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Are autonomous vehicles farther away than we think?

Posted on Jul 18, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

The last few years have been filled with countless predictions and hype around the future of autonomous vehicles (AVs), with billions of...

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Louisiana’s autonomous truck rules will take effect Aug. 1

Posted on Jul 15, 2019 in News, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

Louisiana’s recently approved regulations for autonomous commercial motor vehicles will take effect Aug. 1. The law, signed by Gov. John...

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Volvo solves autonomous revenue riddle with package deals

Posted on Jul 10, 2019 in News, Trucks

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish truckmaker AB Volvo’s first commercial autonomous truck deal shows how it is bundling services to...

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Driverless trucking approved in Louisiana under new law

Posted on Jul 8, 2019 in News, Trucks

Louisiana will soon permit autonomous semitrailer trucks on its public roads, following a bill that Gov. John Bel Edwards signed last...

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The 2019 Chevy Silverado hints at future autonomous trucks in one specific way

Posted on Jun 29, 2019 in News, Trucks

Someday, a truck will be more like a rolling, portable workshop than something you actually drive. In many ways, trucks are already...

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Former Anki engineers will steer Waymo’s self-driving trucks effort

Posted on Jun 27, 2019 in News, Trucks

More than a dozen engineers, who lost their jobs after consumer robotics startup Anki shut down in April, have found a new home. The 13...

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Increased safety through partially automated driving: the forwarding agent Wagenstetter from Forsting in Upper Bavaria tested Active Drive Assist in the new Actros

Posted on Jun 26, 2019 in News, Technology, Trucks

In preparation for the new Mercedes-Benz Actros, Mercedes-Benz Trucks carried out final tests with customers. One of these customers is...

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AVSimulation and ANSYS join hands for safe autonomous driving technology for automakers

Posted on Jun 26, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

AVSimulation and ANSYS have partnered to expediate the development of the safe autonomous driving technology for automakers. Under this...

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Starsky Robotics reaches self-driving milestone

Posted on Jun 26, 2019 in News, Trucks

No human safety driver behind the wheel. No human backup waiting in the sleeper berth. No closed roads or constraints on regular traffic....

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Driverless delivery gathers speed: 5 stocks on the radar

Posted on Jun 25, 2019 in Cars, News, Trucks

As the buzz around driverless vehicles continues to snowball, various industries are leveraging the concept to upgrade their business and...

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Volvo Trucks North America teams up with Perceptive Automata and DHE to explore human behavior prediction for the trucking industry

Posted on Jun 24, 2019 in News, Technology, Trucks

Recently Volvo Trucks North America, along with automated vehicle software provider Perceptive Automata and customer Dependable Highway...

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Nvidia, Volvo trucks forge ‘deepest’ AV partnership

Posted on Jun 24, 2019 in News, Trucks

Self-driving trucks are increasingly looking like a lucrative bet for the long haul. With tens of thousands of drivers needed to combat a...

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How to build a self-driving car: Forget about the car

Posted on Jun 24, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

It is a foregone conclusion that the future belongs to self-driving cars. Now, Automakers around the world are faced with the question:...

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Reducing motion sickness and improving passenger experience in a CAV future

Posted on Jun 24, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Technology, Trucks

Research from Cranfield University has determined a formula that can reduce the effects of motion sickness while in an autonomous vehicle....

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New studies highlight driver confusion about automated systems

Posted on Jun 20, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Technology, Trucks

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, June 20, 2019 Vehicles are getting increasingly sophisticated, with more and more of them able to...

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What’s in a name? When it comes to trusting self-driving technology, a lot

Posted on Jun 20, 2019 in Cars, Perspective, Technology, Trucks

Drivers are far too trusting of self-driving technology, making them too comfortable with distractions behind the wheel — and a major...

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NVIDIA stock jumps 5.4% on Volvo self-driving truck partnership

Posted on Jun 19, 2019 in Finance, News, Trucks

Shares of graphics chip specialist NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) popped 5.4% on Tuesday after the company and AB Volvo (NASDAQOTH:VOLVY) announced...

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Nvidia and Intel’s Mobileye both continue racking up autonomous driving deals

Posted on Jun 18, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

Though Tesla  (TSLA – Get Report) and Alphabet’s (GOOGL – Get Report) Waymo have made different choices, auto industry...

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New power supply monitoring IC with built-in self-diagnostic function that supports functional safety

Posted on Jun 18, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Technology, Trucks

ROHM recently announced the availability of a power supply monitoring IC, the BD39040MUF-C, with BIST (Built-In Self Test) that supports...

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The race to commercialize robo-rigs intensifies as Volvo Group, Nvidia partner on self-driving trucks

Posted on Jun 18, 2019 in News, Trucks

The Volvo Group and Nvidia have formed a broad partnership that will leverage the Silicon Valley tech company’s computing power, software...

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