UPS

6th July 2020

Weekly Brief: Autonomous Tech Just Got Truckin’

Self-driving start-up TuSimple announced a major development that will see its 40 self-driving trucks unleashed across an 1,100-mile stretch of highway in the American Southwest. The route reaches from...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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4th November 2019

Weekly Brief: Waymo embraces B2B against robo-taxi uncertainty

Drivers don’t like driverless cars. A decade after Google launched its self-driving car division, after hundreds of pilots on public roads by dozens of companies and increased exposure to...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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23rd September 2019

Weekly Brief: Amazon Takes 100,000 EV Punt on Start-Up With No Sales

Delivery vehicles are a fixture of the US landscape. From brown UPS trucks to boxy white US Postal Service vans, from the glaring yellow of DHL to the purple...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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Survey: Sustainability, Cost Biggest Fleet Electrification Motivations
12th October 2018

Survey: Sustainability, Cost Biggest Fleet Electrification Motivations

A study has found concerns about cost are nearly as big motivations as those around the environment in company managers’ decisions to electrify their fleets. GreenBiz and UPS’ Curve...

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2nd June 2017

Truckers leading the autonomous charge

Self-driving car concepts have taken centre stage in the consumer vehicle market but, away from the limelight, technology is having a similar impact on commercial vehicles. Fleets could gain...

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12th November 2015

Telematics changing the future of logistics

The American firm – they of the big brown delivery lorries – has actually become part of aeroplane engine maker Pratt & Whitney’s manufacturing effort. Next year, in New...

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