TuSimple apparently also showed off at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show which was held January 5-7 in Las Vegas, United States (US). TuSimple went public last year as they continue to actively test and improve their autonomous driving system designed for truck operation on the road.
In its exhibition space, TuSimple exhibited its Class 8 International tractor equipped with its sensors and self-driving software. TuSimple is capable of navigating roads, traffic signals, on-ramp, off-ramp, emergency lane vehicles and highway lane changes while interacting with other motorists.
To date, TuSimple has always operated self-driving trucks with a safety driver behind the wheel. Last month the company was able to complete a pilotless test and human intervention on an 80-mile route in Arizona. In that test TuSimple managed to complete 80 miles in 80 minutes.
Autonomous truck drive technology startup TuSimple says it has successfully completed the innovation of the world's first autonomous semi-truck running on public roads. This is an important first step in improving autonomous truck operations on the TuSimple Autonomous Freight Network (AFN).