The fantasy of a self-driving vehicle has been around almost as long as the automotive industry itself. But in the past 15 years, that dream has become a mission for many tech-driven automakers. In fact, in 2016 Lyft CEO John Zimmer famously predicted that self-driving vehicles would become so prevalent by 2025 that they would make automobile ownership nearly obsolete.
The autonomous trucking sector has found itself at the epicenter of the global mobility revolution, driven by increased freight demand and powered by advancements in sensing, behavior algorithms and machine learning. Not only are governments around the world preparing for it, but commercial firms are growing more enthusiastic about the prospect of fully self-driving trucks … Read more