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  • Automated Vehicles Will Unlock Countless as a Service Business Models 17 Apr 2019 17:47 Forbes By: William Drier  The as a service (XaaS) business model is an increasingly popular strategy in the modern economy. Although using vehicles in XaaS models is not a new concept, the development of vehicle automation over the next decade will unlock a …
  • Gas Prices Increased In LA, And Could Keep Truckin' Upward For A While 16 Apr 2019 01:22 LAist The nozzle of a gas pump at a gas station in Alhambra, CA (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)In addition to the high ticket price and astronomical cost of tent rentals, there may be yet another reason to watch Coachella from the comfort …
  • California sets regulations for testing light driverless trucks 14 Apr 2019 21:31 Digital Journal Sacramento - California would allow testing of light-duty autonomous trucks on public roads under a rule announced last Friday. The California Department of Motor Vehicles outlines a permitting process for any companies wanting to test or deploy driverless …
  • California OKs testing of ‘light-duty’ autonomous trucks on public roads 12 Apr 2019 20:47 VentureBeat California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today proposed a rule change that would let companies deploy “light-duty” autonomous trucks on public roads. Specifically, it seeks to allow the testing of self-driving vehicles weighing less than 10,001 …
  • Get smart about IFTA 12 Apr 2019 14:54 Fleet Owner Magazine Interstate motor carriers have to deal with a wide array of government regulations that demand more and more of their business. As this industry is becoming increasingly regulated, it is more important than ever for carriers to get smart about their …
  • Transportation Management Systems Market Is Booming Worldwide: Demand, Trend & Key Players – JDA Software, Oracle Corporation, Manhattan Associates, Descartes 11 Apr 2019 12:33 Tradingcharts.com Apr 11, 2019 (Heraldkeeper via COMTEX) -- A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title “Global Transportation Management Systems Market Size, Status and Forecast 2018-2025” has abilities to raise as the most significant market worldwide …
  • KeepTruckin Launches The First Load Board To Use ELD-Based Matching 08 Apr 2019 21:32 Benzinga KeepTruckin has announced plans to launch a first-of-its-kind load-matching platform that uses data collected from its electronic logging devices, or ELDs, to help match small-business carriers with available freight. It will compete against several …
  • Lawmakers unswayed by Ethiopian crash report 05 Apr 2019 14:24 The Politico With help from Stephanie Beasley and Alex Guillén Editor’s Note: This edition of Morning Transportation is published weekdays at 10 a.m. POLITICO Pro Transportation subscribers hold exclusive early access to the newsletter each morning at 6 a.m. To learn …
  • TASCHINGER: Truck driver’s jobs may last a little longer 04 Apr 2019 16:00 Beaumont Enterprise Published 5:05 am CDT, Thursday, April 4, 2019 Nearly 100,000 vehicles travel on Interstate 10 daily through Southeast Texas according to the state highway department, and it seems that every third or fourth one is a commercial truck. The men and women who …
  • Tennessee Republicans vote to allow adoption groups to refuse same-sex couples 04 Apr 2019 11:46 Salon The Tennessee House of Representatives approved a Republican bill that would allow adoption agencies to discriminate against gay couples Monday. HB 836, which allows adoption and foster care agencies to refuse service to same-sex couples based on religious …
  • At 8.7% CAGR, Vehicle Routing and Scheduling Market Size is Expected to 3670 million USD by 2025 04 Apr 2019 08:03 Tradingcharts.com Apr 04, 2019 (Heraldkeeper via COMTEX) -- Global Vehicle Routing and Scheduling market size will reach 3670 million US$ by 2025, from 1880 million US$ in 2018, at a CAGR of 8.7% during the forecast period. In this study, 2018 has been considered as the …
  • Truck Platooning Systems Market: Comprehensive Study Explores Huge Growth in Future: Scania, Daimler, Navistar, Toyota, Uber 03 Apr 2019 08:50 University Chronicle Edison, NJ — (SBWIRE) — 04/03/2019 — A new business intelligence report released by Advance Market Analytics with title "Global Truck Platooning Systems Market Insights, Forecast to 2025" has abilities to raise as the most significant …
  • The electronic logging device market is estimated to be USD 12.5 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach USD 16.6 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 4.13% 02 Apr 2019 22:14 MENAFN (MENAFN - PR Newswire) NEW YORK, April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing demand for fleet management and its operational efficiency is expected to drive the market for electronic logging deviceRead the full report: https://www.reportlinker …
  • India- Commercial Vehicle Fleet Management System Market to enjoy Explosive Growth| Key Players: Omnitracs, AT&T, Verizon, Trimble 30 Mar 2019 10:00 MENAFN (MENAFN - GetNews) The research study provides estimates for Global Commercial Vehicle Fleet Management System Forecast till 2025*. Some are the key players taken under coverage for this study are Omnitracs, AT&T, Verizon, etc. HTF MI released a new …
  • Daimler acquires majority stake in Torc Robotics to accelerate autonomous truck development 29 Mar 2019 15:42 VentureBeat Daimler is betting big on autonomous trucks, as the German automotive giant today announced that its trucking division is buying a majority stake in self-driving vehicle company Torc Robotics. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2005 by a …
  • Kyriba to Become San Diego’s Next Unicorn with $160M Investment 27 Mar 2019 23:33 San Diego Business Journal Kyriba’s UTC offices feature a lounge area with shuffleboard, plenty of snacks, and an espresso machine. The company is growing its staff in San Diego and worldwide, as it brings on more clients for its treasury and risk management software. Photo courtesy …
  • Late Stage AV Investing To Gain Market Share, Says Pitchbook Report 25 Mar 2019 14:54 Benzinga Venture investing in autonomous vehicles continues to heat up, and as startups mature expect late stage investing to increase, said an Emerging Tech Research Report on Mobility released by Pitchbook this week. The report also highlighted trends in the …
  • Tesla Sues Zoox and More Car News This Week 24 Mar 2019 13:38 News Thinking about the fantastic pie-in-the-sky future is always a fun exercise. I, too, want a self-driving car. But some weeks, it’s clear everyone needs to come down to earth. This was one of them. Tesla sued two other electric vehicle companies focusing on …
  • Autonomous semi-trucks coming to I-10 soon 23 Mar 2019 01:25 Houston Chronicle Self-driving 18-wheelers will soon cruise next to you down Interstate 10 and other major Texas freeways. TuSimple, a California-based autonomous truck start-up, has been mapping routes and plans to haul commercial loads from Arizona to San Antonio, Houston …
  • Self-driving trucks commute at night with new camera system 21 Mar 2019 11:24 Fleet Owner Magazine TuSimple has developed a proprietary automotive-grade camera and vision system that will go into volume production in Q2 2019 and will be deployed on TuSimple’s autonomous customer fleet by Q3 2019. As the company’s entry into hardware design, the system …
  • A Cab’s-Eye View of How Peloton’s Trucks ‘Talk’ to Each Other 21 Mar 2019 00:23 News Techno-optimist prognosticators will tell you that driverless trucks are just around the corner. They will also gently tell you—always gently—that yes, truck driving, a job that nearly 3.7 million Americans perform today is perhaps on the brink of …
  • Omnitracs acquires Blue Dot Solutions for fleet management software 20 Mar 2019 20:11 Fleet Owner Magazine Omnitracs, LLC plans to integrate Blue Dot’s modern, cloud-native MilesAhead platform and product suite into Omnitracs One – the new, unified platform will offer the industry a solution with an unparalleled ability to improve the productivity, safety, …
  • TuSimple Adds Night Vision To The Mix 20 Mar 2019 15:22 Benzinga Autonomous truck company TuSimple announced today the development of a new vision system that will allow vehicles to operate at night and in low light environments. The system will go into production in the second quarter of 2019 and will be installed on …
  • Driverless trucks ride at night with TuSimple’s improved camera system 19 Mar 2019 10:12 VentureBeat In its quest to roll out the country’s first commercialized fleet of autonomous trucks, TuSimple has added an improved camera and vision system that lets its vehicles operate at night and in low-light situations. Currently, TuSimple can run its trucks for …
  • 1 Year After Uber’s Fatal Crash, Robocars Carry On Quietly 19 Mar 2019 01:13 News In America, 2018 was supposed to be a very big year for self-driving cars. Uber quietly prepped to launch a robo-taxi service. Waymo said riders would be able to catch a driverless ride by year’s end. General Motors’ Cruise said it would start testing in …
  • "Hope Is Not A Strategy" –'The Pulse Of Truckload' At TCA 12 Mar 2019 17:49 Benzinga Chris Henry, John Lyboldt, Jack Porter, and Dean Croke. (Photo: FreightWaves) On Monday afternoon at the 81st annual Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Annual Conference in Las Vegas, program director Chris Henry moderated a panel entitled "The …
  • Why San Diego missed the first wave of tech ‘unicorns,’ and what’s changing now 08 Mar 2019 15:07 Sandiegouniontribune San Diego is a biotech town, a military town, and a tourism town. It’s not a software town, is it? After years of stagnation, San Diego is seeing a barrage of startup activity in the tech scene. In recent months, two tech startups earned billion-dollar …
  • ACE is the place for trucks in the future 07 Mar 2019 14:32 Fleet Owner Magazine A little over a year ago, I presented a “Vision for a Roadmap to Autonomy” at the local chapter of SAE, held in Portland at the Daimler Trucks North America Headquarters. You can see a video of the presentation below or you can view the presentation slides …
  • Self-Driving Trucks To Begin Daily Commercial Deliveries In China 05 Mar 2019 14:46 Benzinga China Post and Deppon Express, two of China's largest delivery and logistics companies, will begin autonomous package delivery services in April using technology developed by FABU, a self-driving startup with offices in the U.S. and China. The …
  • Five Small 5G-Related Companies That Investors Should Watch 01 Mar 2019 16:39 wsj.com Fifth-generation, or 5G, technology holds tremendous promise for new applications, from faster movie downloads to flying cars. Experts say the full benefits of 5G are years off, in part because they will depend on completion of an expensive expansion of …
  • Omnitracs releases new devices 28 Feb 2019 14:59 Gasworld The new Omnitracs Active Mobile Gateway with Communications (AMG-C) provides commercial transportation companies with more opportunities to empower their drivers. The AMG-C is an advanced bring-your-own device solution that combines the best features of …
  • India- Fleet Management System 2019 Market Segmentation,Application,Technology & Market Analysis Research Report to 2024 27 Feb 2019 20:44 MENAFN (MENAFN - GetNews) WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –' Fleet Management System 2019 Market Segmentation,Application,Technology & Market Analysis Research Report to 2024'. Fleet Management System Industry 2019 …
  • Omnitracs partners with Red Hat to enhance capabilities of Omnitracs One 27 Feb 2019 16:23 Trucknews DALLAS, Texas – Omnitracs is collaborating with Red Hat to further develop its Omnitracs One platform. Kicking off its annual Outlook User Conference in Dallas today, Omnitracs said Red Hat’s domain expertise in open source and cloud-native solutions will …
  • Understanding personal conveyance is clear as mud 27 Feb 2019 16:23 Trucknews DALLAS, Texas – Back to the Omnitracs Outlook User Conference by popular demand, Joe DeLorenzo was on hand to clear up a few regulatory issues, specifically when it comes to personal conveyance time for drivers. DeLorenzo, director of the office of …
  • Getting Canadian and U.S. ELD mandates to mesh 27 Feb 2019 16:22 Trucknews DALLAS, Texas – The Canadian ELD mandate is fast coming down the pike, and one area where it could differ from the U.S. rule may impact carriers and device manufacturers south of the border. Providing an ELD update during the Omnitracs Outlook User …
  • Hunter Express Selects Omnitracs to Deliver Compliance Solutions amidst Regulatory Changes 27 Feb 2019 14:50 Odessa American DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 27, 2019--Omnitracs, LLC, a global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, today announced that Hunter Express, a rapidly growing freight-forwarding corporation with 325 power units, …
  • Several factors disrupting the future of the transportation industry 25 Feb 2019 22:28 Trucknews DALLAS, Texas – Numerous societal trends are changing the direction the trucking industry must steer into the future, including urban congestion, an aging population, and the impact of evolving technologies. Susan Beardslee, principle analyst for ABI …
  • Women in leadership roles remains low in trucking 25 Feb 2019 22:28 Trucknews DALLAS, Texas – Ellen Voie, president and CEO of Women in Trucking, says the most successful businesses embrace women in high level executive roles. Citing several studies as evidence during the Omnitracs Outlook User Conference in Dallas today, Voie …
  • Omnitracs unveils new devices 25 Feb 2019 19:39 Fleet Owner Magazine Omnitracs has announced new mobile communication and management devices aimed at enabling commercial drivers to work anywhere. “Commercial transportation operations face different challenges, and our customers want flexible device options to accommodate an …
  • Global Fleet Management System Market Research Report | Size, Share and Forecast 2028 22 Feb 2019 08:20 Tradingcharts.com Feb 22, 2019 (WiredRelease via COMTEX) -- Market.us adds a new market research report on “Global Fleet Management System Market By Type, By Application (Logistics and Transportation , and Public Transportation), By Region and Key Companies – Industry …
  • Omnitracs, Red Hat team on advanced fleet management technology 21 Feb 2019 20:48 Fleet Owner Magazine Omnitracs LLC announced a new collaboration with Red Hat as it continues to develop its Omnitracs One platform. Omnitracs said in a release the combination is expected to provide fleet customers with greater security capabilities, flexibility and …
  • California, feds gear up for rail money fight 21 Feb 2019 16:01 The Politico With help from Brianna Gurciullo and Stephanie Beasley Editor’s Note: This edition of Morning Transportation is published weekdays at 10 a.m. POLITICO Pro Transportation subscribers hold exclusive early access to the newsletter each morning at 6 a.m. To …
  • Cardlytics Hosts Inaugural Ceremony to Open its First Asian Office 18 Feb 2019 09:45 Tradingcharts.com Cardlytics (NASDAQ:CDLX), a purchase intelligence platform that makes marketing more relevant and measurable, today hosted an inaugural ceremony to open its first office in Asia. Located in India's Sunrise State of Andhra Pradesh in the city of …
  • The next wave of ‘unicorn’ startups focus on software 18 Feb 2019 01:08 Seattle Times SAN FRANCISCO — Technology startups worth $1 billion, once as rare as unicorns, are now plentiful enough and old enough that there is a new generation behind them — one that looks very different. Silicon Valley’s current crop of highly valued tech startups …
  • AI Weekly: Trump’s American AI Initiative lacks substance 15 Feb 2019 23:55 VentureBeat It’s been an eventful week in tech. Amazon announced it would abandon plans to open one of its two HQ2 locations in New York City, and the company also acquired Wi-Fi mesh network startup Eero for an undisclosed sum — a hint at Amazon’s future smart home …
  • What The Truck?!? - February 15, 2019 15 Feb 2019 20:59 Benzinga Subscribe for free: Apple Podcasts l Google Play l Stitcher l Spotify  Episode Summary: What the Truck is going on in all things freight this week? Redwood Logistics is one of the nation's fastest growing logistics providers, fueled by industry-leading …
  • San Diego gets another unicorn. Self-driving startup grabs $1B valuation in $95M round 15 Feb 2019 20:22 Sandiegouniontribune A San Diego startup that makes self-driving trucks — and the powerful software that runs them — has just landed a $95 million round of venture backing, making the company worth roughly $1 billion, according to its investors. TuSimple, founded less than …
  • TuSimple becomes 'unicorn' as it gets $95M more to perfect self-driving trucks 15 Feb 2019 17:52 Tucson.com TuSimple, a self-driving-truck company with major research and development operations in Tucson, announced Wednesday that it raised $95 million in new capital to further its efforts to ramp up its commercial service. The Series D funding round was led by …
  • Autonomous Trucking Execs Talk Hardware, Regulation And Who Will Be The First To Market 15 Feb 2019 15:07 Benzinga This past week has seen a couple of major deals in the autonomous trucking space. TuSimple landed $95 million in Series D funding, while Ike Robotics took home $52 million in series A. The two companies are at different stages and take different approaches …
  • Catapult Ventures launches with $55 million seed fund for AI startups 14 Feb 2019 16:35 VentureBeat Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Sure, there is still much hyperbole around certain applications of AI (and whether they truly can be called AI), but with smart speakers topping Christmas shopping lists and commercial …
  • Autonomous Truck Company TuSimple Adds $95M to Rev Up Commercial Fleet 13 Feb 2019 19:16 Xconomy Xconomy San Diego —  TuSimple has pulled in $95 million more in venture funding to advance its development of a commercial autonomous fleet of trucks. The new Series D round of financing announced Wednesday boosts the San Diego-based company’s valuation to …
  • TuSimple gets more funding to assist in self-driving push 13 Feb 2019 16:00 Fleet Owner Magazine TuSimple announced it has raised $95 million funding, based on a pre-money valuation of $1 billion. The new capital investment will be used to fund TuSimple’s commercial ramp-up and product development. With this round, TuSimple will continue to grow its …
  • Another S.D. Unicorn: TuSimple Tops $1B Valuation with $95M Funding Round 13 Feb 2019 14:55 San Diego Business Journal Self-driving truck startup TuSimple raised $95 million in a recent funding round, tipping its valuation over $1 billion. The company plans use the funds to expand its test fleet to 60 trucks and bring its product to commercialization. Another unicorn …
  • U.S. autonomous truck startup TuSimple raises $95 million from Sina, others 13 Feb 2019 12:14 Reuters.com SHANGHAI (Reuters) - U.S. self-driving truck startup TuSimple said it has raised $95 million in a funding round led by Chinese internet giant Sina Corp, which values the three-year-old firm at $1 billion. The fresh funds, investors of which also include …
  • Driverless truck startup TuSimple raises $95 million at $1 billion valuation 13 Feb 2019 11:06 VentureBeat There’s a healthy demand for driverless trucks. It’s an industry predicted to reach 6,700 units globally, totaling $54.23 billion this year, and one that stands to save the logistics and shipping industry $70 billion annually while boosting productivity by …
  • Start-ups on the path to glory: CarDekho, DailyHunt among others to hit $1B valuation 11 Feb 2019 19:21 International Business Times Every start-up has a story, but not all of them live long enough to tell them. But those that do, inspire the next wave of start-ups and the chain continues. Be it started in a garage or right after dropping out of college, the inspiring tales of some of …
  • Practo, ClearTax among NYT-CB Insights 50 Startups that may be the next ‘Unicorns’ 11 Feb 2019 17:25 Economic Times CB Insights, a firm that tracks startups, analyzed a variety of data to create a list of 50 private companies around the world that are on a path to a $1 billion valuation. Airwallex (Hong Kong) What it does: Makes a system that lets businesses send and …
  • Vehicle Routing and Scheduling Market 2019 Global Trend, Segmentation And Opportunities Forecast To 2024 08 Feb 2019 09:11 Tradingcharts.com Feb 08, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Vehicle Routing and Scheduling Industry Description Vehicle routing and scheduling is a mature market. Fleet routing and scheduling solutions are specialized transportation management applications aimed at …
  • Ike raises $52 million for self-driving trucks 05 Feb 2019 15:59 VentureBeat Ike, a self-driving truck startup founded by former Apple, Google, and Uber Advanced Technologies Group engineers, today announced that it has raised $52 million in a series A financing round led by Bain Capital Ventures, with participation from Redpoint …
  • How to Extract More Value Out of ELDs 04 Feb 2019 10:48 Fleet Owner Magazine Before the ELD Mandate, technology-savvy carriers had a leg-up on the competition. Now that the first ELD Mandate deadline has passed, fleets are looking for ways to extract additional value from their devices. Whether a fleet has already implemented and …
  • IoT asset systems firm buys TMS; 'We can be dominant,' CEO says 02 Feb 2019 02:40 Fleet Owner Magazine For years, fleet and transportation management systems (TMS) have been enhancing capabilities by adding Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and monitoring systems around trucks and the machinery involved. One company believes there are advantages in …
  • Drivewyze inspection bypass service heading to Ontario 30 Jan 2019 22:02 Fleet Owner Magazine Drivewyze is heading north. The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario recently announced that the company’s inspection station bypass service will be available in the Canadian province “in an effort to improve productivity and safety.” Drivewyze said its …
  • Omnitracs names new chief product officer 29 Jan 2019 16:11 Trucknews DALLAS, Texas – Omnitracs today announced the appointment of Paul Nagy as chief product officer (CPO). In this role, Nagy will be responsible for defining overall product strategy, and delivery across the entire product portfolio. “As Omnitracs enters its …
  • Here’s how the US-China trade war will really impact Chinese tech companies 29 Jan 2019 08:44 Asian Correspondent “AS the ultimate goal of the US in current tensions lies in containing China, Chinese tech companies are set to face more difficulty in importing sensitive technologies and technology acquisition.” In an exclusive interview with Natixis Chief Economist …
  • Intelligent vehicles tested in Jiading 28 Jan 2019 07:18 Shanghai Daily Shanghai has opened 37.2 kilometers of trial roads for intelligent connected vehicles so far, of which Jiading has over 11 kilometers, according to a recent conference. The conference summarized the general test results of trial roads for intelligent …
  • Autonomous service vehicles gaining ground in China 28 Jan 2019 03:47 The Dawn BEIJING: Large-scale commercial use of self-driving technologies could become a reality sooner than expected, as tech companies are promoting their use in public service sectors. Last year, Chinese internet search giant Baidu Inc launched seven autonomous …
  • Fleets of automated cars may be coming to Florida roads with no human oversight 26 Jan 2019 15:18 Orlando Sentinel Is it time to revise Florida’s motor vehicle laws to prepare for a future dominated by driverless vehicles? At least two lawmakers think so. A new legislative bill aimed at preserving Florida’s status as a pioneering state for autonomous vehicle …
  • Silicon Valley believes driverless trucks and drones will quickly transform how we get things — but truckers and warehouse workers disagree 24 Jan 2019 17:40 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer REUTERS/Fred Greaves While Amazon fulfillment centers and other warehouses are full of technology, not all logistics executives and managers are gung-ho about all the automation options out there.  Research shows that 60% of warehouse managers and …
  • India- Global Fuel Management System Market Future Growth and Trend Analysis with Top players are Gilbarco Veeder-Root, Dover Corporation, Franklin Fueling Systems, Wayne Fueling Systems, World Fuel Services 22 Jan 2019 05:42 MENAFN (MENAFN - GetNews) Global Fuel Management System Market, By Offering (Hardware, Software, Services), Application (Fuel Storage Monitoring, Access Control and Fuel Dispensing), Industry (Mining and Construction, Military & Defense, Oil & Gas, …
  • TuSimple Keeps on Truckin’ To Stay Ahead of Competitors 20 Jan 2019 08:00 San Diego Business Journal TuSimple plans to grow its fleet of self-driving trucks from 11 to 40. Photo courtesy of TuSimple TuSimple, a San Diego-based company that makes self-driving trucks, will grow its fleet of autonomous haulers from 11 to 40... Take 1 minute to subscribe and …
  • Trucking HR Canada reveals ‘Women Talking Tech’ panelists 17 Jan 2019 15:14 Trucknews OTTAWA, Ont. — Trucking HR Canada’s 5th annual Women with Drive Leadership Summit, hosted at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre on March 7, will feature a new Women Talking Tech Panel. The panel will take a deep dive into how these …
  • Rubrik Valued at $3.3 Billion 17 Jan 2019 03:45 Silicon Valley Daily PALO ALTO — Cloud data management company Rubrik has raised a $261 million Series E investment, giving the company a $3.3 billion valuation. New investor Bain Capital Ventures participated along with existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Greylock …
  • Top 12 Ways People Could Prank a Fully Driverless Vehicle 16 Jan 2019 22:18 Phoenix New Times People have been raging against the machine in Chandler, where Google-affiliate Waymo has been testing self-driving cars for the last couple of years.According to a popular New York Times article, which pilfered material from an Arizona Republic article by …
  • Perceptin’s visual perception system for trains has a 1,000-meter range 16 Jan 2019 14:50 VentureBeat Lidar — laser-based sensors that produce depth data by measuring the distance between themselves and objects — are the cornerstone of self-driving systems from Google parent company Alphabet’s Waymo, Uber, and others. They’ve been employed for decades in …
  • Autonomous vehicles gaining more ground 15 Jan 2019 02:50 China Economic Net Visitors check out a self-driving bus during a high-tech expo in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province. [Photo by Zhu Xingxin / China Daily] A future of autonomous driving continues to become reality in China, as local authorities and private firms work together …
  • The wrestling mat surgeon 14 Jan 2019 22:58 Chaska Herald Matthew Boyum was on the mat for nearly a minute, butted heads with another wrestler, arms locked up. He was dissecting how to beat his opponent. The Chanhassen senior would win the match by a 10-1 score over Xander Falkenstein of Eden Prairie, a section …
  • Trucking Startup Aims To Make Self-Driving Long-Haul Look Easy 14 Jan 2019 22:40 Benzinga If Robert Brown, director of government affairs for the autonomous trucking startup TuSimple, has his way,  2019 will be the year that self-driving trucking hits the mainstream. "I want to get my mom and dad to ride along," said Brown during a …
  • The ever-changing ELD 14 Jan 2019 17:43 Trucknews Thanks to government mandates in the U.S. and soon Canada, electronic logging devices (ELDs) have been one of the most talked about aspects of the trucking industry for the past several years. However, when ELDs are discussed it is usually for their …
  • TuSimple takes fast lane in quest to perfect self-driving trucks 14 Jan 2019 14:24 Tucson.com TuSimple is hitting the accelerator on its effort to develop a fleet of self-driving commercial trucks in Tucson, adding trucks to meet early demand even before its trucks go fully autonomous. The San Diego-based company, which has operations in China and …
  • TuSimple highlights progress of autonomous truck technology at CES 10 Jan 2019 17:12 Fleet Owner Magazine LAS VEGAS. The south plaza of the Las Vegas Convention Center can feel far from the center of the action at the CES show. The small, outside area is a long walk from many of the vehicles, robots, televisions, and other electronics that thousands of …
  • Trucking scaleup increases daily autonomous road trips 08 Jan 2019 20:42 Digital Journal The Chinese company TuSimple, which also operates in the U.S., is scaling up its operations in the area of autonomous truck services. Today TuSimple is operating three to five autonomous trips per day for customers across different routes in the U.S. state …
  • San Diego self-driving truck company grows fleet 08 Jan 2019 01:01 San Diego Business Journal Just two years ago, startup TuSimple landed a permit from the California DMV to test its autonomous trucks. Now, with $55 million in funding the company plans to hit the gas, by growing its fleet of self-driving trucks from 11 to 40. TuSimple said the …
  • The Big Rig Next to You on Arizona Roads Might Be Driving Itself 08 Jan 2019 00:13 Phoenix New Times Here's a new game for the kids on the boring drive between Tucson and Phoenix: Spot the big, green-and-white 18-wheelers driving by themselves.Chinese autonomous vehicle maker TuSimple said on Monday it will roll out up to 40 fully self-driving tractor …
  • Here's why a little-known autonomous trucking company is beating Tesla and Waymo in the race for driverless big rigs (TSLA, GOOGL) 08 Jan 2019 00:03 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Courtesy of TuSimple TuSimple says it will have the largest self-driving trucking fleet by June, bringing its autonomous truck total to 40. The company, based in San Diego and Beijing, is beating Tesla, Waymo, and other big names in the race for driverless …
  • Growth a common theme in biggest Tucson business stories of 2018 29 Dec 2018 17:58 Tucson.com Commercial building boom The Amazon distribution center, an 800,000-square-foot warehouse, is at the Port of Tucson. It’s the second largest building of its kind in the city. A.E. Araiza / Arizona Daily Star In a busy year for commercial construction, …
  • Neo Pueblo 28 Dec 2018 22:47 Tucson Weekly Nearly every field of science is advancing thanks to research and discoveries made in Southern Arizona this year. The technological advancements made in Tucson in 2018 rippled far beyond our region as well, whether it be Phoenix, Mexico or millions of …
  • Tucson Tech: UA leads new smart-vehicle group 28 Dec 2018 20:17 Tucson.com The University of Arizona is partnering with state and local government agencies to help Southern Arizona become an industry leader in smart-vehicle and intelligent transportation technologies. The group, Smart Vehicles and Intelligent Transportation (SVIT …
  • Drivers Still Wanted as Autonomous Truck Tech Faces Long and Winding Road, Experts Say 20 Dec 2018 20:59 Benzinga Technology gets a bad rap as a job killer, but can it actually help recruit and retain truck drivers? Peloton Technology Chief Executive Josh Switkes thinks so. Switkes tells the story about a truck driver that approached a Peloton team at a fuel stop …
  • Transportation Management Systems (TMS) Market to Set Phenomenal Growth by 2023| Leading Key Players: Descartes, SAP SE, BluJay, TMW Systems 20 Dec 2018 08:09 Tradingcharts.com Dec 20, 2018 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- The study covers key regions that includes United States, Canada, South America, China, Japan, India, Korea, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Europe, Middle East, Africa, GCC and important players such as Manhattan …
  • Inside Elon Musk’s Production Hell and More This Week in Cars 16 Dec 2018 15:30 News What’s it worth to save the world? That’s the question Elon Musk seems to answer for himself every day, as he builds his “sustainable transportation” company, Tesla. And according to our long read, well, most things are worth it. Rage firings. Calling a …
  • Strategy: Only 6% of truck drivers are women — but the data suggests they're safer drivers who are less likely to quit their jobs 15 Dec 2018 15:43 Pulse There aren't many female truck drivers. Companies rarely target women in their recruiting practices. However, data suggests that women are safer truck drivers, and they could help lessen the truck driver shortage. There's something unusual about …
  • Zoox’s Maddening Struggle to Make Robo-Cars Safe—and Prove It 15 Dec 2018 11:16 News Here’s the deal, says Mark Rosekind. He’s sitting in a large, white conference room, deep within Zoox’s sprawling office complex in Foster City, halfway between Palo Alto and San Francisco. Around him, some 400 workers clack away on computers, or roll out …
  • Omnitracs Supports Wreaths Across America for 9th Consecutive Year with $25,000 Donation 11 Dec 2018 14:55 Tradingcharts.com Omnitracs, LLC, a global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, today announced that it has pledged $25,000 toward the purchase of 2,500 wreaths to support the Wreaths Across America (WAA) program. For the ninth …
  • Global Automotive Smartphone Enabled Telematics Market Report 2019-2023 Featuring Agero, Airbiquity, Continental, Omnitracs, Trimble & Verizon - ResearchAndMarkets.com 11 Dec 2018 13:43 Odessa American DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 11, 2018--The "Global Automotive Smartphone Enabled Telematics Market 2019-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The automotive smartphone enabled telematics market will register a CAGR …
  • Keeping It Close At Peloton Technologies With 'Advanced Cruise Control' 10 Dec 2018 18:59 Benzinga Peloton Technologies is running several ongoing tests of its platooning system, which its chief marketing officer referred to as something akin to "advanced cruise control." There are no full commercial users of the technology, which would allow …
  • TuSimple’s Robo-Truck Cameras See Twice as Far as Any Lidar 10 Dec 2018 13:14 News We’re heading southeast on Interstate 10, headed into Tucson, Arizona, when we pass the group of men in orange jumpsuits and hard hats working on the side of the highway. “Inmates Working,” the sign on the back of the truck parked on the shoulder says. It’ …
  • Americas Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market - Forecast to 2023 with Agero, Continental, Omnitracs, TomTom International, Trimble, and Verizon Leading the Competition - ResearchAndMarkets.com 06 Dec 2018 19:23 Odessa American DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2018--The "Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market in the Americas 2019-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. One trend in the market is usage of advanced analytics to optimize fleet …
  • The creator of the 'Bloomberg for the trucking industry' reveals why being based in a city in Tennessee played such a crucial role in his company's success 03 Dec 2018 20:23 Business Insider FreightWaves was founded only two years ago, and it's already the top logistics news site in the world by page views and unique visitors. Craig Fuller, the founder and CEO of FreightWaves, credited part of the site's quick success to the fact that …
  • Through All the Hype, Self-Driving Cars Remain Elusive 27 Nov 2018 17:51 The New York Times The relentlessly hyped arrival of autonomous vehicles looms as the greatest disruption in personal transportation since Henry Ford’s moving assembly line started producing Model T’s by the millions. One word in that statement — arrival — is, however, doing …
  • Tennessee OKs incentives for aluminum firm, truck tech group 27 Nov 2018 09:47 The Fresno Bee A Tennessee panel has approved economic incentives of $975,000 for an aluminum rolling company and $772,000 for a trucking technology firm. The State Funding Board approved an economic development grant Monday for Gränges Americas Inc. in Huntingdon and …

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