Autonomous vehicles


Self-driving car companies zoom ahead, leaving US regulators behind

Self-driving vehicle companies from Tesla Inc to General Motors Co’s Cruise are racing to start making money with their technology, outrunning efforts by regulators and Congr...


Cruise and Waymo win permits to offer self-driving rides in California

General Motors Co’s Cruise and Alphabet Inc’s Waymo self-driving car subsidiaries on Thursday became the first companies to receive autonomous vehicle permits to offer ...

Platform News: Lyft ride-hailing app is part of the sharing economy

Argo AI, Ford and Lyft to launch self-driving ride-hail service

Self-driving start-up Argo AI, carmaker Ford Motor Co and ride-hail company Lyft Inc have said they partnered to offer robotaxi trips to Lyft customers in Miami and Austin.


Waymo expands its autonomous vehicle partnership with Fiat Chrysler

Alphabet Inc’s self-driving car unit, Waymo and automotive titan Fiat Chrysler are expanding their autonomous vehicle partnership to commercial vehicles, and Fiat Chrysler wi...

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Didi installs V2X equipment in Shanghai

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, launched a test robotaxi service in a Shanghai suburb on Saturday after installing Vehicle to Everything (V2X) hardware throughout the area...


Volvo and Waymo partner to build self-driving cars

Waymo and the Volvo Cars Group have agreed to develop a self-driving electric vehicle designed for ride hailing use, as part of a new global partnership, the companies have said.

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Mercedes-Benz cars to utilise Nvidia’s autonomous driving platform from 2024

Semiconductor maker Nvidia Corp has struck a deal with Germany’s Daimler Mercedes-Benz to provide cars produced from 2024 with a chip and software platform that can eventuall...

Autonomous driving vehicles

VW seeks open-source approach to refine car operating system

German automotive titan, Volkswagen wants to use an open-source approach to refine elements of a software-based car operating system being developed by the carmaker, Christian Seng...

Platform News: Introducing nvidia chip hardware

Nvidia turns to driver-assistance market as robo-taxis stall

Nvidia Corp, whose semiconductors power data centres, autonomous cars and robots, has said it plans to enter the market for technology that helps cars with automated lane-keeping, ...


Survey: consumers are divided on electric and self-driving cars

Reuters – Automakers, ride-hailing and tech companies plowing money into the development of electric, self-driving and shared car services will find more enthusiastic consume...


Waymo expands app to iPhone devices in Phoenix

Alphabet-owned ride-hailing company Waymo has now stated that its iOS app will now be available to iPhone users in the metro Phoenix area of Arizona. The move by the company, which...