(VIDEO) Pronto AI to provide Bell Trucks America with autonomous technology for articulated dump trucks
Pronto AI will now provide Bell Trucks America with autonomous technology for articulated dump trucks through an exclusive deal. This agreement comes after months of dedicated work on the project to deliver autonomous drive technology to Bell Trucks ADTs.
Bell Trucks of America, Inc., with its headquarters in Houston, Texas, is known for providing North America with articulated dump trucks and tracked carrier products, service, and support through a network of dealers.
Pronto AI is an autonomy and safety technology company that has been working on artificial intelligence-powered autonomous vehicle technology for over 15 years.
"The opportunity to bring this technology to the market with a partnership between Pronto AI and Bell [Trucks] is extremely exciting for us. This is new ground for our dealers and customers to explore and for many we see this as a game-changer in cost per ton haulage. Autonomy provides consistency in every area of the job scope; production, safety, operation, and maintenance and provides flexibility in operations to ensure a competitive edge and increased profitability" said CEO of Bell Trucks America, Mitch Nevins.
As part of the partnership, Pronto's advanced autonomous driving and driver safety technologies will now be available to all Bell Trucks customers in the U.S. and Mexico on both new Bell Trucks purchases and existing fleets through Bell Trucks America's network of over 75 dealerships and service centers.
"We're thrilled and honoured that Bell Trucks America has chosen Pronto as its exclusive autonomy technology partner," said Anthony Levandowski, CEO of Pronto. "We started Pronto out of a desire to build real applications for autonomy technology today, and our partnership with Bell Trucks America is confirmation that our technology and strategy are providing solutions to real world problems."