24 août 2018

Two ex-Google engineers built an entirely different kind of self-driving car

Two ex-Google engineers built an entirely different kind of self-driving car   A new startup that proposes a different spin on autonomous transportation came out of stealth today. The company, called Nuro, was founded by two former lead Google engineers who worked on the famed self-driving car project. Unlike the plethora of self-driving startups out there, Nuro isn’t focused on reconfiguring robot taxis or autonomous trucks, but on designing a new type of vehicle altogether. Nuro is focused on deliveries, specifically the... [Lire la suite]

20 août 2018

SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS ARE NOW DELIVERING REFRIGERATORS

SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS ARE NOW DELIVERING REFRIGERATORS IF YOU LIVE in Southern California and you’ve ordered one of those fancy new smart refrigerators in the past few weeks, it may have hitched a ride to you on a robotruck. Since early October, autonomous trucks built and operated by the startup Embark have been hauling Frigidaire refrigerators 650 miles along the I-10 freeway, from a warehouse in El Paso, Texas, to a distribution center in Palm Springs, California. A human driver rides in the cab to monitor the... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2017

Uber's driverless truck makes its first delivery: Automated vehicle crosses Colorado on a 120-mile BEER run Read more: http://w

Uber's driverless truck makes its first delivery: Automated vehicle crosses Colorado on a 120-mile BEER run San Francisco startup Otto outfitted the truck with self-driving technology It travelled from a weigh station in Fort Collins to Colorado Springs A trained driver monitored the vehicle on its journey from the back seat  A self-driving truck has made its first commercial delivery run in the US, carrying a vital cargo to a depot in the Rockies: thousands of cases of beer. The automated semi took to the open road as... [Lire la suite]