Nuro, an autonomous vehicle delivery company with deployments in California and Texas, laid off about 300 employees on Friday.
Waymo announced that it will soon begin giving autonomous robotaxi rides, with no automation specialists in the vehicles, in San Francisco.
Motional and Lyft announced that the companies are rolling out an autonomous ride-hailing service in Los Angeles.
ISEE, the Cambridge, Mass.-based developer of self-driving yard truck solutions, announced that it raised $40 million in Series B funding.
Cruise began offering daytime robotaxi rides to employees in San Francisco. The daytime operating hours could soon be open to the public.
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Waymo One is opening up to the public in downtown Phoenix without any autonomous specialists behind the wheel.
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Members of the company’s Trusted Tester Program can now hail one of its all-electric Jaguar I-PACE equipped with a fifth-generation Waymo Driver 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for rides between downtown Phoenix and Phoenix Sky Harbor.
Ford and VW announced that the companies would be ending their investment in Argo AI and that the company would be shutting its doors.
Ford’s CEO, Jim Farley, gave more insight into the company’s decision to stop investing in Argo AI during Ford’s third-quarter earnings call.
Argo AI, the self-driving company previously backed by Ford and VW, is closing down.
Motional and Uber signed a 10-year framework agreement that would include autonomous vehicles providing ride-hailing and delivery services.
Waymo released its Response Time and Collision Avoidance Benchmarking papers to provide clarity on the benchmarks it has for its vehicles.
Lyft has started offering autonomous rides, with two safety drivers on board, in Austin, Texas.
The IAC announced the first major competition for the enhanced autonomous racecars, and the continuation of head-to-head racing.
Seoul Robotics, a company taking an ATI approach to autonomous driving, brought in $25 million in Series B funding.
Waymo is a leading developer of autonomous driving technology, with public robotaxi services up and running in Phoenix and San Francisco.
Cruise has developed four chips for autonomous vehicles in house so far, according to Carl Jenkins, the company’s head of hardware.
While it took Cruise 33 months to receive all the regulatory approval it needed to begin rides in San Francisco, for the company’s next deployment locations it took just three weeks to receive that approval.
This partnership has been a long time coming. Nuro and Uber were reportedly in negotiations back in 2019, but things never panned out until now.
The goal is to build a solution that is sustainable and efficient while improving the safe operation of truck fleets.