Goodyear, Plus collaborate on autonomous trucks’ efficiency

Goodyear, Plus collaborate on autonomous trucks' efficiency

US-domiciled Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company forms a strategic partnership with Plus (formerly, a California-headquartered global provider of self-driving truck technology  to deliver efficient, autonomous trucking solutions. The Goodyear portfolio of services, which includes connected tyres aim to improve transportation efficiency and safety for semi-trucks equipped with Plus’s Level 4 autonomous driving technology while lowering carbon emissions.  Additionally, Goodyear’s connected tyres are expected to further increase fuel economy, and  improve a vehicle’s overall performance in severe weather and extreme road conditions.

Plus is already deploying its driver-in autonomous driving solution, PlusDrive, to customers and is expected to start production of the FAW J7 L3 truck (First Automobile Works) powered by PlusDrive in the third quarter of 2021.