John Krafcik

Waymo racks up 4 million self-driven miles

Waymo continues to press its lead in terms of actual miles driven on roads, which is potentially the most important metric out there when it comes to building successful autonomous driving technology.

Waymo’s first product will be its own on-demand ride hailing service

Waymo is firming up some of its plans around its initial go-to-market strategy for its autonomous driving technology. The company has talked about a number of potential applications of self-driving th

Taking a truly driverless ride in Waymo’s Chrysler Pacifica

Today was a first for me: I drove in a fully autonomous vehicle on roads without anyone behind the wheel. They weren’t public roads, but they did have intersections, other vehicles, pedestrian t

Waymo focuses on user experience, considers next steps

Waymo is investing a lot of time and effort on building out the user experience of its self-driving vehicles, which includes both the external and internal user-facing features of its autonomous cars.

U.S. Department of Transportation announces a new committee focused on automation

The U.S. regulatory agency overseeing transportation at the federal level has announced a new official committee on automation, be it autonomous driving, drones or other self-guided modes of getting a

Google Names John Krafcik Its Self-Driving Car Project CEO

Easily one of the most exciting areas of Alphabet/Google's future is its self-driving car unit. Today, that group got a CEO with a massive amount of automotive experience. Right now, the company repor