Waymo’s autonomous vehicles are driving 25,000 miles every day
Love the idea or not, self-driving commercial service begins this year.
FCA, Waymo expand plans: 62,000 more self-driving vehicles, potential retail sales
Partnership might sell autonomous Chrysler Pacificas to the public.
Waymo unveils autonomous Jaguar I-Pace EV
Waymo's CEO John Krafcik made an announcement ahead of the New York Auto Show, unveiling what the company calls, "The Next Step in Self-Driving." That next step is a sixth autonomous vehicle from Waymo, an electric Jaguar I-Pace, that will go into service later this year.
Waymo self-driving cars would've avoided Uber crash situation, CEO says
The head of Alphabet Inc's autonomous driving unit, Waymo, said on Saturday that the company's technology would have safely handled the situation confronting an Uber self-driving vehicle last week when it struck a pedestrian, killing her.
Car enthusiasts shouldn't fear arrival of self-driving vehicles
Don't fret, car fanatics. Motorists who enjoy driving won't be idled in autonomous era, says Google's John Krafcik.
Autoblog Minute: Volvo, Mercedes, Google back autonomous tech
Self-driving cars could make our commutes a breeze but what happens when something goes wrong? Three industry leaders step up with an answer. Autoblog's Adam Morath reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute, with commentary from Pete Bigelow.
Volvo, Others to Assume Liability for Driverless Cars | Autoblog Minute
Self-driving cars could make our commutes a breeze but what happens when something goes wrong? Three industry leaders step up with an answer. Autoblog's Adam Morath reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute. .FW
Google seeks partner for bringing self-driving cars to market
Google wants to partner with an existing OEM to bring its self-driving car technology to the market, a company co-founder said Tuesday.
Autoblog Minute: Krafcik CEO of Google autonomous vehicle division
We look at how Google's hiring of automotive executing John Krafcik could affect the future of autonomous vehicles. Autoblog's Mylencia Gillenwaters reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.
Google hires auto industry veteran to run self-driving car project
Google has hired auto industry veteran John Krafcik to become CEO of its autonomous vehicles division.
Krafcik says VW merging with Fiat Chrysler would be a 'brilliant' idea
"For sure, these two companies have a natural attraction to each other." –John Krafcik
Autoblog joins Elon Musk and Danica Patrick in accepting ALS Ice Bucket Challenge [UPDATE]
Unless you've been living in an off-the-grid cabin in the woods for the last couple of weeks or abstain entirely from social media activities, you've probably seen someone you know dump a bucket of ice and water over their own head recently. While the origins of the so-called Ice Bucket Challenge are shrouded in a history typical of Internet memes, its effectiveness in raising money and awareness for the ALS Association has been astonishing.
Krafcik lands new role as president of TrueCar
John Krafcik, who stepped down at the beginning of this year from his role as president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America, has just been announced as the new president of online car shopping website TrueCar. The news comes on the heels of an announcement, less than a month ago, that Michael Harley
Ex-Hyundai CEO Krafcik joins TrueCar board amidst IPO plans
Former Hyundai Motor America CEO John Krafcik has had a tumultuous year. Last June, he won the Automotive Executive of the Year from DNV Business Assurance. Then in December, he suddenly announced he was stepping down from his leadership r
Hyundai-Kia forecasts slowest sales growth in 8 years
Even with the arrival of the new Hyundai Genesis Sedan (above) and the expected introduction of at least two other new vehicles in 2014, Hyundai-Kia is estimating its sales will only increase by about 4.1 percent this year. <
Autoblog Podcast #362
Episode #362 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth and Chris Paukert cover the year-end news, including the surprise resignation of Hyundai Motor North America CEO John Krafcik, strong early sales for the 2014 Jeep Cher
Hyundai tells Tucson fuel cell story, calls it 'next generation electric vehicle'
Hyundai is going to be in a very celebratory mood next spring. That's when Hyundai will start making its hydrogen fuel-cell electric Tucson crossover available to Golden State citizens next year, and the automaker isn't backing away from hyperbole about its green vehicle ambitions.
John Krafcik stepping down as Hyundai CEO, replaced by VP of sales
Hyundai Motor America has announced that its affable president and CEO, John Krafcik, will be stepping down from his post on January 1, at the completion of his contract. He'll be replaced by the current executive vice president of sales, David Zuchowski.