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Full autonomy is years away, but here’s what’s next on autonomy’s wild ride

There are three exciting developments that I do expect to transpire within the next 12-18 months.The first major rollouts of autonomous fleets; the development of new mapping and LIDAR technology; and

Crunch Report | Caldbeck and Mazzeo leave Binary Capital

Binary Capital co-founder Justin Caldbeck quits as Matt Mazzeo steps away from the firm, Pandora co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren will step down according to reports, Houzz raises a huge $400M roun

Avis signs on to manage Waymo’s self-driving vehicle fleet in Phoenix

Waymo has entered into an agreement with rental car company Avis that will see Avis manage its autonomous vehicle fleet in Phoenix. Phoenix is the site of Waymo’s first commercial self-driving c

China’s Didi partners with car rental giant Avis ahead of planned global expansion

China's Didi Chuxing revealed last month that it plans to expand into global markets, and today we got the first hint of what that might look like after the Uber rival announced a tie-in with U.S. car

Not So Fast: Avis’ Proposed $500M Zipcar Buy Being Investigated For Short-Changing Shareholders

Earlier today the sharing economy startup world was abruptly awoken from its holiday slumber with the news that car rental giant Avis would buy car-sharing company Zipcar for $500 million. No sooner h

The Sucky Future Is Now: In-Car WiFi

Further adding to the headache that is the rental car experience, Avis will be adding WiFi services to all of its rental cars as an add-on service, starting next year. Autonet Mobile, the provider of