Applied Intuition to Acquire Embark Technology to Enhance Autonomous Vehicle Portfolio
May 30, 2023
Applied Intuition said it expects to integrate Embark's autonomous truck technology into its own self-driving vehicle suite and address customers' specific pain points.
Outrider Announces Trailer Inventory Tracking Technology to Increase Distribution Yard Efficiency
April 27, 2023
Outrider has made their autonomous electric vehicles more useful by adding a new feature that allows customers to track in real-time where their shipments are going.
Autonomous Freight Truck Maker Einride Begins Working With PepsiCo as Part of U.K. Expansion
April 19, 2023
Einride has entered a three-year partnership with PepsiCo, and its electric trucks will begin doing delivers between Walkers manufacturing sites in Leicester and Coventry.
Kodiak Robotics Moves, Adds Sensors to Fifth Generation Autonomous Truck
April 6, 2023
Kodiak Robotics said its latest Kodiak Driver has mirror-mounted SensorPods integrating sensors, as well as new redundancies, aerospace-grade hardware, and boosted compute performance.
Venti Technologies Raises $28M in Series A to Bolster Autonomous Logistics Technologies
March 31, 2023
With the backing of LG Technology Ventures, Safar Parnters, and others, Venti Technologies said it aims to disrupt the logistics market with its autonomous systems.
Gatik Signs Deal to Distribute Customer Orders out of Kroger’s Dallas Facility
March 27, 2023
Gatik said the multi-year commercial collaboration will go live Q2 2023.
Conductix-Wampfler Launches Charging Contact System for Mobile Robots
March 20, 2023
Conductix-Wampfler announced at ProMat 2023 its new Nano+ charging contact system for mobile robots.
Wagner Logistics Explains How Micro-Fulfillment, Automation Can Keep Up With Retail Changes
March 18, 2023
Wagner Logistics offers services in its own facility and leased space across the U.S. Micro-fulfillment centers are part of the solution to labor and market challenges, it noted.
Rajant to Introduce Credit Card Sized Dual Radio BreadCrumb Module at ProMat 2023
March 17, 2023
Rajant said its new Cardinal module for industrial wireless connectivity can not only extend Wi-Fir range, but it can also enable the latest robots to be more autonomous.
Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas Announces New Jungheinrich AGV Designed to Handle Narrow Corners
March 16, 2023
Mitsubishi Logisnext North America gave the details of the latest AGV developed by Jungheinrich.
Pronto Showing Autonomous Haulage System at ConExpo-Con/AGG 2023
March 14, 2023
Pronto will demonstrate its AHS, which it said can increase safety and productivity, in a Bell B45E articulated dump truck at the Las Vegas construction trade show.
Wiferion Enters North American Market With Wireless Charging for Mobile Robots
March 10, 2023
Wiferion said it is opening an office in Chicago to get closer to end-user customers of mobile robots and electric vehicles using its wireless charging technology.
Teleo Expands Global Dealer Partner Network for Autonomous Construction Equipment, Announces Customer Deals
March 8, 2023
Teleo, which retrofits existing heavy construction equipment to create remotely operated and autonomous robots, will demonstrate its technology at CONEXPO.
Embark Trucks Shuts Down Amidst Uncertainty in Autonomous Trucking Market
March 6, 2023
Embark Trucks is winding down its operations, the company’s CEO announced last week. It failed to bring in enough to cash to stay afloat, and 70% of its staff has...
Gen Z Roboticists Important in the Age of ChatGPT
February 28, 2023
Gen Z offers hope for a new wave of innovative automation, but academia and industry must nurture and recruit a new generation of talent, says investor Oliver Mitchell.
Manifest 2023 Speakers, Attendees Say Why Supply Chains Should Add Robots Now
February 14, 2023
Manifest 2023 featured several sessions about the advantages of supply chain automation. This reporter's notebook found speakers, exhibitors, and attendees still bullish on robotics.
ASI Logistics and SICK Enable Yard Trucks to Autonomously Reverse Into Trailers
January 25, 2023
ASI Logistics uses SICK lidar sensors to get data for its autonomous yard trucks to reverse into trailers, identify how hitch to them, and move them around safely.
Built Robotics Acquires Roin Technologies, Combining Excavation and Concrete Automation
January 24, 2023
Built Robotics, whose Exosystem provides autonomy to excavators, is adding Roin Technologies' engineering team and concrete power trowel to its global offerings.
Outrider Raises $73M Series C to Accelerate Adoption of Autonomous Yard Trucks
January 19, 2023
Outrider has received funding from the venture capital arms of NVIDIA and other investors to scale up its fleet to more customer sites.