The crash happened around 3 P.M., and the cyclist was able to leave the scene on their own, according to a statement from Waymo.
The DMV’s annual reports summarize when vehicles disengaged from autonomous mode during testing, based on the companies’ self-reported data.
GM-backed Cruise will see its budget cut by $1 billion and one of Motional’s two leading backers will no longer fund the company.
The lawsuit could result in Waymo losing its final permit from the CPUC and in stricter regulations for robotaxis moving forward.
Autotech including sensors and data for training self-driving vehicles will be important in 2024 after the past year’s setbacks.
Self-driving vehicle developers say different approaches to AI are safer than human drivers, but critics are skeptical after accidents.
2023 was full of highlights and lowlights. In this year in review episode, we discuss the top robotics stories with our special guests.
Cruise said in the email that these layoffs would primarily be affecting commercial operations and related corporate functions.
In this episode, we discuss the possible fate of Cruise and catch up with Vicarious Surgical co-founder and CEO Adam Sachs.
Cruise is facing cuts and restructuring by GM as a result of several safety incidents. Can the robotaxi developer get back on track?
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Vogt took over as interim CEO of Cruise in December 2021 and became CEO in February 2022.
The California DMV said Cruise vehicles are a risk to the public based on a string of recent incidents and that the company “misrepresented” the safety of its robotaxis.
The companies have entered into a memorandum of understanding to establish a new joint venture to provide a driverless ride-hail service in Japan starting in early 2026.
Cruise will operate seven days a week from 9 PM to 6 AM in an 11 square mile area in Houston.
Cruise said that it has started initial testing across the city and will be working towards offering driverless rides.
The vote allows Cruise and Waymo to charge for all rides, expand hourly operations and service area, and add as many robotaxis to their fleets as they want.
Cruise has recently greatly expanded its service area in Phoenix, AZ, with its new service area being 20 times the size of its previous service area.
Kyle Vogt, the co-founder and CEO of Cruise, announced today that Cruise vehicles will be heading to Nashville.
Cruise’s expanded service area and operating hours will be rolled out in stages, with Cruise employees having access first, then Power Users and the general public.
Cruise said its robotaxi that rear-ended a bus in San Francisco made an error predicting the movement of the bus.
The Cruise robotaxi was operating autonomously but there were no passengers inside the vehicle.