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Posted October 29, 2021

 

Swedish freight tech company Einride and GE Appliances (GEA) to bring Einride's autonomous electric transports (AET) called Pods to the United States for the first time which have no driver/passenger cabins and are remotely controlled by operators back at the office.

The move represents a part of a billion-dollar investment in products and technology by GEA at its U.S. manufacturing and distribution operations.

{mprestriction ids="1,4,9"}Initially six electric and one autonomous Pod will be used at GEA locations in Tennessee, Georgia and Kentucky. The autonomous Pod will operate at GE Appliance's 750-acre Appliance Park campus in Louisville, Ky. That number is likely to grow over time, according to an Einride spokeswoman.

 

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