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.
With support from Amazon and Ford, Rivian gets set to roll out all-electric delivery trucks and vans.
The companies made an announcement in conjunction at this year’s CES in Las Vegas.
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?
Kevin Baney, Kenworth general manager and PACCAR vice president, is interviewed in the latest edition of the Fleet Future podcast.
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.
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.
Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics are actively developing and testing automated trucks with SAE Level 4 intent technology on public roads.
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.
Seeing the Solution: Volvo Trucks North America President Peter Voorhoeve is focused on producing the right tool for the job
The former head of Volvo Group Australia, Peter Voorhoeve, was named Volvo Trucks North America President last September, and he was thrown into an industry where today’s talking points include electric trucks and automated driver assistance systems that will lead to higher levels of self-driving technology.
The Volvo Group has signed an agreement with Nvidia to jointly develop the decision-making system of autonomous commercial vehicles and machines.
The purpose of the collaboration is to implement Vera in a real application, enabling a connected system for a continuous flow of goods, from a DFDS’ logistics centre to an APM Terminals port facility in Gothenburg, for distribution across the world, Volvo says.