Self-driv­ing truck goes 120-plus miles on de­liv­ery

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - FOOD -

Tech­nol­ogy first: An­heuser-Busch says it has com­pleted the world’s first com­mer­cial ship­ment by self-driv­ing truck, send­ing a beer-filled trac­tor-trailer on a jour­ney of more than 120 miles through Colorado. The com­pany says it teamed with self-driv­ing truck maker, Otto, and the state of Colorado for the feat. The trailer, loaded with Bud­weiser beer, be­gan the self-driv­ing trip at a weigh sta­tion in Fort Collins, Colorado, and ran along In­ter­state 25 through Den­ver be­fore wrap­ping up in Colorado Springs. The com­pany says a pro­fes­sional truck driver was on board for the en­tire route and mon­i­tored the trip from the cab’s sleeper berth. It didn’t say when the ship­ment took place. An­heuser-Busch says it hopes to see self-driv­ing tech­nol­ogy widely de­ployed. Otto was re­cently ac­quired by Uber.

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