Waymo

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

2 months 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 months 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 months 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

6 months 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…

7 months 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

11 months 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…

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year ago

Former Google Staffer Pleads Guilty To Trade Secret Theft

Former senior executive at Google's self-driving car project, who defected to Uber, pleads guilty to theft of trade secrets

2 years ago

Uber To Relaunch Self-Driving Vehicle Tests In California

Uber gradually resumes tests of autonomous vehicles after 2018 fatality, as self-driving car companies face increasing pressure to show path…

2 years ago

Waymo Awarded $128m Over Staff Move To Uber

Arbitrators award Waymo $128 million over Uber's use of stolen technology after employee defection to rival driverless car division

2 years ago

Uber Still Using Waymo Technology

Uber found to still be using self-driving tech from Waymo, meaning a licensing deal between the two, or expensive redevelopment

2 years ago

Waymo CEO Eyes Self-Driving Lorries

Watch out truckers. Google's Waymo is exploring the use of its tech for self-driving lorries and trucks

2 years ago

Former Uber Head Charged With Trade Secret Theft

Anthony Levandowski, former head of Uber’s self-driving program, has been charged with theft of trade secrets

2 years ago

Waymo Tests On-Board Perks To Lure Riders For Driverless Taxi Fleet

As it trials commercial robotaxi service in Arizona, Waymo is looking for ways to make its driverless rides more attractive…

2 years ago

Uber Doesn’t Rule Out Return To Self-Driving Trucks

The ride-hailing company has shuttered its self-driving trucks unit, which grew out of the troubled acquisition of start-up Otto two…

3 years ago

Uber In Tech Sharing Talks With Alphanet’s Waymo

Possible thaw in frosty relationship between Uber and Alphabet's Waymo as talks begin over self driving tech

4 years ago

DOJ Shares Criminal Probe Evidence With Judge In Waymo vs. Uber Suit

ANALYSIS: In a surprise development, lawyers reveal evidence from ongoing criminal investigation of Uber to the judge in Waymo’s civil…

4 years ago

Waymo And Lyft Form Self-Driving Partnership To Take On Uber

The race to lead the way in autonomous vehicles is showing no signs of slowing

5 years ago

Google’s Alphabet Launches Waymo Driverless Car Company

Google's driverless car development appears to be nearing fruition

5 years ago