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Fiat Chrysler to open $30M autonomous driving test facility in Michigan

First-of-its kind facility for FCA will also test advanced safety tech

It's the first facility — or major investment — of its kind for the automaker.

Opinion
Why this could be the perfect time for Apple to make a car play

Quiet on the car front, cash-flush — and the market's ripe for disruption

Quiet on the car front, cash-flush — and the market's ripe for disruption

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Waymo self-driving cars to ferry Walmart shoppers in Arizona trial

Waymo also expands partnerships with AutoNation and Avis Budget

Waymo also expands partnerships with AutoNation and Avis Budget.

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Waymo’s autonomous vehicles are driving 25,000 miles every day

Love the idea or not, self-driving commercial service begins this year

Love the idea or not, self-driving commercial service begins this year.

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Apple hires ex-Waymo engineer for self-driving project

Jamie Waydo will reportedly join Titan, but that's all we know.

Jamie Waydo will reportedly join Titan, but that's all we know.

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FCA, Waymo expand plans: 62,000 more self-driving vehicles, potential retail sales

Partnership might sell autonomous Fiat-Chrysler vehicles to the public

Partnership might sell autonomous Chrysler Pacificas to the public.

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Waymo self-driving van involved in Arizona crash

It does not appear to be at fault

A self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivan operated by Waymo, the autonomy subsidiary of Alphabet/Google, was involved in a two-car accident Friday afternoon in Chandler, Ariz. First reports indicate the autonomous vehicle was not at fault in the crash — not the "violator vehicle," according to ABC 15 News. This may be Waymo's first accident in its Arizona test program.

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The Pentagon wants to be first to use self-driving vehicles

It's eager to leverage the work of private companies for the battlefield

The U.S. military has a long history of pushing technological innovations that eventually become mainstream, like the GPS navigation systems in your phone or car, the Jeep and the Internet. We might eventually add self-driving cars to that list, only with a twist on the time-honored model.

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Waymo unveils autonomous Jaguar I-Pace EV

20,000 self-driving I-Paces will go into service over the next two years.

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.

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Waymo self-driving cars would've avoided Uber crash situation, CEO says

Waymo is widely considered to be ahead of rivals in self-driving cars

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.

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Waymo video shows you what it's like to ride in a truly driverless car

A little spooky — but with a perky musical score

It's easy to ignore the daily onslaught of stories about autonomous cars, which still seem a lot like vaporware to some of us. Plus, those things are for somebody else, right, not a righteous car enthusiast like you or me. But here's a brief video that shows the technology is not in some far-off future, it's rolling around on the streets of Phoenix and a few other cities right now. And this is not just an autonomous car. It's not just a self-driving car. It's a completely driverless car

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Waymo self-driving video seeks to reassure wary riders

Take a virtual ride in a car with no one behind the wheel

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Waymo accepts $245m settlement in Uber self-driving car lawsuit

Waymo gets a 0.34 percent stake in Uber.

The settlement now allows Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to put another scandal behind the company.

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One self-driving car program far exceeds the others at ... self-driving

It needed much, much less human intervention. Here's how badly it crushed the competition.

... Waymo, and here's how badly it crushed the competition

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Waymo orders thousands of Pacifica vans for self-driving ride-hailing

Commercial service is scheduled to begin in Phoenix this year and expand from there.

Commercial service is scheduled to begin in Phoenix this year and expand from there.

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Self-driving vehicles still scare American drivers, AAA finds

But the number of survey respondents frightened by driverless cars is dropping.

Just 13 percent of survey respondents said they would feel safer sharing the road with autonomous vehicles.

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Waymo heads to Atlanta to test its self-driving cars

It'll allow Waymo to test against the challenges of dense traffic and hot, humid weather.

Metro Atlanta marks Waymo's 25th test city in total.

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Taco truck halts GM autonomous car's media cruise through San Francisco

Car stops for tacos and stays stopped, with reporter onboard.

Car stops for tacos and stays stopped, with reporter onboard.

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Uber-Waymo trial delayed: U.S. judge raises prospect of a 'cover-up'

Letter appears, saying Uber trained employees to steal trade secrets, hide their tracks.

"You're just making the impression that this is a total cover-up," the judge told Uber.

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