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Waymo To Buy ‘Thousands’ Of Minivans From Fiat Chrysler

01/30/2018, It seems that Alphabet’s Waymo is looking to build up a pretty sizable fleet of self-driving cars because in an announcement by carmaker Fiat Chrysler, both companies have reached a deal which will see Waymo buy “thousands” of Chrysler Pacifica...

Waymo’s Self-Driving Minivans Are Being Tested In San Francisco

01/12/2018, If we ever hope to see self-driving cars become an actual thing that the public can use, then clearly a lot of testing needs to be done in order to prove to regulators that self-driving cars are indeed safe for the roads. Thankfully a lot of companies...


Riders In Waymo Self-Driving Cars Will Be Insured

12/20/2017, Waymo, the self-driving car division of Google’s parent company Alphabet, will soon be expanding its public tests of autonomous cars. In order to build trust with the people who will be placing an enormous amount of trust in cars that can drive...

Waymo’s Self-Driving Cars Have Driven 4 Million Miles

11/28/2017, If you’re trying to get an idea of how much data Waymo has managed to collect from its self-driving tests, the short answer is: a lot. In a post on Medium, Waymo has announced a rather impressive milestone, which is that their entire fleet of...

Waymo Trains Law Enforcement How To Handle Self-Driving Car Crashes

10/16/2017, There are many questions surrounding self-driving cars, like the legality behind it, how will our current rules apply to the technology, and so on. One question is that in the event of a self-driving car crash, how will law enforcement or first responders...

Intel And Waymo Confirm Self-Driving Car Technology Partnership

09/18/2017, Intel today announced a new partnership with Alphabet’s self-driving car division Waymo. For those who are unaware, Alphabet is the parent company of Google and several former Google subsidiaries. The two will work on solutions that enable Level 4...

Alphabet Reportedly Considering $1 Billion Investment In Lyft

09/17/2017, In a report from Bloomberg, it seems that Google’s parent company could be considering making an investment to the tune of $1 billion in ride-hailing service Lyft. Both companies are said to have been in talks with each other, with the investment...

Waymo Teaches Its Self-Driving Cars To Detect Emergency Vehicles

07/11/2017, When learning how to drive, one is usually taught that when an emergency vehicle is behind you flashing its lights and sirens that you should get out of their way so as to not hinder their progress in reaching their destination. Now it seems that this is...

Judge Orders Uber To Return Confidential Files To Waymo

05/15/2017, Uber and Waymo are currently embroiled in a legal battle in which Waymo accused Uber of stealing company secrets. To be more specific, Uber bought over a company started by a former Waymo employee who allegedly took the confidential files with him when he...

Lyft And Waymo Are Working On Self-Driving Cars Together

05/15/2017, Thanks to ride-hailing and ride-sharing services like Lyft and Uber, getting a ride to wherever you’re going has become a lot easier, whereas in the past you would pretty much only have taxis to rely on (assuming buses and trains aren’t your thing)....