“By the end of this year, the trucks will for the first time start traveling alone, without human minders like Jenkins, as two major companies – Aurora and Kodiak Robotics – launch fully autonomous trucks in Texas.

The advent of robot trucks could have a massive impact on America’s supply chain, dramatically reducing the time it takes to transport goods from place to place and unbinding the trucking industry from the costs and physical limitations of human labor.”

From Washington Post.