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Aug 14, 2017
Google Waymo patents technology for 'soft' self-driving cars to reduce the impact of an accidentGoogle's self-driving cars will become soft on the outside if it comes across a situation where there is a possibility of an accident with a human.
Jun 29, 2017
Uber claims that it never stole self-driving car technology from WaymoUber had hoped Levandowski, one the most respected self-driving engineers in Silicon Valley, would help the ride services company catch up to rivals including Waymo, in the race for self-driving technology.
Jun 14, 2017
Waymo to focus on mass-produced vehicles as it retires its line of Firefly test vehiclesWaymo would work towards equipping its initial fleet of 600 Chrysler Pacifica minivans with custom-built radar and vision systems, and an all-new artificial intelligence compute platform, to enable the cars to see even further and sharper, the company said.
Apr 28, 2017
Uber engineer Levandowski to stay away from self-driving vehicle project till issue with Waymo is resolvedThe head of Uber Technologies Inc's self-driving vehicles unit, Anthony Levandowski, will step aside from some of his duties
Feb 14, 2017
High pay was a reason why a lot of engineers quit from the Google self-driving car projectGoogle's self-driving car project, now called Waymo, has seen its fair share of departures over the last couple of years. But a latest report in Bloomberg gives a very unconventional reason for the departure of some employees - they were reportedly paid a lot of money. And that is being debated as one of the reasons as to why they left.
Dec 12, 2016
Ex-Googler Chris Urmson is working on his own driverless car companyReports claim Chris Urmson is working on his own self-driving company. There is also a report that says his new self-funded venture might be unveiled early next year.
Aug 27, 2016
Google hires Airbnb exec to commercialise self-driving carsAlphabet's Google self-driving car project took a step closer to market with the hire of a top executive from Airbnb, the online vacation home rental marketplace.
May 20, 2016
Google patents sticky layer technology to protect pedestrians in crashGoogle has still not mentioned if it plans to use the same technology on its self-driving cars too
May 13, 2016
Want to become a test driver for Google's self-driving cars? You will need a bachelor's degreeGoogle is now looking for test drivers in Arizona, to test out its self driving cars in the state, but the requirements needed to applying for the job will surprise you.
May 04, 2016
Google, Fiat Chrysler team up to build self-driving minivansBoth the companies will relocate engineers to a Michigan plant to integrate autonomous driving technology into the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid