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California Gov. Newsom reconsiders self-driving semi prohibition

Posted on Jan 27, 2023 in News, Policy & Regulation, Technology, Trucks

(TNS) — Following years of pleadings from the autonomous vehicle industry, California officials are revisiting a statewide policy that...

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Market adoption of ‘driver out’ truck tech is still far away

Posted on Jan 23, 2023 in Perspective, Technology, Trucks

Autonomous trucks have gone through a classical hype cycle. After some bullish announcements early on and inflated expectations regarding...

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Outrider raises $73M to bring its autonomous electric yard trucks into the mainstream

Posted on Jan 19, 2023 in News, Technology, Trucks

Autonomous vehicle technology may no longer be the fuel powering the hype machine. But companies applying the technology to agriculture,...

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TuSimple adds independent directors to Government Security Committee

Posted on Jan 17, 2023 in News, Trucks

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — TuSimple (Nasdaq:TSP), a global autonomous driving technology company, announced today that...

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Goodyear, Gatik say tire tech is key to bringing AVs to winter climates

Posted on Jan 4, 2023 in Technology, Trucks

Cars become an extension of the body when humans drive; we can feel the lack of grip in our car’s tires when driving over icy or wet...

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Microsoft to invest in autonomous trucking startup Gatik -sources

Posted on Jan 4, 2023 in Finance, News, Technology, Trucks

Jan 4 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is in advanced talks to invest in Gatik, a California-based autonomous driving startup, as...

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Kodiak Robotics equips autonomous trucks with Ambarella AI system-on-chip

Posted on Jan 4, 2023 in News, Technology, Trucks

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kodiak Robotics, Inc., a leading self-driving...

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Torc Robotics, a Daimler Truck subsidiary, forms a strategic collaboration with Foretellix

Posted on Jan 3, 2023 in News, Technology, Trucks

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Torc Robotics, an independent subsidiary of Daimler Truck AG, announced a multi-year...

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UISEE introduces self-driving light truck ‘K10’

Posted on Dec 29, 2022 in News, Technology, Trucks

Beijing (Gasgoo)- Chinese autonomous driving solution provider UISEE recently introduced its first driverless container light truck, the...

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Trunk.Tech, CMST to jointly build smart bulk commodity logistics transportation project

Posted on Dec 28, 2022 in News, Technology, Trucks

Beijing (Gasgoo)- China’s autonomous commercial vehicle solution developer Trunk.Tech announced on December 27 its strategic cooperation...

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Autonomous vehicles reality check part 3: Robots moving freight

Posted on Dec 28, 2022 in Perspective, Technology, Trucks

There was a time when “AV trucks” were discussed as a singular thing, i.e., driverless long-haul trucking. Those days are now in the...

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Meet Gatik, which may be the leader in self-driving trucks by attacking the middle mile

Posted on Dec 23, 2022 in Perspective, Technology, Trucks

Many companies are working on self-driving trucks and delivery. As it became clear that robotaxi required a very large investment, teams...

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Self-driving truck company TuSimple to lay off 25% of workforce

Posted on Dec 22, 2022 in News, Trucks

Well, we knew it was coming. Self-driving trucking technology company TuSimple confirmed Wednesday it plans to lay off 25% of its total...

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Autonomous grocery trucks roll Into London as Asda, Ocado and Wayve test tech

Posted on Dec 21, 2022 in News, Trucks

Londoners could have their groceries delivered by autonomous vehicles under plans being trialled in the U.K. capital. Supermarket giant...

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Layoffs are coming for self-driving truck company TuSimple

Posted on Dec 20, 2022 in News, Trucks

Autonomous trucking technology company TuSimple plans to cut a chunk of its workforce, potentially as early as this week, according to The...

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Q&A: Kenworth on its autonomous-truck development

Posted on Dec 19, 2022 in Perspective, Trucks

Attendees of the 2022 American Trucking Associations’ annual meeting in San Diego in October got to see a number of trucks on display with...

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Vueron Technology to launch eco-friendly autonomously driven cold-chain delivery

Posted on Dec 15, 2022 in News, Technology, Trucks

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — LiDAR autonomous driving startup Vueron Technology (“Vueron”) has...

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Gemini Motor, Ballard Power Systems, and Chart Industries sign joint development agreement to develop liquid hydrogen fuel cell Class 8 trucks

Posted on Dec 15, 2022 in News, Technology, Trucks

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gemini Motor Company, Chart Industries, and Ballard Power Systems entered into an...

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UAE reveals first driverless cargo truck

Posted on Dec 14, 2022 in News, Technology, Trucks

Dubai South signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Evocargo for the launch of the UAE’s first autonomous vehicle trials for cargo...

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Volvo autonomous trucks to run on Uber Freight network

Posted on Dec 14, 2022 in News, Trucks

Uber Freight and Volvo Autonomous Solutions are partnering to deploy Volvo trucks on the Uber Freight network, offering autonomous freight...

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