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Bridgestone invests in autonomous long-haul trucking technology company

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Jason Morgan is the editor of Fleet Equipment. He has more than 15 years of B2B journalism experience covering the likes of trucking and construction equipment, real estate, movies and craft beer industries.

Bridgestone Americas has made a minority investment in Kodiak Robotics, a U.S.-based self-driving trucking company. The partnership will allow Bridgestone to integrate its smart-sensing tire technologies and fleet solutions into Kodiak’s Level 4 autonomous trucks. The companies will also pilot future autonomous and smart tire technologies to further enhance vehicle intelligence and advance toward a safer, more efficient, and more sustainable mobility future.

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Kodiak moves freight autonomously for its customers using its fleet of Level 4 self-driving long-haul trucks in the state of Texas with a safety driver on board. Together, Kodiak and Bridgestone will be able to link vehicle-based and smart-sensing tire technologies to improve vehicle safety, fleet efficiency and the next generation of autonomous trucking solutions, the companies say.

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