Automation

From adaptive, "smart" cruise control to fully self-driving vehicles, advanced technology is playing a role in how we get around and helping shape the future of transportation. This category provides news, updates and insight into the connectivity and advancements behind autonomous vehicles.

Latest from Automation

Kodiak Robotics
Technology

Kodiak launches next autonomous truckport at Ryder facility in Texas

Jan. 23, 2024
The Houston truckport will serve autonomous trucking operations on lanes extending to Dallas and Oklahoma City. The AV company intends to begin humanless freight hauling to and...
Josh Fisher | FleetOwner
From My Lane

CES 2024: The future is almost here for latest truck technology

Jan. 11, 2024
Advanced trucking technology that appeared more theoretical and far off last decade is becoming a reality.
Traxen
Emissions & Efficiency

Increase fuel efficiency through advanced cruise control

Jan. 3, 2024
A car hauling trucking company sees fuel economy increases of up to 7% after installing cruise control system that uses 3D mapping and radar to manage speed.
Einride
Technology

Einride autonomous electric transporters join GE Appliances’ full-time fleet

Nov. 29, 2023
With about 28 weekly trips over public roads, Einride’s cab-less freight EVs are part of GE Appliances’ push to decarbonize its supply chain and increase safety through robotics...
Torc Robotics
Technology

Torc’s commercialization plans include fleet-focused self-driving Cascadias in 2027

Nov. 15, 2023
Leaders from the Daimler Truck subsidiary shared how the company plans to scale its autonomous truck technology this decade. Freightliner fleet customers will be able to spec ...