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Legislators, industry leaders agree collaboration key to driverless vehicle adoption

October 14, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

It’s no secret that self-driving vehicles are a thing. From trucks to passenger vehicles to middle-mile delivery vans, companies across the transportation industry are doing everything they can to get drivers out of vehicles. But they can only do so […]


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GM Vows to Surpass Tesla in Electric Vehicle Sales

October 6, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

General Motors plans to cash in as the world switches from combustion engines to battery power, promising to double its annual revenue by 2030 with an array of new electric vehicles, profitable gas-powered cars and trucks, and services such as […]


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Tesla Expects Delivery Record, Beating Supply Chain Turmoil

October 1, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. is expected to report record deliveries of roughly 224,000 vehicles in the most recent quarter, another milestone for CEO Elon Musk and his trailblazing electric-car brand. Deliveries are one of the most closely watched metrics at Tesla: They […]


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People eager for autonomous vehicles, ASU study finds

September 27, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The public is enthusiastic about the expanded use of autonomous vehicles (AVs), according to a recent Arizona State University study. The report is the result of a six-month pilot program conducted by Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority of Greater […]


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Mercedes-Benz Plans $8.2 Billion European Battery Venture

September 24, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Daimler AG will team up with Stellantis NV and TotalEnergies SE to boost the scale of their European battery venture to more than 7 billion euros ($8.2 billion) in a move to secure supplies for electric Mercedes-Benz cars. The world’s […]


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FedEx, Paccar, Aurora Launch Autonomous Trucking Pilot

September 22, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Aurora Innovation Inc., Paccar Inc. and FedEx Corp. launched a commercial pilot of autonomous trucking in Texas. The companies said they started using a Paccar tractor equipped with self-driving technology to haul FedEx loads between Dallas and Houston, a 500-mile […]


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Legislation to expand American, union-made electric vehicles passes House committee

September 20, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI), chief deputy whip of the House Democratic Caucus, applauded the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee’s passage of his legislation to expand tax credits for the middle class when purchasing electric vehicles. Part of President […]


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VTNA Plant to Be Supplied Using VNR Electric Trucks

September 7, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The Volvo VNR Electric, Volvo Trucks North America’s first commercially available battery-electric Class 8 vehicle, will be deployed on local logistics routes servicing the company’s New River Valley truck assembly operations in Dublin, Va., by the end of 2021, the […]


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US Asks Tesla How Autopilot Responds to Emergency Vehicles

September 1, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. government’s highway safety agency wants detailed information on how Tesla’s Autopilot system detects and responds to emergency vehicles parked on highways. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration made the request in an 11-page letter dated Aug. 31 that […]


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Cold Transport Moves Further Into Electrification

August 31, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

North America has the most advanced cold chain on the planet, some say. Now the technology for cooling transported goods is adapting. It is moving further into electrification and other means to spur deployments of zero-emission transport refrigeration units, manufacturers […]