trucks

Moveable

Autonomous Semis Could Help Solve Trucking’s Major Labor Shortage

In 2016, US trucking had a shortage of 36,500 drivers.
Tracey Lindeman
1.29.18
Mars Auto

This Startup Is Using 'Euro Truck Simulator 2' to Train Self-Driving Trucks

The realistic driving sim is perfect for teaching an AI to drive on the highway.
Matthew Gault
9.25.17
Big Sur

'American Truck Simulator' Is Closing a Virtual Highway Because of a Landslide IRL

"Its reopening in our 'American Truck Simulator' will depend entirely on real world events."
Emanuel Maiberg
7.20.17
Van-slay-tion barrier

Watch This Very Effective Anti-Terror Barrier Absolutely Decimate a Truck

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Ben Sullivan
5.5.17
going places

How Platoons of Smart Trucks Will Save Fuel and Attract Drivers

A California company is teaching semis to play follow the leader.
Corin Faife
4.14.17
News

GPS Is Sending Runaway Trucks Through a Tiny Arkansas Town

Is over-reliance on machines to blame?
Jordan Pearson
1.3.17
tech

It's Time to Start Thinking of Amazon as a Transportation Company

The company just unveiled a huge data-hauling semi-truck called Snowmobile, following plans for cargo planes and of course, delivery drones.
Samantha Cole
12.1.16
Sweden

Sweden Is Testing an Electric Road for Trucks

The road is part of the country’s plan to have all of its vehicles fossil fuel-free by 2030.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.25.16
You'll Sleep When You're Dead

Despite Plenty of Anti-Sleep Gadgets, Truckers Still Fall Asleep at the Wheel

Only truly self-driving cars will fix the problem.
Joseph Jaafari
1.20.16
LA

This Futuristic Exploration Vehicle Is a ‘Swiss Army Knife on Wheels’

Motherboard travelled to LA county to check out the 'KiraVan,' a test bed for travel tech.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
1.6.16
machines

This Is What Lockheed Martin's Laser Weapon Can Do to a Truck From a Mile Away

Laser weapons might finally be here.
Victoria Turk
3.5.15
YouTube

The Internet Can Now Satisfy Every Toddler’s Most Compulsive Video Content Needs

And it turns out what they want is trucks. Lots of trucks. Occasionally dogs, but mostly trucks.
Tess Lynch
2.6.15
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