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USPS adding self-driving trucks to fleet

The U.S. Postal Service plans to have semiautonomous trucks driving for its mail fleet within seven years, the agency said this week, as it looks for ways to cut costs and automate its massive delivery system. "That's all according to the postal .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

USPS will add self-driving trucks to fleet as consumers brace for higher stamp prices next year

The U.S. Postal Service plans to have semiautonomous trucks driving for its mail fleet within seven years, the agency said this week, as it looks for ways to cut costs and automate its massive delivery system. "That's all according to the postal .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

Waymo Is Inviting Hundreds of People to Use Its Self-Driving Minivans

It's also adding another 500 minivans to its fleet. Waymo, the Google googl project that spu.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 25th, 2017

A fleet of garbage trucks will protect Times Square against terror attacks

New York City's iconic New Year's Eve celebration will be surrounded by sanitation vehicles to stop truck-driving attackers like those in Germany and France. The 65 garbage collection and sand... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 29th, 2016

Why Uber Is Adding Self-Driving Cars to Its Fleet in San Francisco

The ride-hailing giant is expanding its self-driving pilot program to the City by the Bay. Here's what we know......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 14th, 2016

The race to create a self-driving taxi fleet just took a bizarre turn with a $1 billion bet on Lyft led by Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL)

Business Insider/Corey Protin CapitalG, Alphabet's investment arm, led a $1 bil.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2017

GM to Test Fleet of Self-Driving Cars in New York

GM plans to become the first company to test self-driving cars in New York City, a a move aimed at asserting leadership in the race to develop autonomous cars and a potentially important step toward commercializing the technology......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 17th, 2017

GM to Test Fleet of Electric Cars in New York

GM plans to become the first company to test self-driving cars in New York City, a a move aimed at asserting leadership in the race to develop autonomous cars and a potentially important step toward commercializing the technology......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 17th, 2017

GM to Test fleet of Electric Cars In New York

GM plans to become the first company to test self-driving cars in New York City, a a move aimed at asserting leadership in the race to develop autonomous cars and a potentially important step toward commercializing the technology......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 17th, 2017

Will automation put an end to the American trucker?

America's 2 million truckers have long been mythologized in popular culture. But self-driving trucks are set to lay waste to one of the country’s most beloved jobs – and the fallout could be huge......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 14th, 2017

DHL to test self-driving delivery trucks in 2018

The mail and delivery giant expects dramatic changes on the logistics business......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 11th, 2017

TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS BRIEFING: GM acquires Strobe for self-driving car push — DHL and Nvidia to test self-driving delivery trucks — Flexport expands into trade financing

Welcome to Transportation & Logistics Briefing, a new M-W-F morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting transportation an.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2017

DHL Plans to Test Self-Driving Trucks in 2018

The German logistics company partnered with chip-maker Nvidia and auto supplier ZF to launch its first test for last-mile delivery......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 10th, 2017

NVIDIA just unveiled a chip to power fully self-driving trucks and robot taxis (NVDA)

REUTERS/Steve MarcusSilicon Valley graphics chipmaker NVIDIA unveiled on Tuesday the first computer chips for developing fu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 10th, 2017

Self-Driving Delivery Trucks Could Be Hitting City Streets Next Year

With help from Nvidia and ZF. German logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL Group is partnering w.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 10th, 2017

Despite Spike In Accidents, California Allows GM To Expand Self-Driving Car Fleet

California regulators have largely acquiesced to General Motors’ requests to expand its fleet of self-driving robot cars. But that doesn’t mean there haven’t been a few, uh, bumps in the road for.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 5th, 2017

GM more than doubles self-driving car test fleet in California

General Motors' self-driving unit, Cruise Automation, has more than doubled the size of its test fleet of robot cars in California during the past three months......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 5th, 2017

GM more than doubles self-driving car test fleet in California - Reuters

ReutersGM more than doubles self-driving car test fleet in CaliforniaReutersThe GM logo is seen at the General Motors Warren Transmission Operations Plant in Warren, Michigan October.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 4th, 2017

Ford to cut $14-bn in costs, invest in trucks, electric cars: CEO

Ford Motor Co plans to slash $14 billion in costs over the next five years, Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett told investors on Tuesday, adding that the No. 2 US automaker would shift capital inves........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineOct 4th, 2017

Ford Chief Outlines Investment Shift Away From Passenger Cars

The executive, Jim Hackett, told investors that the company would focus development on trucks, S.U.V.s, and electric or self-driving vehicles......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytOct 3rd, 2017

Private Jets expands fleet at San Antonio International

Private Jets, an Oklahoma-based air charter company, has expanded its fleet. It's adding four jets including one based at San Antonio International Airport. Private Jets has acquired the certificates for a 1986 Citation SII; which will be based in San An.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2017