22 avril 2018

AUTOMATED TRUCKS: HOW MUCH DISRUPTIVE POTENTIAL DO THEY HAVE?

AUTOMATED TRUCKS: HOW MUCH DISRUPTIVE POTENTIAL DO THEY HAVE? Roland Berger fills the expectations for automated trucks with life: with figures, charts and investment calculations. It’s no secret that the future of the automotive industry will be a driverless one—car manufacturers have been traveling this road for many years now. However, advancements in technology have reached a point where automated trucks have the potential to bring a disruptive change to the trucking industry. This automation would allow companies to save... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2018

Starsky Robotics Goes All-In On Driverless Trucks

Starsky Robotics Goes All-In On Driverless Trucks Another start-up tech company is aggressively staking its claim as an autonomous trucking technology leader. San Francisco-based Starsky Robotics has been touting a recent, 7-mile test run with no human interaction as well as a $16.5 million Series A investment in the company by Shasta Ventures. While most automotive companies exploring autonomous trucks insist that a driver will be mandatory for years to come, Starsky Robotics is going all-in on the early adoption of... [Lire la suite]
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]
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]
20 octobre 2016

50 Mind-Blowing Implications of Self-Driving Cars (and Trucks)

50 Mind-Blowing Implications of Self-Driving Cars (and Trucks) As Uber rolls out its first self-driving taxis in Pittsburgh, Tesla and Mercedesroll out limited self-driving capabilities and cities around the world negotiate with companies who want to bring self-driving cars and trucks to their cities, I thought it might be interesting to think through the implications of a fully implemented self-driving transportation network. Depending on who you listen to, a driverless world could... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2016

How the Future of Driverless Trucks Will Disrupt the Global Economy (DDAIF, VLKAY)

How the Future of Driverless Trucks Will Disrupt the Global Economy (DDAIF, VLKAY)   Recently, about a dozen trucks from major manufacturers including Volvo, Daimler AG (OTC: DDAIF) and Volkswagen (OTCMKTS: VLKAY) completed a week of autonomous driving across Europe, to take part in the European Truck Platooning Challenge, organized by the Dutch government as one of biggest events for its 2016 presidency of the European Union.   Truck “platooning” involves a few trucks linked wirelessly that... [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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