Fuel / Technology: Artificial Intelligence

This Week in AVs: US DOT Forms Transport Tech Council; Cruise Plans to Double in Size by End-2019; and More

March 19, 2019Get an update on the latest news in autonomous vehicles, including an update on GM Cruise, a new DOT council to support emerging transportation tech, and recently approved Arkansas Legislation.

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Today’s Pickup: Volvo begins California test of connected vehicle technology

March 12, 2019Many believe improving vehicle-to-infrastructure technology will help reduce congestion and improve fuel economy of vehicles. Volvo Group put that to a test along two connected corridors.

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This Week in AVs: Daimler and BMW Team Up; Waymo Starts Selling Sensors; and More

March 12, 2019Late last week, Daimler and BMW announced an expansion of their partnership into the development of autonomous vehicle technology.

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Fleets of all sizes see new telematics benefits as connectivity improves

March 12, 2019The digital revolution is not only transforming the way businesses are being managed, but it’s also dictating the way the world communicates.

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AI in Trucking

March 1, 2019The terms artificial intelligence and automation pepper discussions about the transportation industry’s future, often closely followed by mentions of autonomous vehicles.

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How AI tech is protecting fleet equipment

February 26, 2019Big commercial trucks have many reasons and opportunities to monitor data and ways to improve and streamline operations. Artificial intelligence can help fleets kill the busywork and guesswork.

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Training Programs Vital as AI Becomes More Prevalent, Experts Say

February 23, 2019Education and training programs can help members of the workforce adjust to the difficulties that artificial intelligence will present to certain jobs.

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Amazon enters self-driving vehicle market, invests in Aurora

February 8, 2019Amazon joined with capital venture firm Sequoia and T. Rowe Price to invest $530 million in self-driving vehicle startup Aurora Innovation.

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Connected Vehicle Technologies

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Connected Vehicle Technology Workshop at ACT Expo

February 6, 2019With the emergence of connected vehicle technologies, the transportation industry has the opportunity to significantly improve operational, economic, and environmental performance.

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Six Automotive Trends That Will Impact Cybersecurity in 2019

February 1, 2019It is important that automotive cybersecurity is considered, not only as a feature but also as a fundamental design principle. OEMs and the tiers that support them are coming to understand this.

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Paccar CEO Outlines Path Toward Zero-Emission Trucks, Automated Driving

January 28, 2019Paccar Inc. CEO Ron Armstrong said the trucking industry is moving toward ever cleaner and more energy-efficient vehicles and will adopt increasingly advanced automated driving technology.

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Bridgestone acquires TomTom Telematics, Europe’s largest telematics provider

January 22, 2019As technology continues to increase in importance within the transportation industry, the once-distinct boundaries between verticals within the ecosystem are melting away.

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Autonomous Vehicle Coalition Forms to Educate Public

January 8, 2019A diverse group of industry stakeholders have launched a new coalition dedicated to educating the public and policymakers about the safety benefits of advanced vehicle technologies and self-driving vehicles.

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Report finds trust in autonomous technologies falling

January 8, 2019The study found that only 39% of U.S. consumers trust traditional original equipment manufacturers to bring these technologies to market, down from 47% in 2018.

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Rapid-fire pitch: Shipwell is closing the gap on trucking workflow automation

January 4, 2019Shipwell has created an online freight platform on which shippers and carriers can automate the process of quoting, booking, and tracking freight.

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8 Trends to Watch in Trucking in 2019

December 22, 2018Reporting on the trucking industry was eventful in 2018, and it looks to get even more exciting in 2019.

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