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Rivian Actually Making Electric Self-Driving Trucks

Rivian is actually delivering its electric trucks (as opposed to a certain more famous brand) with some measure of self-driving software, which it calls Driver+.

Driver+ features are standard on every Rivian vehicle. Some may be introduced through over-the-air software updates following start of production, including Lane Change Assist and Trailer Assist. Driver+ is designed to support drivers and does not replace their attention, judgment, and need to control the vehicle.

(Via Rivian)

Philip K. Dick famously described self-driving electric trucks in his amazing 1955 story Autofac:


(Autonomous electric truck from Autofac)

Memesters have had some fun with this idea:


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