Google, Uber AV alumnus launches Kodiak and raises $40 million

Don Burnett, who left Uber’s self-driving truck program a few months before the axe fell on the project, teamed up with former venture capitalist Paz Eshel to form Kodiak Robotics in April this year. Now, the pair have just announced $40 million in Series A funding, which they will use to field test a fleet of autonomous big-rig trucks. Kodiak joins an increasingly crowded field in the AI-driven long-haul tractor-trailer space.


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