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Daimler Trucks begins testing automated trucks on public roads

Development and testing of trucks with SAE Level 4 intent technology on public roads in Virginia  Follows extensive testing and safety validation on closed loop track Torc Robotics is part of the global development network within the recently established Daimler Trucks Autonomous Technology Group Martin Daum, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG,

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Torc Robotics breaks ground on building expansion to accommodate growing team 

on August 13, 2019

Torc Robotics, a leader in self-driving vehicle systems, is breaking ground this week on a new headquarters expansion that will almost double the existing space. The 15,800-square-foot addition will serve Torc’s growing team, which is expected to expand significantly with Daimler Trucks’ pending acquisition of a majority stake in the Blacksburg-based company.  Torc and Daimler

Daimler Trucks agrees to acquire majority stake in Torc Robotics to create technology powerhouse for automated trucks

on March 29, 2019

BLACKSBURG/STUTTGART/PORTLAND— Daimler Trucks, a division in the Daimler Group, the inventor of the truck and world’s largest manufacturer of heavy and medium trucks, and Torc Robotics, a pioneer in autonomous driving solutions, are joining forces in a one-of-a-kind combination to commercialize highly automated trucks (SAE Level 4) on U.S. roads. Going beyond an OEM/supplier relationship, the

Torc, Transdev partner on fully autonomous, shared shuttle

on January 7, 2019

Las Vegas (USA) – January 7, 2019 – Torc Robotics, a leading autonomous technology provider, and Transdev, operator and global integrator of mobility solutions, are partnering on a fully autonomous shuttle platform. The partners are integrating Torc’s L4 Asimov self-driving software into the i-Cristal’s embedded intelligence system. The companies announced their partnership Monday during a

Bordrin Motor Corporation partners with leading self-driving car company Torc Robotics

on January 2, 2019

BLACKSBURG, VA – Torc Robotics and Bordrin have partnered to develop Level 4 self-driving electric vehicles for mobility services in smart cities. The partnership will incorporate Torc’s Asimov SAE Level 4 self-driving vehicle capabilities with Bordrin’s advanced and long-range electric vehicles. This partnership targets one of the world’s largest economies where cities are being built


Becoming an Autonomous Vehicle Engineer – Part 3: Beyond Coding

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Autonomous vehicles have the potential to revolutionize transportation as we know it. This tech is also creating new and exciting jobs in the fields of engineering. In part one of this blog series, we outlined how to get started finding a career in the space. Part two discussed some of the most important coding languages

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Becoming an Autonomous Vehicle Engineer – Part 2: Software Skills

on August 13, 2019

In part one of this blog series, we covered how to get started on your journey to becoming an autonomous vehicle engineer. Now, you may want to know what coding languages and software to learn in order to solidify your spot on a team creating the future of transportation.   See – Think – Act 

Becoming an Autonomous Vehicle Engineer – Part 1: Beginning the Journey 

on July 18, 2019

Part 1 of 3 in Torc’s series about how to prepare for a career creating autonomous vehicles. Imagine creating a machine that can perform all the complex decisions and behaviors that a human does while driving.  A human driver on the highway at 70mph must navigate safely to their destination all while tracking and adapting

Applying to Torc – 10 tips for navigating the interview process

on June 21, 2019

Congratulations for applying to join the Torc team! You’ve chosen to work to forward your career with a group of innovative engineers who have spent over a decade working to increase safety, accessibility, and freedom through autonomous technology.  You’ve submitted your application, what happens next? The process varies from role to role, but generally we

How we share the road with pedestrians

on June 12, 2018

Asimov real-world pedestrian scenarios We don’t just share the road with other vehicles. We share the road with people as they walk, run and bike to their destinations. Our autonomous car system, Asimov, is designed to treat people differently than cars, because they move differently. Torc’s number one priority has always been safety. While navigating


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