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Waymo Opens Autonomous Ride Hailing Taxi To All San Fran Residents

Alphabet's Waymo unit opens its autonomous ride-hailing service to all residents of San Francisco, after similar move in Phoenix in…

4 weeks ago

Amazon’s Zoox Begins Testing In Austin, Miami

Zoox robotaxi unit of Amazon begins testing in Austin, Miami, amid regulatory investigations into self-driving sector

2 months ago

US Probe Of Waymo Uncovers More Incidents – Report

NHTSA says its investigation of Waymo self-driving vehicles has uncovered more incidents that raise concerns

2 months ago

US Investigates Alphabet’s Waymo After Self-Driving Incidents

'Unexpected behaviour' of Waymo's self-driving vehicles triggers investigation by American safety regulators

2 months ago

Waymo Begins Los Angeles Ride-Hailing Service With Free Rides

Alphabet's Waymo division to offer free rides in Los Angeles, as it confirms expansion into four major cities later this…

4 months ago

Waymo Recalls Hundreds Of Vehicles Over Software Error

Self-driving Waymo vehicles recalled, after two minor collisions in Phoenix, and one vehicle being set on fire in San Fran

5 months ago

GM’s Cruise Dismisses Nine Executives, Faces Fine

Nine executives dismissed at Cruise, amid reports it faces $1.5m penalty for allegedly misleading regulators after accident

7 months ago

GM’s Cruise To Withdraw All Vehicles From Public Roads

Confirmation from Cruise that all its autonomous cars have now been withdrawn from all public roads in the United States

8 months ago

GM’s Cruise To Recall 950 Cars As Pedestrian Dragged After Accident

General Motors' self-driving division Cruise is recalling hundreds of vehicles after a highly publicised accident resulted in a critical injured…

9 months ago

Cruise Confirms Taxi Service Suspension In San Francisco

California Department of Motor Vehicles immediately suspends Cruise’s autonomous vehicles permits, after pedestrian is critically injured

9 months ago

San Francisco Grants Self-Driving Taxi Permits For Waymo, Cruise

Blow for Uber, Lyft. Self-driving players Waymo and Cruise can now take paying passengers 24x7 in San Francisco

12 months ago

Waymo Cuts 8 Percent Of Staff

Alphabet's self-driving car division admits it has cut approximately 8 percent of workforce in two rounds of layoffs this year

1 year ago

Waymo Gains CPUC Approval For San Francisco Taxi Service

California regulators approve Waymo for San Francisco robo taxi service, as a new self-driving car is unveiled with no steering…

2 years ago

Waymo To Launch Self-Driving Service In LA

Los Angeles is set to become the next US city for the ride-hailing service Waymo One, after Phoenix and San…

2 years ago

GM’s Cruise Granted San Francisco Permit For Self-Driving Taxis

Final permit granted to GM's Cruise autonomous vehicle unit, so it can offer its robotaxi service to paying customers in…

2 years ago

Waymo Expands Phoenix Driverless Service, Offers San Fran Staff Rides

Waymo staff in San Francisco now offered driverless rides, as the firm also expand its autonomous rides to downtown Phoenix

2 years ago

CES 2022: Google, GM Join Others In Halting Physical Attendance

Alphabet's Google and General Motors latest to announce it will no longer attend next month's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in…

3 years ago

Waymo, Nuro Launch Robo-Delivery Services In California

Cruise starts robo-delivery service in Mountain View as Waymo plans limited trial of grocery-delivery service in San Francisco early next…

3 years ago

Waymo Vehicles Clog Quiet San Francisco Street

Self-driving test vehicles from Google sister company Waymo jam otherwise quiet San Francisco cul-de-sac after encountering unexpected traffic rules

3 years ago

Waymo Stops Selling Lidar To Outside Companies

Alphabet-owned autonomous driving company Waymo ends two-year effort at selling in-house lidar to outside firms, following executive departures

3 years ago

Waymo Opens Self-Driving Taxi Testing In San Francisco

Alphabet's self-driving car division Waymo expands its testing program for its self-driving taxis to some San Francisco residents

3 years ago

Alphabet’s Waymo Raises $2.5 Billion Funding

Fresh round of investment into self-driving division of Alphabet, to help grow Waymo and develop its autonomous driving tech

3 years ago

Waymo Taxi In Arizona Confused By Blocked Road

Self-driving Waymo taxi blocks road after lane is closed down, and it escapes the roadside assistance staff sent to fix…

3 years ago

Trump Pardons Former Google Engineer Anthony Levandowski

Engineer who stole self-driving car secrets from Google's Waymo division, receives pardon from outgoing US President Donald Trump

4 years ago

Waymo Publishes Safety Data On Self-Driving Cars

Waymo cars involved in 18 minor accidents since beginning of last year, Google sister company says, as it looks to…

4 years ago

Google’s Waymo Strikes Self-Driving Lorry Deal

Alphabet's Waymo division will work with Daimler Trucks on development of self-driving lorries using Waymo's automated system

4 years ago

Waymo Goes Public With Self-Driving Ride Service

Google-affiliated Waymo to go public with fully driverless rides within 'weeks' after shutting down earlier this year due to pandemic

4 years ago

Former Google Executive Sentenced To 18 Months Prison For IP Theft

Former senior executive at Google’s self-driving car project sentenced to 18 months in prison for large trade secret theft

4 years ago