Carnegie Mellon University
December 04, 2017

Rajkumar quoted on semi-autonomous big rigs in city and highway settings

With the recent announcement of Tesla's electric 18-wheeler, the conversation on autonomous vehicles is moving toward applications for trucking companies. Raj Rajkumar says that trucks and cars present their own distinct challenges: a truck can easily traverse predictable stretches of highway, but its large size, multiple blind spots, and wide turning radius present different challenges for urban environments than smaller cars would. Read more.