Volvo Trucks puts its first commercial autonomous vehicles into action
Volvo Trucks has put its first fully commercial autonomous vehicles on the road - first published on www.ITSInternational.com
Norwegian mining company Brønnøy Kalk AS is about to start using six autonomous Volvo FH trucks to transport limestone over a five-kilometre stretch from an open pit mine to a nearby port.
According to Sasko Cuklev, director autonomous solutions, at Volvo Trucks: “Transportation is really the lifeblood, the pulse of societies, it drives prosperity for business and the people. In the near future, we will start to see self-driving trucks from Volvo on our roads becoming a part of our society.”
Ann-Sofi Karlsson, director human factors for automation, Volvo Trucks, added: “Automation comes in many forms and applications, from advanced driver support systems to self-driving trucks. We are putting huge effort into solutions that will make life easier for drivers and operators – making the job more attractive and safer.”