The process of developing, validating and ultimately commercializing fully autonomous trucks has proven to be a long and arduous journey, but there is no shortage of software developers and technologists dedicated to accomplishing that mission.
If California's Assembly Bill 316 becomes law, driverless trucks won’t be able to drive down state highways without a human driver present until at least 2031.
Ohio and Indiana have agreed to test partially automated trucks on a 166-mile stretch of Interstate 70 between Columbus, Ohio, and Indianapolis beginning as early as October.
Waymo, the self-driving unit owned by Alphabet Inc., is slowing the development of autonomous trucking that’s being done by its Via subsidiary.
A number of autonomous truck developers like Aurora have set up operations in Texas, allowing them to run test drivers and preview routes with their self-driving technology.
Kodiak Robotics Inc. is set to equip 800 trucks with self-driving technology for Loadsmith, a third-party Capacity-as-a-Service logistics provider, the companies said.June 27, 2023
California lawmakers are moving forward with plans to restrict the deployment of self-driving trucks — a move that industry representatives say is misguided.
The North Texas area has become the new frontier for the development of self-driving trucks, with several companies setting up shop — and using local highways for real-world testing.
The prospect of a driverless semi is scary to many, but not to Aurora Innovation CEO Chris Urmson, who helped to build Google’s autonomous vehicle unit.