Waymo To Announce Self-Driving Car Partnership With Honda Soon

Waymo, the self-driving concern of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has shown any intentions of slowing down after the fatal crash involving an Uber self-driving car. While other companies like NVIDIA and Toyota have suspended tests following the accident as a precautionary move, Waymo is keeping its head down and working toward its goal. According to a new report, the company has yet another self-driving car partnership to announce soon, this […]


Waymo And Jaguar Introduce A Premium Self-Driving Electric Car

Waymo, the self-driving division of Google’s parent company Alphabet, today announced the launch of the world’s first premium fully self-driving all-electric car in partnership with Jaguar called I-PACE. The car has been built for Waymo’s self-driving taxi service and it blends Jaguar’s style with Waymo’s self-driving technology.


Waymo CEO Claims Their Self-Driving Tech Would Have Avoided Uber’s Accident

By now many have probably heard of the fatal accident that Uber’s self-driving car was involved in. While the crash is still being investigated an, it seems that Waymo believes that if it had been their car on the road, their self-driving tech would have avoided the accident that Uber made.


Uber May Team Up With Waymo Now On Self-Driving Cars

With the bitter legal dispute behind them, Uber and Waymo are now free to form a possible partnership to work together on self-driving cars. According to a new report, Uber has been thinking of ways to get its riders into Waymo’s self-driving cars. Waymo is already partnering with many companies on autonomous cars so there’s nothing really stopping it from joining forces with Uber as well.


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Waymo’s Latest Video Lets You See What Self-Driving Cars ‘See’

Self-driving cars are equipped with all kinds of sensors and gadgets meant to help them decide where and when to turn, how to avoid obstacles like objects and people, but exactly how does it all “look” like? For those who are interested, the folks at Waymo have recently published a video that lets you see what self-driving cars “see”.


Waymo’s Self-Driving Cars Have The Lowest Human Driver Takeover Rate

As it stands it is a rule in which all companies that wish to test self-driving cars are required to have a human driver behind the wheel. This is a safety net of sorts where in the event something goes wrong, the human driver can easily takeover control of the car and hopefully steer it to safety.


Waymo To Buy ‘Thousands’ Of Minivans From Fiat Chrysler

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 minivans which presumably will be turned into self-driving vehicles.


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

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 have been hard at work testing out their technology, and Waymo is one of them.


Riders In Waymo Self-Driving Cars Will Be Insured

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 themselves, Waymo has announced that it’s going to team up with an insurance startup to provide coverage to riders who use its ride-hailing service.


Former Uber Employee Alleges Company Asked Them To Use Vanishing Messages

Recently Uber has been in the spotlight for the wrong reasons. The company was recently fined for hiring drivers who had driving-related criminal records, and also for disclosing a data breach that took place back in 2016. As if that wasn’t enough, a former Uber employee has come forward with some additional evidence in the lawsuit with Waymo about the company’s practices.


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

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 self-driving cars has managed to rack up a whopping 4 million miles to date.


Waymo Becomes First Company To Test Autonomous Cars Without A Human Driver

There are many companies testing self-driving cars in the United States and elsewhere. However, all of them have a human driver behind the wheel at all times to take over should something go wrong. Waymo, the self-driving division owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, has become the first company to test autonomous driving cars without a human behind the wheel in the United States.


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

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 handle it? Should it be treated like a regular car crash? Or will it be accessed differently?


Waymo’s Self-Driving Ride-Sharing Service Launch Possible This Fall

Google’s Waymo spinoff is responsible for the company’s self-driving car efforts. It recently inked a partnership with Intel to further advance its progress in this space. If a new report is to be believed, Waymo might be thinking about launching its own ride-sharing service later this year in the fall.