Could a Tesla Ride-Hailing Network Run Over Uber and Lyft?

We believe a human-driven network would give Tesla four more competitive advantages relative to other ride-hailing players.

Chinese autonomous driving startup WeRide bags $200M in funding

WeRide did not disclose its valuation for this round, which is the first tranche of its Series B round, a company spokesperson told TechCrunch.

Amazon's autonomous vehicle startup Zoox just unveiled a robotaxi EV without a steering wheel that can go 16 hours without charging

Zoox designed the vehicle for cramped city streets, giving it the ability to drive in both directions and steer with all four wheels.

Not All Sunshine and Rainbows: Waymo’s Self-Driving Cars Take on Inclement Weather

How do you train self-driving software to safely pilot a vehicle through city streets?

AutoX becomes China’s first to remove safety drivers from robotaxis

Residents of Shenzhen will see truly driverless cars on the road starting Thursday.

Private autonomous vehicles: The other side of the robo-taxi story

Although private self-driving cars attract less attention than robo-taxis do, our new market model suggests that they could give OEMs opportunities for growth.

Robotaxis get the green light for paid rides in California

The state’s public utility commission authorized two new programs to allow driverless ride-hailing.

GM's Cruise allowed to drive empty autonomous cars in San Francisco

Five cars will start testing without a back-up driver.

Waymo Ditches Human Safety Drivers in Its Self-Driving Taxis

"As of yesterday, we've returned with 100% fully driverless for the near term."

Waymo’s robo-taxi service opens to the public in Phoenix

Waymo on Thursday will relaunch and expand its fully automated, robo-taxi ridehailing service in Phoenix, rebooting its effort to transform years of autonomous vehicle research into a revenue-producing business.

Tesla's robotaxi fleet will be 'functionally ready' in 2020, Musk says

The Tesla CEO also finally called out a use for the cabin-facing camera in the rearview mirror -- monitoring robotaxi passengers.

Self-driving vehicles: Many challenges remain for autonomous navigation

Driver assistance is easy, but it’s much harder for robots to take over the whole job of driving anywhere at any time. What’s coming first is autonomy on well-maintained roads in good weather.

Elon Musk explains why Tesla's Model 3 has an in-cabin camera

You won't have to worry about someone trashing your robotaxi.

Video: Waymo Is Failing

Waymo has partnered with Transdev to hire a fleet of drivers for its 'robotaxi' network.

Waymo gamifies self-driving car data and wants everyone involved

Waymo expands its Open Dataset program and issues some challenges that may result in prize money.

Coronavirus shows there’s still no such thing as a totally human-free self-driving car

The decision by most companies to suspend AV testing during the outbreak is causing turmoil among human backup drivers

Waymo suspends robotaxi service except for its truly driverless vehicles

Waymo said Tuesday it is pausing operations of Waymo One, a service in the Phoenix.

Tesla trails Waymo, Cruise and others in self-driving strategy, study claims

Tesla's position on Navigant Research's AV development leaderboard is just about at the bottom.

Waymo Workers: People Keep Injecting Drugs in Self-Driving Cars

Passengers keep injecting drugs in Waymo's self-driving cars — and leaving their used needles behind.

Alphabet's Waymo shows new Jaguar cars on the heels of investment round

Waymo was Google's self-driving car division until 2016, when it became an independent company under Google-parent Alphabet. Overall, the group has spent more than a decade working on self-driving technology, and is just starting to commercialize the technology now.

Daimler and Bosch Will Launch a Pilot Robotaxi Program in San Jose in 2019

I don't know the way in San Jose, my car has a brain and won't go wrong and lose its way.

Daimler and Bosch to Test Self-Driving Taxis Next Year

The German companies follow in the footsteps of Waymo and GM's Cruise.

Waymo Filings Give New Details on Its Driverless Taxis

California's DMV has also received an application from the startup JingChi to test fully autonomous vehicles

Watch Waymo's Virtual-Reality View of the World

The company released a 360-degree VR representation of what its robocar sees.