Keep Up with Optiyol #3

January 28, 2022

Optiyol, as a transportation-focused tech company, periodically collects 5 notable news and pieces about transportation, logistics, supply chain solutions, autonomous cars, digitalization, the ai, optimization, sustainability and market news.


1- ​​TuSimple completes its first driverless autonomous truck run on public roads

TuSimple’s Autonomous Driving System (ADS) navigated 100% of the 80-mile run along surface streets and highways between a railyard in Tuscon, Arizona and a distribution center in Phoenix, which took place with no human intervention…”

It is happening.


2- Investors Are Piling Into Supply-Chain Technology

“Newly minted unicorns, or companies that exceed $1 billion valuations, in the logistics sector in 2021…”

According to news, it is likely that this trend will continue in 2022.


3- I drove an electric van cross-country for a month. It was cheaper than a normal car, but the challenges showed how far EV travel has to go.

“ I want to get an electric vehicle one day. The reduced environmental impact and lower cost are appealing…”

Even though it is not at its best yet, it is a good start for a greener future.


4- VW to Unveil Electric Version of Hippie-Era Minibus in March

VW has embarked on an ambitious push to dethrone Tesla Inc. as the global electric-car sales leader.”

The competition is heating up in a promising future.


5- Can consumers make their takeaways more sustainable?

“But as the FT's Neville Hawcock reports, convenience can carry a high cost in terms of CO2 emissions from the preparation, packaging, and transportation of fast food.”

Don’t blame transportation, the dominant polluter will surprise you.


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