House approves bill to ease deployment of self-driving cars

Commercial vehicles excluded; Senate to hold hearing on autonomous trucks next week The House passed legislation on Sept. 6 that gives the Department of Transportation (DOT) the ability to set [...]

VW’s throwback-future van to ‘haul people and freight’

Could this actually be yet another play for semi-automated urban and/or last-mile delivery? Read on: at this point slated for a production arrival in 2022 for the United States, Europe and China, [...]

United Kingdom to fund trials of truck platoons

Testing involving DAF, DHL expected to take place in 2018 The United Kingdom announced it will help fund the first real-world operational trials of platooning trucks on its roads by the end of [...]