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 (ADAS) often disengage with little notice — almost instantly handing control back to the driver.

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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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Is Fleet Sovereign in a Corporate Structure?

Fleet is a department, not unlike human resources, legal, or accounting, and it interacts with all of these and others. But can fleet management stand alone within the corporate structure?

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Dana Brings Spicer Trac-Lok to Aftermarket

Dana Inc.’s new Spicer Trac-Lok limited-slip differentials (LSD) for medium-duty truck applications autonomously deliver improved vehicle handling with a lightweight and compact design.

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Milton Reveals a Bit More about Nikola Two, But Questions Remain [Commentary]

The latest behind-the-scenes video from Nikola's Trevor Milton reveals more details about the hydrogen-electric truck and shows he has high expectations for its success. But HDT's Jim Park says at this point, he's still long on promises but short on mileage.

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MIT: Widespread Autonomous Driving at Least a Decade Away

MIT research contends that the impact on truck-driving jobs is not expected to be widespread in the short term: “Truck drivers do more than just drive.”

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U.S. DOT Releases Guidance Document for Regulation of Hyperloop

The regulatory guidance document for hyperloop is the first of its kind in the world, further proving that the U.S. intends to be the leader in the industry, according to the U.S. DOT.

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What’s Trending in Trailers: #COVID-19, #Smart Trailers, #New Products

Everything from the coronavirus outbreak to the latest and upcoming technologies seems to be the talk of the trailer manufacturing world.

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Amazon Robot Deliveries Expand to Atlanta and Tennessee

Amazon customers in Atlanta and Franklin, Tennessee, could get their packages delivered by Amazon Scout, an autonomous delivery robot. But where’s the safety operator?

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Beep, Local Motors Partner to Deploy AV, Electric Shuttles

The collaborative agreement is intended to significantly expand the number of AV shuttles on both public and private roads, enabling the company's to bring autonomous solutions to more people.

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