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Ford Invests $1 Billion in Autonomous Vehicle and Artificial Intelligence Robotics Firm Argo AI
Ford is investing $1 billion during the next five years in Argo AI, combining Ford's autonomous vehicle development expertise with Argo AI's robotics experience and startup speed on artificial intelligence software –...

FedEx Bets on Automation as it Prepares to Fend Off Uber and Amazon
The shipping giant is investing in autonomous trucks, and is interested in delivery robots and an Alexa app.

AGVs Roll into a New Role
Equipped with new sensors and smart software, automatic guided vehicles are pursuing and eliminating non-value-added movement of goods in warehouses and DCs.

Apple Exposes Plans for Its Self-Driving Car
Apple has acknowledged for the first time that it is investing in building a self-driving car, and in a letter to US transport regulators, Apple said it was "excited about...

BMW Logistics Using Autonomous Transport Robots
The German auto manufacturer has launched a fleet of ten self-driving Smart Transport Robots to transport components through its logistics operations at its Wackersdorf plant.

Uber’s Otto Self-Driving Autonomous Truck Makes It’s First (Budweiser Beer) Run
The world's first shipment by a self-driving truck included 51,744 cans of Budweiser beer, with a tractor-trailer outfitted with Otto's self-driving kit hauling the beer 120 miles along Colorado's Interstate 25 on Oct. 20.

GE, Caterpillar invest in Clearpath Robotics
iNovia Capital, Caterpillar Ventures, GE Ventures and previous investors invest $30 million to expand Clearpath's new OTTO Motors division's development of indoor, self-driving materials handling vehicles.

Fed Gives Green Light to Driverless Cars
The mandate called on the states to come up with a uniform set of policies.

DHL challenges smart minds to develop innovative robotics and green solutions
Visionaries invited to submit ideas for self-driving delivery carts or sustainable logistics concepts.

Yaskawa and Clearpath partner to develop mobile manipulation solution
Solution to be introduced in the United States at the International Manufacturing Technology Show, September 12-17, 2016.

Clearpath named 2016 Edison Award winner
Clearpath wins silver at New York ceremony for OTTO 1500 self-driving vehicle.

Clearpath’s self-driving vehicles transport depalletized loads
Clearpath Robotics (Booth 3771) unveiled the OTTO 100 autonomous self-driving vehicle in a press conference on Tuesday.

Uber Reportedly Shopping Around For Self-Driving Mercedes-Benz Transportation Fleet
Uber allegedly has placed an order for a number of $100,000 Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedans, fueling speculation about the ride-sharing company's plans to ultimately field a fleet of self-driving automobiles.

General Motors Acquires Cruise Automation to Speed Self-Driving Car Strategy
General Motors is buying Cruise Automation, a San Francisco self-driving vehicle startup, the latest move by the auto giant in its effort to outflank Silicon Valley in the race to...

Tesla co-founder joins Clearpath board of advisors
Marc Tarpenning joins Clearpath's board of advisors to support self-driving vehicle development.

Clearpath CEO joins Robotic Industries Association as a new board director
Clearpath CEO Matt Rendall selected as one of RIA's four at-large directors.



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