Daimler Trucks Acquires Majority Stake in Torc Robotics

Daimler Trucks has acquired a majority stake in Torc Robotics as part of a strategy that will see the United States become the focus of the company’s autonomous technology development efforts.

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ZF acquires WABCO

Together, the company's will form a global integrated mobility systems provider for commercial vehicles, creating added value for ZF’s commercial vehicle customers.

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ZF Acquires Wabco

ZF and Wabco say their merger will create a leading global integrated systems provider for commercial vehicle technology.

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TheRide introduces Q'Straint wheelchair securement system

The new wheelchair securement stations are made possible because TheRide was awarded $187,000 of grant funds.

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Mobility and Car Rental: Six Near-Term Trends

Where is car rental headed with initiatives surrounding Mobility as a Service offerings, fleet management of autonomous vehicles, subscription services, and a rental fleet that connects it all?

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UPS to Use Drones to Deliver Medical Samples

UPS will begin using drones to deliver medical samples at WakeMed's flagship hospital in Raleigh, N.C., once it gains approval from the Federal Aviation Administration, the parcel delivery company has announced.

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Q&A: Ford's New Fleet Director

Mark Buzzell is no stranger to fleet. As the prior president and CEO of Ford of Canada, one of his key responsibilities was managing its Canadian fleet business. Buzzell understands fleet and recognizes its importance to Ford.

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Evelozcity Rebrands as Canoo

Canoo will be a boutique Californian brand that will offer four unique vehicles in cities by subscription only.

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Peloton’s 9 Safety Principles for Truck Platooning

As it gets closer to announcing the availability of commercial truck platooning, Peloton Technologies laid out the details of how its two-truck platooning system, PlatoonPro, works to ensure safety and security in a new report.

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HDR to help manage Capital Metro's proposed transformation

The agency's vision includes short-term enhancements to existing infrastructure, as well as traditional modes of mass transit.

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Ford Realigns Production Toward SUVs, EVs, and AVs

Ford is expanding its capacity to produce more Expedition large SUVs, a next generation of battery-electric vehicles, and its autonomous vehicles in 2021 as part of a significant realignment of resources, the company has announced.

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F&I Enters a World of Mobile Ordering

The forces that compel car buyers to invest in protection products aren’t changing anytime soon, but the experience those customers demand already has.

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TuSimple Camera System Allows Night Driving Capabilities

The new camera system offers self-driving truck fleets day and night operation, which can increase self-driving truck utilization from 50% to over 80%.

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UK’s First Full-Sized Autonomous Bus Begins Depot Trials

The CAVstar system uses multiple sensor types including radar, LIDAR, optical cameras, and ultrasound, along with satellite navigation to detect and avoid objects, in all weathers, day and night, and plan an optimum path for the vehicle.

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Alstom opens online marketplace for mobility sector

StationOne connects professionals in the railway industry and is designed as an efficient way to both promote and access the broadest possible range of products and services.

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Fleet Forward Conference Announces 2019 Dates, Location

The 2019 Fleet Forward Conference, providing mobility solutions for fleets, will take place Nov. 11-13 at The Forager in San Jose, Calif.

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Autonomous Vehicle Coalition Adds 9 Members

The Partners for Automated Vehicle Education has welcomed nine members to a coalition that was launched in January to educate the public and policymakers about the safety benefits of advanced vehicle technologies and self-driving vehicles.

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UK’s first full-sized autonomous bus begins depot trials

The 38-foot Alexander Dennis Ltd. Enviro200 bus is being piloted by Stagecoach.

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