Volkswagen Joins Automated Vehicle Consortium

Volkswagen Group of America has joined the Automated Vehicle Safety Consortium, a engineering working group that's developing best safety practices for AV technology.

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How to Build Tomorrow’s Supply Chain Today

A new Deloitte Insights market report contends that “considering the innovation gaining momentum in transportation and logistics, consumer expectations will only continue to rise.”

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New global mobility platform tracks growth of shared micromobility

NUMO's New Mobility Atlas visualizes global growth of shared scooters, bicycles, and mopeds in cities.

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Autonomous Truck Makes Coast-to-Coast Run for Land O'Lakes

Plus.ai's SAE-Level-4 autonomous truck recently completed a coast-to-coast commercial freight run hauling a refrigerated load for Land O’Lakes. The 2,800-mile, hub-to-hub trip was completed in less than three days.

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Mercedes-Benz Unveils New GLA

The new GLA represents an entry-level model into the Mercedes-Benz SUV family and will launch in the U.S. in summer 2020.

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Neuron EV's Torq Enters Heavy-Duty Electric Truck Arena

Neuron EV has unveiled its Neuron EV Torq, an electric semi-truck that boasts improved sustainability, functionality, safety and convenience for commercial truck drivers.

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Bosch, Mercedes Launch Driverless Ride-Hailing Service

Using autonomous Mercedes-Benz S-Class vehicles, the companies have started a pilot project in San Jose to test out their app-based ride-hailing service.

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Battery Capacity an Overlooked Factor in Autonomous Vehicle Deployment, Performance

Autonomous services using electric vehicles will need to consider battery limitations to optimize service deployment, fleet performance, and fleet orchestration.

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Push to Electric, Autonomous Drives Global Auto Industry Job Cuts

This year, the auto industry will produce 88.8 million vehicles, about a 6% decrease since last year. German manufacturers can expect steeper job cuts in 2020, according to an auto industry lobbying group.

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Flying taxis could transform our cities if we set the right rules

Might Urban Aerial Mobility be the key to reducing congestion, removing people and packages off roads?

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New York City Taking 'Cargo Bikes' for a Spin

Aiming to get some diesel-powered delivery trucks off the streets, the Big Apple has approved a pilot to evaluate the performance of "cargo bicycles" on its streets, loading zones, bike lanes, and sidewalks.

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A transit employer’s duty to bargain over automation: Introduction

Three types of labor laws govern transit employment: NLRA, the RLA or state-specific public sector collective-bargaining statutes. 

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Managing and Reducing Accidents in 2019

One place fleet managers are looking for help in reducing incident rates: advanced technology. But safety policies should not be ignored.

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Singapore tops urban mobility readiness report

“Cities who embrace technology and have proactive regulation will become leaders in the mobility revolution.”

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Transdev lands shared AV pilot contract

The pilot is the cornerstone of LAVTA’s mobility lab in nearby Dublin, Calif.

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New York/New Jersey Port Buys Flood-Proof Solar EV Chargers

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has purchased two solar electric vehicle (EV) chargers from Envision Solar International.

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U.S. DOT Wants Industry Input on Emerging Technologies

The Department of Transportation wants public and transportation industry stakeholders to comment on its Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation Council to better improve its responsiveness to the needs of the public.

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Shell Looks at the Future of Fuel

At a recent conference at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Shell presented an array of speakers who sized up the state of alternative fuel technologies in trucking and a likely timeline for real-world adoption of these new means of moving freight.

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