Waymo

1st February 2018

Waymo, GM Lead Autonomous Car Testing in California

In California, General Motors and Waymo vehicles continue to hold the lead in the increasingly competitive self-driving car market, according to the state's DMV.

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1st February 2018

Ford Patent Could Pave Way for Self-Driving Police Vehicles

It's just your friendly neighborhood Robocop: Ford files for a patent on connected cop cars that are alerted to speeders and red light runners.

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30th January 2018

Waymo Orders ‘Thousands’ of Pacifica Hybrid Minivans

Waymo plans to expand its self-driving, ride-hailing services across the US, and has now ordered 'thousands' of Chrysler Pacifica minivans as part of that effort.

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26th January 2018

Waymo Testing Its Self-Driving Pacificas in San Francisco, Atlanta

Waymo's driverless fleet of Chrysler minivans are expanding beyond Arizona.

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15th January 2018

Aurora, Out of Stealth, Inks Deals With Hyundai, VW

The leadership at Aurora has few rivals in terms of experience and expertise, and now it has partnerships with Hyundai and VW.

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8th January 2018

Weekly Brief: BlackBerry lands blockbuster deal for self-driving cars

BlackBerry thinks the connected car can help save it. Landing Baidu is a good start. Andrew Tolve reports. BlackBerry started 2018 off with a bang when it inked a deal...

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5th January 2018

Baidu Accuses Former AV Executive of Stealing Secrets

Baidu's autonomous vehicle claims are similar to Waymo's ongoing lawsuit against Uber.

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4th January 2018

Waymo Finds Insurer to Protect Its Driverless Vans

Trov will offer trip insurance for Waymo's forthcoming ride-hailing service in Phoenix.

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2nd January 2018

Justice Department Letter Charges Uber With Bribery, Hacking

Uber's 2017 woes look to continue this year.

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18th December 2017

Weekly Brief: Volvo dumps mass trial of full driverless tech

Volvo becomes the first carmaker to blink in the face of escalating pressure to get self-driving cars on the road. Andrew Tolve reports. Volvo’s plans to populate the streets...

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4th December 2017

Weekly Brief: GM wants EV robo-taxi service operational by 2019

The number one US automaker sees autonomous ride-hailing as its key money maker in the near future. Andrew Tolve reports. As the auto world descended on Tinseltown for the...

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27th November 2017

Weekly Brief: Volvo to build large self-driving fleet for Uber

Uber wants up to 24,000 self-driving cars whisking around American cities within five years. Andrew Tolve reports. It would be easy write off Uber as the frontrunner to commercialise...

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