A self-driving truck operated by tech startup Embark recently completed a test run from Los Angeles to Jacksonville, Fla., which the company hailed as the first coast-to-coast journey by an automated truck. The modified Peterbilt tractor, outfitted with an array of sensors and guided by self-driving software, traveled 2,400 miles … Read the rest
While most companies are focused upon building self driving passenger cars, certain automakers have quietly applied the same technology to build the next generation trucks. Former secretary-general of the International Transport Forum, José Viegas revealed that driverless trucks could be a regular presence on many roads within the next 10 … Read the rest
Delivery company UPS, has vested its interest in latest technology by pre-ordering 125 Semi Electric Trucks from Tesla in the recent past. UPS is no stranger to adopting to new technology as in the past the company has explored the possibilities of working with drones alongside trucks and also … Read the rest
Bangalore based startup, Flux Auto has quietly worked its way to beat the likes of Google and Tesla to launch its own Self Driving Truck for the Indian roads. Kept under stealth mode till two months back, this 11-month old startup will launch its pilot programme in early February next … Read the rest
ELON MUSK HAS always dreamed big, and last night he showed off his biggest reverie yet: the fully electric Tesla Semi. Powered by a massive battery and capable of hauling 80,000 pounds, it can ramble 500 miles between charges. It’ll even drive itself—on the highway, at least.
And Musk promises … Read the rest
With TuSimple’s phenomenal financial backing, the Chinese Startup is aiming a certain disruption in the Driverless Truck Market. The company plans to test its fleet of self-driving trucks in Arizona and Shanghai in 2018, thereby leading to its commercial worldwide launch by 2019. With existing competition from Tesla, Uber, and … Read the rest
Elon Musk is no stranger to innovation and technology. With this he states, Tesla Inc is ready to showcase something that’s bigger, than anything that they have ever worked on thus far. Targeting the regional commercial freight market the electric automaker is poised to unveil its electric big-rig truck with … Read the rest
Nvidia has invested in TuSimple, the graphics card maker revealed today. It is investing in a $20 million round led by Sina, the Chinese check giant behind Weibo, and it is also providing TuSimple with Nvidia tech to power its self-driving platform, including NVIDIA GPUs, its Drive PX 2 … Read the rest
Truck driving for years have been one of the most riskiest jobs in the world. Thousands of accidents have occurred over the past decade in relation to truck driving. Keeping this in mind, The Colorado Department of Transportation stepped forward, in testing its new autonomous vehicle in Fort Collins today … Read the rest
To test its real endurance and susceptibility Google , brought its Autonomous Trucks out to the road, to give it a test ride. Waymo, Google’s autonomous vehicle division, confirmed that it’s developing self-driving long-haul trucks earlier this month. Now we know what they look like.
The truck itself appears to … Read the rest