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Category: AUTONOMOUS

U.S. Xpress Invests in Autonomous Trucking Technology

U.S. Xpress Invests in Autonomous Trucking Technology

| January 22, 2021

Partnership with TuSimple part of long-term logistics strategy U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. has announced an investment in TuSimple, a self-driving technology company bringing to market an autonomous solution for long-haul freight transportation. In addition to a significant financial investment, U.S. Xpress is actively testing the technology on select shipping lanes and President & CEO, Eric Fuller has […]

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TuSimple Announces Executive Advisory Board Consisting of Industry and Regulatory Experts

TuSimple Announces Executive Advisory Board Consisting of Industry and Regulatory Experts

| January 21, 2021

Leaders from Schneider, Werner, U.S. Xpress, Canadian National, and VectoIQ, as well as former U.S. congressmen, join TuSimple’s advisory board TuSimple, a global self-driving technology company, announced the members of its newly established Executive Advisory Board including Jeff Denham, Eric Fuller, Steve Girsky, Jim Kolbe, Derek Leathers, Mark Rourke, and Jean-Jacques Ruest. TuSimple’s Executive Advisory Board will provide strategic advice to the […]

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Velodyne Lidar and Trunk.Tech Announce Strategic Partnership in Autonomous Trucking

Velodyne Lidar and Trunk.Tech Announce Strategic Partnership in Autonomous Trucking

| January 20, 2021

Companies Team to Accelerate Development of Driverless Trucks for China’s Logistics Market Velodyne Lidar, Inc.  announced a strategic partnership with Beijing Trunk Technology Co., Ltd. (Trunk.Tech). The companies will collaborate in developing next-generation autonomous heavy trucks and to accelerate commercialization of driverless trucks in China’s logistics market. Velodyne and Trunk.Tech will cooperate on lidar-enabled products […]

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PACCAR and Aurora Form Strategic Partnership to Develop Autonomous Trucks

PACCAR and Aurora Form Strategic Partnership to Develop Autonomous Trucks

| January 20, 2021

Kenworth T680 and Peterbilt 579 trucks utilizing the Aurora Driver are expected to be deployed in North America in the next several years PACCAR (Nasdaq: PCAR) and Aurora have signed a global, strategic agreement to develop, test and commercialize autonomous Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks. This collaboration will integrate PACCAR’s autonomous vehicle platform with the Aurora […]

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NHTSA Announces Historic Rule to Modernize Driverless Vehicle Safety Standards

NHTSA Announces Historic Rule to Modernize Driverless Vehicle Safety Standards

| January 15, 2021

Historic step removes unnecessary barriers to motor vehicles equipped with automated driving systems The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a final rule to modernize numerous Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and clarify ambiguities in current occupant protection standards for vehicles equipped with automated driving systems that are designed without traditional […]

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MEG to Purchase 2,000 Units of D1, BYD’s Custom Electric Ride-hailing Vehicle

MEG to Purchase 2,000 Units of D1, BYD’s Custom Electric Ride-hailing Vehicle

| December 28, 2020

Through the Didi Chuxing app, passengers can hail this customized online car in multiple cities Ideanomics announces that its Mobile Energy Global (“MEG”) and its contracting entity Qingdao Chengyang Medici have signed an agreement with Meihao Chuxing, a joint venture between BYD and Didi, to purchase an initial 2,000 units of model BYD D1. The ride-hailing […]

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