Technology that enables trucks to achieve Level 4 autonomy is being developed by Continental.
Roadmap needs to be rolled out successfully to allow self-driving vehicles to operate.
Nissan's Sunderland plant will trial 40 tonne self-driving trucks as part of a new consortium project to future proof logistics in the UK.
By Phil Lloyd, head of engineering and vehicle standards policy at the Freight Transport Association (FTA)
By Gary Brooks, CMO at Syncron
The Volvo Group has signed an agreement with Nvidia to jointly develop the decision-making system of autonomous commercial vehicles and machines.
Highways England and Blackwell, the earthworks contractor, have completed work on a short trial involving an autonomous dump truck (ADT) on the A14
The 70ft-long mobile barrier lorries were originally designed for military use to protect against roadside bombs.
Technology and innovation are key to overcoming challenges and securing the future of the industry, new research suggests.
A last-mile delivery concept using self-driving, electric pods called Ez-Pro has been unveiled by Renault at the Hannover Motor Show in Germany.
Inrix has identified corridors in the UK best suited for autonomous lorry trials and deployment.
Freight companies may discover that operating costs are not such a drag when semi-autonomous trucks can safely line up together to form an orderly, aerodynamic queue.