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Waymo opens up driverless robotaxi service in downtown Phoenix to vetted passengers

Waymo, the autonomous vehicle developer under Alphabet, is opening up its driverless robotaxi service in downtown Phoenix to vetted local residents. People who have been accepted to Waymo’s &#82

YouTube isn’t cool with videos of Tesla FSD beta testing on kids

YouTube removed two videos from its platform showing Tesla drivers using their own children to conduct vehicle safety tests. The tests were meant to prove that Tesla’s Autopilot and “full

The Station: Rounding up the Tesla Cyber Roundup, a Waymo change up and the mysterious disappearance of Bolt Mobility

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Baidu to operate fully driverless commercial robotaxi in Wuhan and Chongqing

Chinese internet giant Baidu has secured permits to offer a fully driverless commercial robotaxi service, with no human driver present, in Chongqing and Wuhan via the company’s autonomous ride-h

Behind the scenes of Waymo’s worst automated truck crash

The most serious crash to date involving a self-driving truck might have resulted in only moderate injuries, but it exposed how unprepared local government and law enforcement are to deal with the new

Shield AI raises $165M at a $2.3B valuation to fuel development of its military autonomous flying systems

Technology built with defense in mind is getting some significant and serious traction at the moment, spurred by world events, advances in technology and a growing appetite from end users to invest in

The Station: Ford’s vision for dealerships and Rimac’s big raise

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Cruise can finally charge for driverless robotaxi rides in San Francisco

Cruise, the autonomous vehicle unit of General Motors, has finally been given the green light to start charging fares for its driverless robotaxi service in San Francisco. The California Public Utilit

Strong Compute raises $7.8M seed round to speed up ML training pipelines

Strong Compute, a Sydney, Australia-based startup that helps developers remove the bottlenecks in their machine learning training pipelines, today announced that it has raised a $7.8 million seed roun

Luminar hires execs from Apple, Nvidia and Tesla

Waymo is expanding its driverless program in Phoenix

Waymo is pulling the human safety driver out of its recently expanded robotaxi operations in downtown Phoenix, Dmitri Dolgov, co-CEO of Waymo, announced on the TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility stage on W

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

Hear from Aurora, Nvidia and Waymo about the two roads to autonomous driving at TC Sessions: Mobility

The road to commercializing autonomous vehicle technology for people has split into two paths. In one camp, AV developers like Argo AI, Aurora, Cruise, Motional, Waymo and Zoox are aiming straight for

Here’s everything you’ll see at TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility next week

TC Sessions: Mobility is back, and this year we are bringing together the best and brightest founders, investors, engineers and experts on the future of transportation for a two-day, in-person event

Daily Crunch: Elon Musk unveils three-pronged strategy to fund his $43B Twitter purchase

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Daily Crunch: ‘For a limited time,’ Coinbase’s new NFT marketplace will waive transaction fees

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Waymo co-CEO Dmitri Dolgov is coming to TC Sessions: Mobility 2022 to talk about progress and pitfalls of scaling robotaxis

Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo made an unusual leadership move last year: employing two executives it filled its CEO spot that had been vacated by John Krafcik. The new co-CEO role combined the

Announcing the agenda for TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility 2022

TC Sessions: Mobility is back, and this year we are bringing together the best and brightest founders, investors, engineers and experts on the future of transportation for a two-day, in-person event M

The Station: Running a startup in war-torn Ukraine, Tier goes on a shopping spree and Tesla breaks a new EV delivery record

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Waymo opens driverless robotaxi testing to San Francisco employees

Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving unit, has begun offering its San Francisco employees fully autonomous rides, the company said Wednesday. Waymo will begin its rider-only operations within its &#82
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