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    Semi Autonomous: Automated controls won’t replace truck drivers anytime soon

    March 13, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    It’s easy to become excited by all the talk about autonomous controls. If you buy into the hype, you might convince yourself that trucks will soon be able to accelerate, brake, and steer on their own. Daimler Trucks North America

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    Bosch unveils emerging safety, self-driving tech

    May 28, 2018 12:00AM by Jim Park

    FLAT ROCK, Mich. — With technology about to transform transportation as we know it, global automotive technology supplier Bosch is right in the thick of things. The company has an extensive list of partnerships with new and established “mobility” manufacturers extending across automation, connectivity and electrification …

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    Burns offers vision of industry to come

    October 23, 2017 12:00AM by Deborah Lockridge

    ORLANDO, FL – Automated vehicle technologies, vehicle electrification, and the rise of transportation as a service (think ride-share services like Uber and Lyft) are creating a “transformational change” in the transportation industry. But what does that mean for trucking?

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    Industry faces time of change: Laskowski

    May 1, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    BANFF, AB – From discussions about driver training to negotiations around the North American Free Trade Agreement, Canada’s trucking industry is facing a time of significant change. And the Canadian Trucking Alliance is in the midst of it all.

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    Fully autonomous vehicles still years away: panel

    May 1, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    BANFF, AB – Announcements about various advances in autonomous vehicles are coming fast and furious. Demonstrations have been held on tracks and highways alike. In its latest budget, Ontario even committed $80 million over five years to create an Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network. Just don’t expect driverless trucks to be a reality anytime soon.

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    Long haul share shrinks, automation grows: Volvo

    June 29, 2016 12:00AM by John G Smith

    SHIPPENSBURG, PA – Volvo Trucks North America expects long haulers to account for a shrinking portion of the truck market in coming years, as the industry responds to pressures including a driver shortage and recent upgrades to the Panama Canal.