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Volvo teams up with Nvidia to develop self-driving commercial and industrial trucks
TechCrunch

Volvo and Nvidia announced a new partnership today aimed at developing the next-generation decision-making engine for Volvo Group’s fully autonomous commercial trucks and industrial service vehicles. The partnership will use Nvidia’s Drive artificial intellig… more…

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping
Gizmodo.com

Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping service. The company is pledging to spend $800 million this quarter to achieve one-day delivery as the default … more…

With 4-H, helping more students learn computer science
Blog.google

As our CEO Sundar Pichai announced today in my home state of Oklahoma, we’re making our largest ever computer science education grant from Google.org to support 4-H, the largest youth development organization in the country. This $6 million grant—made as part… more…

Cyberpunk 2077 And Other E3 Games Are Getting Outsold On Steam By American Truck Simulator DLC
Kotaku.com

It’s the most video games time of the year, with every developer and their (voice actor’s) dog showing off glamorous new games powered by multi-million dollar marketing budgets. In many cases, this has involved unfurling elaborate pre-order campaigns to coinc… more…

Volvo’s Vera autonomous trucks will transport DFDS goods on public roads
Venturebeat.com

Volvo has announced a commercial first for its autonomous Vera trucks -- a partnership with logistics company DFDS to transport goods on public roads. more…

Pre-hiring pot tests banned in Nevada
ABC News

Gov. Steve Sisolak signed Assembly Bill 132 banning most pre-hiring weed tests. more…

Starsky Robotics Becomes First Uncrewed Truck to Hit 55 MPH
Thedrive.com

To the best of our knowledge, this is the fastest an uncrewed road-legal vehicle has ever driven. more…

Volvo Trucks' electric and autonomous Vera gets its first job - Roadshow
Cnet.com

The pilot program for Vera will take place in Gothenburg, Sweden. more…

Almost Everyone Has Quit Pretending to Like the Next Big Thing in Trucking
Jalopnik.com

Remember the truck platooning? It was supposed to be the Next Big Thing in trucking—basically, one lead truck could control a string of trucks behind it, which could form a sort of electronically-connected road train—but now it seems that the real-world benef… more…

Chanel Looks to Green Technology Investments
Businessoffashion.com

The luxury giant has invested in green chemistry start up Evolved by Nature, reflecting a broader strategy of investing in clean technology. more…

Will Congress be ready with oversight?
Rollcall.com

Will Congress be ready with oversight? (First column, 14th story, link ) Related stories: A.I. Listened to People's Voices. Then Generated Their Faces... Vegas Strip robot boom coming... Advertise here more…

QOTD: Trucking Great Nineties Design in America?
Thetruthaboutcars.com

Over the past few weeks we’ve discussed 1990s car design on Wednesday’s Question of the Day entry. We spent three weeks talking about the good and three weeks talking about the bad. But those discussions were limited to body styles other than trucks — and by … more…

Truck Crashes While Hauling 130 Million Bees
Geek.com

Authorities in Montana were called to deal with a somewhat unique highway accident this week. It involved a tractor trailer and about 133 million bees. That’s probably a less than the number of […] The post Truck Crashes While Hauling 130 Million Bees appeare… more…

Why Dave & Buster's Stock Made a Big Move, and Tesla Stock Didn't
Fool.com

The restaurant's slide was way out of proportion to its earnings miss. The automaker's wiggle reflects trust issues. more…

Class One Railroads: How Did Things Get So Bad?
Forbes.com

Railroad customers are publicly objecting to escalating fines across the country's seven Class I carriers. These fines are referred to as being monopolistic, unfair, illogical, and arbitrary. more…

Indigo CEO: Agriculture Can Reverse Climate Change and Livestock Farming Has an Important Role
Forbes.com

It's not often you hear people refer to "livestock farming" and "climate change" in a positive context. Even less so among tech entrepreneurs. But one Boston-based entrepreneur is betting on agriculture to reverse climate change. more…

Volvo’s autonomous trucks just picked up their first real-world job
Slashgear.com

Volvo’s Vera electric self-driving trucks are headed to public roads with their first proper job, with the autonomous haulers set to shuttle containers to a Swedish port. Revealed in 2018, Vera is the handiwork of the Volvo Trucks division, a driverless alter… more…

Minot business leaders tout federal grant for intermodal facility - KFYR-TV
Kfyrtv.com

Minot business leaders tout federal grant for intermodal facility KFYR-TV Minot's business leaders are touting a major investment from the federal government as a chance to attract business development in the Minot. more…

Is Invoice Factoring Right For Your Small Business? - Nav
Nav.com

Is Invoice Factoring Right For Your Small Business? Nav Companies with a lull in cash flow may turn to invoice factoring to stay afloat. Is this step right for your company? Find out here. more…

Keep Your Portfolio On The Right Track With Canadian National Railway
Seekingalpha.com

Canadian National Railway is a backbone of the economy, transporting more than $250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide range of business sectors. The co more…