Workhorse Group Tests Drone Delivery Pilot Program in Cincinnati

Workhorse Group is conducting autonomous drone package deliveries in real-world scenarios for homes in the Cincinnati, Ohio, area, using a system that is integrated with its line of electric delivery trucks.

greenfleetmagazine.com

Wholesale Changes: Did Goodyear and Bridgestone Shake Up the Industry?

The joining of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Bridgestone Americas Inc. in the form of TireHub LLC is a potentially momentous move with far-reaching consequences. It also might be much ado about nothing.

moderntiredealer.com

Servicing the Next Generation of Cars and Customers

A couple of years ago, one of the consumer magazines compared the cars of 1991 to the cars of 2016 and listed the top 15 automotive milestones over that 25-year period. Hybrid technology, stability control and GPS satellite navigation were the top three in order...

moderntiredealer.com

International Launches UpNext Industry Discussion Forum

International Truck says it's creating an industry forum for the trucking industry, called UpNext, to discuss emerging trends and topics that are driving industry change.

truckinginfo.com

Avis and Hertz: What’s Bearing Fruit?

Hertz and Avis Budget Group are working on process initiatives that purport to improve pricing, reduce shuttling expense, collect more ancillary revenue, and take on ride hailing.

autorentalnews.com

Apple Wants Bigger Bite of Autonomous Vehicle Market

Apple recently expanded its fleet of self-driving cars for testing on public roads in California to 55, which is up from 27 in January.

automotive-fleet.com

DOT Drone Pilot Program to Benefit Emergency Management

The U.S. Department of Transportation has named 10 agencies to participate in its Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) pilot program to accelerate safe UAS integration. One field that could see immediate opportunities from the program is emergency management.

government-fleet.com

California Gives Didi Chuxing Self-Driving Test Permit

The state's DMV updated its list of 53 companies that have received permits to test self-driving technology in California on May 10.

autorentalnews.com

Nissan Adds Semi-Autonomous Driving System to Rogue Sport

Nissan will add its semi-autonomous ProPilot Assist driving feature to its Rogue Sport subcompact SUV by the end of the year. Nissan added the feature to the 2018 Rogue that arrived earlier this year.

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Tesla Collides with Fire Dept. Mechanic Truck

The crash took place over the weekend, when the driver of a Tesla Model S rear ended a fire department mechanic truck. Police in Utah are...

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Cooper Spells Out Strategy To Boost Profits to Investors

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s strategies for boosting profitability include new consumer tire products and sales of Cooper-branded truck tires.

moderntiredealer.com

Helsinki launches autonomous vehicle into scheduled service

The City of Helsinki has announced a plan to become carbon neutral by 2035.

metro-magazine.com

Ford Appoints CEO for Mobility Cloud Platform

Ford has named Gavin Sherry chief executive officer of its Autonomic business unit that's developing a cloud-based technology platform to connect its diverse urban mobility solutions, Ford has announced.

automotive-fleet.com

Cadillac Sheds ATS on Path to Sedan Trio

Cadillac will discontinue its ATS entry-luxury sedan after the 2018 model year, as it moves to rework its sedan lineup to offer three cars, according to a spokesman.

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Ohio Paves Way for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is opening public roads in the state to autonomous vehicle testing in a bid to make Ohio a hub for smart vehicle technology.

automotive-fleet.com

The Power of Technology to Transform Trucking Fleets

Technology is poised to take $236 million in inefficiencies out of trucking operations over the next four years, Navistar's Jeff Sass told attendees at HDT's Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange.

truckinginfo.com

MIT lab develops tech allowing self-driving cars to navigate rural roads

Today’s autonomous vehicles require hand-labeled 3-D maps, but a new system enables navigation with just GPS and sensors.

metro-magazine.com

Uber Reveals Latest "Flying Car" Prototype

The aircraft, which the company hopes to use for an aerial taxi service by 2023, is a mashup of a plane and a helicopter.

lctmag.com