UPS puts autonomous delivery trucks to the test on Arizona highway

UPS has been using self-driving trucks from startup TuSimple as part of trials in Arizona

UPS is looking to all kinds of new-age vehicle technologies to step up its delivery game, with electric vans, e-bikes and drones that carry smaller packages all part of the mix. It is now expressing a keen interest in autonomous heavy haulers, revealing it has spent the last couple of months testing them out along an Arizona highway and has snared a small stake in self-driving startup TuSimple, whose vehicles it used throughout the trials.

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Retro-rageous Land Cruiser pickup rolls the Outback complete with fuzzy dice

The build includes front and rear winches

As capable as it is, the all-new Patriot X1-N camping trailer is not capable of transporting itself to camp. It still needs a tow partner, and Patriot figures not just any old truck or 4x4 will do. So it secures the camper's Cruisemaster hitch to the all-new Land Cruiser-based Desert Ops Supertourer. As delightfully retro as the limited edition X1-N Desert Ops, the new Supertourer offers just the right blend of torque, cushion, utility and aggressive, dingo-spooking jewelry to pull the heavy-duty trailer (or whatever you're towing) anywhere it wants to go.

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Daimler’s first large electric semi trucks are ready to roll

Daimler has spent ages talking about electrifying its trucks, and now it's ready to deliver in a very literal way. The automaker has completed the first two units of its heavy-duty Freightliner eCascadia semis destined for customers. They're not fi...

Review: Taking the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado Bison to the High Plains

Chevrolet concocts western buffalo imagery for the Colorado midsized pickup truck through a partnership with American ...

Bison belong on the open prairie running through tall grass, over hills and scrub. That's the picture many of us have of the American High Plains thanks to countless western movies. Chevrolet concocts that imagery for the Colorado mid-sized pickup truck through a partnership with American Expedition Vehicles (AEV).

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Peloton's Automated Follow feature would allow a person to drive two trucks at once

Peloton calls its newly announced technology Automated Following

Trucking is an industry that could be shaped significantly by autonomous vehicle tech in the coming years, and enabling heavy haulers to roll along in tight formations known as platoons could be a key part of this future. Startup Peloton has an interesting new take on this concept, describing an automated following system that would effectively allow a human to drive two trucks at once.

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Hennessey's six-wheel drive, 450 bhp, off-road Goliath finally arrives

The $375,000 Hennessey Goliath 6x6 is limited to just 24 units

Six-wheeled vehicles aren't new, but they're certainly eye-catching, and we've seen a few 6x6 versions of already impressive 4x4s over the years. From Mercedes Benz's AMG G63 6x6, to Kahn Design's Flying Huntsman Defender mod, and even Hennessey Performance's own F-150 Raptor-based VelociRaptor 6X6 but there's always room for more. Now Hennessey has finally released its limited run of 24 Goliath 6x6s (based on the 2019/2020 Chevrolet Silverado) and it's a beast.

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