August 4, 2022

The Promise and Peril of One Self Driving Truck Company

by The Journal.

Background show artwork for The Journal.

Autonomous trucking company TuSimple has an ambitious goal: eliminate humans from behind the wheel and teach big rigs to drive themselves. But recently, as WSJ's Heather Somerville reports, a traffic accident brought to light technical and safety shortcomings.


Further Reading:

-Self-Driving Truck Accident Draws Attention to Safety at TuSimple 

-For Robot Trucks, Navigating Highways Is Just One Bump in the Road 


Further Listening:

-To Solve Labor Shortage, Companies Turn to Automation 

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