autonomous trucking

Kodiak Robotics reveals its best shot at making self-driving trucks a business

Autonomous trucking startup Kodiak Robotics revealed Tuesday at CES 2024 a semi-truck that founder Don Burnette says is the linchpin in its plans to launch commercial driverless operations this year.

Waabi and Uber Freight partner to accelerate autonomous trucking

Autonomous trucking startup Waabi is committing billions of miles of driverless capacity to the Uber Freight network as part of a 10-year strategic partnership between the two companies. Starting this

Applied Intuition to buy autonomous trucking SPAC Embark for $71M

Embark Trucks, the autonomous trucking company that recently cut 70% of its workforce, is being acquired by Applied Intuition, a simulation and software provider for autonomous vehicle development. Th

TuSimple gets temporary reprieve from Nasdaq delisting

Autonomous trucking company TuSimple’s stock shot up 28% Monday after the company narrowly dodged a delisting from the Nasdaq stock exchange. TuSimple’s stock closed at $1.06 per share. Tu

Who’s to blame for all the SPAC implosions?

Autonomous trucking startup Embark SPAC'd with a multibillion-dollar price tag. It's now a smoking crater We have to ask whose fault this all was.

Self-driving truck startup Waabi brings on Volvo VC as strategic investor

Autonomous trucking startup Waabi has bagged Volvo Group Venture Capital AB, the automaker’s VC arm, as a strategic investor. The companies aren’t disclosing the amount invested, nor many

Self-driving truck company TuSimple to lay off 25% of workforce

Update: CEO Cheng Lu said laid off workers will remain on the payroll for two months and will receive severance. Well, we knew it was coming. Self-driving trucking technology company TuSimple confirm

Waabi unveils its first-generation self-driving truck

Autonomous trucking startup Waabi has unveiled its first generation of trucks that are purpose-built for OEM integration. The trucks are powered by the Waabi Driver, a combination of Waabi’s sof

TuSimple addresses autonomous truck crash during Q2 earnings call

Autonomous trucking company TuSimple used its second-quarter earnings call to address an April crash during which one of the company’s autonomous trucks suddenly veered across the I-10 highway in Tu

Kodiak Robotics pilots autonomous trucking between California, Texas and Florida

Autonomous trucking startup Kodiak Robotics recently completed a coast-to-coast commercial run between Texas, California and Florida for 10 Roads Express, a USPS mail carrier, according to Kodiak. The

Waymo, UPS, others pressure Gov. Newsom to allow autonomous trucking in California

Waymo, Aurora, UPS and Luminar are among a group of 34 autonomous vehicle developers, California business organizations, and automotive and logistics companies that signed an open letter to Governor G

Waymo Via and Uber Freight partner up for the long haul

Waymo Via, the delivery division of Alphabet’s self-driving unit, is embarking on a long-term, strategic partnership with Uber Freight, Uber’s logistics spinout. As part of the agreement,

Aurora launches autonomous freight pilot with Werner, expands terminal network

Aurora Innovation is launching its third autonomous freight pilot in Texas. Starting this week, Aurora Driver-powered trucks will haul loads for Werner Enterprises, a transportation and logistics comp

Solo AVT wants to build fully driverless heavy truck platforms

California-based Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies wants to build electric, purpose-built heavy-duty truck platforms for autonomous freight. These platforms would be compatible with any autonomous dr

Kodiak Robotics is moving autonomous freight for Ceva Logistics

Autonomous trucking startup Kodiak Robotics has partnered with Ceva Logistics to deliver freight autonomously between Dallas-Forth Worth and Austin and Dallas-Fort Worth and Oklahoma City, the company

Waabi’s Raquel Urtasun on the importance of differentiating your startup

Raquel Urtasun discusses starting a business after working for a larger company, the surprises of being a founder and why freight will be the first AV industry to commercialize at scale.

New Waymo Via partnership gives it access to 200,000 shippers and carriers

Waymo Via, Waymo’s autonomous trucking and cargo unit, has found another long-term strategic partner to see it through to commercialization. The company is gearing up to launch a pilot with C.H.

TuSimple integrates Nvidia’s newest auto-grade chip to scale autonomous trucking

Autonomous trucking company TuSimple is preparing to scale its self-driving tech with the help of Nvidia’s newest system-on-a-chip (SoC), Drive Orin, the company announced at CES. The chip, whic

The Station: TuSimple loses the driver, Nikola settles and transpo predictions for 2022

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TuSimple completes its first driverless autonomous truck run on public roads

Autonomous trucking startup TuSimple has completed its first autonomous truck run on open public roads without a human in the vehicle, according to the company. TuSimple’s Autonomous Driving Sys
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