autonomous trucks

The Last Word: Caterpillar’s Denise Johnson on Scaling Self-Driving Trucks to the Aggregate Industry

by | Dec 20, 2022
Last week, Irving-based Caterpillar announced a collaboration with Luck Stone—the nation’s largest family-owned and operated producer of crushed stone, sand, and gravel—to roll out Caterpillar’s autonomous trucking solution at Luck Stone’s plant in Chantilly, Virginia. This will be Caterpillar’s first self-driving truck deployment in the aggregates industry, accelerating its solutions beyond mining, the company said. It expands Caterpillar's autonomous truck fleet to include the exceptionally burly Cat 777 seen above.
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Gatik Is Partnering with Pitney Bowes for Daily Self-Driving Deliveries in Dallas
by | Aug 31, 2022

Gatik, an autonomous trucking leader in “middle mile” logistics, continues to expand its strong DFW presence. Today it announced a multi-year partnership with Pitney Bowes, the global shipping and mailing company, that will mean even more self-driving trucking routes on Dallas streets soon....

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Waymo Via and J.B. Hunt Announce Long-Term Alliance, More Pilot Runs on I-45
by | Jan 14, 2022
The expanded collaboration will lead to multiple pilot tests of robotically driven freight on I-45 between Fort Worth and Houston "in the same lane" as those conducted in 2021. The two companies plan "to complete fully autonomous transport in Texas in the next few years."
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Self-Driving Startup TuSimple Teams With Hillwood On Tech Truck Hub at AllianceTexas
by | Oct 28, 2020
TuSimple's expansion in the AllianceTexas Mobility Innovation Zone will allow the driverless tech trucker to connect its cross-country freight corridor and add new autonomous operations within the “Texas Triangle.”
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Mobility Innovation Zone: AllianceTexas Developer Announces Plans for the Future

by | Jun 11, 2019
Dallas-based Hillwood plans to turn its vast acreage in Fort Worth and Denton County into a place called the AllianceTexas Mobility Innovation Zone. There, new transportation technologies can be developed and deployed—from autonomous cars and trucks to high-flying drones and air taxis. 
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Peterbilt Partners in Developing Driverless Truck Technology
by | Jul 26, 2017
Technology drives the truck on open highways, but a human driver takes over in city traffic.
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