29 janvier 2019

One of the biggest problems facing self-driving trucks has little to do with the technology

One of the biggest problems facing self-driving trucks has little to do with the technology The technology for autonomous trucks already exists, but the law hasn't caught up.Tony Avelar/AP   Tesla, Otto, and other tech firms are developing autonomous trucks. Legal experts and trucking analysts worry that current liability laws aren't adapting to self-driving trucks. Current laws don't allow a truck manufacturer to be sued if it designed or manufactured a truck that kills someone. read more... [Lire la suite]
Posté par NEXYAD à 00:18 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,

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]
Posté par NEXYAD à 00:40 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,