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Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service

The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 21st, 2019

Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service

The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 21st, 2019

USPS tests self-driving trucks for mail delivery

The U.S. Postal Service started an autonomous mail delivery service test Tuesday with self-driving startup TuSimple......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 22nd, 2019

Postal Service to test autonomous semi trucks for hauling mail across state lines

The U.S. Postal Service this month will experiment with self-driving semi-trucks transporting mail between distribution centers in Phoenix a.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 21st, 2019

USPS Starts Testing Self-Driving Trucks For Long Hauls

The US Postal Service (USPS) has awarded TuSimple, a global self-driving truck company, a contract to haul mail across the country with self-driving trucks, a move that could save the money-losing government a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 22nd, 2019

For the first time ever U.S. mail will be carried by self-driving trucks

The U.S. Postal Service looks to add self-driving trucks to their fleet......»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 22nd, 2019

FedEx aims to boost service, profit more from online shopping

FedEx Corp said on Thursday it will begin offering Sunday residential delivery and handoff fewer e-commerce packages to the U.S. Postal Service, as it works to bolster service and wring more profits out of the online shopping boom......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 30th, 2019

Postal Service reports more losses as mail delivery slumps

The U.S. Postal Service is reporting another quarterly loss. That's because strong gains in package deliveries were outweighed by an unrelenting decline in mail volume and the costs of its health care and pension obligations......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 11th, 2018

UPS to deploy an electric delivery truck later this year

United Parcel Service Inc. said Tuesday that, in collaboration with Thor Trucks Inc., it will develop and test a fully-electric medium-duty.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 31st, 2018

UPS to test Thor Trucks Inc."s new electric vehicle

UPS will collaborate with Thor Trucks Inc. to develop and test a fully electric delivery truck in Los Angeles. The truck is expected to be ready for deployment later this year. The Thor electric delivery truck will have a driving range of about 10.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2018

UPS and Thor collaborate to test electric delivery trucks

United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) today announced a collaboration with read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 1st, 2018

Walmart, Ford partner to test grocery delivery with self-driving cars

Walmart Inc. said Wednesday it was partnering with Ford Motor Co. to test a grocery delivery service using self-driving vehicles. The pilot program is taking place in Miami-Dade County in Florida. Walmart said Postmates, .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2018

Why Ford Teamed Up With Walmart to Test Self-Driving Deliveries

Ford Motor Company NYSE F and urban delivery start up Postmates are teaming up with Walmart NYSE WMT to test a delivery service for Walmart customers using prototype self driving Ford vehicles Ford announced on Wednesday Ford has been testing autonomous.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqNov 14th, 2018

UPS and FedEx plunge on more fears about Amazon Air

Forget about drones and armies of people driving Amazon trucks. One big Wall Street firm thinks Amazon's plan to build up its air freight delivery service may be what really winds up hurting UPS and FedEx......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 4th, 2018

Weather forces Postal Service to suspend some mail delivery

USPS said its employees will also not be collecting mail or packages in parts of at least 10 states Wednesday due to extremely cold weather......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 30th, 2019

Walmart plans grocery home-delivery pilot that includes KC

Walmart will test a new service that will have its workers delivering groceries directly to fridges in shoppers’ homes and garages, and Kansas City consumers will be among the guinea pigs. The service, called Walmart InHome, reflects the escalati.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2019

Waymo to resume self-driving truck testing in Arizona

The autonomous vehicle startup, which spun off from Google, will test its semi-trucks on Valley freeways — and the company is not alone in its push to test driverless trucks in Arizona......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2019

Ford partners with robots maker Agility Robotics in mobility service push

Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics to assist self-driving delivery vans drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2019

USPS Is Testing Self-Driving Trucks to Move Mail and Packages Between Cities

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Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 21st, 2019

USPS Is Testing Self-Driving Delivery Trucks

The USPS is beginning a two-week trial of self-driving tractor-trailer rigs between Phoenix and Dallas, using technology developed by TuSimple, a Beijing- and San Diego-based startup......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 21st, 2019

TuSimple Revs Up U.S. Postal Service

Self-driving truck startup TuSimple announced today that .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 21st, 2019