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KODIAK ROBOTICS' FOUNDER SAYS TIGHT FOCUS ON AUTONOMOUS TRUCKS IS WORKING

Kodiak Robotics is one of the last private autonomous vehicles companies focused on trucking that is still standing. Nearly all the...

Guess Which Car Brand Isn't At Record-Low Inventory

GUESS WHICH CAR BRAND ISN'T AT RECORD-LOW INVENTORY

There's some good news if you're one of the few Americans looking for a new Alfa Romeo or Fiat. All that and more in The Morning Shift...

 
 
 
Alphabet's self-driving unit Waymo raises $2.5B in funding round

ALPHABET'S SELF-DRIVING UNIT WAYMO RAISES $2.5B IN FUNDING ROUND

Alphabet's self-driving unit Waymo said on Wednesday it raised $2.5 billion in its fresh funding round in a year after a string of...

Volkswagen's Future Of Car 'Ownership' Sounds Miserable

VOLKSWAGEN'S FUTURE OF CAR 'OWNERSHIP' SOUNDS MISERABLE

Your next Volkswagen is beginning to sound like a paradise of microtransactions, Detroit has a new plant, and Hyundai's V8 is the latest...

 
 
 
Cruise Can Now Operate Driverless Cars With Passengers In California

CRUISE CAN NOW OPERATE DRIVERLESS CARS WITH PASSENGERS IN CALIFORNIA

This past Friday, a major step in autonomous cars was reached. Cruise, the self-driving car startup that impressed GM so much they...

Waymo One now appears in Google Maps as a ride-hailing option for Phoenix

WAYMO ONE NOW APPEARS IN GOOGLE MAPS AS A RIDE-HAILING OPTION FOR PHOENIX

For the past few years, Waymo has been operating in Phoenix, Arizona, as a fully autonomous ride-hailing service. Those in the Metro...

 
 
 

THE DREAM OF THE TRULY DRIVERLESS CAR IS OFFICIALLY DEAD

This May 13, 2014 file photo shows a row of Google self-driving Lexus cars at a Google event outside the Computer History Museum in...

 
 
 
Watch A Waymo AV Get Freaked Out By Traffic Cones, Block Traffic, And Evade Support Vehicles

WATCH A WAYMO AV GET FREAKED OUT BY TRAFFIC CONES, BLOCK TRAFFIC, AND EVADE SUPPORT VEHICLES

Making cars drive themselves is very, very hard. Sure, we've come an awful long way since that Stanford-modified Volkswagen Touareg...

Waymo's recruiting director reveals how get your cover letter read, nail the interview, and get a job at the top-ranked autonomous driving outfit

WAYMO'S RECRUITING DIRECTOR REVEALS HOW GET YOUR COVER LETTER READ, NAIL THE INTERVIEW, AND GET A JOB AT THE TOP-RANKED AUTONOMOUS DRIVING OUTFIT

Summary List Placement Waymo, Alphabet's autonomous vehicle unit, is setting the bar high with its diverse pool of talent. The company,...

 
 
 
In a year of major shifts, the self-driving car market is consolidating

IN A YEAR OF MAJOR SHIFTS, THE SELF-DRIVING CAR MARKET IS CONSOLIDATING

Toyota and Lyft's $550 million deal shows wealthy companies that can bear delayed return on investment dominate the autonomous vehicle...

Experts rank Amazon's self-driving unit, Tesla, Waymo, and 12 other power players in the world of autonomy

EXPERTS RANK AMAZON'S SELF-DRIVING UNIT, TESLA, WAYMO, AND 12 OTHER POWER PLAYERS IN THE WORLD OF AUTONOMY

Summary List Placement Though autonomous-vehicle companies are moving slowly toward making their technology available to the public,...

 
 
 
Waymo's leadership shift spotlights self-driving car challenges

WAYMO'S LEADERSHIP SHIFT SPOTLIGHTS SELF-DRIVING CAR CHALLENGES

Waymo's recent executive shuffle signals driverless technology has a ways to go before a robust self-driving car industry becomes reality.

Congress Still Has A Shot At Getting Autonomous Vehicle Regulation Right

CONGRESS STILL HAS A SHOT AT GETTING AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE REGULATION RIGHT

Sen. Gary Peters, a Democrat from Michigan, and Sen. John Thune, a Republican from South Dakota, are proposing legislation covering...

 
 
 
Listen To A Committed Elon/Tesla-Stan Make Baseless Claims That Other AV Companies Are Cheating

LISTEN TO A COMMITTED ELON/TESLA-STAN MAKE BASELESS CLAIMS THAT OTHER AV COMPANIES ARE CHEATING

We've been talking a lot about Tesla and autonomy this week, mostly because of the fatal Tesla crash this past weekend , and how it...

Let's All Laugh At These Bad Autonomous Car Predictions From A Few Years Back

LET'S ALL LAUGH AT THESE BAD AUTONOMOUS CAR PREDICTIONS FROM A FEW YEARS BACK

How are you enjoying your autonomous car?

 
 
 
Ford Finally Has A Competitor To Tesla Autopilot And GM's Super Cruise

FORD FINALLY HAS A COMPETITOR TO TESLA AUTOPILOT AND GM'S SUPER CRUISE

Ford has been hyping this since last year , but Wednesday it said its Level 2 semiautonomous driving system is finally coming to many...

A 26-YEAR-OLD CEO HAS BEEN CROWNED THE YOUNGEST SELF-MADE BILLIONAIRE ON FORBES' ANNUAL BILLIONAIRES LIST AFTER KYLIE JENNER WAS REMOVED

Luminar Austin Russell was the youngest self-made billionaire on Forbes' annual World's Billionaires List. The 26-year-old runs a company...

 
 
 
Waymo just lost its CEO

WAYMO JUST LOST ITS CEO

Waymo CEO John Krafcik is leaving the self-driving technology company. Krafcik made the announcement last week via a LinkedIn post,...

Waymo boss John Krafcik leaving autonomous car company, co-CEOs named

WAYMO BOSS JOHN KRAFCIK LEAVING AUTONOMOUS CAR COMPANY, CO-CEOS NAMED

Waymo CEO John Krafcik today surprisingly announced today that he's leaving the company after five and a half years. The Alphabet division...