Autonomous vehicles and other new modes of transport could also save the transportation and logistics industry valuable time and trillions of dollars.
The no. 1 global vehicle manufacturers involved in the autonomous vehicle market, is Daimler, according to a leaderboard report by Navigant Research. Other OEMs classified as “leaders” in the grid are Audi, BMW and General Motors, respectively. Volvo, Ford, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen and Nissan round out the top 10, and ... Read more »
Cars will soon have the ability to cruise on freeways and safely navigate traffic jams with minimal driver input, according to a Navigant Research report on autonomous vehicles that says 85 million autonomous-capable vehicles are expected to be sold annually around the world by 2035. The report comes as Apple ... Read more »
Apple may soon start testing self-driving cars at a former military base in northern California. The GoMentum Station, a 2,100-acre facility on the site of what used to be the Concord Naval Weapons Station, in Concord, California, has more than 20 miles of paved roads, city streets, railroad crossing and ... Read more »
Ford, General Motors, Honda and Toyota are among the companies each investing $1 million over three years in the University of Michigan’s Mcity — the world’s first controlled environment specifically designed to test the potential of connected and automated vehicle technologies that will lead the way to mass-market driverless cars. ... Read more »
Nevada has licensed the first autonomous commercial truck to operate on an open public highway in the US. Developed by engineers at Daimler Trucks North America, the Freightliner Inspiration Truck will help the trucking industry reduce accidents, improve fuel consumption, cut highway congestion, and safeguard the environment, the automaker says. ... Read more »
Peloton Technology, a developer of automated truck driving technology that the company says delivers advanced safety, fuel savings and analytics to trucking fleets, has closed a $16 million Series A investment round led by Denso International America, an automotive supplier of advanced technology, and Intel Capital, the global investment arm ... Read more »