Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

FMCSA Denies’s HOS Exemption Request

Interior of Pronto autonomous car's Copilot advanced driver assistance system undergoing a test in a car. ( via Vimeo)

FMCSA has denied an application from Pronto .ai requesting an exemption from the 11-hour driving limit and the 14-hour driving window in the hours-of-service requirements.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
September 25, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Self-Driving Truck Startup Pronto Pursues Gradual Path to Automation

Anthony Levandowski, co-founder of Pronto CEO Anthony Levandowski courtesy of Pronto

Pronto, the new self-driving truck startup launched by Anthony Levandowski, is pursuing a more incremental path toward autonomous driving than many of its competitors in the increasingly crowded race to bring automation to trucking.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 19, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Levandowski Launches New Venture Pronto to Offer Level 2 Automation to Class 8 Truckers

Levandowski, while he was still head of Uber's self-driving program Levandowski, when he was still head of Uber's self-driving program. His new venture, a software company called Pronto, is out with its first product, CoPilot. (Eric Risberg/Associated Press)

Autonomous vehicle pioneer Anthony Levandowski has formed a new software company called Pronto. Its first aftermarket product, Copilot, provides camera-based self-driving technology for the Class 8 market.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 21, 2018