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Apple grabs Waymo’s senior self-driving engineer

Apple hired Jaime Waydo, previously a systems engineer at Waymo.

16 Jun 2018 10:08 AM

Alphabet's Waymo hopes to bring robo-taxi service to Europe

The company is set to launch its ride-hailing service in certain areas of Phoenix, Arizona in coming months.

08 Jun 2018 1:12 PM

Waymo’s self-driving car service to include 62,000 minivans

Waymo plans to pick up people in cars that won’t have a human driver, making it the first one with a fleet of fully autonomous vehicles

01 Jun 2018 10:12 AM

Google self-driving car Waymo hits another car

The incident happened Friday afternoon when a Honda sedan swerved to avoid hitting another car.

05 May 2018 10:54 AM

California proposes new rules for self-driving cars

The proposal, which is set to be voted on at the commission’s meeting next month.

07 Apr 2018 9:13 AM


Waymo to buy 20,000 Jaguars for robotic ride-hailing service

Waymo will obtain 20,000 Jaguar I-Pace electric vehicles for its ride hailing service.

28 Mar 2018 9:27 AM

Waymo self-driving rigs to haul Google cargo

Uber also to use self-driving semi trucks to augment human-driven rigs in its on-demand trucking service in Arizona.

10 Mar 2018 9:42 AM

Google's autonomous vehicle unit to test semis in Atlanta

They'll travel to deliver server racks and other cargo destined for Google's data centers.

10 Mar 2018 9:20 AM

Google’s Waymo fines Uber to pay $245 million to settle theft allegations

Waymo filed its lawsuit nearly a year ago, adding to Uber's woes with allegations of a bold high-tech heist orchestrated by its former CEO.

10 Feb 2018 9:27 AM

Google Waymo tests self-driving car in California

Alphabet is out ahead of rivals based on a key measure of autonomous driving performance.

02 Feb 2018 9:26 AM


Alphabet launches Chronicle, a cybersecurity company

he company is building a cybersecurity intelligence platform which will enable organisations manage and understand their own data better.

25 Jan 2018 4:19 PM

Google's self driving cars finally on trial without backup drivers

Waymo employees will be the first to test the fully automated rides.The company plans to launch a driverless on-demand ride service.

08 Nov 2017 10:25 AM

Google's Waymo to shift robotic cars into next gear

Waymo showed off its progress during a rare peek at a testing facility located 120 miles (193 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco.

01 Nov 2017 4:15 PM

Self-driving cars: Not ready yet, but new rules open a path

If the technology were reliably better than human drivers, it would be nearing a launch which most companies say is a few years away.

12 Oct 2017 10:08 AM

GM's Cruise aims to open self-driving tests to public; timing unclear

The Cruise Anywhere internal ride service uses GM software and currently is limited to San Francisco employees.

17 Sep 2017 6:50 PM


Apple working with Hertz to test self-driving technology: report

Apple is leasing a small fleet of cars from rental company Hertz Global Holdings to test self-driving technology.

27 Jun 2017 8:33 AM

Alphabet's Waymo confirms development of self-driving trucks

US-based Tesla is also stepping up efforts in autonomous driving and is set to launch its first semi-truck in September.

05 Jun 2017 5:21 PM

Uber threatens to fire self-driving car engineer in Waymo case

Uber has threatened to fire an engineer accused by Alphabet's self-driving Waymo unit of stealing confidential documents.

22 May 2017 12:24 PM

Waymo, Lyft to develop autonomous vehicles

Waymo and Lyft are joining forces against ridesharing giant Uber, which is racing to develop its own self-driving vehicles.

15 May 2017 4:30 PM

New York to allow self-driving vehicle testing - governor

New York is accepting applications from companies interested in testing the vehicles through a year-long pilot programme.

11 May 2017 9:40 AM