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Argo AI’s robotaxis officially available via Lyft in Austin

Ride-hailing giant Lyft and autonomous vehicle technology company Argo AI are now officially offering public robotaxi service in Austin, Texas. This is the second city in which Lyft and Argo are opera

Argo AI kicks into high gear to build a business out of AV tech

Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle developer backed by Ford and VW Group, revealed this week an ecosystem of products and services designed to support commercial delivery and robotaxi operations. The pro

Ford, VW-backed Argo AI lays off 150 workers, slows hiring

Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle technology startup backed by Ford and Volkswagen, has laid off about 150 people and slowed the pace of hiring, making it the latest tech company to reduce its workforce

Argo AI launches driverless autonomous vehicle testing in Miami, Austin

Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle technology company backed by Ford and Volkswagen, is launching driverless testing operations in Miami and Austin, a significant milestone for the startup that illustrat

Argo AI, Zoox and Coalition for Reimagined Mobility to discuss what makes a ‘good AV citizen’

Developers of autonomous vehicles have long promised that the technology will fundamentally change the way people, packages and freight move around the world. But will these robotaxis, self-driving tr

Ford hints at shift to middle mile autonomous delivery with Argo AI

Ford and autonomous vehicle technology company Argo AI have been partnering for years to bring high level self-driving capabilities to Ford vehicles. To date, much of that partnership has been realize

VW Group CEO Herbert Diess is coming to TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

Volkswagen Group, one of the world’s largest automakers with nearly 9 million vehicles sold last year, ratcheted up an already ambitious strategy in 2021. The target: to transform the company fr

Buckle up, autonomous vehicles finally get federal safety standards

Autonomous vehicles and vehicles with automated driving functions now have their own set of motor vehicle safety standards, a U.S. federal agency ruled on Thursday. The ruling begins to provide clarit

Volkswagen in talks to buy Huawei’s autonomous driving unit: report

The autonomous driving space might be seeing the marriage of two titans. Volkswagen is in talks with Huawei to acquire the latter’s nascent autonomous driving unit for billions of euros, Germany

Dallas wants to be the site of Ford and Argo AI’s next autonomous vehicle facility

Dallas council members will vote Wednesday on whether to approve an economic development agreement with Ford in the hopes of being home to the automaker’s next autonomous vehicle facility, repor

The Station: Intel eyes an IPO for Mobileye and how Elon influenced Autopilot

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Argo releases standards for how self-driving cars should act around cyclists

Argo AI, an autonomous driving technology company, teamed up with advocacy group the League of American Cyclists (LAB) to come up with guidelines for how self-driving vehicles should identify and inte

Walmart to launch autonomous delivery service with Ford and Argo AI

Walmart has tapped Argo AI and Ford to launch an autonomous vehicle delivery service in Austin, Miami and Washington, D.C., the companies said Wednesday. The service will allow customers to place onli

Volkswagen and Argo AI reveal first ID Buzz test vehicle for autonomous driving

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, a standalone VW brand responsible for the development and sales of light commercial vehicles, and Argo AI, an autonomous driving technology company, unveiled the first

The cost of Velodyne’s internal drama is starting to add up

Velodyne Lidar, the sensor company that went public a year ago when it merged with special purpose acquisition company Graf Industrial Corp., reported its second quarter earnings Thursday, results tha

The Station: The script for Elon Musk’s Loop drivers, Redwood snags $700M and a chat with Kodiak Robotics’ co-founder

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Argo AI can now offer the public rides in its autonomous vehicles in California

Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle technology startup backed by Ford and VW, has landed a permit in California that will allow the company to give people free rides in its self-driving vehicles on the st

Argo, Ford to launch self-driving vehicles on Lyft’s ride-hailing app

Autonomous vehicle technology startup Argo AI and its backer and customer Ford plan to launch at least 1,000 self-driving vehicles on Lyft’s ride-hailing network in a number of cities over the n

Velodyne Lidar CEO resigns in latest internal drama

Velodyne Lidar CEO Anand Gopalan is leaving the lidar company at the end of July as the sensor supplier continues to struggle with internal drama. Gopalan, who was previously CTO, is leaving the top l

Volkswagen’s new business strategy puts software and autonomous driving front and center

Volkswagen will ramp up its software, mobility as a service and battery tech to stay competitive in the coming decades, as it and other automakers prepare for the largest transition in personal mobili
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