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Aurora and FedEx Expand Autonomous Trucking Pilot in Texas Ahead of Schedule
Aurora Innovation and FedEx have expanded their autonomous trucking pilot program to a second route in Texas after successfully completing 60,000 miles of daily freight hauls.

8 Autonomous Trucking Stories From This Week
From DHL piloting Volvo's Autonomous Vehicle System to the announcement that Covenant and Aurora are working together, the autonomous trucking space saw a lot of activity this week.

Embark and U.S. Xpress Partner to Add Nationwide Terminal Network for Autonomous Transfer Point Operations
Embark Trucks says U.S. Xpress has joined its partner development program and will add its fleet properties to Embark's transfer point network for autonomous trucks.

Apex.AI Receives Strategic Investment From Daimler Truck for ApexOS Autonomy Technology
Apex.AI said Daimler Truck's strategic investment will help it continue developing its ApexOS safety-certified software suite for autonomous trucks, other vehicles, and mobile robots.

TuSimple Integrates With Werner Enterprises for Roadside Support Along its Autonomous Freight Network
TuSimple is working with Werner Enterprises on 24/7 roadside support of its self-driving, long-haul freight trucks. The company also reported its Q1 financial results.

Locomation Report Shows Reduction of CO2 in Vehicles Using Autonomous Relay Convoy System
Locomation released a new report from Boundless Impact Research and Analysis highlighting the potential environmental benefits of its Autonomous Relay Netowrk.

Kodiak Robotics Partners With U.S. Xpress for Autonomous Trucking Deliveries from Dallas-Fort Worth to Atlanta
Kodiak Robotics and U.S. Xpress said round-the-clock service between Dallas-Fort Worth and Atlanta will demonstrate the real-world advantages of autonomous trucking.

Aurora and Werner Launch Commercial Pilot to Autonomously Haul Freight in Texas
This week, Aurora Innovation announced a partnership with trucking logistics company Werner Enterprise to have its self-driving technology installed on a number of hauling trucks.

Christenson Transportation Picks Locomation to Deploy Autonomous Truck Service
Locomation has signed an eight-year partnership with Christenson Transportation to boost its fleet capacity with Locomation's autonomous trucking technology.

Einride Announces First Remote Pod Operator of Its Autonomous, Electric Vehicle Fleet
A team of Einride Remote Pod Operators will be tasked with providing support for Einride's autonomous freight vehicles.

CEVA Logistics and Kodiak Robotics Launch Autonomous Trucking Deliveries in Oklahoma
Kodiak Robotics' partnership with CEVA Logistics has expanded self-driving truck services from Texas to Oklahoma toward the goal of integration into CEVA's North American fleet.

Pony.ai Gets Series D Financing Toward Mass Deployment of Autonomous Vehicles
Pony.ai, which consolidated its robotaxi and autonomous trucking units, announced it has closed on Series D financing. The California company said the money will help it reach mass deployment.

Waymo Via and C.H. Robinson Plan Multiyear Pilot of Autonomous Trucking
Waymo Via will deliver freight with C.H. Robinson's Navisphere logistics management platform in Texas over the next few years to advance autonomous truck technology.

Aeva Releases Aeries II 4D Lidar With Camera-Like Resolution
Aeva said its FMCW lidar sensor with 4D perception software detects velocity in addition to position, with automotive-grade robustness in a compact form factor.

Phantom Auto Gets Investment, Orders for Remote Operations Software for Logistics Vehicles
Not only did ArcBest and NFI participate in the $42 million investment in Phantom Auto; the logistics providers also ordered thousands of teleoperated forklifts.

Waymo and J.B. Hunt Expand Autonomous Freight Testing in Texas
Waymo Via, which is developing Class 8 self-driving trucks, and J.B. Hunt, one of the largest supply chain providers in North America, are building on successful trials.

Formant Raises Series A Funding for Cloud-Based Robot Fleet Management Platform
Formant plans to double in size as demand grows for its technology for managing heterogeneous fleets of robots in industries such as logistics and agriculture.

TuSimple Develops Autonomous Domain Controller for Level 4 Trucks Using NVIDIA Drive Orin
TuSimple says it is working with NVIDIA to develop a scalable, production-ready autonomous domain controller to accelerate deployment of its self-driving truck network.

TuSimple Operates Fully Driverless Semi Truck on Open Public Roads
TuSimple said a Class 8 semi-truck used its Autonomous Driving System to drive 80 miles from Tucson to Phoenix, Ariz., in a first without any human intervention.

Haomo Becomes the Latest Unicorn in Global Autonomous Vehicle Race
Haomo, which has been developing Level 2 and 4 autonomous driving capabilities, has received investment from partners including automaker Great Wall Motor and Qualcomm.



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