Business, Technology, Autonomous

Self-Driving Truck Developer TuSimple Files for IPO

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Self-driving truck developer TuSimple is moving forward with plans to become a publicly traded company.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 23, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous, Top 100

U.S. Xpress Latest to Invest in TuSimple

U.S. XPress truck/TuSimple logo Main photo by U.S. Xpress Enterprises

U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. announced it made a “significant” investment in autonomous trucking company TuSimple and that CEO Eric Fuller was named to TuSimple’s executive advisory board.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 26, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Top 100

Werner Invests in TuSimple to Spur Autonomous Trucking

Werner, TuSimple trucks Werner by Werner Enterprises Inc.; TuSimple by Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics

Transportation and logistics provider Werner Enterprises announced it invested in TuSimple, an autonomous trucking technology company founded in 2015, and described it as an important milestone in the journey to become an environmental leader.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 20, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, TCA

TuSimple to Build Hub in Texas, Expects Fully Driverless Routes in 2021

TuSimple's autonomous technology for trucks could yield fully driverless routes as early as next year. TuSimple's autonomous technology for trucks could yield fully driverless routes as early as next year. (Business Wire via AP)

Global automated trucking company TuSimple is setting up shop at AllianceTexas’ newly launched Mobility Innovation Zone, which it hopes will bolster a national expansion and fully driverless testing.

Dom DiFurio | The Dallas Morning News
October 29, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

TuSimple Hires Former FMCSA Official Jim Mullen

Jim Mullen-TuSimple Mulllen by FMCSA; TuSimple by Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics

Jim Mullen, former acting administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, has taken a position at TuSimple, a company that specializes in autonomous driving technology for trucks.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 30, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

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

Map shows planned rollout of TuSimple's Autonomous Freight Network TuSimple

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