John Krafcik

Waymo Launching US’ First Commercial AV Service
5th December 2018

Waymo Launching US’ First Commercial AV Service

Waymo is officially launching the US’ first ever commercial autonomous vehicle ride-sharing service. The initial rollout, termed ‘Waymo One’, will be restricted to the cities of Tempe, Mesa, and...

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Ford to Test AV Grocery Deliveries
15th November 2018

Ford to Test AV Grocery Deliveries

Ford is partnering with Walmart to explore grocery delivery via autonomous vehicles. The move follows the retail giant’s experimental operation of AVs for the purpose of ferrying its customers to...

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Waymo’s CEO Sees Limits to Self-Driving on Eve of Launch
14th November 2018

Waymo’s CEO Sees Limits to Self-Driving on Eve of Launch

As Waymo prepares its self-driving taxi service for a December launch, CEO John Krafcik told an audience that autonomy has its limits.

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Waymo’s Driverless Cars Look Beyond Slow & Steady
11th October 2018

Waymo’s Driverless Cars Look Beyond Slow & Steady

Waymo, Google's self-driving car division, has plans for expansion as the company's vehicles have hit 10 million miles on public roads.

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Waymo & Phoenix Look to Improve Public Transportation
1st August 2018

Waymo & Phoenix Look to Improve Public Transportation

Waymo's self-driving vehicles could help connect Phoenix residents with first- and last-mile transport services to public transportation networks within the city.

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23rd July 2018

Waymo CEO: Self-Driving Cars Racking Up 25,000 Miles a Day

Waymo CEO John Krafcik announced that the company's self-driving vehicles have passed the 8-million-mile mark on public rounds, which means its cars are traveling about 25,000 miles every day.

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23rd May 2018

Waymo Could Dominate $2.8T Self-Driving Market

A UBS study finds that Waymo is poised to take about 60% of a $2.8 trillion market for self-driving vehicles.

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9th May 2018

Waymo Set for Public Driverless Ride Service This Year

The Waymo driverless ride service announcement from CEO John Krafcik at Google I/O comes as new information about Uber's fatal crash surfaces.

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