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Behind the scenes of Waymo’s worst automated truck crash

A Waymo Via truck operating in autonomous mode with a human safety operator behind the wheel on I-45 in Texas when a passing truck entered its lane.

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Waymo, UPS, others pressure Gov. Newsom to allow autonomous trucking in California

Waymo, Aurora, UPS and Luminar are among a group of 34 autonomous vehicle developers, California business organizations, and automotive and logistics...

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Einride to operate its cab-less autonomous pods on U.S. public roads

Einride, the Swedish startup that wants to electrify the autonomous freight industry, will begin operating its purpose-built, self-driving pods on...

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Gatik’s self-driving trucks to haul Georgia-Pacific goods to Sam’s Club stores

Gatik, the autonomous vehicle startup focused on the “middle mile,” will start using its self-driving trucks this summer to deliver...

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Aurora expands autonomous freight pilot with FedEx in Texas

Aurora Innovation, an autonomous vehicle technology company, has expanded its self-driving freight pilot with FedEx to include a new lane from Fort...

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U.S. Xpress pilots 24/7 autonomous freight with Kodiak Robotics

Self-driving trucking company Kodiak Robotics and U.S. Xpress, an American truckload carrier with a large footprint, have completed a pilot that...

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Aurora unveils test fleet of autonomous Toyota Sienna robotaxis

Autonomous vehicle technology company Aurora Innovation unveils test fleet of Toyota Sienna Autono-MaaS vehicles for robotaxi operations to launch in...

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Solo AVT wants to build fully driverless heavy truck platforms

Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies raised $7 million seed funding to bring its purpose-built fully driverless autonomous trucking platform to market.

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Kodiak Robotics is moving autonomous freight for Ceva Logistics

Autonomous trucking startup Kodiak Robotics has partnered with Ceva Logistics to deliver freight autonomously in Texas and Oklahoma.

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Waabi’s new simulator could scale autonomous vehicle tech faster

Testing autonomous vehicles on public roads is an expensive and time-consuming endeavor, and one that Raquel Urtasun, former chief scientist at Uber...

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J.B. Hunt will be Waymo’s first self-driving freight customer

Waymo Via, the autonomous vehicle company’s trucking and cargo transportation unit, is expanding its existing partnership with logistics...

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TuSimple integrates Nvidia’s newest auto-grade chip to scale autonomous trucking

Autonomous trucking company TuSimple is preparing to scale its self-driving tech with the help of Nvidia’s newest system-on-a-chip (SoC), Drive...

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TuSimple completes its first driverless autonomous truck run on public roads

Autonomous trucking startup TuSimple has completed its first autonomous truck run on open public roads without a human in the vehicle, according to...

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TuSimple locks in self-driving trucks deal with DHL

Self-driving trucks developer TuSimple has reached a deal to integrate its autonomous vehicle technology into DHL Supply Chain’s operations. As...

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TuSimple locks in self-driving trucks deal with DHL

Self-driving trucks developer TuSimple has reached a deal to integrate its autonomous vehicle technology into DHL Supply Chain’s operations. As...

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Aurora self-driving trucks are using Uber Freight to haul goods for customers

Aurora’s self-driving trucks are hauling goods for Uber Freight customers in Texas as part of a multiphase commercial pilot that aims to more...

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California suspends Pony.ai driverless test permit after crash

Pony.ai, a Chinese autonomous driving startup with an office in the U.S., has paused its driverless pilot fleet in California six months after it was...

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Robotic Research raises $228M Series A to build out commercial autonomous offerings

Robotic Research, a self-driving technology company that has spent the last two decades developing on and off-road autonomous vehicles for the...

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Waymo Via expands UPS partnership to include autonomous freight with Class 8 trucks

Waymo Via, the delivery division of Alphabet’s self-driving arm, is expanding its existing partnership with UPS to carry freight via autonomous...

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Self-driving truck startup Kodiak Robotics raises $125M

Kodiak Robotics, one of the last privately held autonomous truck outfits in Silicon Valley, has raised $125 million in new capital, funding that will...

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TuSimple aims to test self-driving trucks on public roads without human safety operator by EOY

Self-driving trucks startup TuSimple signaled it is close to testing its system without a human safety operator on public roads before the end of the...

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Einride launches autonomous pods and electric freight operations in US

Swedish freight technology company Einride announced the launch of its operations in the United States. On Thursday, the company will officially...

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Aurora shines spotlight on autonomous truck tech, strategy ahead of SPAC merger

On Interstate 45 in Texas, a billboard with “Aurora” emblazoned at the top in giant white letters offers a cryptic message: “A new...

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See what’s new from Wejo, CMC, iMerit, Plus, oVice & Michigan at TechCrunch’s mobility event

We’re in the final run-up to TC Sessions: Mobility 2021 on June 9, and the great stuff just keeps on coming. We’ve stacked the one-day agenda...

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Self-driving truck startup Kodiak partnering with SK Group to expand into Asia

Kodiak Robotics, the U.S.-based self-driving truck startup, is partnering with South Korean conglomerate SK to explore the possibility of deploying...

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Announcing the Agenda for TC Sessions: Mobility 2021

TC Sessions: Mobility is back and we’re excited to give you the first look at who is coming to the main stage and what we plan to talk about. The...

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TuSimple’s self-driving truck network takes shape with Ryder partnership

TuSimple, the self-driving truck company that went public earlier this year, has partnered with Ryder as part of its plan to build out a freight...

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Kodiak Robotics’ founder says tight focus on autonomous trucks is working

"We will need to raise more money, as you pointed out, that's certainly no secret, but I think that we have multiple options to do...

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