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Semi-Truck AI Enhanced Cruise Control Will Improve Fuel Efficiency by 10% in 2021

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Traxen, an AI startup founded in metro Detroit in 2018, has a production-ready intelligent adaptive cruise control system – iQ-Cruise. This will help semi-trucks save 10% of their fuel usage. Traxen smart cruise will be commercially available in the first quarter of 2021 for fleets with traditional and electric commercial vehicles. iQ-Cruise for OE truck manufacturers will follow shortly afterward. Regular adaptive cruise control has limited payback for fleets due to driver complaints, false alarms and an awkward driving style. iQ-Cruise uses AI to adapt speed automatically by monitoring road conditions to detect changes in elevation, curvature, traffic patterns and

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