0
IT

Waymo's self-driving trucks to start delivering cargo in Atlanta

Monday 12 March 2018 | 10:15 CET | News
Google's spin-off Waymo announced on its blog that will launch a self-driving trucks pilot in Atlanta from the 12 - 18 March week. The trucks will deliver freight for Google's data centres in Atlanta. The pilot represents a new step in the company's plans concerning the advancement of its technology for self-driving trucks. Over the past year, the company has been conducting road tests of Waymo's self-driving trucks in California and Arizona. The company first started testing self-driving trucks in June 2017.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: IT / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Google
Countries: United States
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Waymo self-driving minivans to deliver UPS packages during pilot in Phoenix

Published 30 Jan 2020 09:53 CET | United States
Waymo announced a new strategic partnership with UPS, starting with a first-of-its-kind deal for the Waymo Driver to deliver ...

Ericsson, Telia provide 5G connectivity for driverless Einride trucks at DB Schenker in Sweden

Published 07 Nov 2018 12:10 CET | Sweden
Ericsson said its Ericsson Radio System and Ericsson Cloud Core are enabling 5G connectivity in conjunction with Telia Company ...

Finnish govt plans to allow electronic road cargo consignment notes

Published 28 Sep 2018 12:09 CET | Finland
The Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications proposes that the use of electronic consignment notes should be permitted in ...

Norwegian govt puts electronic road haulage documentation system out to consultation

Published 01 May 2018 12:06 CET | Norway
The Norwegian government has begun a consultation on a proposal to bring in electronic road haulage documentation.Transport and ...

DeTe cooperates with Fraunhofer ESK, Hexagon and Nokia on automated driving

Published 22 Mar 2018 11:08 CET | Germany
Deutsche Telekom said it obtained centimeter-accurate cars positioning results during recent automated driving tests conducted ...

Waymo, Uber reach self-driving settlement

Published 12 Feb 2018 08:52 CET | World
Ride-hailing company Uber has reached a settlement with Google's autonomous car unit Waymo over claims that Uber stole and ...

Waymo buys more self-driving minivans from Fiat Chrysler

Published 30 Jan 2018 14:27 CET | United States
Waymo, Google's unit for developing autonomous vehicles, reached a deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to buy "thousands" of ...

Waymo passes 4 mln autonomously driven miles mark

Published 28 Nov 2017 10:59 CET | World
Waymo, the Google company developing self-driving cars, passed the 4 million autonomously driven miles mark, writes ...

Alphabet's Waymo starts testing self-driving trucks

Published 05 Jun 2017 06:26 CET | World
Alphabet's autonomous car company Waymo is exploring self-driving trucking, writes online publication BuzzFeed News citing the ...