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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

DRIVING INNOVATION

With more than 775 vehicles – ranging from plug-in hybrids to bucket trucks – OUC’s fleet logs more than 4.7 million miles annually. So, on the road to reducing our carbon footprint, we’re using alternative fuels, purchasing more hybrids a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2017

Uber Is Adding Thousands of Volvo Cars to Its Self-Driving Vehicle Fleet

Some reports estimate the ride-hailing company is buying about 24,000 cars......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 20th, 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

Here are the 21 best cars for winter weather driving

Hollis Johnson Winter driving poses some unique challenges. Here are 21 cars, trucks, SUVs we believe are the best for winter driving.  All vehicles on our list feature robust all-wheel-drive/four-wheel-drive systems .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 14th, 2017

PepsiCo preorders 100 Tesla Semis

PepsiCo has reserved 100 of Tesla's new electric Semi trucks, the largest-known order of the big rig, as the maker of Mountain Dew soda and Doritos chips seeks to reduce fuel costs and fleet emissions. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 12th, 2017

PepsiCo places biggest order for 100 Tesla trucks

PepsiCo has reserved 100 of Tesla's new electric Semi trucks, the largest-known order of the big rig, as the maker of Mountain Dew soda and Doritos chips seeks to reduce fuel costs and fleet emissions, a company executive said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 12th, 2017

Verizon"s NYC truck fleet is now powered by startup"s tech

Verizon Communications Inc. is relying on a Boston startup to power a newer, cleaner version of its fleet of heavy-duty work trucks. The cable and telecommunications giant has replaced 234 vehicles on the streets of New York City with hybrid-electric van.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 8th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Nissan to start testing self-driving robotaxis in March

The Japanese car maker said in January it was teaming up with Japanese technology company DeNA Co. to build a fleet of self-driving vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 4th, 2017

Tesla"s biggest threat is now GM (TSLA, GM)

Troy Wolverton GM has demonstrated an all-electric self-driving fleet of cars in San Francisco. Tes.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2017

GM Aims for Self-Driving Taxi Fleet by 2019

General Motors Co. said the robotaxi service it is developing could potentially eclipse the profits it earns in the core automotive business within a decade......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 1st, 2017

DHL orders 10 Tesla Semi electric trucks, mainly for shorter routes

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Deutsche Post AG's DHL and Fortigo Freight Services Inc, one of Canada's largest fleet management companies, said on Tuesday they have pre-ordered Tesla Inc's electric truck unveiled earlier this month to test on limited routes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 28th, 2017

Waymo’s Fleet Of Self-driving Cars Hit 4M Miles On Public Roads

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Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 28th, 2017

Chinese Startup TuSimple Just Raised $55 Million to Bring Self-Driving Trucks to the U.S.

And it just raised $55 million. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 28th, 2017

Uber Exec: ‘We’re Moving as Aggressively as We Can’ on Self-Driving Cars

The ride-hailing giant will soon buy a fleet of driverless Volvo SUVs. Uber.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 20th, 2017

Robot-driven Ubers without a human driver could appear as early as 2019

Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, a purchase that marks a significant departure from Uber's exiting business model in which private car owners make up the company's fleet......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 20th, 2017

Uber is Buying a 24,000-Strong Self-Driving Taxi Fleet from Volvo

Uber has made a huge step forward in its own quest to create a self-driving car future thanks to a huge deal with Swedish manufacturer Volvo. Despite an ongoing lawsuit with Alphabet’s GOOGL Waymo and the departure of one.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytNov 20th, 2017

Volvo to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars

Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, marking the transition of the U.S. firm from an app used to summon a taxi to the owner and operator of a fleet of cars......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 20th, 2017