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Self-driving trucks cut fuel consumption by 10%

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  • 20TOFHP02_12
Published 2020-02-01 by SAE International in United States
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Enhancing safety and helping combat driver shortages are two benefits that heavy-duty autonomous-truck proponents have preached during development. You can now add significant fuel savings to the list.

Results of a new study from the University of California San Diego's Jacobs School of Engineering and TuSimple show that the San Diego-based company's autonomous technology reduces fuel consumption of heavy-duty trucks by at least 10%.