Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

TuSimple to Use New Funds for System Development, Route Expansion

TuSimple truck TuSimple, a provider of autonomous driving technology for heavy-duty trucks, has locked down three new Series D investors in addition to previously announced participant UPS. (TuSimple)

Startup autonomous truck company TuSimple announced commitments from investors for an additional $120 million. These funds are part of an extended Series D round that was oversubscribed and reached a total of $215 million.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
September 17, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

UPS Invests in TuSimple to Pursue Self-Driving Trucks

TuSimple self-driving truck TuSimple

UPS Inc. announced its venture capital arm, UPS Ventures, has made a minority investment in autonomous driving company TuSimple to test self-driving tractor-trailers on a route in Arizona to determine whether the vehicles can improve service and efficiency in the UPS network.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
August 15, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

TuSimple Self-Driving Trucks to Haul Mail for Postal Service in Two-Week Pilot

TuSimple TuSimple’s self-driving tractors will haul U.S. Postal Service trailers. (TuSimple)

Self-driving trucks operated by startup TuSimple will haul mail and packages across the Southwest in a two-week pilot program with the U.S. Postal Service.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 20, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Self-Driving Truck Startups TuSimple, Ike Attract More Investment to Fuel Development

Ike automated vehicle A worker checks a sensor on a test truck operated by Ike, which is developing automated driving technology for commercial vehicles. (Ike)

Self-driving truck startups TuSimple and Ike both announced new funding in February to fuel the continued development of their automated driving systems for commercial vehicles.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 13, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

TuSimple Proceeds With Plans to Build World’s Largest Self-Driving Truck Fleet

TuSimple self-driving truck TuSimple says it will have 40 self-driving trucks operating in the United States by June. (TuSimple)

LAS VEGAS — Autonomous truck developer TuSimple said it will expand its U.S. test fleet to 40 vehicles by June, which the company claims will make it the world’s largest self-driving truck business.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 15, 2019
Business, Technology

TuSimple Says Cameras in Its Autonomous Trucks Interpret Objects at Record Distance

TuSimple autonomous truck A TuSimple autonomous truck with its camera technology runs on a highway. (TuSimple)

TuSimple, a provider of autonomous driving technology for heavy-duty trucks, announced its advanced camera-based solution can interpret objects up to 3,280 feet away, an industry first.

September 25, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

What's Next on the Road to Self-Driving Trucks?

RoadSigns podcast

Automation in the trucking industry is ramping up quickly. But how will the next levels of automation be deployed? Episode 2 of RoadSigns has the answers. Click to listen.

July 27, 2018