City of Arlington Launches On-Demand, AV Shuttle Service

The goal of the Arlington RAPID pilot project is to provide a blueprint for combining on-demand rideshare and AV technology for safe and accessible public transit.

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Fleet Safety Trends Influencing Fleets in 2021: Part One

Fleet safety is a dynamic segment of fleet management and based on conversations with fleet managers in a variety of industries, following is part one in a three part series that details 15 trends currently impacting most commercial fleets.

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Peterbilt Launches EV Operating Cost Calculator

Peterbilt has added an EV Operating Cost Calculator to its website to help prospective electric vehicle customers compare electric trucks to conventional models.

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Podcast: Are Autonomous Trucks a Threat to Driver Jobs?

The new acting administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration made headlines recently with comments about how autonomous truck technology would affect truck-driving jobs. A former DOT official, currently with an autonomous-tech company, says the...

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Global News Roundup: Europe's Zero Emissions Conundrum

ICYMI: A roundup of trucking industry news from ACEA, Gebrüder Weiss, Daimler, Volvo, Cummins, Scania, FEV and more.

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Can We Trust Autonomous Driving Technology?

There is a huge amount of activity in the tech sector surrounding the development and deployment of self-driving vehicles. Are they ready for the road?

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Building an Autonomous Truck Driver

Autonomous trucks learn and think and adapt to situations just like human drivers, but they do it faster, and they never tire or become distracted. At least that’s the promise. Learn more about the technology behind autonomous trucks.

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Special Report: Will Self-driving Trucks Put Truck Drivers Out of Business?

As the name implies, self-driving trucks will not require drivers. Does that mean anyone contemplating a career as a driver is heading down a dead-end road? According to Finch Fulton, vice president of policy and strategy for human-guided autonomous truck...

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Axon, Skydio to Bring US-Manufactured Drones to Public Safety

Skydio drone-captured imagery will be easily manageable and shareable for agencies and live alongside corresponding body camera video in Axon's digital evidence management platform.

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Ford Appoints Mobility Veteran as TransLoc CEO

Brett Wheatley previously served as Ford’s director of Mobility Businesses and was responsible for leading strategic growth within Ford Autonomous...

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Rideshare Vehicle Provider Going All Electric This Year

EVmo is boosting its fleet of electric vehicles available to the gig driving economy in the Los Angeles area.

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Ontario Province Partners with Canadian Tire, NuPort Robotics on Autonomy Test

The $3 million project retrofits autonomous technology from NuPort Robotics on semi-tractor trailers for middle-mile runs around Greater Toronto.

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FMCSA Chief: Autonomous Trucks Mean 'Real and Broad Impacts on People's Livelihoods'

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration isn’t sure when autonomous commercial trucks are coming, but its researchers are busily preparing for widespread use of the technology – including the potential impact on the workforce, the new acting administrator...

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Are Lidar Lasers for Autonomous Vehicles Safe?

While not proven conclusively, there is some speculation that some lidars could damage camera-based sensors on autonomous vehicle systems or cause eye damage.

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Via acquires Remix

The acquisition brings together world class technology solutions to fully support the transportation community in multimodal planning, scheduling, and operating on-demand and fixed route transit, paratransit, and school buses.

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Plus, Nvidia Partner on Next-Gen Autonomous Trucking Systems

Plus said it will start production of its autonomous driving system for heavy trucks by the end of the year.

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NXCR Announces Complete Senior Management Team Ahead of Product Launch and Acceleration Phase

NextCar Holding Company Inc. announced seven key management appointments as part of its product and technology launch and acceleration phase.

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Business Owner Elected to Represent Franchise New Car and Truck Dealers on the National Level

Former GNYADA Chairman Bob Vail of Vail Buick GMC has been elected to the NADA Executive Committee as Vice-Chairman, Region I.

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