The Autonomous Vehicle Industry Association announced the appointment of Jeff Farrah as the organization’s inaugural executive director.October 25, 2022
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear said he doesn’t view the ongoing advancement of autonomous trucking as a threat to drivers, since economic factors will ensure demand for drivers for years to come.
Kodiak Robotics has unveiled its fourth-generation autonomous truck, which is set to hit the roads during the fourth quarter.October 1, 2021
DETROIT — The trade association representing most major automakers is offering guidelines for manufacturers to advertise partially automated driving systems and to make sure drivers are paying attention while using them.
Experts advised people to manage their expectations of automated vehicles for their traveling capabilities.
Truck makers and tech startups continue to make progress in their pursuit of autonomous trucks, but moving this elusive technology past the testing and development phase to broad commercialization will require a great deal of integration work.
With its emissions mandates, tough labor laws, inspection requirements and extensive regulations, California has become both a difficult and expensive environment for trucking.
Just like the rest of the industry, trucking companies working to commercialize autonomous heavy-duty trucks are adapting to the uncertainties and disruptions caused by the coronavirus.
The introduction of self-driving truck prototypes over the past five years has fueled an ongoing conversation about how this emerging technology will change the freight transportation industry in the decades ahead.