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New Volvo trucks autonomous semi is a cabless tractor pod

Posted on Sep 16, 2018 in News, Trucks

Volvo Trucks, the world’s second-biggest heavy-duty truck maker behind Daimler Trucks, unveiled Wednesday its first all-electric...

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Federal standard on autonomous vehicle technology is needed, Rep. Latta says

Posted on Sep 13, 2018 in Cars, Perspective, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

Congress needs to ensure autonomous vehicle technology operates under a national directive instead of a patchwork of guidelines from the...

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Fully autonomous vehicles still a long time away, according to ABI Research

Posted on Sep 13, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

A new report by ABI Research has muted the excitement for the arrival of fully autonomous vehicles, claiming they won’t see large...

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Volvo shows off self-driving, electric truck with no cab

Posted on Sep 13, 2018 in News, Trucks

Sweden’s Volvo, the world’s second-biggest truck maker, presented a new self-driving electric truck on Wednesday, which it...

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How will self-driving trucks affect driver pay?

Posted on Sep 12, 2018 in Perspective, Trucks

A new study claims self-driving trucks could replace up to 294,000 of the best-paying driving jobs. University of Pennsylvania Professor...

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USDOT’s Federal Highway Administration awards SAE International contract to develop connected vehicle and automated driving system standards

Posted on Sep 12, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

SAE International’s ground vehicle standards program has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s...

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Humatics launches spatial intelligence platform for human-robot interactions

Posted on Sep 11, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

Humatics today announced the commercial launch of its spatial intelligence platform designed to help people and machines navigate a...

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FMCSA chief Martinez wins praise for approach to truck safety

Posted on Sep 11, 2018 in News, Trucks

In six months leading the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Ray Martinez has won praise across the trucking industry for asking...

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Mercedes-Benz unveils modular self-driving vehicles for people or cargo

Posted on Sep 10, 2018 in News, Trucks

As the competition surrounding autonomous vehicles intensifies, Mercedes-Benz Vans on Monday unveiled a hybrid strategy around a...

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Preparing for the future of transportation

Posted on Sep 8, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

US Department of Transportation, September 8, 2018 Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0 (AV 3.0) advances...

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This is when you’ll see autonomous trucking

Posted on Sep 6, 2018 in News, Trucks

The autonomous driving race is a hotly debated one. That’s as enthusiasts become too bullish on the technology, capability and time...

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No cyber security, no autonomous vehicle revolution

Posted on Sep 6, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

A hooded figure tapping away at a computer console and taking control of a mass fleet of autonomous vehicles is certainly not a scene that...

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Current sensor makes autonomous vehicles safer

Posted on Sep 6, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, creator of what it calls the world’s first Doppler lidar for automotive applications, confirmed that...

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Long-haul driverless trucking would displace good-paying jobs

Posted on Sep 5, 2018 in Perspective, Trucks

Autonomous trucks will displace good-paying, long-haul driving jobs, replacing them with low-paying delivery and port jobs, according to a...

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A major push to use blockchain to link autonomous vehicle development on open-source network

Posted on Sep 5, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

“There is no central administrator to approve the transactions, no middle man linking the participants of the network (e.g. a charging...

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GlobalData: Autonomous vehicles will dominate deliveries

Posted on Sep 5, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

GlobalData shares optimism with Waymo, Ford, and other developers of autonomous vehicles that the future of deliveries will remain on the...

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Self-driving tech risks over 300,000 trucking jobs, says report

Posted on Sep 4, 2018 in News, Trucks

The “Squawk Box” news team discusses some of the morning’s most provocative headlines....

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Taking autonomous driving to the next level with HD maps

Posted on Sep 4, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Technology, Trucks, Webinars

In this 60-minute webinar, Christian Hering, Product Manager EB robinos at Elektrobit and Frans de Rooij, Regional Director, Product...

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Autonomous home delivery: Last-mile logistics

Posted on Sep 1, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Technology, Trucks

The impact of autonomous (driverless) vehicles on home delivery has been a hot topic over the past few years, mostly because of the...

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Driverless tractors are here to help with the severe labor shortage on farms

Posted on Aug 31, 2018 in News, Trucks

The world population is expected to top 9 billion by 2050, according to forecasts from the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture...

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