• The approval from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration marks the first time a purpose-built autonomous, electric truck without a driver on board receives public road permission
  • The pilot is a historic step for the U.S. road freight industry, following a pilot in 2019 where Einride’s Pod was the first autonomous, electric vehicle to operate on public road in the world  
  • Einride client GE Appliances will serve as the key partner in showcasing commercialization capabilities of the Einride Pod 

June 23, 2022 – Freight technology company Einride announced today that it has received approval from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to operate its Autonomous Electric Transport (AET) vehicles on U.S. public roads. With this approval, Einride will conduct a public road pilot to support operational flows for customer GE Appliances, a Haier company, showcasing the Einride Pod’s purpose-built functionality for future commercialization. The autonomous and electric Einride Pod’s design does not leave room for a driver on board and is instead remotely monitored by a Remote Pod Operator, marking this pilot as an industry first for this new […]

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