Kodiak Robotics

Refrigerated Fast Food Is Getting Autonomous Rides Between Dallas and Oklahoma City

by | Mar 1, 2024
Want fries with that? If you do—and you're in Oklahoma City—they may have just gotten a robotically driven truck ride from Dallas before getting plopped in a fryer and placed in your fast food bag. California-based autonomous trucking company Kodiak Robotics and Illinois' Martin-Brower Company are trucking refrigerated freight for quick service restaurants eight times per week between the two cities.
Kodiak Unveils First ‘Driverless-Ready’ Semi-Truck Designed for Scaled Deployment, Plans Commercial Runs on I-45 This Year
by | Jan 9, 2024
Planning to launch driverless operations between Dallas and Houston later this year out of its Lancaster hub, Kodiak says its sixth-generation driverless-ready semi-truck bristles with redundancies for safe operation—building on the Mountain View, California-based company's five years of real-world testing.
Kodiak Robotics and Forward Air Roll Self-Driving Freight Runs Between Dallas and Atlanta
by | Mar 17, 2023
Mountain View, California-based Kodiak Robotics—which announced an earlier partnership last May with U.S. Xpress to launch autonomous freight service between Dallas and Atlanta—today announced it has teamed up with Forward Air Corporation to roll freight between the same two cities. Through the agreement, Kodiak and Forward say they're "operating autonomous freight service 24 hours per day, six days per week between Dallas and Atlanta, making three round trips weekly."
First Look: Waymo’s New Self‑Driving Trucking Hub Opens in Lancaster
by | Jul 6, 2022
Waymo's new hub—built from the ground up—is a $10 million investment in Lancaster that will bring "hundreds of jobs" to the community, a Waymo exec announced at its opening last week.

"This operation and Waymo's investment in the region further cements Dallas-Fort Worth as the home to autonomous vehicles in the U.S.," added Duane Dankesreiter, SVP for research and innovation at the Dallas Regional Chamber.

From Automated Airport Parking to On-Demand Rides, North Texas Boosts Autonomous Vehicle Capabilities

by | Mar 24, 2022
NCTCOG's Regional Transportation Council believes autonomous vehicles are part of the solution to North Texas' future.

From autonomous parking at DFW airport to self-driving DART shuttles to medication deliveries in McKinney—along with local hubs for Kodiak Robotics, Aurora, and TuSimple—the region could prove to be the "most robust, automated, and connected vehicle ecosystem in the country," says one official.