How auto transport is going in Oakley
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With its $7.9 billion acquisition of Ford Motor Co., Oakley Transportation Group Inc. is gearing up to start a new fleet of fully automated trucks and SUVs.
The Oakley pickup and delivery company has already begun testing its fleet of SUVs and pickup trucks, and it plans to expand the fleet to a total of four, said Kevin Buhl, Oakley’s vice president of sales and marketing.
Buhl said the trucks and pickup fleet would be able to drive through cities in a matter of minutes.
It would be powered by a new Tesla electric drivetrain and would have an all-electric interior, he said.
It’s expected to be delivered in 2019.
Busses will also be fully automated, meaning drivers won’t need to touch the steering wheel.
Buses will be powered and have the same range of up to 1,500 miles.
It is expected to start in 2021.
The trucking company is also developing new products, such as a line of low-cost electric trailers, that can be used for a variety of tasks.
It also is developing a system to remotely operate some of the trucks.
Bustos is a company that makes autonomous cars.
It has developed a drone for delivery that uses an on-board computer and radar to see what it is delivering.
Buhn said the company is developing an app for Uber to use to order Uber pickups.
Bazillero is a Spanish electric vehicle company.
Its drone delivery system uses a smart drone and GPS to deliver cars to customers, and then the drones can fly back to its factory in Spain.
It sells its drones to several European cities.
Boeing is working on a new electric vehicle for delivery, a version of the company’s 787 Dreamliner.
The Dreamliner, which debuted in 2013, has a range of 200 miles.
Bryan is a trucking business, which makes trailers and semi-trucks.
It currently operates trucks in Chicago, Detroit, Las Vegas and St. Louis.
With its $7.9 billion acquisition of Ford Motor Co., Oakley Transportation Group Inc. is gearing up to start a new…