My friend and fellow NACFE analyst Dave Schaller called me awhile back to talk about a thought that had just […]
Authors: Jack Roberts
Jack Roberts is a transportation journalist who has been covering North American commercial vehicles for 25 years and has developed a reputation as a leading authority/futurist concentrating on new trucking technology, including autonomous vehicles, battery electric trucks and emerging blockchain technology.
Is it Time to Talk About Autonomous Infrastructure?
When autonomous trucks first debuted back in 2015, I assumed that the technology would rely heavily on “smart” infrastructure as […]
The Hydrogen-Autonomous Intersection
I have a confession to make: As often as I write about autonomous trucks, my default setting when I’m thinking […]
ZF Calls An Autonomous Audible
Truck OEMs and suppliers are notoriously tight-lipped about their future plans and designs — particularly when it comes to the […]
The Autonomous Age in Trucking Is About to Begin
Flash back in time to 2015 when the first hints of an autonomous future for trucking appeared, and it seemed […]
Autonomous Truck Inspection Procedures Begin to Take Shape
Will the 2027 Emissions Regulations Jump-Start Autonomous Technology Adoption by Fleets?
A Modest Reward for Early Autonomous Adopters?
Autonomous Trucks and the Authorities
Autonomous Field Trials Begin
A Ride with Plus AI
Autonomous Trucks: A Personal Perspective
Study Finds Autonomous Trucking Could Ultimately Impact 94% of Operator Hours on the Road
Shippers’ Influence on New Tech Adoption
A Cascade of Autonomous Cash
A Helping Human Hand
Will Autonomous Trucks be Disposable Trucks?
A Driverless Future
A Day at the (Robot) Races
Will Supply Chain Stresses Supercharge Autonomous Truck Development?
What’s the Best Powertrain for an Autonomous Truck?
NACFE’s Three Laws of Autonomous Trucking
Autonomous Partnership to Focus on Uptime
Autonomous Trucks and Law Enforcement
The Insurance Angle
In the Beginning
Autonomous Trucks from the Shippers’ Perspective
AVs are ODD
Is AV an Autonomous or Automated Vehicle?
Three Ways Autonomous Technology is Progressing Outside of Trucking
Need For Positive Cash Flow Has Changed
Major Money and Mergers Mark a New Phase of Autonomous Truck R&D
What About the Drivers?
The Human Imperative
Preparing for an Autonomous Future
The Fleet of the Future
Autonomous Building Blocks
Autonomous Truck Design
A Cure for Congestion
Distribution Yards — An Early Autonomous Test Bed
The Five Forces Driving Disruption in Trucking Today
Predicting the future is a tricky business that can leave even experts in their fields looking foolish in hindsight. Many […]