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Goodyear, Plus Collaborate on Autonomous Truck Tech

Goodyear will work with autonomous-truck technology developer Plus (formerly on how connected tires can help improve the performance of its PlusDrive autonomous driving solution.In a Aug. 23 announcement of the strategic collaboration, the companies said Goodyear’s suite of services, including connected tires, will enhance efficiency and safety for trucks with Plus’s Level 4 autonomous driving technology while reducing carbon impact.Goodyear and Plus will explore how Plus’s autonomous driving system can incorporate feedback from Goodyear’s connected tires into Plus’s online, machine learning-based fuel optimization, to further improve fuel economy. Integrating Goodyear’s intelligent tires with Plus’s autonomous driving system can also improve a vehicle’s overall performance in severe weather and extreme road conditions, according to the companies.


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