Startups working on self-driving trucks have stalled, Axios reporter finds

By Mark Brodie
Published: Monday, May 1, 2023 - 11:27am

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Arizona has been an early adopter in welcoming companies developing autonomous commercial trucking driving technology. But reporter Joann Muller reports that several startups working on self-driving trucks have stalled in the early months of 2023.

This leaves fewer companies to deliver on a huge promise to make freight transportation safer, more efficient, and help meet growing demand during a nationwide driver shortage.

Muller is the transportation correspondent for Axios and has been reporting on this issue. She joined The Show to talk about what she has learned.

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