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Former FMCSA boss joins autonomous startup
Self-driving tech companies are becoming a popular landing spot for former USDOT leadership.
May 5, 2021
Trucking stakeholders join TuSimple board
TA-Petro, Nikola pair up on hydrogen stations. Navistar and Goodyear added to autonomous trucking group's advisory team. TCA names new officers for the coming year.
April 26, 2021
Isuzu working to bring self-driving to medium-duty
The effort will integrate Gatik’s autonomous driving technology into several Isuzu medium-duty N-Series trucks to produce SAE Level 4 delivery vehicles.
April 7, 2021
Truck driver shut down by FMCSA after multiple DUI arrests
The Nevada-based trucker was arrested twice in 12 days for having a blood alcohol content much higher than the legal limit for commercial drivers. Also, Embark unveils new universal interface for truck OEMs; Yokohama raising tire prices.
March 31, 2021
Volvo adds Aurora as autonomous partner to spur development
Volvo Autonomous Solutions has partnered with self-driving technology company Aurora to jointly develop autonomous trucks. Also, NATSO is helping spur expansion of EV charging stations; and fleets announce driver pay increases.
March 31, 2021
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Autonomous truck firm Embark joins Arizona DOT to improve work zone safety
Autonomous trucking firm Embark is collaborating with the Arizona Department of Transportation to promote the safe interaction between automated commercial vehicles and highway work zones in the state. Also, Lion Electric gets 100-truck order.
March 25, 2021
Afraid of autonomous trucking? Here's why you should embrace it
Richard Stocking, principal and founder at DPX Consulting and former CEO of Swift Transportation, envisions a greener, leaner autonomous future for the industry and for society.
February 10, 2021
U.S. Xpress announces investment in autonomous trucking firm
U.S. Xpress announced a "significant investment" in autonomous trucking firm TuSimple, while TuSimple announced the members of its new Executive Advisory Board. Also: A fleet announced a new company driver pay program and owner-op lease program.
January 22, 2021
Kenworth, Peterbilt eye self-driving trucks
Paccar announced Tuesday plans to work with autonomous vehicle upstart Aurora Innovation on the development self-driving trucks.
January 19, 2021
Fuel savings from intelligent cruise a profitable first step towards self-driving trucks
Traxen developed a new intelligent adaptive cruise system that can increase fuel efficiency by 10%. See CCJ for details of the new iQ-Cruise technology.
October 9, 2020
Major fleets partner with self-driving truck developer TuSimple on autonomous freight network
UPS, U.S. Xpress, Penske Truck Leasing and private fleet McLane plan to deploy TuSimple's autonomous truck tech this year. More details here on CCJ.
July 1, 2020
Wilson Logistics to pilot automated convoy technology
New truck platooning technology will allow drivers for Wilson Logistics to log off duty while in motion.
March 4, 2020
Wild West approach to autonomy regulation isn’t working
Are government regulations hindering the implementation of autonomous trucks in the trucking industry? ATRI notes a strong correlation. Details on CCJ.
January 16, 2020
Israeli company brings teleoperation to trucking
An Israeli company, Ottopia, has developed technology that fleets can use to operate trucks remotely.
October 2, 2019
Drivers’ jobs post-autonomy, ‘disruption in chunks’: Panel talks self-driving trucks
Self-driving truck technology developers shared their thoughts on the deployment of autonomous trucks at the FTR Transportation Conference. Learn more on CCJ.
September 23, 2019
New Pronto CEO: advanced safety tech still on target
Pronto appointed a new CEO to stay focused on delivering an advanced driver safety product after one of its founders had a legal dispute with Google.
August 29, 2019
Industry leaders talk future; ATA economist predicts ‘bloodbath’ next 18 months
A panel of industry executives agreed the driver shortage is the most immediate concern and were skeptical about the future of autonomous trucks.
August 28, 2019
Comment period around autonomous vehicle regs extended
FMCSA is looking input on CDL requirements for automated driving system operators, cybersecurity, hours of service requirements and more. Read more on this.
July 31, 2019
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