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It’s hyberbole, Musk can’t bring out a fully automated Tesla this year, experts say

Developers are starting to realise the limits of artificial intelligence and the benefits of the human brain in handling many situations.

10 Jul 2020 5:02 PM

Amazon enters ride-hailing space with purchase of self-driving taxi startup Zoox

Amazon and Zoox will compete with robotaxi offerings from Waymo, Cruise, Uber and Mobileye.

26 Jun 2020 8:40 PM

Amazon trucks could soon be self-driven: Ecommerce giant may buy robo-taxi startup Zoox, says WSJ

Zoox was founded in 2014 with a mission to build a “fleet of fully autonomous, battery electric, zero-emission vehicles".

27 May 2020 5:11 PM

Intel buys Moovit app to boost its self-driving car business in an age of social distancing

The chip maker plans to combine Moovit with Mobileye, a self-driving car specialist that Intel bought for about USD 15 billion in 2017.

05 May 2020 3:20 PM

Self-driving cars may go commercial in China by 2025, as India lags behind

Covering about 10 lakh km within Beijing alone, 12 Chinese automotive firms have tested 77 cars in 2019

03 Mar 2020 6:05 PM

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Alphabet's Waymo expands app to iPhone devices

The company, which launched the first commercial automated ride-hailing service last December, now has over 1,500 monthly active riders.

06 Dec 2019 2:14 PM

Alphabet is using StarCraft II to train self-driving cars

The technique is inspired by biological evolution and speeds up the selection of machine learning algorithms.

29 Jul 2019 7:56 AM

Wi-Fi in driverless taxis tested by Waymo

The Alphabet Inc subsidiary is testing complimentary Wi-Fi in its robotaxis in greater Phoenix.

09 Jul 2019 4:37 PM

Waymo picks Detroit factory for self-driving fleet, to be operational by mid-2019

Waymo is generally thought of as ahead in the self-driving race.

24 Apr 2019 1:23 PM

Alphabet's Waymo seeks outside investors: The Information

Alphabet could not be immediately reached for comment on the report.

12 Mar 2019 12:40 PM

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Alphabet's Waymo seeks outside investors

Other potential investors could include automakers that now make cars for Waymo - Fiat Chrysler and Jaguar

12 Mar 2019 9:33 AM

Apple ramps up self-driving program as Waymo says its tech improves

Last year Apple re-hired Doug Field to work on its self-driving car project, called Project Titan

14 Feb 2019 11:18 AM

Renault-Nissan alliance, Google to partner on self-driving cars

Google’s self-driving car company Waymo will work with the carmakers and announce a plan for autonomous cars.

06 Feb 2019 11:28 AM

Hints of democratic agenda as Google CEO testifies

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee grilled Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

12 Dec 2018 3:50 PM

Google’s robotic spin-off launches ride-hailing service

Waymo is introducing a small-scale ride-hailing service in the Phoenix area that will include a human behind the wheel.

06 Dec 2018 1:08 PM

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Waymo unveils self-driving taxi service in Arizona for paying customers

Waymo would not say exactly how many of its cars would be on the road in Arizona.

06 Dec 2018 9:59 AM

US lawmakers make final push to win approval of self-driving car bill

The US House unanimously approved a measure in Sept 2017, but it’s been stalled for over a year.

04 Dec 2018 10:06 AM

Volkwagen CEO says Waymo has one-two year headstart in autonomous cars

VW has earmarked almost 44 billion euros (USD 50 billion) for developing electric cars.

20 Nov 2018 8:53 AM

Google spinoff to test truly driverless cars in California

The self-driving cars have travelled millions of miles on the state’s roads since Waymo began as a secretive project within Google.

31 Oct 2018 11:23 AM

VW reviewing autonomous car alliances, Waymo seen as a leader

VW CFO says “It remains to be seen whether every carmaker develops their own system, or whether you bundle your efforts.”

31 Oct 2018 10:38 AM

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