UPS launched its self-driving service in May, with a driver and engineer monitoring behind the wheel.
Tusimple is looking to raise a pre-IPO round to support efforts to operate without safety drivers on its self-driving rigs as early as 2021.
Robotruck startup TuSimple has partnered with German auto supplier ZF to develop and commercialize technology for autonomous trucks. Why it matters: TuSimple aims to begin testing truly driverless trucks—those without safety personnel on board—by 2021. ZF is one of the largest automotive suppliers in the world and has made a significant push into autonomous driving. […]
Autonomous truck startup TuSimple will double the number of trips it makes for UPS to 20 per week, adding a new route between Arizona and Texas.
Baidu topping the list is the first time in the report’s history that a Chinese company unseated Waymo, an industry leader, for the top spot.
Google’s Waymo is the only company allowed to test driverless cars without human safety drivers in the state.
In its first white paper, Ehang proposes a centralized control center for passenger and cargo drones, similar to a public bus system.
The development hints that China is closing in on the US and Israel.
Auto tech companies are stepping up efforts to roll out commercial self-driving taxi service to help recoup costs.
Cao Guangzhi confirmed that he had uploaded Tesla’s Autopilot source code to his personal iCloud account.