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  • Automotive Telematics Market 2019 Application and Future Forecast by 2026 – AMR Report 22 Oct 2019 10:29 GuruFocus.com The Objective of the “Global Automotive Telematics Market” report is to depict the trends and upcoming for the Automotive Telematics industry over the forecast years. The Automotive Telematics market report data has been gathered from industry specialists…
  • FreightWaves Announces 2020 FreightTech 100 21 Oct 2019 22:53 Benzinga FreightWaves, the industry-leading provider of 24/7 news, data and analytics for the global freight and logistics markets, announced the winners of the 2020 FreightTech 100 Awards. The FreightTech 100 highlights the most innovative and disruptive …
  • Cargo thieves give fleet-tracking market a boost 21 Oct 2019 19:09 Trucknews Sukhjinder Singh, director of 360 Tracking, displays tracking devices at his office in Mississauga, Ont. As the Peel Region struggles to shed its image as the ground of zero of cargo theft, tech savvy entrepreneurs in one of North America’s biggest …
  • NOVA’s ‘Look Who’s Driving’ Documentary Is A Must-See On The Promises And Perils Of Self-Driving Cars 21 Oct 2019 16:45 Forbes NOVA'ls documentary on self-driving cars is a must-see, it's entitled "Look Who's Driving" and ... [+] available on PBS.Forbes via Dr. Lance Eliot, all rights reserved, copyright (c) 2019.If you have any inkling of interest in the …
  • Province toughen rules for new truckers exempted from stricter safety standards 18 Oct 2019 23:07 Swerve The province will be monitoring the driving records of truck drivers exempt from more onerous testing standards, Transportation Minister Ric McIver said on Friday. Starsky Robotics Up to 6,800 new truck and bus drivers exempt from more stringent driver …
  • As Fleets Adopt Technology, The Public Remains Skeptical Of Safety Focus 17 Oct 2019 20:05 Benzinga Commercial drivers are among the safest drivers on the roadways, but based on general public perception, and anti-trucking safety groups that highlight the number of yearly incidents involving big rigs, it would be difficult to tell that. According to data …
  • Tulane Football player saves a life 17 Oct 2019 17:55 WGNO   Please enable Javascript to watch this video NEW ORLEANS - A Tulane football player showed us the definition of compassion with more than just his words. There's over 75,000 college football players in America. They lace up everyday for practice, …
  • Trucking Industry Ranks Fifth Among Businesses For Cyber Threats 14 Oct 2019 15:59 Benzinga The trucking industry and its supply chain rank fifth among all businesses at risk of cybersecurity attacks as the number of possible threats against the transportation sector has grown 100-fold in just four years.  Preparing for an attack is as important …
  • PCC Offers First Autonomous Driving Certificate Program 11 Oct 2019 05:56 Aztec Press By KYLE KERSEY Pima Community College and autonomous semi-truck company TuSimple announced the creation of the first autonomous driving certificate program for commercial truck drivers on June 13. The certification program, named the Autonomous Vehicle …
  • TuSimple plans freight deliveries without drivers in 2021 10 Oct 2019 22:47 Fleet Owner Magazine SAN DIEGO - TuSimple said it will soon begin partnering on real-world autonomous freight deliveries without anyone in the vehicle. “We’re on track for a ‘driver-out’ demonstration in 2021,” Cheng Lu, chief financial officer, told Fleet Owner in an …
  • Ike Robotics Files Voluntary Safety Report Revealing Details Of Autonomous Truck Operation 10 Oct 2019 22:05 Benzinga Seeking to demonstrate its commitment to safety, self-driving truck company Ike Robotics has released a 90-page safety self-assessment report, providing a detailed description of how the startup programs and operates its autonomous vehicles.  "Today [ …
  • Einride raises $25 million to accelerate rollout of its autonomous electric shipping fleet 10 Oct 2019 22:02 VentureBeat Einride today announced it has raised $25 million to continue development of its self-driving electric shipping vehicles and begin targeting international markets. Based in Sweden, the company has developed a software platform and autonomous, electric …
  • Einride raises $25M to put more of its T-Pod autonomous trucks on the road 10 Oct 2019 20:10 SiliconANGLE Einride AB, one of the few European startups competing in the race to develop driverless trucks, today revealed that it has secured a $25 million funding round to support expansion plans. Sweden-based Einride is commercializing an autonomous, electric …
  • SkyBitz Tackles Wasted Trailer Space And Cargo Claims; Announces Collaboration With Omnitracs 10 Oct 2019 18:26 Benzinga SkyBitz is tackling visibility inside trailers with a new volumetric sensor to provide remote monitoring of trailer capacity in real time. The company also announced a new partnership with Omnitracs. Both announcements were made this week at the American …
  • Route Optimization Software Market Status and Forecast Analysis 2019-2024 By: ALK Technologies, Caliper, Descartes, ESRI, Google, Llamasoft, Microlise, Omnitracs 09 Oct 2019 01:46 MarketWatch.com Oct 08, 2019 (Reporthive Research via COMTEX) -- Route Optimization Software Market research report covers market share, size, sales, revenue, CAGR, industry analysis, market strategy, statistical analysis, key players, information on products and …
  • Tim Steller's opinion: Tucson loses Mexican ambassador, gains party hack 05 Oct 2019 23:32 Tucson.com Knowing what we know now, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild’s letter to Mexico’s foreign ministry looks like a fond goodbye. “I write to express my gratitude for the many contributions to Tucson made by your Consul, Ricardo Piñeda Albarran,” Rothschild wrote to …
  • Disrupt to sustain: Where we’re headed with AVs 04 Oct 2019 14:45 Fleet Owner Magazine Everywhere I turn there’s another story about autonomous vehicles and the potential impact on the trucking industry. The vast majority of these stories end up adopting a similar tone - about how none of this is coming soon, how computers and technology …
  • Omnitracs Announces General Availability of Omnitracs One Platform 04 Oct 2019 13:28 Odessa American DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 4, 2019-- Omnitracs, LLC, the pioneer and industry leader in fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, announced the general availability of Omnitracs One, the industry’s only enterprise-grade …
  • Supply Chain Suites Software Market Is Segmented On The Basis Of Product, Technology and End User Logility, AIMMS, Ramco Systems, Sonata Software 03 Oct 2019 14:11 MarketWatch.com Oct 03, 2019 (Industry News Wire via COMTEX) -- Supply Chain Suites Software market Survey 2019 This research report is equipped with the information categorize for Supply Chain Suites Software Market by parameters such as players, brands, regions, types …
  • Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation Named by... 03 Oct 2019 01:07 SF Gate Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation Named by WIT Redefining the Road magazine, the official magazine of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT), announces the recipients of the 2019 “Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation.” …
  • Reasons for self-driving semis start to add up 01 Oct 2019 15:10 Fleet Owner Magazine If you’ve traveled recently along the flat, tumbleweed-strewn stretch of Interstate-10 between Phoenix and Tucson lately, you may have glimpsed a tractor-trailer or two sporting lime green accents and branded with the company name “TuSimple.” They may look …
  • USPS Investigating Drone Delivery Options 30 Sep 2019 21:43 Benzinga The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) wants feedback from drone operators that could provide drone capability to the agency as it looks to advance its mail delivery fleet. In a request for information filed on September 23, USPS – an independent agency within the …
  • This Scania autonomous truck concept doesn’t even have a cab 26 Sep 2019 14:56 Digital Trends As the debate over whether autonomous cars should have backup manual controls continues, Swedish manufacturer Scania is looking ahead to a future where technology has won out over prudence. The Scania AXL concept is an autonomous truck that lacks not just …
  • Self-Driving Startup Embark Raises $70 Million, Opens Freight Transfer Hubs For Robot Big Rigs 25 Sep 2019 14:02 Forbes An Embark automated truck parked at a transfer hub in Southern California. Embark TrucksEmbark Trucks, a self-driving tech firm created by two twenty-something Canadian computer scientists, just landed $70 million in new funding, its biggest investment …
  • USPS eyes drones for mail delivery 24 Sep 2019 20:46 Government Computer News USPS eyes drones for mail delivery By Susan Miller Sep 24, 2019 In a Sept. 23 request for information, USPS said it is exploring the use of unmanned aircraft systems to supplement mail delivery on expensive routes and collect geospatial data to help …
  • Vista hits back at lawsuit that accused it of self-dealing 24 Sep 2019 20:41 NYPOST Vista Equity Partners — the giant buyout fund headed by billionaire Robert F. Smith — is hitting back at accusations of self-dealing by an ex-director at one of its software companies. Earlier this month, Vista-owned Solera Holdings got sued by Kurt Lauk, …
  • Kenan Advantage Group, Inc. Partners with Omnitracs to Enhance Driver Experience 24 Sep 2019 13:42 Odessa American DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 24, 2019-- Omnitracs, LLC, the global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, and The Kenan Advantage Group, Inc. (KAG), the largest tank truck transporter and logistics provider in …
  • Lawsuit Sheds Light On Aborted Omnitracs Deal 23 Sep 2019 15:33 Benzinga A federal lawsuit filed last week in the Central District of California against Vista Equity Partners, a private equity firm with more than $50 billion of assets under management, alleged that Omnitracs, a leading telematics provider for the transportation …
  • Postmates’ Delivery Robots Have A Phantom Babysitter 23 Sep 2019 12:09 Forbes A Postmates Serve delivery robot crosses an intersection. Karl Nielsen for Postmates and Phantom AutoPostmates tapped Phantom Auto, a Silicon Valley developer of remote-control and communications tech for self-driving vehicles, to be a long-distance …
  • Omnitracs CEO Ray Greer Pontificates On The Impediments In The Way Of Autonomous Trucking 23 Sep 2019 11:19 Forbes Trucking is one the largest sources of employment in the United States. Truck drivers spend a lot of their time searching for loading docks, going in and out of navigation applications, and ultimately waiting. Omnitracs is a Dallas, Texas-based telematics …
  • Series D Round Brings $120M to TuSimple 22 Sep 2019 09:01 San Diego Business Journal TuSimple’s technology is at a ‘pivotal point’. Photo courtesy of TuSimple. TuSimple, a startup working on building autonomous trucks, raised $120 million more for its oversubscribed Series D funding round... Take 1 minute to subscribe and you'll get …
  • World's Foremost Blockchain Experts And Groundbreaking Projects Part Of The Upcoming BiTA Symposium 19 Sep 2019 17:04 Benzinga After years of hearing about blockchain and how it will disrupt logistics and other industries, projects using the technology are finally starting to show promise. Some of these projects will be featured when the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) …
  • Omnitracs names Ashim Bose chief data scientist 18 Sep 2019 23:27 Trucknews Ashim Bose DALLAS, Texas – Fleet management solutions provider Omnitracs has named Ashim Bose chief data scientist and vice-president of artificial intelligence/machine learning and data. In this role, Bose will oversee Omnitracs’ data and AI offerings …
  • Chinese Self-Driving Truck Start-Up TuSimple Completes $215M Series D Round 18 Sep 2019 07:28 MarketWatch.com Sep 18, 2019 (China Money Network via COMTEX) -- TuSimple, an autonomous driving truck developer and solutions provider, has secured US$120 million in an extended series D round which was oversubscribed and reached a total of US$215 million, according to a …
  • Self-driving truck innovator TuSimple raises $120M in latest funding round 18 Sep 2019 01:46 Tucson.com TuSimple, a developer of self-driving commercial truck technology with major operations in Tucson, has raised an additional $120 million to advance its technology. The San Diego-based company, which has its main test center and truck terminal on Tucson’s …
  • Automated Trucking Company TuSimple Adds $120M More From Investors 17 Sep 2019 21:56 Xconomy UPS, the global package delivery giant, took a minority stake this summer in TuSimple, a self-driving trucking company, but didn’t reveal financial details. On Tuesday, the San Diego startup revealed that investment was part of an extended Series D …
  • TuSimple Raises $120M More for Autonomous Trucks 17 Sep 2019 21:54 San Diego Business Journal TuSimple raised an additional $120 million, for an oversubscribed series D round of $215 million. The autonomous trucking startup plans to use the additional funds to expand its fleet and co-develop a self-driving truck with industry manufacturers. …
  • Kate Rahn to lead Peterbilt in Canada 17 Sep 2019 17:00 Trucknews Kate Rahn, Peterbilt Motors DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt Motors has named Kate Rahn, a former BlackBerry executive, as its regional sales and marketing manager in Canada. Rahn has for the last two years been the vice-president of sales for BlackBerry, and …
  • Legion Partners Releases Public Letter to Shareholders Highlighting Need for Change at Primo Water Corporation 17 Sep 2019 14:35 Tradingcharts.com Legion Partners Holdings, LLC (together with its affiliates, "Legion Partners") today released a public letter to shareholders of Primo Water Corporation (Nasdaq:PRMW) ("Primo" or the "Company"). Legion Partners beneficially …
  • For TuSimple, The Money Spigot Continues To Flow 17 Sep 2019 14:34 Benzinga Autonomous trucking outfit TuSimple has secured commitments for an additional $120 million in Series D funding. The funds are part of an extended Series D round that was oversubscribed and reached a total of $215 million.  The latest raise, announced on …
  • TuSimple raises $120 million to expand its fleet of driverless delivery trucks 17 Sep 2019 11:09 VentureBeat Riding high on a newly formed partnership with the United States Postal Service (USPS), self-driving truck startup TuSimple today announced that it’s secured an extension to its $95 million series D round led by Weibo creator Sina, which reached a total of …
  • Self-driving truck startup TuSimple raises additional $120 mln 17 Sep 2019 10:06 Reuters DETROIT (Reuters) - Self-driving truck startup TuSimple said on Tuesday it raised an additional $120 million from investors to be used to expand long-haul services for truck fleets and jointly develop an autonomous commercial vehicle with truck makers and …
  • TuSimple Hauls In $120 Million To Speed Self-Driving Truck R&D 17 Sep 2019 10:03 Forbes TuSimple, a self-driving truck startup that splits operations between the U.S. and China, raised an additional $120 million from investors that’s earmarked to fund R&D and continue expanding its fleet of AI-enabled 18-wheelers.  The new funds are part …
  • Pioneer Institute Announces Winner of 29th Annual Better... 16 Sep 2019 21:18 SF Gate Pioneer Institute Announces Winner of 29th Annual Better Government Competition Pioneer Institute is pleased to announce winner and runners up of the 29th annual Better Government Competition. The theme of the 2019 contest was, “Moving People, Moving Goods …
  • Vista sued by ex-Solera director accused of aiding fired CEO 14 Sep 2019 09:22 NYPOST The buyout firm headed by Robert F. Smith — the billionaire who stunned Morehouse College graduates this spring by telling them he would pay off all their student debt — has been slapped with an explosive lawsuit that accuses it of self-dealing. Smith’s …
  • Vista Equity Partners slapped with lawsuit 14 Sep 2019 02:22 NYPOST The buyout firm headed by Robert F. Smith — the billionaire who stunned Morehouse College graduates this spring by telling them he would pay off all their student debt — has been slapped with an explosive lawsuit that accuses it of self-dealing. Smith’s …
  • Billionaire who told Morehouse grads he’d pay student debt slapped with lawsuit 14 Sep 2019 01:12 NYPOST The buyout firm headed by Robert F. Smith — the billionaire who stunned Morehouse College graduates this spring by telling them he would pay off all their student debt — has been slapped with an explosive lawsuit that accuses it of self-dealing. Smith’s …
  • Sun Corridor, Tucson airport officials unveil new development plan for TIA 13 Sep 2019 01:34 Tucson.com Tucson business and civic leaders announced a new plan to accelerate economic development at and around Tucson International Airport, including the creation of new business parks and transportation corridors. The plan, known as the TIA 2019 Economic …
  • Voyage Snags $31 Million As It Targets A Self-Driving Niche: Retirement Communities 12 Sep 2019 17:02 Forbes Voyage engineers Alan Mond and Trung-Dung Vu in one of the company's self-driving minivans. VoyageVoyage, a Silicon Valley self-driving vehicle startup focused on using the technology to provide transportation at retirement communities, has landed $31 …
  • Trintech Announces Newly Appointed CFO, CRO and CSO 11 Sep 2019 00:15 Scoop Wednesday, 11 September 2019 Trintech Continues to Invest in Top Talent to Serve Its Customers and Drive Strategic Growth DALLAS, TX / ACCESSWIRE, Sept 11, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - Trintech, a leading global provider of integrated Record to Report …
  • 8 technologies that transformed trucking 10 Sep 2019 16:37 Trucknews (Source: Willard Library Digital Collections) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – FTR’s annual transportation conference is a forward-looking event; a chance to explore emerging issues, predict trends, and gain insights into things like artificial intelligence. But Avery …
  • Should Government Promote Autonomous Trucks? 10 Sep 2019 16:13 Forbes Autonomous trucks are coming. But they will get here faster if states and the federal government invest in infrastructure to promote their development. Investments could include a lane on the highway that is restricted to autonomous trucks. The investments …
  • Torc Robotics New Testing Grounds Are The Open Road 09 Sep 2019 21:42 Forbes Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Torc Robotics will begin testing of its SAE Level 4 autonomous system with Daimler Trucks Autonomous Technology Group on southwest Virginia highways. Torc RoboticsAfter completing months of testing of …
  • Fleets get grip on data with Zebra TC57 handheld 09 Sep 2019 21:38 Fleet Owner Magazine Handheld barcode scanners are so commonplace now they’re even attached to automated checkout kiosks to quickly scan that 30-lb. bag of dog food in the shopping cart and go on to the next errand. They’re amazing productivity drivers, saving a few seconds at …
  • Daimler brings driverless truck tests to public roads in Virginia 09 Sep 2019 17:25 VentureBeat Another day, another fleet of self-driving vehicles hits the road. Daimler, the Stuttgart, Germany-based automaker behind Mercedes-Benz, announced that it has begun testing autonomous trucks on Virginia highways in partnership with Torc Robotics, the …
  • Daimler Trucks Begins Level 4 Autonomous Testing On Public Roads 09 Sep 2019 13:08 Benzinga Daimler Trucks is testing high-automation trucks on public roads in Virginia, following through on a pledge to make Level 4 automation a reality this year. The subsidiary of Stuttgart, Germany-based Daimler AG accelerated its testing efforts through the …
  • Correctly Evaluating SINA's Worth 06 Sep 2019 14:33 Seeking Alpha (Sina Weibo's upcoming Instagram-like app. Image from radiichina.) It's been a crazy ride for SINA (SINA) investors in the past five years since spinning off its Weibo (WB) unit public in 2014. Its stock recently tested a multi-year low below $35 …
  • Security Applications & Wireless M2M (9th Edition): Global Market Analysis & Outlook Report, 2019 to 2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com 02 Sep 2019 12:43 Odessa American DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 2, 2019-- The "Security Applications and Wireless M2M - 9th Edition" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This strategic research report provides you with 250 pages of unique business …
  • FedEx, UPS jockey with Amazon as tech giant expands into shipping 01 Sep 2019 13:20 Investing.com A worker pushes Amazon.com Inc. packages in front of a FedEx Corp. delivery truck in New York. Christopher Lee | Bloomberg | Getty Images The years-long battle between Amazon and retail companies has spilled over into the shipping industry, with FedEx and …
  • Winning the Autonomous Truck Race Requires Greater Simplicity 01 Sep 2019 12:09 Forbes When it comes to self-driving trucks, trucks that can tool down the highway without a human behind the wheel, the common perception is that this is a very complex technological problem. It is thought that solving the artificial intelligence problem, …
  • Where Does Auto-Follower Platooning Fit Within The Driverless Truck Ecosystem? 30 Aug 2019 19:53 Forbes Self-driving trucks at startup Embark's depot in Southern California. EmbarkThis post, my first for Forbes.com, provides a perspective across the multi-dimensional factors and actors within the complex world of automated driving in road freight …
  • Zuora, Inc.'s (ZUO) CEO Tien Tzuo on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 29 Aug 2019 02:18 Seeking Alpha Zuora, Inc. (NYSE:ZUO) Q2 2019 Results Earnings Conference Call August 28, 2019 5:00 PM ET Company Participants Joon Huh - Vice President, Investor Relations Tien Tzuo - Chief Executive Officer Tyler Sloat - Chief Financial Officer Conference Call …
  • The Top Fleet Management Software Vendors According to the FeaturedCustomers Summer 2019 Customer Success Report Rankings 27 Aug 2019 20:35 University Chronicle FeaturedCustomers awards Omnitracs highest overall customer success score. SUNRISE, Fla. (PRWEB) August 27, 2019 Today FeaturedCustomers released the 2019 Summer Fleet Management Software Customer Success Report to give prospects better insight on which …
  • Peloton Technology Builds on Platooning Service 21 Aug 2019 17:04 Forbes Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin By: William Drier Truck with container on highway, cargo transportation concept. Shaving effect. Getty The Next Step in Automated Driving Systems One of the most widely discussed opportunities for …
  • Uber To Open Central Office In Downtown Dallas – Its Largest After San Francisco Headquarters 21 Aug 2019 14:53 Benzinga After spending much of 2019 staunching losses, Uber Technologies Inc (NYSE: UBER) has announced a major expansion in Dallas, Texas. The transportation giant will open an office with at least 3,000 employees in a downtown neighborhood, with plans to make …
  • Stanford grads near $1 billion value for driverless trucks 21 Aug 2019 14:38 Fleet Owner Magazine By Vinicy Chan and Lulu Yilun Chen (Bloomberg) — Sequoia Capital-backed PlusAI Inc. is close to raising about $200 million in new funds at a valuation of more than $1 billion to bankroll its development in autonomous trucks, according to people familiar …
  • GE Accused Of $38 Billion Fraud By Bernie Madoff Whistleblower; Amid Recession Anxieties, Fed Poised To Fight Back; Why Disney’s ‘Mulan’ Remake Is Being Boycotted 20 Aug 2019 16:07 Forbes Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Get Forbes’ daily top headlines straight to your inbox for news on the world’s most important entrepreneurs and superstars, expert career advice and success secrets. Topline: General Electric was accused …
  • Automated Truck Market size valued at around US$ 1.9 bn by 2026 20 Aug 2019 11:23 MarketWatch.com Aug 20, 2019 (Global QYResearch via COMTEX) -- According to Acumen RC’s latest market research report, the global Automated Truck Market is anticipated to generate revenues of around US$ 1.9 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of over 14.5% during the …
  • Arizona: Job Growth Is Surging In The Grand Canyon State 20 Aug 2019 01:35 Businessfacilities By the BF Staff From the July/August 2019 Issue Arizona’s booming economy has added more than 300,000 new jobs since 2015, according to a new employment report released recently by the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO). Since 2015, Arizona …
  • SINA Corporation (SINA) CEO Charles Chao on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 19 Aug 2019 22:33 Seeking Alpha SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) Q2 2019 Results Earnings Conference Call August 19, 2019 8:10 AM ET Company Participants Sandra Zhang - IRO and Senior Financial Analyst Charles Chao - Chairman and CEO Bonnie Zhang - CFO Conference Call Participants Alicia …
  • Today's Pickup: Data Provider Brokers Peace Between Cities And e-Scooter And e-Bike Operators 19 Aug 2019 16:16 Benzinga Good day, Third party data providers are helping define new collaborative relationships between cities and the scooter and bike companies seeking to use the public right of way. Whereas the ride-sharing giants are known for actively fighting data sharing, …
  • UPS joins race for future of delivery services by investing in self-driving trucks 17 Aug 2019 16:56 KSRO iStock iStock(NEW YORK) — The self-driving tractor-trailer of the future is one step closer, with UPS in tow. UPS announced an investment in TuSimple, an autonomous truck startup, on Thursday in an effort to cut costs and time in the ever-increasing race …
  • UPS invests in autonomous trucking company TuSimple 17 Aug 2019 01:35 Columbian.com ATLANTA — UPS announced its venture capital arm UPS Ventures is investing in autonomous driving company TuSimple and testing self-driving tractor trailers. The tests of self-driving trucks started in May 2019 on a route between Phoenix and Tucson in …
  • The top five autonomous trucking companies transforming logistics supply chains 16 Aug 2019 17:54 USA Business Review The US logistics industry has a problem. First documented in 2005, the nation’s trucking sector has been experiencing a labor shortage, with the 2018 deficit reaching approximately 60,800 truckers. According to the American Trucking Association, the …
  • UPS takes minority stake in autonomous truck startup TuSimple 16 Aug 2019 15:06 Fleet Owner Magazine By Thomas Black (Bloomberg) — United Parcel Service Inc. is taking a minority stake in self-driving truck company TuSimple and conducting test runs with the startup. Related: TuSimple highlights progress of autonomous truck technology at CES The …
  • Pekoske talks about his future at TSA 16 Aug 2019 14:55 The Politico With help from Brianna Gurciullo 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. Learn more about POLITICO …
  • ConnectOne Bancorp To Acquire Bancorp Of New Jersey For $113M 16 Aug 2019 11:51 Benzinga ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNOB) will acquire Bancorp of New Jersey, Inc. (NYSE: BKJ) for $113 million or approximately $15.48 per Bancorp of New Jersey share. Bancorp of New Jersey shareholders will receive for each share of Bancorp of New Jersey …
  • G.E. Is Accused of $38 Billion Fraud 16 Aug 2019 10:41 The New York Times Good Friday morning. Just in: The C.E.O. of the Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific, Rupert Hogg, has resigned, a week after the Chinese authorities criticized the involvement of its staff in protests. (Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here.) …
  • UPS Takes Minority Stake in Self-Driving Truck Startup TuSimple 15 Aug 2019 23:24 Xconomy TuSimple, an autonomous trucking company, has been conducting test drives for UPS between the Arizona cities of Phoenix and Tucson since May. Now the corporate venture arm of the global package delivery giant says it has taken a minority stake in the San …
  • UPS Has Been Delivering Cargo in Self-Driving Trucks for Months And No One Knew 15 Aug 2019 23:04 Gizmodo The self-driving freight truck startup TuSimple has been carrying mail across the state of Arizona for several weeks. UPS announced on Thursday that its venture capital arm has made a minority investment in TuSimple. The announcement also revealed that …
  • Betting on automation, UPS buys stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple 15 Aug 2019 21:43 SiliconANGLE United Parcel Service Inc. today disclosed that it has acquired a minority stake in TuSimple Inc., a San Diego-based startup developing autonomous driving technology for trucks. The shipping giant didn’t reveal the size of the transaction. However, given …
  • UPS Buys Stake In Self-Driving Outfit TuSimple 15 Aug 2019 21:39 Benzinga United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE: UPS) has purchased a minority stake in the self-driving company TuSimple. The investment coincides with ongoing autonomous road tests the package delivery company is conducting on a busy freight route in Arizona. Some of …
  • UPS partners with TuSimple to test self-driving semi-trucks 15 Aug 2019 20:11 Digital Trends UPS has been carrying truckloads of goods in self-driving semi-trucks since May. The vehicles are driving through Arizona routes between Phoenix and Tucson as an ongoing test. The shipping giant announced the partnership with TuSimple, an autonomous …
  • Self-driving truck maker TuSimple gets investment from shipping giant UPS 15 Aug 2019 19:47 Tucson.com A venture-capital arm of shipping giant UPS has made a minority investment in self-driving truck startup TuSimple, which has its major research and development operation and truck-testing terminal in Tucson. The investment by UPS Ventures comes as UPS has …
  • Autonomous trucks are now moving UPS loads 15 Aug 2019 18:52 SF Gate Based in San Diego and Beijing, TuSimple has a fleet of dozens of self-driving trucks that operate daily in Arizona and Texas. Based in San Diego and Beijing, TuSimple has a fleet of dozens of self-driving trucks that operate daily in Arizona and Texas. …
  • CommScope Wins Favorable Decision In Dali Wireless Patent Trial 15 Aug 2019 17:34 Benzinga CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM) says it has received a favorable final decision from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) against Dali Wireless. The company says PTAB found all patent claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,531,473 being asserted by Dali Wireless in co- …
  • UPS is experimenting with autonomous trucks in Arizona 15 Aug 2019 17:02 Neowin.net UPS announced today that it has been testing delivering cargos between Phoenix and Tucson in Arizona using self-driving trucks. The test is part of its minority investment in TuSimple, a San Diego-based autonomous driving startup. The pilot kicked off in …
  • UPS is testing self-driving trucks in Arizona 15 Aug 2019 16:50 According to UPS, the trucks have been roaming a 100-mile stretch between Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona since May. The fleet is designed as "level four autonomous trucking," which means all operations are automated; a driver and engineer are only …
  • UPS's Venture Arm Makes Minority Investment In Autonomous Truck Company TuSimple 15 Aug 2019 15:11 Benzinga UPS (NYSE: UPS) venture capital arm, UPS Ventures, has made a minority investment in autonomous driving company TuSimple. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. The companies are testing self-driving tractor trailers on a route in Arizona to …
  • Dallas skyscraper owner's Austin offices raided by FBI 15 Aug 2019 15:09 The Dallas News Federal investigators are scrutinizing operations of the owners of one of downtown Dallas' skyscrapers. Austin-based investor World Class Holdings bought downtown Dallas' 34-story 717 N. Harwood office tower in 2014. The company has done other …
  • UPS self-driving vehicles delivering cargo now 15 Aug 2019 14:44 Trucknews ATLANTA, Ga. –UPS Ventures, the venture-capital arm of courier giant United Parcel Services, has acquired a minority stake in the self-driving startup TuSimple. Together, both companies are testing self-driving tractor-trailers on a route in Arizona to …
  • Autonomous trucks are now moving UPS loads — and it shows that driverless trucks may be just a few years away from disrupting the $800 billion trucking industry 15 Aug 2019 14:15 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Rachel Premack, provided by Published 6:00 am PDT, Thursday, August 15, 2019 Courtesy of TuSimple UPS bought a minority stake in the self-driving truck company TuSimple. The Atlanta-based package giant is also moving loads in TuSimple trucks. (The …
  • UPS Joins Self-Driving Race By Investing In Autonomous Tech Startup TuSimple 15 Aug 2019 13:14 Forbes A self-driving TuSimple truck on the road in Arizona. TuSimpleUPS is jumping into the self-driving vehicle world by investing in TuSimple, a fast-moving developer of robot truck technology that the Atlanta-based shipping giant sees as offering …
  • UPS buys stake in TuSimple, testing self-driving trucks in Arizona 15 Aug 2019 13:07 Calgary Herald DETROIT — UPS said on Thursday it has bought a minority stake in self-driving company TuSimple, and the world’s largest package delivery company has been testing the startup’s autonomous trucks since May on a busy freight route in Arizona. The investment …
  • Google, Apple, Microsoft reportedly ignoring safety pleas to add rail crossings to maps 12 Aug 2019 17:24 The Verge Google, Apple, Microsoft, and other tech companies have ignored recommendations from federal safety authorities to add rail crossings to their respective digital maps, according to a report in Politico. The initial request was made in 2016, after a …
  • Cott Corporation (COT) CEO Tom Harrington on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 11 Aug 2019 13:41 Seeking Alpha Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) Q2 2019 Earnings Conference Call August 8, 2019 10:00 AM ET Company Participants Jarrod Langhans - VP of IR and Corporate FP&A Tom Harrington - CEO Jay Wells - CFO Conference Call Participants Judy Hong - Goldman Sachs Kevin …
  • Self-driving trucks traveling route from Dallas to Houston 11 Aug 2019 07:31 NWA Online When Don Burnette worked at Otto, a self-driving truck startup, his team hit some pretty big milestones. It recorded the first shipment of cargo delivered by a self-driving truck: 50,000 cans of Budweiser in 2016. It was acquired by Uber the same year. But …
  • Fewer drivers risk losing jobs over truck automation, study says 09 Aug 2019 13:45 Fleet Owner Magazine The effect of automation on drivers is clearly overstated, according to two Department of Labor officials, but their research doesn’t give any estimation on how many drivers will lose their jobs because of the coming technology. "In some of the …
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  • LoadSmart And Starsky Robotics Collaborate To Price, Dispatch And Deliver First Automated Loads 08 Aug 2019 15:01 Benzinga Digital freight brokerage LoadSmart and self-driving startup Starsky Robotics announced on August 8 that they have successfully priced, booked and delivered two loads of freight without human intervention.  The pilot project is part of a "larger …

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