Walmart Buys 4,500 Canoo Electric Delivery Vehicles

The vehicles will be used to deliver online orders in a sustainable way, which will contribute to Walmart's goal to achieve zero-emissions by 2040.

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NHTSA Approves Pilot of Einride Driverless Freight 'Pod' on U.S. Roads

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has given its approval for a new type of autonomous vehicle — one with no cab for a driver — to operate on U.S. public roads.

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Cruise Robotaxis Block Street in San Francisco

The robotaxis blocked traffic for a few hours until employees arrived to manually move the autonomous vehicles.

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Chris Dhu Joins AfMA’s Board

Dhu’s interests include fleet electrification, adoption of future technology, and Australia’s infrastructure to support such a transformation.

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Volkswagen Places Europcar at Center of New Mobility Strategy

Following VW's closing of the Europcar transaction, the manufacturer aims to secure a significant share of the global market for mobility services. Pilot phases of the services are slated to start in Vienna later this year and Hamburg early 2023.

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Putting Automation at the Center of the Customer Experience

There are four autonomous vehicle use cases transit agencies can plan for right now and some are already being used successfully around the nation.

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Clarience Technologies Acquires P.S.I.

With the acquisition of Pressure Systems International, Clarience Technologies has added the tire-related technologies gaining widespread adoption as commercial fleets shift toward electric vehicles.

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What 5 Excavator Technologies Will Improve Your Bottom Line?

The future of excavator tech is likely to include increased adoption of things like 3D grade control, remote control operation, and even certain levels of autonomous operation

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Alstom Creates Innovation Center for Sustainable Mobility Solutions

This creation was a commitment made by the group at the time of the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation.

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FedEx, FourKites Partner on 'Smart' Supply Chain Platform

The FourKites X platform will help give customers deeper actionable insights, more accurate ETAs, and more intelligent supply chains to reduce...

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GM Fleet’s Ed Peper to Keynote 2022 Fleet Forward Conference

The conference convenes Nov. 9-11 in Santa Clara, California. Peper will address EVs and the evolving model for fleets.

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J.B. Hunt, Waymo Add Wayfair to Autonomous Trucking Pilot

J.B. Hunt and Waymo will deliver goods to Wayfair via an autonomous Class 8 unit this summer in Texas.

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Delivery Drones Back in the Headlines

It appears that drones are poised to add their fair share of disruption to how fleets operate — particularly those engaged in middle- and last-mile delivery operations.

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Things That Go Poof in the Night

We’re in electric-truck heydays now. But like another famous heyday, the 1849 California Gold Rush, there will be a lot fewer winners than losers, says Jim Park in his On the Road blog.

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New NHTSA Data Shows ADAS Connected to Hundreds of Collisions

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released two reports on crash data involving vehicles equipped with advanced driver assistance systems and automated driving systems.

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GM Defense Launches New Entity to Drive International Expansion

The new entity will extend GM Defense’s reach into global markets in support of U.S. allies and partners’ transition to a more electric, autonomous, and connected future.

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State of Logistics: Supply Chains Seek to Get in Sync

"The logistics sector has begun to enable changes which should benefit manufacturers, retailers and consumers alike," says the new State of Logistics Report — but it may be a bumpy road to get there.

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Austrian Pilot Project Tests New Direct eTaxi Charging

Once successfully tested, the automated system will be installed in a pilot program at 10 sites accommodating more than 60 vehicles in Vienna and Graz.

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