Self-Driving Truck Provider Plus and SPAC Call Off Planned Merger
November 9, 2021
Autonomous truck developer Plus has called off its planned merger with Hennessy Capital Investment Corp. V and is considering business restructuring because of stakes in the U.S. and China.
Plus Starts Development With Teledyne FLIR to Test Thermal Cameras for Autonomous Trucks
September 12, 2021
Autonomous truck developer Plus is exploring with defense systems maker Teledyne FLIR to explore if thermal imaging can complement cameras, lidar, and radar for certain conditions.
Amazon in Talks to Buy Stake in Autonomous Truck Startup Plus
June 22, 2021
Amazon reportedly has placed an order for 1,000 autonomous driving systems from self-driving truck technology startup Plus and is in talks to buy a stake of as much as 20%.
Good Machine Sustainability Projects Get Autonomous Lift From Plus Trucks
June 18, 2021
Trucks could help protect the environment, as a project between autonomous vehicle developer Plus and sustainability venture firm Good Machines hauls wildfire detection gear.
Top 10 Robotics Transactions of May 2021
June 5, 2021
Robotics transactions in May 2021 slowed from the previous month, but companies supplying autonomous trucks, software and sensors, and systems for new applications raised millions of dollars.
Autonomous Trucking Firm Plus to Enter SPAC Merger, be Valued at $3.3B
May 10, 2021
Plus said its SPAC deal will provide $500 million in gross proceeds to help it accelerate commercialization of its autonomous truck technology and expand global operations.
Top 10 Robotics and Automation Transactions in Q1 2021
April 5, 2021
From autonomous trucks and aerial drones to mobile robots, companies across robotics and automation obtained funding in the first quarter.
Plus to Conduct Supervised Autonomous Truck Pilot in China for SF Express
March 27, 2021
Plus, formerly Plus.ai, said its pilot with SF Express in China has demonstrated improvements in safety, operator comfort, and fuel efficiency.