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.