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Daimler offers self-driving big rigs as Tesla plots truck debut

By: Bloomberg     8th January 2019 Daimler will start selling a heavy-duty truck in the U.S. this year that’sle to brake, accelerate and steer at all speeds on its own. This will coincide with the planned launch of electric-car leader Tesla’s Semi truck, which will stoke competition at a time when demand in North America is... 

Hancock and Rio Tinto open new Pilbara mine

By: Esmarie Iannucci     9th October 2018 Miners Rio Tinto and Hancock Prospecting have opened the Baby Hope mine, marking the fourth mine to be developed at the Hope Downs operation, since the miners formed their Pilbara joint venture (JV) in mid-2005. The JV partners said that the development of the Baby Hope deposit would assist in... 

Rio completes first fully autonomous haul

By: Esmarie Iannucci     2nd October 2017 Mining major Rio Tinto has successfully completed the first fully autonomous rail journey at its Pilbara iron-ore operations. The miner on Monday said that the nearly 100-km pilot run was completed without a driver on board, making it the first fully autonomous heavy haul train journey ever... 

Robot ghost ships to extend miner's technology drive to seas

By: Bloomberg     7th June 2017 BHP Billiton, the world’s biggest mining company, is studying the introduction of giant, automated cargo ships to carry everything from iron-ore to coal as part of a strategic shift that may disrupt the $334-billion global shipping industry. “Safe and efficient autonomous vessels carrying BHP... 

How engineers are revolutionising the automotive industry: five major trends

20th March 2017 Find out which new major trends are shaping the automotive industry. 

Unique concept recognised with prestigious prize

28th November 2016 Case IH autonomous tractor development takes silver medal in SIMA awards scheme Prize awarded by SIMA organization / Recognition of Autonomous Concept Vehicle’s potential to make both machinery and labour more productive / Tractor based on proven. Case IH Magnum drivetrain / Design focus is on... 


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