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  • Volvo Group invests in U.S. venture capital fund

    December 9, 2019 9:07AM by Truck News

    GOTHENBURG, Sweden – Volvo Group Venture Capital has invested in Autotech Ventures, a U.S. venture capital fund focusing on startups in the $3-trillion ground transportation sector. Autotech Ventures currently manages investment worth more than $200 million, Volvo said. The Autotech

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    Canada ill-prepared for autonomous vehicles: Senate committee

    January 31, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    OTTAWA, ON – Canada is ill-prepared for the arrival of autonomous and connected vehicles – even though driverless cars are already a reality, Canada’s Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has concluded.

    The committee responded this week with 16 recommendations to help prepare for the technology to come, calling for such things as a national strategy and cybersecurity measures to maintain public safety and confidence.

    “We are on the cusp of a transportation revolution, and Canada must be ready. Cities were ill-prepared when ride sharing came to Canada. We cannot afford to repeat this mistake,” said Senator Dennis Dawson, deputy chairman of the committee.

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    Daimler names Fleetboard GM

    December 22, 2017 12:00AM by Heavy Duty Trucking|Today's Trucking partner

    PORTLAND, OR — Daimler has named Volker Hansen as the new general manager for Fleetboard GmbH where he will act as the head of digital solutions and services for commercial vehicles.