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Self-driving cars are still a thing of the future: Here are five reasons why
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Self-driving cars are still a thing of the future: Here are five reasons why

Here are the problems that need to be overcome to start giving rides without humans behind the wheel.

Waymo inks a long-term deal with Jaguar; to include 20,000 I-PACE electric vehicles in its autonomous fleet
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Waymo inks a long-term deal with Jaguar; to include 20,000 I-PACE electric vehicles in its autonomous fleet

The partnership announced ahead of the New York International Auto Show, is another step in Waymo’s plan to roll out a robo-taxi service in the US.

Google orders thousands of Pacifica hybrid minivans as it prepares to launch a self-driving car powered ride-hailing service
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Google orders thousands of Pacifica hybrid minivans as it prepares to launch a self-driving car powered ride-hailing service

FCA will provide Waymo with thousands of Pacifica hybrid minivans as Alphabet's self-driving unit begins rolling out its public ride-hailing service.

Alphabet's Waymo to launch its ride-hailing service in Phoenix with fully autonomous vehicles
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Alphabet's Waymo to launch its ride-hailing service in Phoenix with fully autonomous vehicles

Krafcik unveiled a suite of self-driving hardware developed in-house by Waymo, including an enhanced vision system, improved radar and laser-based lidar.

Waymo increases its efforts to convince people that its autonomous driving technology is safe
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Waymo increases its efforts to convince people that its autonomous driving technology is safe

Waymo CEO John Krafcik told reporters that the company will be making some cars and freight trucks totally driverless fairly soon.

Google's self-driving car project to become independent entity called Waymo
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Google's self-driving car project to become independent entity called Waymo

Ok. I mAlphabet Inc's Google self-driving car project will become an independent entity within the technology company called Waymo, executives said on Tuesday, signalling a willingness to finally monetize its valuable research amid fierce competition from rivals.

Google self-driving exec says needs proposals to share research
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Google self-driving exec says needs proposals to share research

John Krafcik, the head of Google's project to develop self-driving vehicles, said on Thursday he would have to see specific proposals before entering into a consortium including automakers.

Google to add more partners for self-driving cars
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Google to add more partners for self-driving cars

Alphabet Inc's Google wants to form more partnerships with established automakers and suppliers this year to accelerate its work on self-driving cars, the head of the Google project said