Uber and its Technology Partner Aurora to Expand Autonomous Trucking Pilot in Texas
Uber Freight, which is the logistics business of ride hailing company Uber Technologies Inc., is expanding its autonomous freight delivery pilot in Texas ahead of the holiday rush. Uber has been testing its autonomous trucking technology in the state with its technology partner Aurora Innovation Inc. The two companies are expanding their autonomous pilot with a new 600-mile commercial freight lane between Fort Worth and El Paso.
Eric Walz2022-12-02 11:00 PT
Waymo To Partner With Uber Freight on Autonomous Logistics for the Trucking Industry
Alphabet Inc's autonomous technology unit Waymo is partnering with Uber’s logistics business unit Uber Freight, which would see the two rivals working together to transform the trucking industry using autonomous trucks and a greater level of utilization and efficiency. Waymo is connecting its core autonomous driving technology with Uber’s logistics platform and will deploy its self-driving Class 8 trucks.
Eric Walz2022-07-14 10:45 PT
Uber is in Talks for a $500 Million Investment in its Uber Freight Unit
Ride-sharing company Uber Technologies Inc. is seeking an outside investment in its Uber Freight unit, Bloomberg has reported. San Francisco-based Uber held discussions to raise $500 million in a funding round that would give its freight business a standalone valuation of about $4 billion.
Derrick Smith2020-08-21 17:10 PT
Waymo CEO Says it Might Deploy its Self-Driving Technology in the Trucking Industry
Speaking at Frankfurt motor show on Thursday, Waymo CEO John Krafcik said the company is exploring ways to deploy its self-driving technology in the trucking industry. Waymo is working with industry partners to seize both a commercial opportunity while addressing the shortage of truck drivers.
Eric Walz2019-10-19 11:00 PT
Waymo Launching Self-Driving Trucks in Atlanta
Waymo announced that its own self-driving trucks will be put to work in the Atlanta metro area, in a pilot program hauling cargo bound for Google’s data centers.
Eric Walz2018-04-15 12:01 PT
Uber’s Self-Driving Trucks Begin Freight Deliveries Across Arizona
The Topok Port of Entry is well-known to long haul truckers, and now it is getting attention from an unlikely place—the tech world. The Topok Port of Entry transfer station is one of the places where ride-hailing giant Uber’s self-driving trucks will stop at to pickup and drop off freight.
Eric Walz2018-04-12 12:54 PT
LG Develops ‘Invisible' Speaker Sound Technology That Could Revolutionize In-Vehicle Audio
Eric WalzDec 28, 2022 10:45 AM PT
Toyota's Redesigned Prius May Get More Drivers Behind the Wheel of a Hybrid Vehicle
FutureCar Staff Dec 25, 2022 12:50 PM PT
Researchers at South Korea's Chung-Ang University Develop a ‘Meta-Reinforcement' Machine Learning Algorithm for Traffic Lights to Improve Vehicle Throughput
Eric WalzDec 22, 2022 2:30 PM PT