According to Reuters, driverless trucks are now doing deliveries on Sweden's public roads, a world's first.
Freight operators are under pressure to reduce delivery times, cut emissions and face a growing shortage of drivers.
Schenker picked Einride over established truckmakers as the T-Pod straddles the two biggest sector transformations: digitization and electrification, CEO Jochen Thewes said.
“We believe that Einride is the best concept out there for now,” he said.
|"A few of the prototype vehicles we’ve created will leave the test track and hit the familiar roads of Mountain View."|
|“One of nearly two dozen attacks on driverless vehicles over the past two years.”|
|“The takeoff point is the robo-taxi.”|
|Alternatives to Traditional Tyres|
|“Recent advances in the field of artificial intelligence.”|
|“A two-legged robot created by Agility Robotics, designed to get your delivery from a car to your door.”|
|“Many [Silicon Valley] parents now have serious concerns about tech's impact on kids' psychological and social development.”|
|The (Very Scary) People of Public Transit|
|Recycled Vacuum Lamps|
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|“For the first time in the history of life, we can affect the future of our evolution.”|
|“The company is losing billions, has essentially no underlying value, and its business could be hammered overnight.”|
|“A deep fake sex video emerges in a Google search of your name.”|
|“Self-driving trucks will begin hauling mail between USPS facilities.”|
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|“How these systems are being fused together to design new regimes of totalitarian surveillance and control.”|