Autonomous Work Vehicle Trials Offer Development and Application Insights

Honda’s Kenton Williams and Tyler Parker of Black & Veatch discuss the development and field trials of Honda’s Autonomous Work Vehicle prototype in construction applications.


On this week’s episode of OEM Industry Update, our colleague Becky Schultz, editor of Equipment Today and contributor to, speaks with Kenton Williams, U.S. project lead for Honda’s Autonomous Work Vehicle (AWV), and Tyler Parker, business optimization manager at construction engineering company Black & Veatch, about the development and application of the AWV prototype. Williams and Parker provide their insights on the lessons learned from the field trials in which Black & Veatch is participating with the AWV as well as what lies ahead for the technology and its potential for use on construction jobsites in future.         

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