Aurora opens first commercial route for driverless trucks

Aurora Innovation (AUR.O) on Wednesday opened its first lane for driverless trucks connecting Dallas and Houston, supported by its commercial trucking terminal in Houston, ahead of a launch in 2024…

Aurora said it would operate its terminals day and night, which will support more than 75 commercial loads for pilot customers.

The company will support its terminals with Command Centers which will include staff who monitor and guide the fleet.

Aurora’s move comes as federal investigations have been launched into General Motors’ (GM.N) autonomous vehicle unit Cruise, and the California Department of Motor Vehicles ordered Cruise’s self driving cars to be removed from state roads citing safety concerns.

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