Another Self-Driving Semi-Truck Company Bites the Dust

Photo:  Embark
Photo: Embark

Embark Technology, a California company that sought to put autonomous semi-trucks on the road and test in Texas, is apparently no more, according to an email from Embark’s CEO to employees seen by Automotive News. In the email, Alex Rodrigues, the CEO, says he is “profoundly sorry.”

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Embark was founded in 2016, according to its website, and will follow another self-driving company — Argo AI —in closing, after Argo shut down operations last October.

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Rodrigues’s email sounds pretty defeated: