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Waymo announces new development in self-driving taxis that generate fares
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Waymo announces new development in self-driving taxis that generate fares

Waymo is charging people to use its driverless vehicles in a roughly 160 km zone in four Phoenix suburbs.

Volkswagen is roughly two years behind Waymo in terms of development say CEO Diess
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Volkswagen is roughly two years behind Waymo in terms of development say CEO Diess

Volkswagen has earmarked almost 44 billion euros ($50 billion) for developing autonomous driving.

Waymo has up to two year headstart in autonomous cars says Volkswagen CEO
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Waymo has up to two year headstart in autonomous cars says Volkswagen CEO

Volkswagen has earmarked almost $50 billion for developing electric car by 2023.

Volkswagen to join Baidu's Apollo consortium to develop self-driving cars
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Volkswagen to join Baidu's Apollo consortium to develop self-driving cars

Volkswagen will gain a seat on the management board of Apollo which has brought in 130 partners.

Uber asks permission to resume self-driving car testing in Pensylvania
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Uber asks permission to resume self-driving car testing in Pensylvania

Uber said it now has real-time third party monitoring of back-up safety drivers.

Alphabet shares plunge after missing analysts’ quarterly revenue estimates
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Alphabet shares plunge after missing analysts’ quarterly revenue estimates

Google ad sales contributed 86 percent of revenue, but growth slowed to 20 percent.

GM and Honda join hands to produce self-driving cars under unit named GM Cruise
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GM and Honda join hands to produce self-driving cars under unit named GM Cruise

Honda and GM are already partnering on fuel cell vehicles and are developing batteries for EVs.

Google marks two decades of simplifying our lives online amid privacy issues
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Google marks two decades of simplifying our lives online amid privacy issues

Google was launched in 1998 in a garage rented in the Northern California city of Menlo Park.

Toyota to invest $500 mn in Uber to develop self-driving cars; duo to catch up to rivals in autonomous driving business
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Toyota to invest $500 mn in Uber to develop self-driving cars; duo to catch up to rivals in autonomous driving business

Toyota, one of the world’s largest carmakers, and Uber, the leading ride-hailing service, are widely seen as lagging the competition in developing self-driving cars.

Waymo sets up a unit in Shanghai to push Google's plan of re-entering China
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Waymo sets up a unit in Shanghai to push Google's plan of re-entering China

Waymo’s move also comes as China makes a major push into autonomous smart vehicles.

Elon Musk responds to accusations of Tesla illegally spying on its employees
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Elon Musk responds to accusations of Tesla illegally spying on its employees

This guys is super [nuts emoji], is what Musk had to say to the ex-employee’s accusations.

Uber kills self-driving trucks programme to focus on autonomous cars instead
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Uber kills self-driving trucks programme to focus on autonomous cars instead

Uber wants to refocus on the self-driving car programme, halted due to the fatal Arizona car crash.

Waymo to test its self-driving cars, will ferry shoppers at Walmart in Arizona
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Waymo to test its self-driving cars, will ferry shoppers at Walmart in Arizona

Waymo's self-driving cars will transport Walmart customers to the store and bring them back.

Apple hires Waymo's self-driving engineer Jamie Waydo to further its autonomous vehicle ambitions
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Apple hires Waymo's self-driving engineer Jamie Waydo to further its autonomous vehicle ambitions

Apple has hired a senior self-driving car engineer Waymo, a sign that it maintains autonomous vehicle ambitions.

SoftBank joins General Motors, will invest $2.25 billion in their autonomous vehicle unit Cruise
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SoftBank joins General Motors, will invest $2.25 billion in their autonomous vehicle unit Cruise

SoftBank to invest in General Motors vehicle unit Cruise, the deal has ensured its eadership in self-driving cars and GM shares up nearly 13 percent.

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi wants to use some of Waymo's self-driving car tech for his company
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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi wants to use some of Waymo's self-driving car tech for his company

Khosrowshahi said that Uber’s relationship with Waymo was “getting better” since Uber has agreed to pay Waymo $245 million.

Apple is fielding more self-driving cars in California than Google or Tesla
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Apple is fielding more self-driving cars in California than Google or Tesla

Behind Apple is Alphabet's Waymo which currently has 51 self-driving cars and Elon Musk-owned Tesla which has 39 vehicles.

Tesla boss Elon Musk is reorganising $50 bn firm to remedy production woes, attrition, car crashes
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Tesla boss Elon Musk is reorganising $50 bn firm to remedy production woes, attrition, car crashes

Tesla is at a critical juncture as it tries to fix an inauspicious launch of the Model 3 sedan, a mid-market car crucial to its success and future profitability that has been plagued by early production problems.

Elon Musk says Tesla is undergoing 'thorough reorganisation' as it deals with a problems including crashes involving its electric cars
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Elon Musk says Tesla is undergoing 'thorough reorganisation' as it deals with a problems including crashes involving its electric cars

Tesla is developing multiple new vehicles, including a semi-truck and has registered a new car firm in Shanghai in a likely step toward production in China.

Tesla's key safety representative left to join rival Waymo
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Tesla's key safety representative left to join rival Waymo

Schwall's exit reportedly coincides with the company's announcement that Doug Field — Tesla's engineering chief — was taking a leave.