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Driving us round the bend
There so much to cover when it comes to developments in autonomous transport that it’s driving us round the bend! This week we take a look at the bots, trucks, vans and drones trying to take advantage of artificial intelligence and become a commercial reality on our pavements, streets and even skies.
In Japan and China, robots could soon deliver food to your doorstep. [CNBC]
FAA grants first drone airline approval for UPS. [Flight Global]
What’s Driving The Future Of Autonomous Delivery? [PYMNTS.com]
Reasons for self-driving semis start to add up. [FleetOwner]
Scania AXL, a fully autonomous concept truck without a cabin. [designboom]
5G driverless delivery van appears in Beijing. [The Telegraph]
Tech Startups Cite Progress on Path to Self-Driving Trucks. [Transport Topics]
Your order is on its way, thanks to teleoperated delivery vehicles. [CNBC]
Waymo expands self-driving technology to Class 8, last mile delivery trucks. [Supply Chain Dive]
Self-Driving Startup Embark Raises $70 Million, Opens Freight Transfer Hubs For Robot Big Rigs. [Forbes]
To hear more on the cutting edge of technology in logistics and transport, then time is running out to book your ticket to the Logistics CIO Forum: North America.