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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. The hum

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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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Waymo’s driverless taxi service will open to the public soon

The only humans in the car will be you and yours.

There won't be a human driver behind the wheel. At all.

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Waymo will test self-driving cars on Michigan's snowy roads

Autonomous cars have to operate "safely and smoothly in all kinds of environments."

Autonomous cars have to operate "safely and smoothly in all kinds of environments."

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Teaching autonomous vehicles to drive like (some) humans

Please don't allow self-driving cars to drive like people in the Pacific Northwest

Please don't allow self-driving cars to drive like people in the Pacific Northwest

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Tech companies — and LeBron James — launch ads promoting driverless car safety

Waymo, Intel and others realize they face a "skeptical public," even as Congress paves the way.

Companies realize they have a public opinion problem, even as Congress paves the way.

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Dyson CEO provides a few details on plan to build an EV

Appliance company intends to distinguish itself by offering electric car with longer range.

Appliance company plans to distinguish itself by offering electric car with longer range.

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Intel reveals years of collaboration with Waymo on self-driving cars

This is Waymo's first acknowledgement of working with a collaborator.

This is Waymo's first acknowledgement of working with a collaborator.

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Alphabet considers $1 billion Lyft investment

In May, Waymo and Lyft announced they were working together on testing self-driving taxis.

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