Roush will help Perrone produce and deploy its autonomous vehicle retrofit kit across a range of vehicle types, including transit shuttles, low-speed electric vehicles, and electric utility and cargo vans, as well as large trucks for logistics applications.
October 13, 2021
Waymo is the latest autonomous-truck developer to partner with Ryder to help scale its operations but likely won't be the last.
August 18, 2021
Heavy Duty Trucking Equipment Editor Jim Park was honored with a 2021 Jesse H. Neal Award in the Best Technical/Scientific Content category for his coverage of autonomous truck technology.
June 9, 2021
The pre-order is for an autonomous delivery vehicle from Udelv. Fleets of “Transporters,” powered by self-driving technology from Mobileye, are planned to start operation in 2023.
April 21, 2021
The new acting administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration made headlines recently with comments about how autonomous truck technology would affect truck-driving jobs. A former DOT official, currently with an autonomous-tech company, says the jobs of current truckers are not likely to be threatened. Learn why.
March 19, 2021
About 45% of women surveyed indicated that they would be interested in an autonomous trucking career.
March 2, 2021
Gatik is partnering with Via Motors to deploy an autonomous, electrified box truck on a Ford Transit 350 chassis. The initiative comes as the autonomous technology company prepares to remove its safety driver on a Walmart route.
February 17, 2021
The Virginia Port Authority has received a federal grant that will allow it to begin evaluating the potential benefits of autonomous truck use for intermodal port operations.
February 1, 2021
Although the carrier said there will always be a need for human drivers, the ongoing driver shortage and other market forces have led U.S. Xpress to make investments in autonomous technology provider TuSimple.
January 22, 2021
Kodiak Robotics is now making 200-plus-mile “disengagement-free” autonomous freight runs with a tractor-trailer equipped with its autonomous driving technology.
January 12, 2021
Gatik and Walmart are undertaking the first-ever truly driverless operation for the supply chain’s middle mile, according to Gatik.
December 17, 2020
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has introduced a new series of papers designed to help fleet executives prepare for the eventual deployment of autonomous trucks.
November 30, 2020
Daimler Trucks zeros in on driver safety and freight efficiency as its main autonomous technology goals.
November 13, 2020
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration wants to learn more about how the trucking industry might integrate trucks with autonomous technology into fleets.
November 4, 2020
Before the industry began eyeing the possibility of driverless semis, there was a little car secretly driving around the country with no one at the wheel. This has now evolved into a new project, Waymo Via, which is looking to make autonomous trucking and local delivery a reality.
October 17, 2020