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Volvo using AI to transform trucking

2019-06-25T14:15:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Sweden’s Volvo Group is to jointly develop an artificial intelligence (AI) system to enable driverless commercial vehicles to use public roads in an agreement with US software company Nvidia…

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Surgere joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

2019-06-24T16:08:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Digital supply chain and packaging specialist Surgere has become a member of the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (Bita), a US-based organisation aimed at helping to educate, advocate and establish standards for blockchain applications in the transport industry.

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Jason Walker becomes COO at United Road

2019-06-24T15:49:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Jason Walker (pictured) has been appointed chief operating officer (COO) of finished vehicle transporter United Road, replacing Mark Anderson who became the company’s president and CEO at the start of the year.

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Russia confirms Khrabrovo as location for BMW plant in Kaliningrad

2019-06-24T12:44:00+01:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Following February’s news that BMW planned to build a vehicle assembly plant in the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad, which lies between Lithuania and Poland on the Baltic coast, the government’s official news source, Russian Gazette, has reported it will be in the Khrabrovo Industrial Park.

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Nio begins delivery of ES6 in China

2019-06-19T13:06:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Chinese electric vehicle (EV) start-up, Nio, has started delivering its ES6 model to users in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. The vehicle, its second mass production model after the ES8, is a five-seater, long range SUV…

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