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Facebook activates Safety Check after truck attack kills dozens in Nice, France

Tool for informing contacts on the social network that you are safe is turned on after a truck rams a crowd in Nice, France.

By 15 July 2016

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Sweden opens 1.2 mile long electric highway for trucks

The highway will charge electric trucks using overhead wires and is finally open for trials.

By 24 June 2016

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This toy truck can probably power slide better than you (Tomorrow Daily 367 show notes)

We're not saying it's a better driver than he is, but we *are* saying we want to challenge it to a drift contest against our very own Tim Stevens.

By 19 May 2016

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Self-driving toy rally truck teaches itself how to drift (Tomorrow Daily 367)

Small truck's platform includes an algorithm that teaches it how to navigate turns at high speeds; also, a tiny home that can rotate toward and away from the sun.

By 19 May 2016

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Google's Waze tests carpooling as Otto's self-driving semi trucks hit the road (CNET Update)

Until a self-driving car can take you to work, Google is testing out a carpool feature in Waze. Also: Truck drivers could give an old truck some self-driving smarts with the help of a startup.

By 18 May 2016

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Semi trucks gain self-driving powers with Otto

A startup is working on retrofitting big rigs with sensors for hands-free travel. But this isn't the first time we've heard about smart semis.

By 18 May 2016

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Police camouflage surveillance truck as Google Maps van

Technically Incorrect: Philadelphia police admit that one of their surveillance trucks masqueraded as one of Google's. It had a Google Maps logo on its side window.

By 15 May 2016

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Driverless truck convoy platoons across Europe

A fleet of autonomous trucks linked into a single coordinated group safely complete a week-long transportation challenge held by the Dutch.

By 8 April 2016

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The Last Taco Truck in Silicon Valley

Ingenuity, betrayal, and a killer habanero sauce. All these and more in CNET's tech fiction debut.

By 3 March 2016

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Own a full-size 'Transformers' Optimus Prime semi truck

Save the world from the inevitable robot invasion by investing in Optimus Prime. The massive fire-emblazoned semi from "Transformers" is going up for auction.

By 6 January 2016