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  • The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Statens Vegvesen) has granted Volvo Autonomous Solutions (V.A.S.) a new test permit that allows the testing of autonomous driving trucks without safety drivers while performing loading and unloading.

  • We sat down with our customer DHL Supply Chain to discuss autonomous trucking on the podcast All Business. No Boundaries. The discussion ranged from uses cases, progress to a fully autonomous transport solution to the partnership between DHL and Volvo Autonomous Solutions

  • Funded by the German government, the ELMAR project brings together a consortium of top-class research institutes and a diverse set of industry players ranging from material extraction companies to those developing software for optimizing material flows. As a part of the project, Volvo Group will be implementing a solution that includes electric Volvo trucks and construction equipment and TARA—the electric and autonomous transport solution for hauling.

  • Volvo Group and Rio Tinto have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a strategic partnership where Rio Tinto will supply responsibly sourced low-carbon products and solutions to Volvo Group and the companies will work towards decarbonizing Rio Tinto’s operations through piloting Volvo Group’s sustainable autonomous hauling solutions.

  • Ports and logistics centers are one of the key customer segments for Volvo Autonomous Solutions. Our solution will effectively transport high volume of goods in repetitive flows 24/7.

  • Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) and Volvo Autonomous Solutions (a part of the Volvo Group) are happy to announce Volvo has joined GMG as a new member.

  • Volvo Autonomous Solutions and Aurora have achieved the next milestone in their partnership to jointly develop on-highway autonomous trucks in the U.S. A prototype of Volvo Trucks’ flagship, long-haul VNL model, integrated with the Aurora Driver technology, was revealed today, representing an important step towards launching fully autonomous Class 8 trucks commercially in North America.

  • Volvo Autonomous Solutions, together with commercial partners, is now taking the next step towards autonomous transport solutions within the port and logistics center segment. By collecting data with a sensor-equipped truck in the port area of Gothenburg, Sweden, Volvo Autonomous Solutions is moving towards commercialization of autonomous transport solutions on both public roads and confined port areas.

  • New partnership with Aurora is important step towards safe and efficient autonomous transport solutions

  • Volvo Autonomous Solutions has partnered with Aurora Innovation OpCo Inc. to jointly develop globally leading autonomous transport solutions at scale. The partnership’s initial focus is to develop and deploy an autonomous transport solution for hub to hub applications for North America.

  • Volvo Autonomous Solutions has signed an agreement with verification experts Foretellix to jointly address the challenges of large-scale verification of autonomous driving solutions on highways and confined areas, such as mines.

  • Creating solutions capable of maximizing transport efficiency through advanced automation is the goal of an entire industry. For Volvo Autonomous Solutions, it’s likely to happen first in the controlled world of quarrying and mining.

  • The TA15 – part of the TARA autonomous transport solution from Volvo Autonomous Solutions – has won a coveted Red Dot Award for product design – the most globally-recognized mark for industrial design quality.

  • Nils Jaeger, currently President Region EMEA, Volvo Financial Services, has been appointed President of the new Volvo Group business area Volvo Autonomous Solutions. He will report to the Volvo Group President and CEO Martin Lundstedt and be a member of the Group management team.

  • The new business area, Volvo Autonomous Solutions, will accelerate the development, commercialization and sales of autonomous transport solutions. This will enable the Volvo Group to meet a growing demand and to offer the best possible solutions to customers in such segments as mining, ports and transport between logistics centers, as a complement to today’s products and services.

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