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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.

Autonomous Vehicles Posts

While the development of electric and autonomous vehicles is far from new, industrial real estate firm CBRE explained in recent research that these types of vehicles will have “direct effects” on logistics facilities. (November 27, 2017)

Don’t look for completely autonomous vehicles on your local roadways in the next few months unless you live in the Phoenix area. But do expect this unprecedented corporate R&D project to impact all of our lives over the next few years (November 22, 2017)

Embark is working to make the self-driving future a reality, and while most of the spectacle has been around passenger vehicles, Embark believes that commercial trucking, the backbone of the U.S. economy, stands to reap untold benefits by deploying autonomous trucks, particularly during the “long haul” stretches. (November 19, 2017)

Around the world, drones equipped with cameras and sensors are providing companies with clearer, more comprehensive views of their businesses, and the opportunities and threats that surround them. (November 01, 2017)

This report details how the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General set out to examine autonomous vehicles capabilities now and to interview experts about its future potential. (October 17, 2017)

The United States Postal Service filed a notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission of price changes to take effect Jan. 21, 2018, while at the same time the Office of Inspector General announced they are researching autonomous vehicles in order to increase driver safety, reduce fuel costs, and improve worker productivity. (October 17, 2017)

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)










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