Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Einride Gets NHTSA Approval to Test Driverless Pods on US Roads

Einride Pod Einride Pod in New Yor City. (Einride)

Electric truck maker Einride AB has received approvals to test its driverless vehicle on public roads in the U.S., paving the way for the company to conduct a pilot with partner GE Appliances.

Rafaela Lindeberg | Bloomberg News
June 23, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment

Maersk Plans to Deploy 300 Electric Trucks in North America by 2025

Performance Team electric trucks Performance Team electric trucks are lined up at the company's headquarters in El Segundo, Calif. (Maersk)

A.P. Moller-Maersk is building out its electric heavy-duty truck fleet with two announcements involving Einride and BYD, and, separately, Volvo Trucks North America.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 30, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Bridgestone, Einride Partner on Sustainable Mobility Solutions

Bridgestone Einride truck As part of the arrangement, Bridgestone will become an official U.S. launch partner for Stockholm-based Einride and be its exclusive tire supplier for the U.S. market. (Bridgestone Americas)

Tire company Bridgestone and Einride, which develops electric and autonomous freight mobility solutions, formed a partnership designed to create sustainable mobility solutions for electrified and autonomous Class 8 trucks.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 16, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Electric Truck Startup Einride Raises $110 Million

Einride An Einride vehicle. (Einride)

Swedish electric-truck startup Einride AB has raised $110 million from investors, including the venture capital arm of the world’s largest shipping company, A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, to expand its logistics business in Europe and in the U.S.

Niclas Rolander | Bloomberg News
May 7, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous

Einride Readies US Test for Automated Podlike Truck

Einride next-generation podlike truck Einride is planning a U.S. test of its podlike autonomous trucks with Bridgestone. Einride's truck lacks a cab, windows and mirrors, meaning it weighs less than a comparative electric truck and has more room for cargo. (Einride)

Einride plans to expand its range of podlike self-driving trucks and launch a pilot program in the U.S. with tire manufacturer Bridgestone.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Einride to Hire Autonomous Truck Operators in Sweden, US

Einride An Einride vehicle. (Einride)

Swedish technology company Einride on Feb. 27 announced plans to hire two autonomous truck operators over the next year.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 27, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Einride Adds Investors, Eyes US Market

Einride vehicle Einride’s Head of Operations, Niklas Reinedahl (left), with Michelin Group’s CEO Florent Menegaux in front of the T-pod during the Movin’On Summit 2019 in Montreal. (Einride)

Einride, the Swedish provider of an autonomous, all-electric transport vehicle, announced $25 million in Series A funding to assist in expanding to the United States, among other goals.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 21, 2019
Business, Technology

Einride Showcases Unmanned, All-Electric ‘T-pod’ at TRB

Einride’s Falck with the T-pod Einride’s Falck with autonomous T-pod on display at TRB. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

WASHINGTON — Einride, a Swedish technology startup that plans to begin moving cargo in that country later this year with unmanned, all-electric vehicles, recently showcased its vision for freight transportation to industry researchers in the United States.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 10, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Swedish T-Pods Mate Truck and Trailer

Einride Self-Driving T-Pod Einride

Swedish transportation startup Einride unveiled a full-scale prototype of its T-pod self-driving vehicle with the capacity to haul 15 standard pallets.

July 10, 2017