Business, Technology, Autonomous

Plus Weighs IPO of Non-China Business

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Plus is considering listing its non-China businesses in a U.S. initial public offering, according to people familiar with the matter, after the self-driving-truck startup scrapped a merger with a blank-check company.

April 1, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Iveco, Plus Partner on Autonomous Trucking Pilot

Plus truck at MCE 2021 in Nashville, Tenn. A Plus truck navigates the streets of Nashville, Tenn., in October. (Joe Howard/Transport Topics))

Iveco joined driverless truck technology company Plus for the launch of an autonomous pilot program in Europe and China, the companies announced Dec. 20.

December 22, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

Autonomous Trucks Take Off Rapidly in China’s Commercial Operations

A Plus autonomous truck SF Express has selected Plus for China’s first commercial freight pilot. (Plus)

BEIJING — Driverless trucks will help revamp the logistics and industrial sector in China, as autonomous driving technologies have taken off in the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Beijing China Daily | Asia News Network
October 5, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Goodyear, Plus Announce Autonomous Trucks Collaboration

Plus truck with Goodyear tires Plus truck with Goodyear tires. (PR Newswire)

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. announced a collaboration with automated driving company Plus to integrate Goodyear’s suite of services with Plus technology.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 23, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Driverless Semi Reaches Milestone in Test, Plus Says

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Driverless truck technology company Plus revealed Aug. 5 that it has completed a demonstration on a highway in China.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 5, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Amazon in Talks to Buy Stake in AI Truck-Driving Startup Plus

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Amazon .com Inc. has placed an order for 1,000 autonomous driving systems from self-driving truck technology startup Plus and has acquired the option to buy a stake of as much as 20%, Plus said in a regulatory filing.

June 21, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Driverless Truck Startup Plus to List in $3.3 Billion SPAC Deal

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Self-driving truck technology developer Plus announced it entered into a definitive business combination agreement with Hennessy Capital Investment Corp. V, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 10, 2021
Business, Autonomous

Plus Hires Former FMCSA Official Wiley Deck

A Plus autonomous truck Self-driving truck technology company Plus, formerly, is headquartered in Cupertino, Calif. (Plus)

Former FMCSA Deputy Administrator Wiley Deck has been tapped by autonomous truck technology firm Plus to head government affairs and public policy.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 6, 2021