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Driverless Cars Are Taking Longer Than We Expected. Here's Why

7 days ago   |   NY Times

Automatic braking and lane-departure warnings are on the road, but a lot of work remains before self-driving cars become a reality.
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Waymo Wants to Help You Be Productive While Riding in a Driverless Taxi

13 days ago   |   Fortune

Waymo's driverless taxis take keeping eyes on the road off the to-do lists of passengers. So what to do with all that free time? The Alphabet subsidiary thinks a new test...
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Alphabet's self-driving car company tests free Wi-Fi and music to entice riders

13 days ago   |   CNBC

Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry.
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Self-driving taxi service Waymo rolls out perks to lure riders

Self-driving taxi service Waymo rolls out perks to lure riders

13 days ago   |   New York Post

Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry. The Alphabet subsidiary...
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Sebastian Thrun, the godfather of the self-driving car industry, explains how Larry Page taught him to be a visionary, not just an 'expert'

Sebastian Thrun, the godfather of the self-driving car industry, explains how Larry Page taught him to be a visionary, not just an 'expert'

15 days ago   |   Business Insider

Waymo, the acknowledged leader in self-driving cars, has been making serious progress in its mission to bring products and services to the world. But none of it might have...
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Waymo has been approved to carry passengers in AVs in California

Waymo has been approved to carry passengers in AVs in California

16 days ago   |   Business Insider

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other...
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Google's parent company pushes ahead with self-driving taxis - with California in its sights

19 days ago   |   NBC News

The California Public Utilities Commission issued Waymo approval to join a test program called Autonomous Vehicle Passenger Service Pilot.
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Google's parent company pushes ahead with self-driving taxis - with California in its sights

19 days ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

The California Public Utilities Commission issued Waymo approval to join a test program called Autonomous Vehicle Passenger Service Pilot.
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Waymo is now allowed to carry passengers in its self-driving cars in California

Waymo is now allowed to carry passengers in its self-driving cars in California

19 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Waymo has received a permit to carry passengers in its self-driving vehicles in California, TechCrunch 's Kirsten Korosec first reported. But the Google spinoff cannot charge...
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By the end of 2019, Waymo, Uber, and GM all plan to have fleets of autonomous cars providing on-demand rides - here's how automakers can compete

By the end of 2019, Waymo, Uber, and GM all plan to have fleets of autonomous cars providing on-demand rides - here's how automakers can compete

25 days ago   |   Business Insider

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence,
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