'Do I need to hire the rockstar or the team player? I will always take the team player. It’s Torc’s hungry and humble and people smart way and motto,' says senior vice president of engineering and managing director for Torc Europe Axel Gern. Read what he looking for, and how he’s looking to extend the Torc team overseas. #hiring #autonomousvehicles #careers
Torc Robotics has tapped Axel Gern, a long-time leader in truck automation, to head Torc Europe in Stuttgart, Germany. Gern has been named senior vice president of engineering and managing director for Torc Europe. Gern has been with Daimler Truck AG since 2018 helping develop the technological strategy for L4 autonomous trucks, and lead the acquisition team that executed the Torc-Daimler partnership.
We are happy to announce Penske Truck Leasing as truck maintenance service provider for our autonomous test fleet. “Our objective is to integrate our trucks into the existing freight industry, and we are confident that a current industry leader, like Penske, will provide crucial support in doing just that," said Torc CEO Michael Fleming.
Our Torc intern and co-op opportunities provide invaluable experiences. But, don't take our word for it. Learn more from, Shauna, one of our marketing interns!
Torc is opening a technology and software development center in Stuttgart, Germany. Located in Untertürkheim, near Daimler Truck AG R&D and headquarters, the Europe-based Torc team will support the ongoing development of autonomous trucks in the U.S.
The ribbon has been cut! Torc Austin is officially open! "Torc’s Austin office will be part of our solutions-oriented approach to help bridge the gap of demand and driver bandwidth," said CEO Michael Fleming at the ribbon cutting event today. Thank you Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce attendees!
We are thrilled to announce a new Torc Robotics office in #Austin Texas. This location will serve as a software development hub for our autonomous trucks in the Southwest Corridor and a catalyst to continue expanding our winning team with world-class talent.
Self-driving trucks require a robust sensor suite crafted to meet the unique challenges of navigating an 18 ton platform on the highway. Learn more about how Torc's Perception team gives vision to our fleet and enables the autonomous system to visualize, localize and react to its surroundings.
What does it take to power autonomous innovation? It takes a robust cloud platform capable of ingesting, storing, and processing massive amounts of data. That's why we have selected Amazon Web Services as our preferred cloud service provider. This relationship will bolster our development as we scale our fleet of automated trucks.
The next step on our roadmap with Daimler Trucks North America: a co-developed test truck with enhancements built to scale our self-driving software. Our overarching goal is a reinvented truck, created to seamlessly integrate software and hardware for Level 4 automated driving.