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The USPS test out self-driving trucks for hauling mail

May 31st, 2019 at 11:14 am » Comments Off

Self-driving truck developer TuSimple is running a two-week pilot project with the US Postal Service, moving mail between Phoenix and Dallas. THE UNITED STATES Postal Service has a lot of ways to move the 484.8 million pieces of mail it handles every day. In rural Alaska, postal workers run hovercraft, prop planes, and the occasional […]

Cars will change more in the next decade than they have in the past century

May 24th, 2019 at 3:45 am » Comments Off

While the look and feel of our cars has changed in the past 100 years, the way we drive them hasn’t. But fundamental change is coming. In the next decade, not only will the way they’re powered and wired have shifted dramatically, but we won’t be the ones driving them anymore. Some cars already have […]

How electric and driverless vehicles will change building design

May 19th, 2019 at 11:39 am » Comments Off

  The world’s first affordable automobile had a dramatic impact on residential design. On October 1, 1908, the first Model T Ford was built in Detroit. Unlike horses, most people could afford to have their own private car and keep it at their home. Between 1908 and 1927, Ford built some 15 million Model T […]

25 ton self-driving trucks to be tested on British roads for the first time

May 19th, 2019 at 11:31 am » Comments Off

The government is testing driverless trucks on the A14 highway Self-driving trucks that could help to speed up roadworks are being tested on Britain’s highways for the first time. A 25-tonne autonomous truck, capable of moving huge amounts of earth without human supervision will take to the roads on a stretch of the A14 between […]

China’s rolling out dedicated highway lanes for self-driving cars

April 24th, 2019 at 11:28 am » Comments Off

  KEEP LEFT In a bid to lead the race to fully-autonomous vehicles, China is building highways with dedicated lanes for self-driving cars. A new 62-mile stretch of freeway will have two lanes dedicated to autonomous vehicles (AVs), according to FutureCar. The idea is that the infrastructure investment will give AVs access to real-world traffic […]