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How Amazon And Other Retailers' Supply Chains Will Boost Use Cases For Autonomous Trucks

Published: 5 Dec 2018

By Sarwant Singh, Senior Partner, Head of Mobility  & Visionary Innovation Group

Imagine this: you’re driving on the road right behind a convoy of trucks moving together fluidly like a highly synchronised chorus line. There are no glittering sequins and feathered headdresses though. Instead, there are drivers kitted out in electrode studded caps and enormous glasses. If you are particularly observant, you might also notice that it’s only the lead driver who actually seems to be driving. Then again, you don’t really need to imagine all this because real-world trials of platooning—a line of semi-autonomous trucks able to cover reasonable distances—have already begun.

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