10 mai 2019

Are Self-Driving Trucks A Viable Option In Australia?

Are Self-Driving Trucks A Viable Option In Australia? For almost a decade now, robotic trucks have been hauling dirt and iron ore from mines and traveling through the Australian outback. However, due to their simple automation system, they are not allowed to traverse the highways and public roads because of a possible cause for accidents. But now it’s official. Self-driving vehicles are here. While road testing is still happening, driverless trucks are seen as a promising innovation for the Australia’s... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2019

Australian miner Fortescue says two driverless trucks involved in low-speed incident

Australian miner Fortescue says two driverless trucks involved in low-speed incident Australian iron ore miner Fortescue said on Friday that one of its driverless trucks, traveling at low speed, ran into another that was parked at its remote Western Australian operations in an incident earlier this week.   An autonomous truck readies to pick up a load of iron ore at Australia's Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) Chichester Hub, which includes the Christmas Creek iron ore mine, in the Pilbara region, located southeast of the... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2018

Self-driving, 416-ton trucks are hauling raw materials around Australia

Self-driving, 416-ton trucks are hauling raw materials around Australia Self-driving trucks have begun to hit the roads in the United States, but they’re already hard at work in Australia. British mining company Rio Tinto has 73 autonomous behemoths transporting iron ore 24 hours a day in West Angelas, Australia, across four job sites, according to MIT Tech Review. The autonomous fleet is roughly 15% cheaper than one with human drivers. The trucks, made by Japanese manufacturer Komatsu, weigh... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2017

Usage-Based Insurance Market to Reach $123 Billion by 2022, Globally-Allied Market Research

Usage-Based Insurance Market to Reach $123 Billion by 2022, Globally-Allied Market Research According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Usage-Based Insurance Market by Product Type (Pay-As-You-Drive Insurance (PAYD), Pay-How-You-Drive Insurance (PHYD), and Manage-How-You-Drive Insurance (MHYD) and Technology (OBD-II-Based UBI Programs, Smartphone-Based UBI Programs, Hybrid-Based UBI Programs, and Black-Box-Based UBI Programs): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014-2022," the global... [Lire la suite]