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.
Traft, one of Russia’s largest trucking companies, has big plans for autonomous trucks, but wants to ensure truckers can still come along for the ride.
Waymo has launched tests of a self-driving Class 8 Peterbilt semi-truck as it works to expand the use of its autonomous vehicle technology.
Self-driving trucks will slash trucker jobs by at least 50 percent in the U.S. and Europe by 2030, according to a new report from the International Transport Forum.
While trucking technology including new safety features, platooning tools and autonomous driving are moving forward rapidly, weather, traffic and other hurdles still present significant adoption challenges.
Nvidia sees its new partnership with Paccar — maker of Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks — as key to the tech company's self-driving truck ambitions.
Commercial vehicles aren’t the only mode of transportation that can be automated, but when it comes to urban spaces, such self-driving trucks and delivery vans will be the early movers in the autonomous driving revolution, according to panelists at the Empire State of Mobility Conference in New York.