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Waymo picks Detroit factory for self-driving fleet, to be operational by mid-2019

Waymo's chief executive, John Krafcik, said in a blog post that Alphabet Inc's Waymo had chosen a factory in Detroit to mass produce self-driving cars.

US may have Musk, but Austria is where AI research happens

Austria is at the forefront of some cutting-edge research that stands to reshape the future of transportation, in particular, driverless-car technology.


Google's self-driving spinoff Waymo plans factory in Michigan

Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo is planning to bring a factory to Michigan, creating 400 jobs at its plant dedicated to the mass production of autonomous vehicles.

Rocks to Knives: Google's self-driving Waymo cars are under attack in Arizona

Some people have pelted Waymo vans with rocks, according to police reports. Others have repeatedly tried to run the vehicles off the road.

Waymo said to launch world's first driverless car service in December

The first wave of customers will likely draw from Waymo’s Early Rider Program, a test group of 400 volunteer families who have been riding Waymos for more than a year.

Waymo sets up subsidiary in Shanghai as Google plans China push

Waymo's scope includes business and logistics consultancy as well as services related to the design and testing of self-driving car parts.


Google's Waymo to add 62,000 minivans to its self-driving car service

Waymo plans to pick up people in cars that won't have a human in the driver's seat, making it the first ride-hailing service with a fleet of fully autonomous vehicles.

Uber in talks with Waymo for self-driving partnership, says CEO

Waymo plans to roll out an app-based service this year offering rides to passengers in a fully self-driving Waymo car with no driver.

Waymo self-driving car that was hit by sedan was on manual mode, claim police

Police investigating a crash between Google's self-driving Waymo car and a sedan in Arizona has said that the autonomous vehicle was on manual mode when it was hit by the sedan.

Waymo to buy 20,000 Jaguars for robotic ride-hailing service

Alphabet's self-driving unit Waymo has agreed to buy 20,000 I-Pace electric vehicles from Jaguar, in a bid to start a robotic ride-hailing service.