., a provider of supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, announced a strategic collaboration to pilot on-site fleet maintenance.November 8, 2022
Aurora CEO Floats Possible Sale to Apple or Microsoft
Aurora Innovation Inc. CEO Chris Urmson recently laid out a range of options for the self-driving company to respond to worsening market conditions and partners pushing out timelines, including a possible sale to Apple Inc. or Microsoft Corp., according to a document seen by Bloomberg.September 6, 2022
Pennsylvania Experts, Lawmakers Ponder AV Safety Regulations
When it comes to autonomous vehicles, there isn’t just one way to go about safety. State regulators draft legislation. Independent firms create recommendations. Individual companies devise their own protocols. Stakeholders can agree on one thing: Safety is important.
Aurora Adds Fourth Fleet Partner for Autonomous Pilot
Autonomous technology developer Aurora Innovation Inc. and Schneider National Inc. have announced a commercial pilot effort to haul freight for Schneider’s customers with Aurora Driver, Aurora’s autonomous technology.
Aurora’s Autonomous Tests in Texas Keep Rolling
If Aurora and other self-driving startups can convince customers and the public that large trucks can be automated safely, the potential efficiency gains are massive.
Aurora, FedEx Expand Texas Autonomous Routes
Aurora Innovation Inc. and FedEx have expanded their autonomous trucking partnership to include freight hauling between terminals in Fort Worth and El Paso, Texas.