Waymo

12th March 2018

Self-Driving Lyfts Hit the Track at a California Test Site

Lyft is the latest company to test its self-driving vehicle technology at GoMentum Station in California.

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12th March 2018

Waymo Joins Uber In Autonomous Trucking Race

After gearing up its testing of autonomous cars, Waymo is turning its attention to self-driving trucks in Atlanta. However, once again, the company finds itself in competition with Uber.

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8th March 2018

Phantom Auto Connects Spooked Cars to Remote Drivers

In a world of obstacles, sometimes even the best self-driving need a little help. Startup Phantom Auto offers remote driving help.

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5th March 2018

5 Things Waymo’s 360 Video Doesn’t Say About Driverless Cars

Waymo 360-degree driverless car video is a good public relations production, but it leaves out a lot about what driverless cars mean for the future. Here are five points...

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5th March 2018

Toyota Investing $2.8B in Self-Driving Software Firm

Toyota and its partners are planning to invest in TRI-AD, a new company that will develop software for self-driving cars. The companies' first goal is to hire talented developers.

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28th February 2018

California Okays Driverless Cars but Demands Cybersecurity

The Golden State is looking to pave the way for driverless cars and other autonomous vehicles, but California lawmakers also want a degree of cybersecurity baked in.

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26th February 2018

Weekly Brief: Waymo green light to run driverless taxis in Arizona

The speculation is over. The era of commercial robot-taxis has begun. Andrew Tolve reports. Taxi drivers beware, Waymo has just got the green light to start charging passengers for...

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15th February 2018

Uber Losing Billions as It Eyes Self-Driving Future

In an unusual move, Uber confirmed some of its internal financial figures this week, which showed the ride-sharing company lost $4.5 billion in 2017. The numbers also show how...

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14th February 2018

Consumer Group Slams US Senate’s Autonomous Vehicle Bill

This week, Consumer Watchdog sent a letter to the US Senate arguing that self-driving and autonomous vehicles still lack significant safety features. The group noted the number of times...

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13th February 2018

Waymo & Uber: A Truce That Will Not Last

Waymo and Uber have settled matters for now, but don't expect the harmony between the two Silicon Valley powerhouses to last for long, especially as the autonomous car market...

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12th February 2018

Autonomous Vehicle Technology to Be Focus of March DOT Summit

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is holding a summit on March 1 to gather feedback and outline its plans for an automated vehicle guidance paper.

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12th February 2018

Weekly Brief: Waymo and Uber settle cyber-theft lawsuit

Waymo had Uber by the jugular. Now they’re best friends again. Andrew Tolve reports. Well that was anticlimactic. Uber and Waymo, after dragging each other through the mud for...

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