Autonomous technologies now drive significant change in trucking and freight transportation. Transport Topics autonomous coverage provides a comprehensive look at that change. It provides the latest details on deployment concepts such as advanced driver-assist systems, transfer hubs, teleoperations, platooning and off-road automation and latest analysis of the companies who are manufacturing, adopting and investing in these technologies. Readers can follow the impact such deployment has on everything from policy and infrastructure initiatives to highway congestion, fuel consumption, fleet management, driver management and business investment.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — As Volvo Trucks continues to roll out battery-electric heavy-duty trucks to fleet customers across North America, the truck maker also is building its support network.May 5, 2023
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In the two weeks since Tesla alarmed investors by revealing how much of a toll discounts were taking on its profit margins, Elon Musk has bumped prices back up across the lineup.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Autonomous truck developer Kodiak Robotics unveiled a battery-electric Class 8 truck equipped with its self-driving technology at the 2023 ACT Expo.May 2, 2023
The prospect of a driverless semi is scary to many, but not to Aurora Innovation CEO Chris Urmson, who helped to build Google’s autonomous vehicle unit.
A tight labor market along with advances in warehouse robotics are the top reasons operators are beginning to make larger investments in automation.
This special "Inside The List" episode features the Transport Topics 2023 Top 100 largest logistics companies.April 27, 2023Sponsored Content
FCC regulators cleared automakers to use systems that let vehicles communicate wirelessly, offering a path forward for life-saving technology after years of disputes over airwaves.
Third-party logistics providers have been adjusting to normalizing market conditions as supply chain disruptions, inventory shortages and surging demand have receded.April 21, 2023
DETROIT — Tesla shares fell sharply April 20 as the company felt the sting of numerous price cuts it made across its model lineup this year in hopes of energizing sales.