How soon will self-driving trucks take over?
Several technology companies have been testing self-driving trucks in real-world conditions for several years. Drivers are in the vehicles now, but the switch could flip to full autonomous mode as early as 2023, experts say.
Will autonomous trucks be electric?
California start-up unveils autonomous electric truck with 800km-plus range. California start-up Solo AVT has unveiled its SD1, a long-haul battery-electric Class 8 truck designed specifically for autonomous driving with a range in excess of 800-kilometres.
Are driverless trucks being used?
Automated trucks have already been tested on public roads in the U.S. “We haul freight from Phoenix to Tucson every day in autonomy,” Jim Mullen, chief administrative and legal officer at automated trucking company TuSimple, told Fortune. “We’re also moving freight from Tucson to Dallas and Dallas to Orlando.”