Waymo Goes Global With Renault-Nissan Partnership

Waymo has signed an agreement to work with Renault and Nissan on issues smothering self-driving car technology, the companies said Thursday. The partnership, which the companies call a “first step, ” doesn’t currently include immediate plans to launch Waymo self-driving…

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Your next taxi driver might be a robot

Jam out in a self-driving automobile . Image: waymo Waymo One now causes you stream music through screens in its self-driving gondolas. Those pitches are provided by Google Play Music, the Spotify competitor that offers millions of anthems for $9.99…

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Transportation Weekly: Amazons secret acquisition and all the AV feels

Welcome to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, elderly transportation reporter at TechCrunch. I include all the ways parties and goods move from Moment A to Point B — today and in the future — whether it’s by bike,…

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Waymo’s self-driving taxi service is just its test program with a new name

Waymo One propelled its robo-taxi service — sorta . Image: waymo Well, Waymo did it. It launched a self-driving taxi work before the end of 2018. This is, on the surface, precisely what it said it would do, and it…

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Waymo Launches Its Self-Driving Armada

It’s 2018, and Waymo is doing it live. Two months after the Alphabet self-driving car spinoff announced it would start racing a genuinely driver-free serving in Phoenix this year( as in, cars romping about with no one at the wheel…

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Inside the First Church of Artificial Intelligence

Anthony Levandowski makes an unlikely oracle. Dressed Silicon Valley-casual in jeans and flanked by a PR rep rather than masked acolytes, the engineer known for self-driving cars–and triggering a notorious lawsuit–could be unveiling his latest startup instead of laying the…

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