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Waymo to Remove Drivers as Part of San Francisco Autonomous Ride Hailing Tester Program
In response to feedback from participants of its autonomous ride-hailing test program in San Francisco, Waymo said it will begin to offer fully autonomous rides in the city.

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.

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.

Waymo Via Expands UPS Partnership to Autonomous Freight With Class 8 Trucks
Waymo Via, the delivery service of Alphabet's autonomous vehicle unit, is expanding its partnership with UPS from self-driving vans to Class 8 trucks for freight.

Waymo and Ryder Partner to Scale Autonomous Truck Maintenance Nationwide
Waymo will use Ryder's network of 500 maintenance facilities across the U.S. for its growing fleet of autonomous trucks. It is also building a transportation hub in Dallas.

Top 10 Robotics Transactions of June 2021
Self-driving vehicle developers continued fueling up for their long march toward full autonomy in June 2021, followed by factory, warehouse, and other automation.

Waymo Raises $2.5B to Continue Autonomous Vehicle Development
Waymo said it plans to use its funding to continue developing and commercializing its autonomous driving technology and to hire more staffers as it offers service in select cities.

Waymo and J.B. Hunt Collaborate for Autonomous Freight Testing in Texas
The Waymo Driver will power a Class 8 autonomous truck to haul freight between facilities in Houston and Fort Worth, Texas, as J.B. Hunt Transport Services evaluates the technology's potential.

NorthShore Care Supply Applies Autonomous Mobile Robots to New Uses
NorthShore Care Supply is using AMRs to automate pick-to-cart processes, while still using the cart.

NextGen Supply Chain: Time to pay attention to autonomous vehicles
Don't look for completely autonomous vehicles on your local roadways in the next few months unless you live in the Phoenix area. But do expect this unprecedented corporate R&D...


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