500 giant driverless Cat mining trucks
Caterpillar celebrates major autonomous equipment milestone Metal Tech News - February 4, 2022
Last updated 8/5/2022 at 10:38am
A two-story-tall mining truck hauling more than half a million pounds of rock may not seem like the best choice for perfecting the science of autonomous travel. As it turns out, however, mines provide an ideal controlled testing ground for autonomous vehicles, and Caterpillar Inc. has been at the forefront of pioneering autonomous haulage systems for mining operations around the world.