14 avril 2016

PLATOONS OF SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS CROSS EUROPE

PLATOONS OF SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS CROSS EUROPE ROBO-CONVOY By Mary Beth Griggs Yesterday, six platoons of self-driving trucks converged in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, part of the 2016 European Truck Platooning Challenge and marking the first time that trucks equipped with the technology had crossed international borders. Platooning is when a group of automated or semi-automated trucks (a.k.a. a road train) is connected via wi-fi on the road. The trucks communicate with each other, maintaining a small... [Lire la suite]