Michigan Plans Connected, Autonomous Vehicle Corridor

The project envisions connecting Detroit and Ann Arbor along with key communities and destinations along Michigan Avenue and Interstate 94 in Wayne County and Washtenaw County with an innovative infrastructure solution that allows for a mix of connected and...

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Verizon Introduces Hyper-Precise Vehicle Tracking Tech

Verizon launched a new GPS solution that provides improved vehicle location tracking, which is designed to provide high level location accuracy.

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Firefly, Orange EV Deploy Tandem Pure-Electric Terminal Truck

Firefly Transportation Services recently partnered with Orange EV to deliver the all new T-Series Tandem (TST) pure-electric terminal truck.

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Merchants Hosts Connected Automated Vehicles Webinar

Merchants Fleet, Jacobs, The World Economic Forum, and Bloomberg hosted a joint webinar on how companies can take steps to embrace the change to connected automated vehicles (CAVs) and reap the benefits of this technology.

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Hyundai & Aptive Name their AV Joint Venture

The autonomous driving joint venture between Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv will be named Motional, which seeks to provide fully driverless systems for fleet operators by 2022.

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Jaguar Land Rover Developing Tech to Reduce Motion Sickness

Jaguar Land Rover is developing software that will reduce motion sickness by adapting the driving style of future autonomous vehicles, to continue to provide our customers with the most refined and comfortable ride possible.

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Autonomous Convoy Developer Locomation Completes Initial Phase of Fleet Testing

Locomation and Wilson Logistics partnered on an eight-day pilot project for the autonomous convoy concept, which saw 14 commercial loads successfully transported from Portland, Oregon, to Nampa, Idaho.

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Cox and Georgia Power Complete Large Fleet EV Charging Installation

The installation at Cox Mobility’s Pivet Atlanta facility includes 20 Level 2 fleet chargers, six fleet DC Fast Chargers and six public DC Fast Chargers.

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Denver RTD Names 3 Finalists for CEO/GM Position

Later this month, the public and RTD employees will have the opportunity to learn more about each finalist and provide feedback after hearing their vision for the agency in taped video presentations.

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AAA Test: Active Safety Systems Experienced Issues Every 8 Miles

Among other problems, AAA automotive researchers found that vehicles with active driving assistance systems often disengage with little notice —...

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JB Hunt: Driver Assistance Systems Deliver Immediate ROI

JB Hunt has seen a direct return on its investments into advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), says senior vice-president – safety, security and driver personnel Greer Woodruff.

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What the Lyft-Sixt Deal Could Mean to Car Rental and Mobility

Lyft gets a ready supply of vehicles while Sixt gets an alternative outlet for its fleet — yet this partnership’s potential long-term evolution could be the true art in this deal.

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Levandowski Sentenced for Stealing Autonomous Vehicle Documents

Self-driving truck entrepreneur Anthony Levandowski has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing trade secrets related to autonomous vehicles, in what the judge called “the "biggest trade secret crime I have ever seen."

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DTNA's New Engineering Chief on Autonomous Tech, Electric Trucks and More

When Rainer Müller-Finkeldei started working on artificial intelligence at Daimler in 1995, few people knew what AI was or had heard of neural networks. Now he’s in the thick of autonomous truck development and more as the new senior vice president of engineering...

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What Can Autonomy Do for the Middle Mile?

The middle mile in the supply chain is ripe for efficiency gains, while its repeatable routes make it a fit for early autonomous transportation adoption. Gatik’s Sam Saad explains when, how, and why.

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Ford CEO Jim Hackett to Retire, COO Jim Farley to Succeed

Ford has named Jim Farley as the company’s new president and CEO, succeeding Jim Hackett who will retire on Oct. 1 after leading the company since 2017.

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First Transit, Perrone Robotics to Operate AVs in Colo. Smart Transportation Testbed

The electric AVs, which support Level 5 autonomous capability, will transport soldiers within the Fort Carson Army installation while also collecting operational data as part of the year-long pilot.

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Dana's Trac-Lok Limited Slip Differential New for Medium-Duty

Spicer Trac-Lok acts as an open differential and freely differentiates in normal operating mode for medium-duty truck models.

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