09 avril 2017

Singapore to start trials of driverless trucks for port transport

Singapore to start trials of driverless trucks for port transport SINGAPORE: Following various trials on the use of driverless cars and buses, Singapore is now ready to put driverless trucks to the test, announced the Ministry of Transport (MOT) and PSA Corporation in a joint news release. The trucks will be used to transport containers from one port terminal to another. Agreements were signed on Monday (Jan 9) with two automotive companies, Scania and Toyota Tusho, to develop and test-bed an autonomous truck platooning... [Lire la suite]

18 avril 2016

Autonomous truck cleared to drive on US roads for the first time

Autonomous truck cleared to drive on US roads for the first time The next big thing in autonomous vehicles really is big. At a ceremony at the Hoover Dam last Wednesday, automotive manufacturer Daimler unveiled a self-driving truck – the first to be cleared to drive on US roads. For the freight industry, the Inspiration Truck holds the promise of a future with fewer accidents, lower fuel costs and well-rested drivers. Over the past few years, autonomous trucks have drawn the attention of companies that repeatedly use the same... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2016

On the road toward the autonomous truck

On the road toward the autonomous truck Opportunities for OEMs and suppliers Roland Berger Strategy Consultants GmbH Automotive Competence Center January 2015 Introduction Four megatrends will shape and transform the truck industry in the period through 2025 to make it EFFICIENT, GREEN, CONNECTED and SAFE. The importance of SAFE is set to rise in the coming years. Efforts to increase truck safety were strongly focused on reducing the impact of truck-related accidents in the past. Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) now... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2015

The autonomous car space is getting more competitive !

The autonomous car space is getting more competitive, with Google no longer the only player. Google recently admitted that its self-driving cars have been involved in 11 accidents in the past six years, but said all collisions were caused by other drivers. Last week, German automotive company, Daimler announced its autonomous 'Future Truck' would be driving itself into real traffic. The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure in Stuttgart, Germany has given the company permission to bring its autonomous 18-wheeler rigs onto the... [Lire la suite]