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Velodyne, Trunk.Tech Autonomous Trucking Partnership Highlighted in Media
Jan 29, 2021 | By Velodyne Lidar

Autonomous trucks offer great promise to the transportation industry. They can supplement labor gaps, save fuel costs and enhance logistics. Autonomous trucks can also improve safety and help reduce truck accident rates.

Velodyne Lidar and Trunk.Tech will collaborate in developing next-generation autonomous heavy trucks and to accelerate commercialization of driverless trucks in China’s logistics market.
Velodyne Lidar and Trunk.Tech will collaborate in developing next-generation autonomous heavy trucks and to accelerate commercialization of driverless trucks in China’s logistics market.

Brielle Jaekel wrote a story in Supply & Demand Chain Executive on Velodyne working with Trunk.Tech to accelerate the growth of driverless technology in logistics processes.

The article noted the companies are working “together to create products equipped with lidar that bring sophistication to high-speed transportation processes. This software creates high-quality object awareness and detection capabilities of unmanned heavy trucks.”

A story in Novus Light Technologies Today quoted Dr. Zhang TianLei, CEO of Trunk.Tech, saying:

Trunk.Tech uses Velodyne’s lidar, including Puck™, Ultra Puck™ and Velarray H800 sensors (shown here), as core sensor hardware in its autonomous trucks.
Trunk.Tech uses Velodyne’s lidar, including Puck™, Ultra Puck™ and Velarray H800 sensors (shown here), as core sensor hardware in its autonomous trucks.

“Velodyne sensors, combined with our multi-sensor fusion algorithms, enable trucks to achieve high-precision, long-range real-time sensing to support autonomous driving on complex road environments. Velodyne has the expertise and manufacturing scale to help us transform trucking and our companies share a strong focus on vehicle safety.”

Other media that covered this news include Yahoo! Finance, Auto Connected Car News and Green Car Congress.

To read the Supply & Demand Chain Executive article, please go to: Driverless Trucks Move Forward in China’s Logistics Market.

To review the Novus Light Technologies Today story, please access: Velodyne Lidar and Trunk.Tech Partner in Autonomous Trucking.

About Velodyne Lidar

Velodyne Lidar (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) ushered in a new era of autonomous technology with the invention of real-time surround view lidar sensors. Velodyne, the global leader in lidar, is known for its broad portfolio of breakthrough lidar technologies. Velodyne’s revolutionary sensor and software solutions provide flexibility, quality and performance to meet the needs of a wide range of industries, including autonomous vehicles, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), robotics, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), smart cities and security. Through continuous innovation, Velodyne strives to transform lives and communities by advancing safer mobility for all.

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