Testing autonomous trucks is more complex than it seems. The men and women sitting in the left seat of the nation's burgeoning fleet of robotic trucks are often called safety drivers. Their responsibilities are far more comprehensive than just keeping the truck out of trouble.
Truck Enterprises, Inc. has now joined the Kenworth family. This expansion adds eight Kenworth truck dealerships located in Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia to the existing 23 locations in seven states currently operated by the company.
According to both ACT Research and FTR, preliminary North American Class 8 net orders for August increased, climbing to 19,500 and 20,500 units, respectively.
Ike’s autonomous deployment model could create 140,000 new local truck driving jobs by 2030, the company says.
Mack Trucks hosted a virtual deep-dive session about the all new Mack MD Series of medium-duty trucks for more than 300 people, who represented more than 200 different municipalities and companies, as well as their Mack dealers.