autonomous vehicles

Study: UK drivers not ready for autonomous vehicles

New research has revealed that two thirds of people do not feel ready to share the roads with driverless vehicles.

Top 5 trends changing trucking forever (and that includes humans)

According to a survey by Supply Chain Management World, 64% of executives believe that the insights being gleaned from big data can change the trucking industry forever.

Covid-19 and its impact on etruck development

The impact of the global pandemic will be felt for years to come as businesses and industries struggle to overcome its economic impact.

Brussels must do more to boost green truck production

A group of European giants including Nestle and Unilever is calling on Brussels to help them tackle the problem of road freight emissions.

Daimler vs Tesla. Again…

Daimler Trucks are world-class business and for many, what they say about the trucking industry goes. Although, Tesla may disagree…

Are McKinsey’s predictions a bit optimistic?

At the end of last year, McKinsey painted a pretty rosy picture of autonomous trucking. The report set out the consulting firm’s forecast for the future of autonomous truck development, and its cost implications.

10-year countdown to autonomous trucks?

New research has revealed that 76% of transport companies think autonomous trucks will be a viable option within the next decade.

Meet Vera, Volvo’s new semi

Trucks might not need a driver in the future, but they definitely need names – just ask Volvo. Not happy with just creating a driverless electric truck concept, Volvo has given it a name: Vera.

Europe leading the way in autonomous vehicles

According to MEPs in the European Parliament’s transport committee, the EU should be moving forward with driverless vehicle technology to avoid being left behind by the US and China.

Will self-driving tech make truck driving more fun

If you mention self-driving technology in truck driving circles, you do so at your own risk. Autonomous vehicles are seen by many as a threat to truckers’ jobs. However, not everyone shares that opinion.

Driverless trucks to change not replace jobs

How do you like the idea of leading a convoy of driverless trucks to their destination? That’s where the industry could be heading, if you believe the experts.

Autonomous trucks? Not so fast, says Daimler…

The world’s largest truck manufacturer, Daimler Trucks, has said Silicon Valley needs to slow down and lower expectations of self-driving lorries.