U.S. postal service to use self-driving trucks in a landmark pilot project

The implications of this pilot project has manifold benefits. It will not only lower operating costs but also improve delivery time and significantly reduce the problem of driver shortages. On Tuesday, in a development that marks a significant milestone in efforts to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight, the U.S. Postal Service stated, it…

China backs hydrogen and fuel cell technologies for a greener future

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) stated, the government will nurture and promote greener technologies, such as hydrogen and fuel cell, for the transportation market. On Tuesday, a Chinese government official stated, China back the development of hydrogen energy and fuel cell vehicle industry as part of a wider effort to promote green…

Huawei launches world’s first 5G communication hardware for automobiles

Huawei’s modile, based on its Balong 5000 5G chip, is aimed at establishing itself as a key supplier for parts for the upcoming connected car industry. On Monday, in a development that further underscores China’s ambition to position Huawei Technologies as a vehicle to further its global ambitions, the embattled tech giant stated, it has…

Chinese cyber activity on the rise in the U.S.: NSA official

Yesterday, senior officials from the Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “China’s Non-Traditional Espionage Against the United States: The Threat and Potential Policy Responses.” As per a senior U.S. intelligence official, in recent months, cyber activities by China in the United States has increased significantly. These…