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Volvo Cars and Waymo partner to develop a self-driving electric vehicle
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Volvo Cars and Waymo partner to develop a self-driving electric vehicle

Waymo said it will continue working with Fiat Chrysler, Jaguar Land Rover and the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance.

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai calls for AI regulation to govern how the tech is leveraged
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Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai calls for AI regulation to govern how the tech is leveraged

Pichai believes that companies cannot just build the technology and “let market forces decide how it will be used.”

Argo plans to share its revenue and technology with companies like Ford that focus on self-driving
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Argo plans to share its revenue and technology with companies like Ford that focus on self-driving

Ford and VW each own just under 40 percent, with Argo's management team holding just over 20 percent.

Alphabet's Waymo app will now be available for iPhone users in Phoenix
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Alphabet's Waymo app will now be available for iPhone users in Phoenix

Waymo now has over 1,500 monthly active riders - those who took at least one ride in the past 28 days.

Uber still using stolen Waymo self-driving tech, may be forced to acquire Google license: Report
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Uber still using stolen Waymo self-driving tech, may be forced to acquire Google license: Report

Uber wants to catch up to Waymo in the development of software to install in cars for driverless taxi services.

Waymo says it is now offering 'rider-only' trips in Phoenix, Arizona, to expand into delivery services
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Waymo says it is now offering 'rider-only' trips in Phoenix, Arizona, to expand into delivery services

Waymo hasn't disclosed how many fully automated rides it has given, but has indicated it is still a small number.

Waymo is testing complimentary Wi-Fi in its self-driving taxis to entice new riders
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Waymo is testing complimentary Wi-Fi in its self-driving taxis to entice new riders

Waymo is persuading passengers that their ride service is less stressful than driving own cars.

Apple reportedly acquires self-driving shuttle firm Drive.ai for an undisclosed sum
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Apple reportedly acquires self-driving shuttle firm Drive.ai for an undisclosed sum

Apple is vying against rivals such as Alphabet Inc’s Waymo to develop self-driving vehicles.

Self-driving tech company Aurora partners with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms
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Self-driving tech company Aurora partners with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms

Aurora already has partnerships with Volkswagen AG, Hyundai Motor Co and China’s Byton to develop and test self-driving systems

Tesla robotaxis are coming to US roads next year, Elon Musk slams use of Lidar
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Tesla robotaxis are coming to US roads next year, Elon Musk slams use of Lidar

Musk had previously forecast that cars would be fully self-driving by 2018, a target Tesla has missed.

Uber wins $1-bn investment from Toyota, SoftBank for development of driverless ridesharing services
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Uber wins $1-bn investment from Toyota, SoftBank for development of driverless ridesharing services

Toyota has already invested $500 million in Uber as the firm races Google-owned Waymo and a host of other companies, including major automakers, to develop self-driving vehicles.

Tesla releases new update which lets the car switch lanes automatically
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Tesla releases new update which lets the car switch lanes automatically

Tesla has released a mode for its car that will completely let your car decide when to change lanes.

Google I/O scheduled from 7-9 May; Updates to Android, Maps, Gmail, Stadia expected
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Google I/O scheduled from 7-9 May; Updates to Android, Maps, Gmail, Stadia expected

The schedule provided by Google shows that after the keynote, there will be developer sessions and more.

Apple to lay off 190 employees working in its self-driving car division Project Titan
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Apple to lay off 190 employees working in its self-driving car division Project Titan

In terms of mileage logged also, Project Titan is far behind its competitors such as Waymo, Tesla and others

Renault-Nissan alliance to tie up with Google to develop autonomous taxis: Report
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Renault-Nissan alliance to tie up with Google to develop autonomous taxis: Report

The partners are considering the joint development of unmanned taxis using Nissan vehicles.

Alphabet's Q4 2018 revenue rose to $39.28 billion, 83% of it came from Google ads
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Alphabet's Q4 2018 revenue rose to $39.28 billion, 83% of it came from Google ads

The company's capital expenditures rose 64 percent compared to last year, up to $7.08 billion.

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.

Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo to expand manufacturing facility
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Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo to expand manufacturing facility

Google self-driving spinoff Waymo to put factory in Michigan, plans to invest up to $13.6 million

Waymo planning to build plant in Michigan to transform vehicles into autonomous cars
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Waymo planning to build plant in Michigan to transform vehicles into autonomous cars

Waymo's new facility would be dedicated to mass production of L4 or level 4 autonomous vehicles.

Mercedes-Benz aims to be among top two players to scale up autonomous car tech
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Mercedes-Benz aims to be among top two players to scale up autonomous car tech

Whereas, Uber, Google, General Motors, Volkswagen are vying to roll out robotaxi services.