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Tesla’s Electric Semi-Truck Will Be Able To Drive Itself…

Tesla's forthcoming long-haul, electric semi-truck will offer a self-driving mode and move in "platoons" that automatically follow a lead vehicle, Tesla and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles are in discussions to begin testing a prototype.

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Tesla's forthcoming long-haul, electric semi-truck will offer a self-driving mode and move in "platoons" that automatically follow a lead vehicle, Tesla and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles are in discussions to begin testing a prototype. (August 10, 2017)

Apple Inc is concentrating on technology for self-driving cars, Chief Executive Tim Cook said for the first time in an interview with Bloomberg Television's Emily Chang. (June 16, 2017)

The gathering momentum of next generation advanced driver assistance systems technology will revolutionize both the automobile itself and the auto industry, with a handful of automakers have already committed to introducing self-driving vehicles as early as 2020. (June 16, 2017)

Uber has fired the head of its self-driving vehicle unit, Anthony Levandowski, amid the continuing fallout from the engineer’s alleged theft of trade secrets from his former employer, Google. (May 30, 2017)

YARA and KONGSBERG have entered into a partnership to build world's first autonomous and zero emissions ship called "YARA Birkeland" - YARA will reduce diesel-powered truck haulage by 40,000 journeys a year and KONGSBERG will integrate sensor, control, communication and electrical systems. (May 10, 2017)

Over the past two years, Amazon has been seeking to take over more shipping duties from the likes of UPS and FedEx by leasing trucks, planes, and ships, and now the e-commerce giant could be eyeing driverless car technology as a way to get items to people's doors faster. (April 24, 2017)

The Kitty Hawk Flyer is a new, all-electric aircraft, and it is safe, tested and legal to operate in the United States in uncongested areas under the Ultralight category of FAA regulations, the first version is specifically designed to fly over water, and you don’t need a pilot’s license, you’ll learn to fly it in minutes. (April 24, 2017)

The California Department of Motor Vehicles on Friday added Apple to the list of companies with permission to test self-driving vehicles in the state, suggesting that the company is pushing through with work on "Project Titan." (April 14, 2017)

Technology in transportation is not new, in fact, the airplane, the automobile, the train and the horse-drawn carriage all introduced new opportunities and new complications to the safe movement of people and goods. (April 13, 2017)

Analysts expect automated trucks to proliferate in the next five to ten years, leading to significant job losses in the process, but the problem is the numbers do not clearly back up the predictions. (April 06, 2017)

Google's Waymo autonomous tech lawsuit against Uber and specifically against Anthony Levandowski, a former Waymo employee who left the company to start autonomous truck driving firm Otto, which Uber purchased for nearly $700 million, looks really bad for Uber. (March 17, 2017)

There is a lot of work being done behind the scenes involving some of the biggest names in and out of transportation, when it comes to driverless cars and trucks. (March 16, 2017)

The U.S. chip making giant Intel announced Monday that it had reached a deal to acquire an Israeli company called Mobileye for $15 billion, making it the biggest buy of an Israeli high-tech company ever, what does this mean for autonomous transportation? (March 15, 2017)

This white paper imparts 50 tips and tricks that will assist fleet managers with enhancing driver safety during the onboarding process. (March 14, 2017)

Starsky Robotics wants to solve the primary logistical challenge for the trucking industry by taking drivers off the road and target long haul services, which is primarily highway driving with short trips from the exit to the final destination. (March 12, 2017)










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