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.
Consumer Watchdog claims Otto, which is owned by Uber, does not have proper self-driving permits as required by California law, as well as operating vehicles that exceed the weight limit of the state’s current testing requirements.
A recent report from the University of Michigan suggests that Americans are nervous about cyber-criminals accessing autonomous cars
Autonomous trucking is coming faster than expected – perhaps within five years, according to panelists at the Transportation Research Board’s 96th annual meeting in Washington, D.C. on Monday.
A survey from logistics information company EFT shows companies are investing in innovation centers, autonomous vehicles and mechanized manufacturing.
Self-driving trucks face myriad technical and regulatory hurdles before they will become common on highways, said Volvo Truck tech expert Torbjörn Holmström.
A study prepared by the American Transportation Research Institute identifies key concerns as interest in autonomous vehicles intensifies.
In the first commercial use of a self-driving truck, Otto, the autonomous truck company acquired by Uber, hauled Budweiser beer across the U.S.