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TuSimple, Traton Group to Develop Autonomous Trucks in Europe

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TuSimple, a developer of autonomous-driving technology for trucking, and Traton Group, Volkswagen AG’s heavy-truck unit, announced a partnership to develop SAE Level 4 self-driving trucks, calling it a first in Europe. Traton also took a minority stake in TuSimple.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 23, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Navistar, TuSimple Partner to Launch Self-Driving Trucks in 2024

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Truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp., and TuSimple, a global self-driving technology company, announced July 15 a strategic partnership to co-develop SAE Level 4 self-driving trucks targeted for production by 2024.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 15, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Breaking News, Top 100

TuSimple Partners With Major Fleets to Launch Autonomous Freight Network

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Self-driving truck developer TuSimple has partnered with four major transportation companies to launch a logistics network for its highly automated trucks, marking a new phase in its push to bring its technology to market in the coming years.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
July 1, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

TuSimple Fills Senior-Level Posts With Executives From UPS, Walmart

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Autonomous trucking technology developer TuSimple has tapped industry veterans from UPS Inc. and Walmart to fill senior positions.

April 30, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

TuSimple, ZF Pair to Develop Technology for Autonomous Trucks

TuSimple truck TuSimple's partnership with ZF Friedrichshafen starts in April and includes potential sales in North America, Europe and China. (TuSimple)

Autonomous driving company TuSimple has reached a deal with German vehicle components maker ZF Friedrichshafen to develop and commercialize technology for autonomous trucks.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
March 27, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

TuSimple Expands Autonomous Trucking Program With UPS

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Autonomous-driving technology company TuSimple is expanding its freight-hauling pilot program with UPS to 20 trips a week and adding another route.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
March 5, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

TuSimple Reports Its Autonomous Trucks Reduce Fuel Consumption

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Self-driving truck company TuSimple announced its autonomous technology reduced fuel consumption for trips by its prototype heavy-duty trucks by at least 10% compared with manually driven trucks.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 18, 2019
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 | Senior Reporter
September 17, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

UPS Invests in TuSimple to Pursue Self-Driving Trucks

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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 | Senior Reporter
August 15, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

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

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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

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