Autonomous Driving Could Make or Break the Trucking Industry

Tuesday, August 28th

There has been a lot of talk this year about how quickly autonomous driving is changing passenger vehicles. Be it in autonomous taxi services or improving driver safety.

Either way, the industry is starting to garner a lot of hype. But what about autonomous trucking?

This area isn’t getting as much attention, particularly given how self-driving solutions could make trucking more efficient. It could also disrupt plenty of jobs in the process.

Generally speaking, the consensus for autonomous trucking at this point involves fleet management (or platooning). In other words, there is a lead truck controlled by a human, while one or more autonomously controlled trucks follow behind.

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