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.
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.
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. The hum
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Commercial service is scheduled to begin in Phoenix this year and expand from there.
Just 13 percent of survey respondents said they would feel safer sharing the road with autonomous vehicles.
Metro Atlanta marks Waymo's 25th test city in total.
Car stops for tacos and stays stopped, with reporter onboard.
"You're just making the impression that this is a total cover-up," the judge told Uber.
There won't be a human driver behind the wheel. At all.
Autonomous cars have to operate "safely and smoothly in all kinds of environments."
Please don't allow self-driving cars to drive like people in the Pacific Northwest
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This is Waymo's first acknowledgement of working with a collaborator.