Aurora

Business, Technology, Autonomous

Aurora, TuSimple Have High Expectations for 2022

Combo image of Aurora and TuSimple trucks Aurora (left) and TuSimple are looking to build on their eventful years in 2021. (Aurora, TuSimple)

Executives from self-driving technology companies TuSimple and Aurora during separate online events hosted by Morgan Stanley outlined ambitious plans for 2022, building on their respective success in 2021.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 11, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Paccar, Aurora Showcase Autonomous Truck at CES 2022

Peterbilt truck equipped with Aurora technology A Peterbilt Model 579 equipped with Aurora autonomous technology at CES 2022 in Las Vegas. (Connor D. Wolf/Transport Topics)

LAS VEGAS — Paccar Inc. and self-driving technology company Aurora showcased one of their autonomous trucks during CES 2022 on Jan. 6.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 7, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Aurora, Uber Freight Collaborate on Texas Pilot

Peterbilt truck equipped with Aurora technology For now, the Peterbilt tractors will have humans on board monitoring the autonomous operations. (Aurora)

Autonomous vehicle technology developer Aurora Innovation Inc. will launch a pilot program with Uber Freight to move goods in Texas.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
December 15, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Self-Driving Stocks Join EVs as Next Trader Obsession

Aurora self-driving Peterbilt truck An Aurora self-driving Peterbilt truck next to a self-driving Chrysler Pacifica. (Aurora)

Self-driving technology companies are the latest automotive stocks to become an obsession of retail traders, with firms like Aurora Innovation Inc. surging Nov. 19 on high volume.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
November 19, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Self-Driving Software Developer Aurora Goes Public

Aurora truck Aurora’s flagship product, the Aurora Driver, is designed to enable any vehicle platform to move safely and efficiently without a human driver. (Aurora)

Self-driving technology company Aurora announced it completed its business combination with Reinvent Technology Partners Y, a special purpose acquisition company.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 8, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Volvo Integrates Aurora Driver on Autonomous VNL Model

Volvo VNL prototype of an autonomous truck A prototype of Volvo Trucks’ flagship longhaul VNL model was integrated with the Aurora Driver autonomous technology. (Volvo Group)

Volvo Autonomous Solutions announced its first major steps toward the autonomous Volvo VNL model in North America, drawing on its partnership with Aurora Innovation Inc., a self-driving vehicle technology company.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 14, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Aurora Details Rollout Plans, Readies Nasdaq Trading

Aurora Connect Aurora Innovation Inc.

Self-driving commercial vehicle developer Aurora Innovation Inc. has released details on how it will bring its technology to market, starting with autonomous trucking services in 2023.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
October 13, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

FedEx, Paccar, Aurora Launch Autonomous Trucking Pilot

Aurora-FedEx image Aurora Innovation says it will launch its trucking business and haul loads autonomously between terminals without a safety driver by the end of 2023. (Aurora Innovation Inc.)

Aurora Innovation Inc., Paccar Inc. and FedEx Corp. launched a commercial pilot of autonomous trucking in Texas.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
September 22, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Self-Driving Startup Aurora Set to Go Public

Aurora CEO Chris Urmson stands with the company's autonomous truck. (Aurora)

Driverless technology startup Aurora Innovation Inc. has agreed to go public via a merger with Reinvent Technology Partners Y, a blank-check firm led by executives including LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman and Zynga Inc. founder Mark Pincus.

July 15, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Aurora Expands Autonomous Trucking Tests in Texas

Aurora truck Aurora

Autonomous vehicle technology developer Aurora Innovation Inc. said it plans to expand testing throughout Texas as it works toward commercializing self-driving trucks.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
May 27, 2021

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