Yandex Robots to Start Pilot Deliveries of Russian Post Parcels

Robots manufactured by Yandex have begun delivering letters and parcels for Russian Post – the country’s national postal operator. Initially, the robots will only be active in Moscow, where the robots will deliver parcels from 27 post offices in ...

First Glimpse of UK’s First Level-4 Autonomous Bus Service, CAVForth

The UK transport operator Stagecoach, in partnership with Fusion Processing, Alexander Dennis and Transport Scotland, has  revealed the first glimpse of the new special livery for the autonomous bus project, CAVForth. The service launches in Scotland in 2022. The new ...

Gatik And Walmart Achieve Fully Driverless Deliveries (Minus a Safety Driver)

Autonomous trucking company Gatik and Walmart Inc. have announced that Gatik is operating daily without a safety driver behind the wheel on its delivery route for Walmart in Bentonville, Arkansas. The deployment represents the first time that the safety driver ...

Waymo Via to Begin Testing Autonomous Trucks in Texas

Waymo Via, the trucking arm of Alphabet’s self-driving company, has expanded its UPS partnership to conduct autonomous trial runs with class 8 trucks. Previously, the two companies had collaborated on sending parcels from UPS stores in the Metro Phoenix ...

Waymo to Begin Testing in New York

Waymo, the Google-owned autonomous driving company, is set to begin mapping the streets of New York in order to facilitate better autonomous driving in the city. Waymo’s fleet of vehicles will be manually operated by “autonomous specialists” at all times ...

U.S. Self-Driving Trucking Company Kodiak Robotics Raises $125 Million in Series B Round

Kodiak Robotics, Inc., a U.S. self-driving trucking company, has raised $125 million in an oversubscribed Series B fundraising round for a total of $165 million raised to date. Recent investments previously announced include Bridgestone Americas and BMW i Ventures. Kodiak is building an advanced technology ...

Einride And GE Appliances to Deploy First U.S. Fleet of Autonomous And Electric Trucks

Swedish freight technology company Einride and GE Appliances, have announced a partnership for the implementation of electric and autonomous transport at scale. It will be the first time in history an autonomous and electric truck is live and operating on U.S. soil. ...

Waymo and Cruise to Begin Limited Robotaxi Operations In-and-Around San Francisco

California’s Department of Motor Vehicles has issued autonomous vehicle deployment permits to GM-backed Cruise and Alphabet-backed Waymo. These permits will allow both companies to start their robotaxi services by charging customers and receiving compensation for their services.  The two ...

Chocks Away! Britain’s Royal Air Force to Trial Autonomous Airbase Delivery Robot

Britain’s Royal Air Force is set to trial Kar-Go, an autonomous delivery vehicle, at its Brize Norton base. The futuristic-looking Kar-Go bot, which features open wheels and a teardrop-shaped body, will deliver tools, equipment and supplies across the airfield. A ...

Self-Driving Startup Wayve Receives £10 Million from British Supermarket Ocado

British Self-driving startup has received a £10 million investment from online grocer Ocado and a partnership to develop autonomous food deliveries. Wayve’s technology is expected to be used in a 12-month trial on Ocado’s busy London routes. A human ...

Volvo Unveils its Prototype Autonomous Long-Range Truck Designed for North America

Volvo’s autonomous driving arm has unveiled a prototype of its long-range autonomous truck. The prototype, built-in collaboration with fellow autonomous driving company Aurora, is an adapted version of the existing VNL series of trucks. “Volvo Autonomous Solutions is proud to ...

Waymo Begins Offering Driverless Ride-Hailing in San Francisco

Waymo, Google’s self-driving subsidiary, has started offering taxi rides to trusted San Francisco residents. As part of the company’s new “Trusted Tester” research programs, select residents will be able to hail a ride in a driverless Jaguar I-Pace. Waymo ...

John Deere Acquires Autonomous Agritech Startup

Tractor giant John Deere has acquired autonomous agritech startup Bear Flag Robotics in a deal worth $250 million. Despite being founded just four years ago, Bear Flag has already got its tech working on a number of farms across ...

Waymo Teams up With U.S. Truck Fleet Operator J.B. Hunt to Move Freight Autonomously in Texas

Waymo, an autonomous driving technology developer owned by Alphabet, and J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT), one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, have announced a collaboration to autonomously move freight in Texas. The ...

Plus Completes Driverless Level 4 Semi Truck Highway Demonstration in China

Plus (formerly Plus.ai), a U.S-based provider of self-driving truck technology, has completed a driverless Level 4 truck demonstration on a highway in China. The driverless semi truck was operated using Plus’s Level 4 autonomous driving technology, without a safety driver, ...

“A Big Leap in How We Think About Safety” – Zenseact CEO on Autonomous Driving, Cool Tech, And Saving Lives

“Obviously, a lot of changes are happening in the car industry. I think it’s exciting times.” Ödgärd Andersson, CEO of autonomous driving company Zenseact isn’t your typical tech CEO. While many of them talk rapaciously about the ways in which ...

VW Announces Ambitious Plans for Autonomous Driving

Volkswagen Group has announced radical plans to change its business from a “pure car company” to “an integrated mobility group”.  The Group laid out its “NEW AUTO” strategy and promised big changes in the way the group operates and ...

Bridgestone Invests in U.S. Autonomous Long-Haul Trucking Technology Company Kodiak Robotics

Bridgestone Americas has made a minority investment in Kodiak Robotics, a leading U.S.-based self-driving trucking company. The partnership will allow Bridgestone to integrate its smart-sensing tire technologies and fleet solutions into Kodiak’s level 4 autonomous trucks. The companies will ...

Volvo Partners With Aurora to Develop On-Highway Autonomous Trucks

Volvo Autonomous Solutions has entered a strategic partnership with U.S.-based self-driving company Aurora to jointly develop on-highway autonomous trucks. The agreement signed between Volvo Autonomous Solutions and Aurora is a long-term partnership spanning over several years. The initial focus ...

Sweden’s Einride Raises $110 million Series B to Accelerate The Future of Freight Mobility

Einride, a developer of electric and autonomous freight mobility technology, has raised $110 million Series B funding from new investors Temasek, Soros Fund Management LLC, Northzone, Maersk Growth and Build Capital. This new financing will be used to scale up ...

TuSimple Files Registration For Proposed Nasdaq Initial Public Offering

TuSimple, a global self-driving technology company, has announced that it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering (IPO) of shares of its Class A common stock. on completion, ...

Self-Driving U.S. Truck Technology Group Plus to List on NYSE Via Business Combination

Plus, a U.S-based provider of self-driving truck technology, has announced it’s intentions to list on the NYSE via a business combination agreement with Hennessy Capital Investment Corp. V (NASDAQ: HCIC), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). Upon ...

Intel’s Mobileye And U.S. Start-up Udelv Announce Autonomous Delivery Deal

Mobileye, an Intel company, and Udelv, a Silicon Valley venture-backed company, has  announced that its self-driving system will ‘drive’ the next-generation Udelv autonomous delivery vehicles (ADV), called ‘Transporters’. The companies plan to produce more than 35,000 Mobileye-driven Transporters by 2028, ...

Plus Builds Next-Generation Autonomous Driving System on NVIDIA DRIVE Orin

Plus, a U.S. self-driving truck technology company, will equip the next generation of its autonomous truck driving system with the NVIDIA DRIVE Orin system-on-a-chip (SoC). The company plans to roll out this next-generation system in 2022 across the U.S., China ...

Gatik CEO Gautam Narang – on New Truck Partnership With Isuzu North America And More

Silicon Valley-based start-up Gatik is progressing very quickly in shorter-haul, middle-mile autonomous deliveries for major retailers. Auto Futures talks with Gautam Narang, CEO and Co-Founder, Gatik about its latest partnership and its plans for the future of autonomous fixed-route deliveries. ...

Amazon-Owned Zoox Reveals First Autonomous Robotaxi; Features 100 Safety Innovations

Autonomous mobility company Zoox Inc. has revealed its first electric, autonomous vehicle capable of operating up to 75 miles per hour. Designed and manufactured in the U.S., Zoox’s robotaxi is the only vehicle to offer bidirectional driving capabilities and four-wheel ...

Einride’s Next-Generation Pods Will be Powered by NVIDIA DRIVE AGX Orin Platform

Sweden’s Einride has announced that the next generation of its autonomous Einride Pods will use NVIDIA’s DRIVE AGX Orin autonomous vehicle computing platform to handle high-speed, unmanned operations.  The Einride Pod is the first vehicle of its kind, enabling heavy ...

Scania And TuSimple to Test Self-Driving Trucks in Motorway Traffic in Sweden

Scania has been granted permission by the Swedish Transport Agency to test self-driving trucks on a motorway between Södertälje and Jönköping. The tests will occur in collaboration with TuSimple, which is a key partner in Scania’s and TRATON group’s ...

Daimler’s Torc Robotics Selects Amazon as Cloud Provider for Self-Driving Trucks

Daimler’s Torc Robotics has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS), Inc. as its preferred cloud provider to handle the scale and speed needed for data transfer, storage, and compute capacity as the company prepares to deploy its fleet of next-generation self-driving ...

U.S. Automated Truck Technology Group Plus Raises $200 Million in New Funding

Plus (formerly Plus.ai), a U.S. self-driving truck technology group, has completed a $200 million round of new funding led by new investors Hong Long investment bank Guotai Junan International, CPE, and Wanxiang International Investment. Plus plans to use the ...

Canoo to Deliver Large Capacity Electric Delivery Vehicles – First Glimpse

Canoo has revealed its electric Multi-Purpose Delivery Vehicles (MPDV) with large cargo capacities and expected cost savings. Canoo announced its first vehicle last fall, a mobile shared mobility lifestyle vehicle called the canoo. The design of the MPDV has some ...

Gatik Announces Electrification Strategy with Electric Autonomous Box Truck

Gatik, an autonomous technology company specializing in B2B short-haul logistics, has announced its electrification strategy with the introduction of the industry’s first Electric Autonomous Box Trucks. These new trucks are designed with an all-electric powertrain, boast a range of ...

“Safety is The Number One Priority” – Mobility Moments With Scania’s Hub2Hub Project Leader Hans Nordin

Hans Nordin spent twenty years in the telecom industry before joining Sweden’s Scania, where he has participated in several research projects like Sweden4Platooning and the EU’s Ensemble. He is also responsible for the Hub2Hub project to test self-driving trucks on ...

Kodiak Robotics Completes 800 Autonomous Miles Without Human Control

American autonomous technology company Kodiak Robotics has successfully navigated the entirety of the I-45 highway without any disengagement of its self-driving system, making regular customer deliveries between Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston. In short, the truck has completed two round-trips ...

VW’s TRATON GROUP & TuSimple Agree Global Partnership to Develop Autonomous Trucks

VW’s TRATON GROUP and TuSimple, a San Diego based self-driving technology company focused on heavy-duty trucks, have announced a global partnership to develop self-driving trucks. As part of the partnership, TRATON has also taken a minority stake in TuSimple. The ...

Daimler Trucks And Waymo Partner to Develop Autonomous Level 4 Trucks

Daimler Trucks and Waymo have signed a global, strategic partnership to deploy autonomous SAE L4 technology. Their initial effort will combine Waymo’s automated driver technology with a unique version of Daimler’s Freightliner Cascadia, to enable autonomous driving. The autonomous ...

Daimler Trucks Partners With Luminar to Enable Automated Trucking; Takes Stake

Daimler Trucks AG and Luminar Technologies, Inc., an automotive lidar hardware and software technology company, have announced a strategic partnership to enable highly automated trucking, starting on highways. The teams – which include experts at Torc Robotics, part of Daimler ...

Einride Launches Next-Generation Autonomous Pod

Freight mobility leader Einride has launched the next generation of its groundbreaking Pod, with new functionality and pricing, making it commercially available on a global scale for the first time. In 2019 Einride became the first in the world to ...

UK Start-up StreetDrone Wins Government Funding For 5G Autonomous Truck Project

AV start-up, StreetDrone, has won UK Government funding as part of a consortium tasked with delivering an autonomous logistics capability to Nissan’s Sunderland car plant in Sunderland. The grant will be used to develop 5G connected and self-driving 40-tonne trucks ...

“We Need to be NASA Grade Safe” – Perrone Robotics On-Track for Determined Autonomous Driving

Perrone Robotics is showing that autonomous vehicles are ready for the road today. Paul Perrone, CEO of Perrone Robotics, talked with Auto Futures about the company’s successful self-driving demonstrations, and the future of Perrone Robotics. During CES in Las Vegas, ...

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