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.
San Francisco startup Starsky Robotics unveiled a remote control system for self-driving trucks Tuesday, just days after Embark, another California startup announced its own strategy for autonomous truck highway driving.
Opinions are split as to whether the U.S. or Europe is ahead in self-driving truck development. But there’s agreement that the competition to stake a claim to be first with a technology that promises to revolutionize commerce is intensifying.
Senior auto industry executives discuss the role that pickup trucks and SUVs will play in adopting self-driving technology at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show.