DOT Launches Tool to Track Autonomous Vehicle Testing

The tracking tool provides data for on-road testing of automated driving systems in 17 cities and will allow participants to share testing activities related to automated driving systems and other safety-related information with the public.

General Motors and Honda Establishing North American Strategic Alliance

General Motors and Honda have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding toward establishing a North American automotive alliance, in which both automakers would collaborate on a variety of segments with the intention of sharing common vehicle platforms.

CTDOT, Partners to Test Autonomous Buses on BRT Service

In addition to testing SAE Level 4 autonomy, the project will also test automated docking to improve accessibility and platooning to increase vehicle efficiencies.

Torc’s Fleming: Retrofitting Trucks for Autonomy 'Not Commercially Viable'

Unlike their competitors, Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics won’t give a definitive timeline to deployment for driverless trucks — and say that in their development, they must be built from the ground up.

Ryder, DHL, NFI Sign with Ike to Deploy Autonomous Trucks

Ike’s autonomous deployment model could create 140,000 new local truck driving jobs by 2030, the company says.

A Voice in the Wilderness?

Fleet managers must continue to be the voice of reason and truth as to the reality on the ground.

Avis, AirAsia India Partner for Discounted Rentals

AirAsia India guests can opt to hire airport transfers, chauffeur-driven vehicles, long term car rentals or self-drive cars from Avis’s fleet of mid, premium, luxury and SUV cars.

CATS Names New GM, Bus Operations

In her role, Jennifer Fehribach will oversee the operations and maintenance of the fixed-route bus, paratransit, and vanpool divisions.

GM’s Virtual Solutions Summit Presents Vision of the Future

General Motors is hosting its first ever Virtual Solutions Summit for fleet customers, which opened on Aug. 25, 2020, and serves as an online showroom where attendees can view in depth-videos on products and services and the current state and future of General...

Automotive Retail 2.0 is Here: Are Dealerships Ready for it?

The business environment has changed and this requires a mindset shift for dealers from episodic and transaction-based, to ongoing and...

JTA Signs Automated Vehicle Partnership Agreement with Florida State College

The expansion includes the use of FSCJ’s Commercial Driver’s License Test Track at the Cecil Center, the development of educational curriculum for autonomous vehicles and related technologies, and the eventual launch of a circulator on campus.

Looking for an Autonomous Truck Driving Job? Waymo Is Hiring In Texas

Waymo is hiring Class A Drivers to monitor autonomous systems during driverless truck tests out of its new Dallas facility.

Drone Startup Addresses Last-Inch Logistics with Drone Delivery Station

Valqari announces landing station with six separate storage units to accommodate multiple drone and traditional deliveries or pickups.

ZF Launches Wabco Maxxus Air Disc Brakes, Available for International LT and RH series

ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Control Systems Division recently announced that Navistar has selected Wabco Maxxus L2.0 air disc brakes as available equipment for International LT and RH series.

Waymo, Tesla to Headline Virtual Fleet Forward Experience

Waymo will outline its plans to integrate its autonomous solutions into the trucking and goods delivery markets. Tesla, along with a fleet client, will share how the EV manufacturer is working with fleets to support their electrification efforts.

AFLA Announces New Board Leaders

The Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) announced today that seven members were recently elected and appointed to serve on their board.

AutoX Launches Robotaxi Fleet in Shanghai

In June, Chinese ride-hailing group Didi Chuxing launched a fleet of autonomous ride-hailing vehicles in Shanghai.

Former Google Engineer Sentenced in AV Trade Secrets Trial

Anthony Levandowski will report to prison after the COVID-19 pandemic has passed.