Keith Brandis of Volvo Trucks shares his views on Tesla, autonomous vehicles, platooning and the threat of diesel bans facing the trucking industry.
Truck manufacturer suppliers Wabco and Bendix debuted new safety features intended to drive the adoption of autonomous technology in heavy-duty trucks.
TuSimple, a venture-backed autonomous truck startup, wants to offer driverless vehicles that don’t require a driver to be present.
States and cities are competing to serve as testing sites for self-driving vehicle, with huge stakes in the multitrillion-dollar industry.
Heavy-duty trucks that don’t need a driver behind the wheel could be on the road in as little as three years, according to industry experts who spoke at this week’s Automated Vehicles Symposium in San Francisco.
Göran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North America, talked to Trucks.com about Volvo’s new models, self-driving trucks and the future of trucking powertrain technology.
The proliferation of self-driving technology faces massive headwinds, including logistical and legislative hurdles. Industry experts are split on whether the commercial sector or consumers will embrace the technology first.
Daimler Trucks sharpens its autonomous vehicle technology as competitors enter the self-driving trucks market, but still sees hurdles prior to widespread adoption.