Stories tagged: waymo
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 12:04 p.m.
A former Google engineer was charged Tuesday with stealing closely guarded secrets that he later sold to Uber as the ride-hailing service scrambled to catch up in the high-stakes race …
Thu., June 20, 2019, 5:46 p.m.
Google’s driverless car spinoff joins forces with Renault, Nissan to work on its first ride-hailing service outside the U.S.
Thu., May 30, 2019, 5:04 p.m.
Waymo announced Wednesday that its self-driving tractor-trailers will start driving on freeways this week and will expand to more routes over time.
Tue., April 23, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Google’s self-driving car spinoff Waymo says it will reopen an axle plant in Detroit to convert conventional vehicles so they can drive autonomously.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Google’s self-driving car spinoff Waymo said Tuesday it will bring a factory to Michigan, creating up to 400 jobs at what it describes as the world’s first plant “100 percent” …
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
Robot cars are now officially a real business. Waymo on Wednesday launched a commercial robot ride-hailing service in Arizona called Waymo One.
Thu., May 31, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
A self-driving car service that Google spinoff Waymo plans to launch later this year in Arizona will include up to 62,000 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans.
Tue., March 27, 2018, 9:49 a.m.
Self-driving car pioneer Waymo will buy up to 20,000 electric vehicles from Jaguar Land Rover to help realize its vision for a robotic ride-hailing service.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
Uber has settled a lawsuit alleging that it ripped off self-driving car technology from Google’s autonomous vehicle division.
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Avis is teaming up with Waymo on a self-driving car program.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 8:27 a.m.
Waymo, the self-driving car company owned by Google’s parent Alphabet Inc., and Lyft Inc. are teaming up to road test autonomous cars in a potential challenge to Uber Technologies Inc.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
Self-driving car company Waymo asked a judge to bar Uber from continuing to make or use self-driving technology that the company claims was stolen by former employees, according to court …