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Category: AUTONOMOUS

U.S. DOT Seeks Input on Testing Vehicles with Automated Driving Systems Technologies

U.S. DOT Seeks Input on Testing Vehicles with Automated Driving Systems Technologies

| May 23, 2019

Priorities are to prepare for the future by engaging with new technology while addressing concerns about safety The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued advance notices of proposed rulemaking on the removal of unnecessary regulatory barriers to the safe introduction of automated driving […]

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TuSimple Self-Driving Truck Service to the United States Postal Service

TuSimple Self-Driving Truck Service to the United States Postal Service

| May 22, 2019

Autonomous technology to be tested during two-week pilot TuSimple, a global self-driving truck company says the United States Postal Service (USPS) has awarded it a contract to perform five round trips, for a two-week pilot, hauling USPS trailers more than 1,000 miles between the Postal Service’s Phoenix, Arizona and Dallas, Texas distribution centers. The truck […]

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American Battery Solutions Emerges from Stealth-Mode with Services for Transportation Markets

American Battery Solutions Emerges from Stealth-Mode with Services for Transportation Markets

| May 21, 2019

Advanced battery systems pioneers bring deep know-how, expertise and quality to new types of electrification customers American Battery Solutions an advanced battery systems company, announced its emergence from stealth-mode with engineering, testing and manufacturing services enabled by an agreement to acquire of high-voltage manufacturing and testing assets from Robert Bosch Battery Systems. ABS is backed […]

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Annual Sales of Highly Automated Commercial Vehicles Are Not Expected to Exceed 1% until 2028

Annual Sales of Highly Automated Commercial Vehicles Are Not Expected to Exceed 1% until 2028

| May 20, 2019

Higher levels of automation are expected to bring increased safety, fuel efficiency gains, and reduced labor costs A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the state of the automated medium and heavy duty commercial vehicle market, providing global market forecasts, segmented by vehicle class and region, through 2030. Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving systems […]

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CONSUMER DEMAND FOR TELEMATICS AND USAGE-BASED INSURANCE AT ALL-TIME HIGH

CONSUMER DEMAND FOR TELEMATICS AND USAGE-BASED INSURANCE AT ALL-TIME HIGH

| May 20, 2019

New Research Shows Opportunity for Customizable UBI Based on Driver Safety Rather Than Demographics or Credit Cambridge Mobile Telematics today launched its 2019 UBI and Telematics Market Demand report, charting the demand for Usage-Based Insurance (UBI). By comparing consumer attitude towards insurance pricing, communication, and value propositions, the report finds that three-quarters of Americans want insurance […]

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New Flyer Announces Robotic Research Partnership

New Flyer Announces Robotic Research Partnership

| May 16, 2019

Goal to revolutionize public transit using autonomous bus technology New Flyer of America Inc announced an exclusive partnership with Robotic Research, LLC (“Robotic Research”) to advance autonomous bus technology through developing and deploying advanced driver-assistance systems (“ADAS”) in heavy-duty transit bus applications. New Flyer, North America’s industry leader in zero-emission electric bus deployments, invested over two years […]

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