Uber is putting all of its self-driving vehicle tests on hold after one of its cars struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona Sunday evening. According to ABC affiliate KNXV, the car had a human operator behind the wheel but was in autonomous mode.
Waymo continues to lay the groundwork for its commercial robot taxi service in Phoenix, releasing a video today with a 360-degree look inside of one of the company’s fully driverless minivans. It’s part of the Google spinoff’s public education campaign to raise awareness for the technology.
A new startup that proposes a different spin on autonomous transportation came out of stealth today. The company, called Nuro.ai, was founded by two former lead Google engineers who worked on the famed self-driving car project. Unlike the plethora of self-driving startups out there, Nuro.ai...
Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent Alphabet, has reached a deal with one of Detroit’s Big Three automakers to dramatically expand its fleet of autonomous vehicles. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced today that it would supply “thousands” of additional Chrysler Pacifica minivans to...
Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent Alphabet, is adding a new city to its roster of testing locations: Atlanta. Today, the company announced its intention to bring its fleet of autonomous Chrysler Pacifica minivans to the ATL
Waymo has announced that their self-driving vehicle tests have extended into Detroit. The company will begin things in November, where they'll look to continue their cold weather tests in more urban environments.
Waymo wants to get people educated on self-driving cars and the positive impact they can have in the world. The campaign's goal is to address concerns about the safety and viability of these cars for those who don't trust an AI behind the wheel. It will run first in Arizona.
Intel announced today that it will be collaborating with Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo to provide the computing power necessary for Level 4 and 5 autonomous vehicles that can drive in most any condition.
We know that companies such a Tesla, Google and Uber are all working on bringing self-driving cars to market, but a new report says they aren't doing the best. Instead, a report from Navigant Research says traditional companies like General Motors and Ford are the leaders in this segment.
Every year Google releases a report on their self-driving car test and for 2016 we learned that their Waymo Chrysler Pacifica minivans are failing at a much lower rate, even as they are driving a whole lot more miles.
Google is planning to hit the streets of California and Arizona with its new self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans in late January. The technology used in these latest test vehicles isn't much different than it has been in the past, but Google claims that it is now building the sensors on its...
Everyone seems to want in on the upcoming self-driving car market since a standard has yet to be created. Today at CES, Intel, BMW and MobileEye have announced they want to begin testing their autonomous platform sometime during the second half of this year.
BlackBerry has announced that their secure QNX platform is being adapted for cars. Specifically, it's targeted at autonomous vehicles so that drivers in the future can feel safe and assured knowing that the car's software won't be impervious to attacks.
We have multiple companies wanting in on the self-driving car market, and BlackBerry wants to be at the center of it. The company has just announced a research hub in Ottawa called the BlackBerry QNX Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Center (AVIC). This hub's first task is to team up with Renesas...