Alphabet’s Wing gets FAA permission to start...
Wing Aviation, the drone-based delivery startup born out of Google's X labs, has received the first FAA certification...
Waymo picks Detroit factory to build self-driving...
Waymo, the self-driving vehicle technology startup under Alphabet, is setting up shop in a Detroit factory on American...
GV-backed KeepTruckin nabs $149M at $1.25B...
KeepTruckin, a developer of hardware and software that helps truck drivers manage their vehicles and cargo, is the...
Smartcar accuses $50M-funded rival Otonomo of API...
Ruthless copying is common in tech. Just ask Snapchat. However, it’s typically more conceptual than literal. But...
Tesla plans to launch a robotaxi network in 2020
Tesla expects to launch the first robotaxis as part of broader vision for an autonomous ride-sharing network in 2020,...
Tesla vaunts creation of ‘the best chip in the...
At its "Autonomy Day" today, Tesla detailed the new custom chip that will be running the self-driving software in its...
Tesla’s full self-driving computer is now in...
The Tesla computer, a new custom chip designed to enable full self-driving capabilities, is now in all new Model 3, X...
Uber, Lyft implement new safety measures
Uber and Lyft instituted new safety features and policies this week. The move follows the death of Samantha Josephson,...
Waymo launches robotaxi app on Google Play
Waymo is making its ride-hailing app more widely available by putting it on the Google Play store as the self-driving...
Alibaba will let you find restaurants and order...
Competition in the Chinese internet has for years been about who controls your mobile apps. These days, giants are...
Online used car startup Shift adds another $40M,...
Online used car startup Shift Technologies has tacked on another $40 million in equity funding, hired a new COO with...
Dissecting what Lyft’s IPO means for Uber and...
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Search giant Baidu has driven the most autonomous...
While the public is asking, “When are we going to ride in autonomous cars?,” technology companies have been...
This self-driving AI faced off against a champion...
Developments in the self-driving car world can sometimes be a bit dry: a million miles without an accident, a 10...
UPS partners with drone startup Matternet for...
Unmanned drone deliveries are making their way inside the UPS network. Thanks to a partnership with drone startup...
Mobileye CEO clowns on Nvidia for allegedly...
While creating self-driving car systems, it's natural that different companies might independently arrive at similar...
Lidar startup Ouster raises $60 million in...
Ouster has raised $60 million as the San Francisco-based lidar startup opens a new facility that will have the capacity...
Hackers conquer Tesla’s in-car web browser and...
A pair of security researchers dominated Pwn2Own, the annual high-profile hacking contest, taking home $375,000 in...
How Nuro plans to spend Softbank’s $940 million
Autonomous delivery startup Nuro is bursting with ideas since SoftBank invested nearly $1 billion in February, new...
Gates-backed Lumotive upends lidar conventions...
Pretty much every self-driving car on the road, not to mention many a robot and drone, uses lidar to sense its...