02 Dec 2020

NPS Officials Share Fresh Details on Forthcoming Self-Driving Shuttle Pilot

The first-ever autonomous vehicle pilot is on track to be implemented at Yellowstone National Park in May, according to the National Park Service (NPS). The organization has been developing the technology for months and plans to appeal to its next generation of visitors while cutting costs. The NPS is looking

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28 Oct 2020

Waymo Forges Robot Truck Alliance With Daimler

Waymo is seeking to expand its alliances, announcing a new partnership with Daimler Inc.’s truck division to begin working on self-driving trucks. The Google autonomous vehicle branch has been working with Freightliner big rigs for over a decade, according to the announcement. The alliance will mainly focus on installing Waymo’s

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28 May 2020

Amazon Said To Be In Talks To Buy Self-Driving Startup Zoox

Amazon is allegedly in talks with self-driving car company Zoox, looking to expand into the autonomous vehicle world. Zoox is a developer of robotaxi technology that has reportedly received other offers besides Amazon’s. The purchase terms would value the startup below the estimated market value of $3.2 billion, which was

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23 Mar 2020

Former Waymo Executive Passed Trade Secrets to Uber

A former Waymo executive has admitted to stealing trade secrets and sharing them with Uber, a rival company. The former employee, Anthony Scott Levandowski, has agreed to plead guilty to stealing secret information from the self-driving car technology company Waymo regarding its projects. The former executive is accused of downloading

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