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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.

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.

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.

Aeva Develops 4D Lidar to Help Bring Autonomous Trucks to Market
Supply chain problems including a shortage of truck drivers have led to keent interest in autonomous trucks. Aeva says its 4D lidar could help bring autonomous trucks to market sooner.

Locomation’s Autonomous Trucks Could Save Millions in Fuel, Operating Costs, Finds Independent Study
From safety to environmental sustainability, Locomation says its Autonomous Relay Convoy can improve on conventional trucking. A new Boundless Impact study has found potential savings.

Einride Rolls Into U.S. Shipping Market With Remote Truck Driver, New Products, and New York HQ
Einride has hired its first remote truck driver as part of its expansion in the U.S. The Swedish digital shipping provider is also releasing customized hardware and software.

Einride and GE Appliances Announce First Electric, Autonomous Truck Fleet in the U.S.
As part of its $1 billion investment in U.S. manufacturing and distribution, GE Appliances is working with Einride to bring the autonomous pods to U.S. corporate campuses.

Goodyear Invests in Gatik, to Collaborate on Autonomous Middle Mile Trucking
Self-driving middle-mile logistics provider Gatik will integrate investor Goodyear's SightLine tire intelligence technology for more efficient stopping and pressure monitoring.

Inceptio Technology Raises $270M Series B for Autonomous Truck Development
Inceptio, which has been working with Chinese OEMs on autonomous heavy-duty trucks, plans to use its latest funding to further develop its ruggedized technology.

TuSimple Teams Up With Ryder to Expand Autonomous Trucking in Southern U.S.
TuSimple is working with Ryder to identify fleet maintenance facilities that can serve as terminals for its Autonomous Freight Network, enabling self-driving trucks nationwide.

Outrider Offers Autonomous Tractor-Trailer Hitching Capability
Outrider, which provides automation for yard trucks, said it is the first company to offer advanced, automated tractor-trailer hitching capabilities.



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