Archive for the ‘Autonomous Trucks’ Category

Meritor WABCO Lays the Roadmap to Highly Automated Trucks – Autonomous Trucks 2015

November 13th, 2015 at 4:51pm

Alan Korn is the Director Vehicle Dynamics & Control at Meritor WABCO. He talks with John McElroy about where the trucking industry is right now in regards to automation and where it will be in the next 5 to 10 years. While some technologies are available now, Korn thinks we’ll see a gradual evolution of technology being employed.

Peterbilt Wants to Help Truck Drivers, Not Replace Them – Autonomous Trucks 2015

November 13th, 2015 at 3:50pm

Bill Kahn is the Principal Engineer & Manager Advanced Concepts at Peterbilt Motors. He talks with John McElroy about where the truck builder stands on autonomous technology. While it is working and testing a number of technologies, Peterbilt is looking to help the driver, not replace them.

Automated Robots Could Transform Trucking – Autonomous Trucks 2015

November 12th, 2015 at 4:55pm

Steve Toebes is the VP of Engineering at Harvest Automation. The company makes autonomous robots that are mainly used in warehouses and on farms where they perform mundane, tedious work. In the following clip, Steve talks with John McElroy about marrying the trucking industry with automated robots.

Volvo Moves From Active Safety Toward Automation – Autonomous Trucks 2015

November 12th, 2015 at 2:55pm

Magnus Rilbe is the Manager of Vehicle Dynamics & Active Safety at AB Volvo. He talks with John McElroy about how the truck arm of Volvo is working toward self-driving trucks. It currently has good vehicle dynamics and has been working with active safety for years, but now the truck maker is moving toward automation.

Nevada Out in Front of Autonomous Regulations – Autonomous Trucks 2015

November 12th, 2015 at 11:46am

Jude Hurin is the Services Manager at the Nevada DMV. He talks with John McElroy about how the state is out in front of other states and countries in regards to regulation for autonomous technology and how it’s working so the program continues to be successful.

Improving Truck Safety & Efficiency Through Platooning – Autonomous Trucks 2015

November 12th, 2015 at 10:14am

Joshua Switkes is the Founder and CEO of Peloton Technology. He talks with John McElroy about how the Californian startup is working to improve truck safety and efficiency by electronically linking them together, what’s called platooning. At the moment Peloton is working on both retrofit and OEM solutions that should be hitting the market in the near future.

Coming Soon: Autoline on the Road from Autonomous Trucks 2015

November 11th, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Join John McElroy as he visits Autonomous Trucks 2015! Autoline is bringing you ongoing coverage of the latest industry insights about self-driving trucks.

Keep checking Autoline.tv as we post the latest truckmaker interviews, hot off the conference floor. Personalities already scheduled to appear:

Josh Switkes with Peloton Technology, Inc.
Bill Kahn with Peterbilt
Steve Toebas with Harvest Automation
Alan Korn with Meritor WABCO
Magnus Rilbe with AB Volvo

Ongoing Autonomous Trucks Coverage
November 12, 2015
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