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Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

These Truckers Work Alongside the Coders Trying to Reconfigure Their Jobs

Starsky Robotics Starsky Robotics

Just before Stefan Seltz-Axmacher offers a job to an engineer at Starsky Robotics Inc., a driverless trucking startup in San Francisco, he gives them “the talk.”

Max Chafkin and Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
June 26, 2017
Government, Autonomous

House Committee to Meet on Driverless Vehicle Legislation June 27

A driver in Daimler's autonomous truck Daimler AG

Measures meant to assist companies with the deployment of driverless vehicles will be considered by a House panel on June 27.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 21, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Europe’s Truck Makers Offer Detailed Timeline to Run Truck Platoons Before 2025, Scania Says

Scania PLatoon Scania

Truck maker Scania said Europe’s truck manufacturers have presented a detailed timeline of steps leading up to the introduction of convoys of semi-automated trucks on Europe’s motorways before 2025. At the same time, similar U.S. efforts are emerging.

Roger W. Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 21, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Autonomous Vehicles in Nevada Roll Forward With New Legislation

Self-Driving Truck Daimler AG

Nevada displayed its dedication to refining autonomous vehicles, with the passage of and signing of Assembly Bill 69, industry officials said.

Mick Akers | Las Vegas Sun
June 20, 2017
Government, Technology, Autonomous

FMCSA Forms Working Groups to Develop Requirements for Automated Vehicle Pilots

truck bed Daimler Trucks

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s chief safety officer last week said the agency has formed three core working groups to develop prospective requirements for manufacturers and truckers seeking to participate in highly automated commercial vehicle, or HACV, pilot programs.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
June 19, 2017
Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Editorial: Automation and the Truck Driver

Automated vehicle technology is coming to trucking, but what will that mean for the truck driver?

June 19, 2017
Government, Autonomous

FMCSA Forms Working Groups to Develop Requirements for Automated Vehicle Pilots

Daimler Trucks

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s chief safety officer last week said the agency has formed three core working groups to develop prospective requirements for manufacturers and truckers seeking to participate in highly automated commercial vehicle, or HACV, pilot programs.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
June 19, 2017
Technology, Autonomous

The Road to the Autonomous Truck

Starsky Robotics

The trucking industry’s march toward self-driving trucks is gaining momentum as new developers attempt to accelerate the pace of innovation.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
June 16, 2017
Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Fleets Welcome Safety Benefits of Automation but Don’t Expect to See Driverless Trucks Soon

Truck makers, technology developers and regulators are paving the way for self-driving commercial vehicles, but the future of the industry ultimately will be shaped by fleets and the extent to which they adopt automated driving capabilities.

Mindy Long | Contributing Writer
June 16, 2017
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Artificial Intelligence: New AI Business Tools for Truckers That Are Ready to Run

Although it’ll be a while before we all have an IBM Watson supercomputer sitting on our desktops, there are a number of artificial intelligence business tools truckers can use right now that will help you run smarter, faster and ahead of the competition. Essentially, these next-generation wonders tap into the ability of artificial intelligence to do a lot of the thinking and strategizing for you.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
June 16, 2017

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