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Canada’s largest energy company wants to replace truck drivers with autonomous dump trucks

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Heavy equipment operators have salaries that can reach up to six figures. Add in the cost of housing oil sands workers and it’s no wonder Suncor, a Canadian oil company, wants to replace human workers with autonomous machines. 

Extracting oil from oil sands requires some of the most massive trucks and heavy equipment on Earth. Now, in a bid to cut costs, a Canadian company wants to have those trucks drive themselves.

 

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