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TuSimple is an innovative technology company devoted to the development and application of artificial intelligence and computer vision technologies in the trucking industry. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and AI, TuSimple is working to create a commercially viable autonomous truck driving platform with L4 (SAE) levels of safety. TuSimple’s autonomous driving platform uses an array of cameras to scan the surrounding environment. The company elaborated original deep learning detection algorithms, high-​precision visual positioning and multi-sensor integration technology, high-​precision visual positioning and multi-sensor integration technology and started testing autonomous trucks on public roads in California.
HQSan Diego, US

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)422(-2%)
Job Openings109
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TuSimple Office Locations

TuSimple has offices in San Diego and Tucson
San Diego, US (HQ)
9191 Towne Centre Dr #600
Tucson, US
9538 E Old Vail Rd
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TuSimple total Funding

$298.1 m

TuSimple latest funding size

$15 m

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a year ago

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TuSimple's latest funding round in September 2019 was reported to be $15 m. In total, TuSimple has raised $298.1 m. TuSimple's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.
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Waymo and TuSimple autonomous trucking leaders on the difficulty of building a highway-safe AI

TuSimple and Waymo are in the lead in the emerging sector of autonomous trucking; TuSimple founder Xiaodi Hou and Waymo trucking head Boris Sofman had an in-depth discussion of their industry and the tech they’re building at TC Mobility 2020. Interestingly, while they’re solving for the same problem…

TuSimple expands self-driving trucks to Europe with Traton partnership

Self-driving truck startup TuSimple inked an agreement with Traton that will give the VW subsidiary a minority stake in the startup.

VW’s Traton Group strikes a deal with TuSimple to develop autonomous trucks

The Traton Group, Volkswagen AG’s heavy-truck business, has taken a minority stake in TuSimple as part of an agreement between the two companies to develop self-driving trucks. Neither company disclosed the financial terms of the partnership or the percentage of the minority stake. Traton did make a…

The TRATON GROUP and TuSimple Agreed on Global Partnership for Autonomous Trucks

MUNICH and SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The TRATON GROUP and TuSimple, a San Diego based self-driving technology company focused on heavy-duty trucks, announced today the companies are entering into a global partnership to develop self-driving trucks. The partnership is the...

Volkswagen’s Truck Unit Ties Up With TuSimple On Robot Big Rigs

Traton Group, the maker of MAN and Scania vehicles, is also investing an undisclosed amount in the San Diego-based tech startup that’s also working with truckmaker Navistar in the U.S.

As the hype around robotaxis fades, Waymo, Aurora, and TuSimple are leading the autonomous-vehicle charge into trucking and deliveries

Summary List Placement The hope that the early 2020s would see the widespread deployment of robotaxis and self-driving cars has faded, the autonomous-vehicle industry has recognized that trucking and deliveries may offer an opportunity to get their technology on the road faster. Startups focused on…
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TuSimple Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was TuSimple founded?

    TuSimple was founded in 2015.

  • How many employees does TuSimple have?

    TuSimple has 422 employees.

  • Who are TuSimple competitors?

    Competitors of TuSimple include Cognata, CYNGN and Zoox.

  • Where is TuSimple headquarters?

    TuSimple headquarters is located at 9191 Towne Centre Dr #600, San Diego.

  • Where are TuSimple offices?

    TuSimple has offices in San Diego and Tucson.

  • How many offices does TuSimple have?

    TuSimple has 2 offices.