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Torc Robotics to establish self-driving truck testing center in New Mexico

Torc Robotics and Daimler Trucks will expand their joint self-driving truck on-road testing to New Mexico this month and establish a test center in the Albuquerque area, the companies announced. Torc Robotics says the expansion of on-road testing routes follows a year of exploration by the partners who are developing the foundational structure for large-scale

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DTNA’s SVP of engineering, technology on automated trucks, electrification and how it all connects

As an end user, it’s easy to take technology for granted. As soon as it shows up and works effortlessly, we assume that it has always been this way. But the seemingly limitless solutions new equipment and technology provide were brought to the market through the countless endless hours of hard-working engineers; engineers like Dr.

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Detailing truck safety systems that protect drivers

Truck safety systems have advanced quickly to include high-tech solutions like lane-keep assistance, and it can be difficult keeping the available options straight or even understanding that different advanced driver assistance systems from different manufacturers (both OEM and suppliers) will operate differently. That last fact was from Ashley Murickan, product marketing manager with Volvo Trucks

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Navistar, TuSimple to bring autonomous trucks to market

Navistar International Corp. and TuSimple, a self-driving technology company, have entered into a strategic partnership to co-develop SAE Level 4 self-driving semi-trucks targeted for production by 2024. The strategic partnership is the result of a technical relationship between the companies for more than two years. In addition, Navistar has taken a minority stake in TuSimple.

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Is an electric delivery truck revolution coming?

With support from Amazon and Ford, Rivian gets set to roll out all-electric delivery trucks and vans.

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Kenworth, Dana collaborate on electric truck powertrain development

The companies made an announcement in conjunction at this year’s CES in Las Vegas.

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What autonomous technology means for the driver

While a driver has an innate ability to sense when something is not right with a vehicle, technology doesn’t have that same intuition. A driver can feel, smell, see and sense things that technology cannot. What does this mean for the trucking industry?

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Podcast: Talking autonomous trucks and the focus on the customer with Kenworth’s Kevin Baney

Kevin Baney, Kenworth general manager and PACCAR vice president, is interviewed in the latest edition of the Fleet Future podcast.

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Volvo Group creates business area for autonomous transport

The Volvo Group has developed a new business area, Volvo Autonomous Solutions, which it says will accelerate the development, commercialization and sales of autonomous transport solutions.

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Eight steps to maximize truck efficiency and reduce emissions

Advancements in vehicle and engine technology, communication systems, fleet management programs and more allow fleet operators to improve performance, reduce emissions and reduce operating costs.

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Daimler Trucks begins testing automated trucks on public roads

Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics are actively developing and testing automated trucks with SAE Level 4 intent technology on public roads.

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Volvo Trucks collaborates on trucking automation safety project

This project leverages human intuition artificial intelligence that reads the intention and awareness of vulnerable road users such as pedestrians, cyclists and motorists, Volvo says.

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