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Daimler Trucks Demonstrates Truck Platooning

Daimler Trucks North America demonstrated “pairing” of two trucks, what is commonly known as two-truck platooning, at the Capital Market and Technology Day June 6. This fuel-saving technology is also a step on the path to more highly automated vehicles.

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Daimler Talks Truck Sales, Tariffs, and Globalism

Daimler Trucks execs emphasized the benefits of global collaboration as the OEM develops new electric and automated truck technology, at the same time warning of the potential negative effects of tariffs and trade wars.

Daimler Aims for Level 4 Automated Trucks

Daimler Trucks says it’s targeting Level 4 automated driving technology – essentially skipping Level 3 because it believes it’s a safer way to go.

Daimler Announces Automated Truck R&D Center

Daimler Trucks is creating an Automated Truck Research and Development Center in Portland, Oregon, to explore automated driving technologies including truck platooning.

Bosch Demonstrates Emerging Safety, Self-Driving Technology

Technology presented at the Bosch Mobility Experience in Flat Rock, Michigan, could migrate into the commercial vehicle space very soon, such as system redundancy and advanced driver assistance systems – precursors on the path to automated driving.

Uber's Self-Driving Vehicles Rely on Humans to Brake in Emergencies

A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board found that Uber does not enable the automatic braking feature while its self-driving test vehicles are under computer control to “reduce the potential for erratic vehicle behavior.”

Uber to End Self-Driving Vehicle Testing in Arizona

According to the Arizona Republic, about 200 Uber employees in Arizona, most of them vehicle drivers, will lose their jobs.

Great Change and Great Pain in Trucking's Future?

A study focusing on autonomous vehicles says these new technologies could send massive shock waves through our society.

TuSimple's Self-Driving Terminal Tractor [Video]

Chinese truck maker TuSimple has been testing self-driving trucks in terminal operations at a port in China to demonstrate its camera-based autonomous driving system.

Ohio Paves Way for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is opening public roads in the state to autonomous vehicle testing in a bid to make Ohio a hub for smart vehicle technology.