10 things eft’s been reading this week
The autonomy economy
Almost every day now sees a new advance in autonomous technology in the transport sector. This ranges from middle-mile vans, to heavy rigs, to delivery robots, to ships and even trains. Whilst we shouldn’t get carried away and expect to sit back and let the robots do all the driving just yet, there are really exciting advances going on all the time. So, this week we take a snapshot at how innovators are hoping to change our economy through autonomous vehicles and robots.
How will autonomy shape the UK shipping industry? [Ship Technology]
Autonomous Trains Are Ready to Roll. [Fortune]
New Study Reveals Autonomous Technology, Not Wanted By Car Owners. [Business Times]
Japan's demographics make good case for self-driving cars. [Financial Times]
To hear more about smart new tech in the transportation sector, book your ticket to 21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America.