National League of Cities unveils guide to piloting autonomous vehicles

More than 50% of America’s largest cities are preparing for AVs — up from less than 10% three years ago, according to group.

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Senate Asks Hyundai, Kia to Testify About Vehicle Fires

The U.S. Senate's Commerce Committee has asked the chief executive officers of Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. have been asked to testify about reports of engine fires involving their vehicles at a Nov. 14 hearing.

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Honeywell Announces Strategic Alliance with Logistics Robotics Supplier

Honeywell has inked a partnership with Fetch Robotics, which offers a range of autonomous mobile robots that can navigate unpredictable warehouse environments safely and accurately.

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How Police Will Interact with Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous vehicle developer Waymo released a guide for first responders on how to interact with the company's fleet of self-driving vehicles.

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Uber Valued at $129B Ahead of 2019 IPO

If the San Francisco-based ride-hailing app goes public with that value, it would be worth three times as much as Ford, and more than twice as much as Tesla.

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Takeaways from the Fleet Forward Conference

Most attendees — from established fleets and vendors to new players that were only formed five years ago — didn’t know anyone. But that’s exactly the point.

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Bestmile announces new vehicle integration, demo project

Trial with Lohr Cristal will compliment or replace existing bus lines and will test public reaction to new types of vehicles and services.

metro-magazine.com

Pupil Transportation Experts Remain Open, Cautious as Autonomous Projects Advance

As projects and concepts for autonomous school vehicles move forward, they gather data on use and performance. Pupil transportation leaders see a long road with some hurdles, but remain open to potential benefits.

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Mercedes Wants To Make 2020 S-Class Partially Autonomous

A new and improved driver assistance package could allow for hands-free driving.

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Money and Manpower: Autonomous Trucks' Two Transparent Trends

Workers are suddenly in demand. But what happens if companies can't find or afford the people they need to get work done and freight moved?

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Volvo, Nvidia Working on Autonomous Car Computer

With a long-term goal of safely introducing autonomous cars, Volvo Cars is taking next steps with Nvidia, an artificial intelligence computing company to develop a sophisticated, A.I.-capable core computer for its next generation of cars.

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Doosan Bobcat Begins Autonomous Research for Compact Equipment

Doosan Bobcat North America has partnered with SafeAI — a startup company located in Silicon Valley — to explore how artificial intelligence could be incorporated into Bobcat equipment.

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100 Miles of Power Line Inspections Completed in Five Days with Drones

Honeywell’s unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspection service helped Ozarks Electric Cooperative inspect more than 100 miles of power lines in five days.

worktruckonline.com

2018 Fleet Forward Conference in Pictures

The 2018 Fleet Forward Conference convened Oct. 9-10 at The Pearl in San Francisco. The event is dedicated to providing strategies and new mobility solutions to fleets.

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Mobility, New Vehicles Highlight BusCon 2018

Held once again in Indianapolis, this year's event featured a look at AVs and electric vehicles, as well as new offerings from BYD, MCI, and Micro Bird Commercial.

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ATA’s Manning Highlights Trucking Lobby’s Top 7 Priorities

Dave Manning, whose term as the 73rd chairman of the American Trucking Associations wraps up at the end of this month, outlined ATA’s top seven legislative and regulatory priorities as 2018 heads into 2019.

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CEOs in Autonomous Vehicles with KCATA's Makinen

The CEO joins Paul Comfort to discuss the need to interweave new technology into public transportation.

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Autonomous Trucks Need More than Self-Driving Tech to Become Reality

How does a self-driving truck get dispatched? What happens when it breaks down? If a receiver keeps it sitting waiting to unload? When it encounters a four-way stop or a policeman directing traffic? These questions and more were explored during a panel discussion...

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