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Highways England tests autonomous trucks for road construction

Posted on May 15, 2019 in News, Trucks

In the UK, self-driving trucks are being tested to support critical road construction projects. Highways England, a government-owned...

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Driverless electric truck hits Swedish roads

Posted on May 15, 2019 in News, Trucks

A driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden on Wednesday, in what developer Einride and...

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Foretellix launches new approach to testing autonomous vehicle safety

Posted on May 15, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

Israeli startup Foretellix has launched a revolutionary autonomous vehicle development tool, Foretify, which brings a proven...

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Uber executive to keynote annual Autonomous Vehicle Sensors Conference

Posted on May 14, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

The second annual Autonomous Vehicle Sensors Conference (#AUTO19) will take place June 25 & 26 at the McEnery Convention Center in...

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Amazon reportedly considering acquisition of driverless startup TuSimple

Posted on May 9, 2019 in News, Trucks

According to a report from TMTPost, Amazon could be looking to acquire self-driving startup TuSimple. The two companies are reportedly...

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Oklahoma Governor signs autonomous vehicle legislation

Posted on May 8, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

Cities and counties are banned from regulating autonomous vehicles, according to legislation signed Tuesday by Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt....

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Bill governing driverless vehicles advances in Louisiana

Posted on May 7, 2019 in News, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

Though still a few years away, a Louisiana House committee considered and advanced Monday legislation that would set up the legal and...

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COMMENT: Autonomous vehicle maps must combine precision with flexibility

Posted on May 6, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Technology, Trucks

Navigation has been a core component of the automotive industry for decades. While the market today has progressed far from its paper...

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Key to mainstream autonomous vehicles lies in mass production of LiDAR sensors

Posted on May 2, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Technology, Trucks

To achieve large-scale commercialization of autonomous vehicles, a new generation of high-precision 3D environment sensing solid-state...

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What’s trending in the automotive display market?

Posted on May 1, 2019 in Cars, Technology, Trucks

The global automotive industry is widely believed to be on the cusp of tremendous change in terms of manufacturing, sales, and the overall...

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TÜV SÜD involved in Singapore autonomous vehicle standards development

Posted on Apr 30, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

TÜV SÜD experts were involved in Singapore’s Technical Reference 68 (TR 68), the world’s first set of national guidelines for fully...

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GM’s truck sales finance push for self-driving cars; company shows $2.1 billion profit

Posted on Apr 30, 2019 in Finance, News, Trucks

General Motors is all-in on electric and self-driving cars — but amid dampening enthusiasm for autonomous vehicles, GM’s aggressive...

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Autonomous vehicles make congestion pricing even more critical

Posted on Apr 29, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

Autonomous vehicles will soon be ubiquitous on city streets. Before this happens, we should ask ourselves: Will they whisk us quickly...

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Automated and electric vehicles

Posted on Apr 26, 2019 in Technology, Trucks

The Technology & Maintenance Council is evolving to contend with the necessary maintenance and specification issues that are arising...

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With driverless cars running late, a startup tries remote-control trucks

Posted on Apr 18, 2019 in Cars, News, Trucks

For four days in February, Ben Shukman showed up to his office at Phantom Auto in Mountain View, California, sat down in front of a bank...

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Self-driving automobiles: Two visions of the future

Posted on Apr 17, 2019 in Cars, Technology, Trucks

Some predictions of the effect of self-driving automobiles, or autonomous vehicles (AVs), include that they will virtually eliminate...

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Forecasting the impact of connected and automated vehicles on energy use: A microeconomic study of induced travel and energy rebound

Posted on Apr 17, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

University of Michigan, April 17, 2019 Connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) are expected to yield significant improvements in safety,...

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Pooling resources to make autonomous vehicles safer

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

New industry statistics suggest that autonomous vehicles are becoming better at driving without human intervention. U.S. automakers and...

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Truck makers count on connected tech to improve productivity

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 in Technology, Trucks

Truck makers are embracing connectivity as the transportation and logistics industry looks for digital technology to improve efficiency....

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The trucking industry is desperate for drivers — autonomous vehicles can help

Posted on Apr 13, 2019 in Knowledge Center, Trucks, Videos & Podcasts

The trucking industry needs more drivers to meet rising demand, especially as retailers face pressure to deliver as fast as Amazon. But...

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