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Autonomous Truck Convoys Could Cut Fuel Consumption By 15%

The Japanese New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has been working on autonomous truck convoys, and a recent experiment with a single human-operated lead truck and 3 autonomous follower trucks led to fuel consumption savings of 15%.

(via Verge)

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    All driving jobs will be eliminated in the next 15-20 years….. sorry cab/truck/airpor-tshuttle/airplane drivers
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