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Startup Firm Unveils Prototype Autonomous Truck

Yet another startup tech firm has rolled into the autonomous truck arena. San Mateo, Calif.-based Embark publicly revealed its prototype self-driving truck on Feb. 24. The company, which gained approval from the State of Nevada earlier this year to beg…

This self-driving truck startup wants drivers to keep their jobs

A new self-driving truck startup, Embark, has revealed its first autonomous vehicle, and is set to begin testing in Nevada. The company has eschewed the typical self-driving fare of passenger vehicles, despite many rivals focusing their development att…

Economic Watch: Home Sales, Consumer Sentiment Rise as Fed Mulls Rake Hike

There are increasing signs the U.S. economy is gaining momentum in the first quarter of the year with gains in home sales and consumer confidence, but it is also fueling speculation that interest rates could head higher as soon as next month. Sales of …

Autonomous trucks: The reality is setting in

Despite the recent lawsuit filed against self-driving truck systems maker Otto and its new owner, Uber , regarding the theft of autonomous vehicle trade secrets as well as the ongoing reluctance among both motorists and truckers regarding the acceptanc…

TMW Systems Appoints Senior Vice President and General Manager

Ray West has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of TMW Systems’ portfolio of transportation management systems, the company announced. In his new role, West will oversee all of TMW’s TMS properties, including the TMW.Suite, Innovative, TL2000, and TruckMate platforms.

Daimler names five new executives to its aftermarket and operations organization

PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has made five appointments to its aftermarket and operations areas. Effective June 1, Rich Simons will take on the role of general manager of aftermarket parts sales; general manager of central service

U.S. Cross-Border Freight Value Inches Higher, Trucking’s Share Falls

The value of freight moved between the U.S. and its border neighbors increased in December for the third time in five months following a string of declines, according to new figures released Thursday by the Transportation Department. U.S.-North America…

Embark unveils new self-driving truck technology

SAN MATEO, Calif. — Embark, a new developer of self-driving technologies, unveiled its self-driving truck technology today. The company, which gained approval by the State of Nevada earlier this year to begin testing its truck on public roads, says it has