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Waymo Secures Patent That Softens Car Before Pedestrian Impact 16
Aug
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Tech, Waymo on 08 16th, 2017


Waymo has just been awarded a patent that could help save lives in the event of a collision with a pedestrian.
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Waymo Drops Three Of Its Patent Claims Against Uber 12
Jul
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Uber, Waymo on 07 12th, 2017


Waymo has dropped three of its four patent-infringement claims in its ongoing lawsuit with Uber.
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Waymo’s Minivans Can Now Hear Emergency Vehicles Twice As Far As Before 11
Jul
Posted by Michael Gauthier in Autonomous, Google, Police, Waymo on 07 11th, 2017


The new Audi A8 comes with one of the most advanced semi-autonomous driving systems on the market but it's still a ways off from true Level 5 automation.
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Lawyers Claim Uber’s Ex-CEO Knew Of Stolen Google Files 4
Jul
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Uber on 07 4th, 2017


Shortly after Travis Kalanick relinquished his position as chief executive of Uber, arch rival Alphabet asked a judge to find the ride-hailing service in contempt for failing to reveal that Kalanick knew of stolen information from Google.
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Google Retires The Firefly To Focus On Autonomous Chrysler Pacificas 13
Jun
Posted by Michael Gauthier in Autonomous, Google on 06 13th, 2017


Google's gumdrop-shaped autonomous driving prototype has finally reached the end of the road.
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Waymo Reveals It’s Working On Self-Driving Trucks 4
Jun
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Trucks, Uber, Waymo on 06 4th, 2017


Waymo has confirmed that it is developing autonomous driving technologies for trucks, opening it up to an entirely new industry.
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Google’s Waymo Is Leaving Everyone In The Dust In Autonomous Vehicle Testing 25
May
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Waymo on 05 25th, 2017


The full extent of Alphabet’s dramatic push for self-driving cars through its Waymo division has become apparent in statistics released by the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
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Uber Threatens To Fire Engineer If He Doesn’t Turn Over Stolen Waymo Documents 22
May
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Uber, Waymo on 05 22nd, 2017


Uber has threatened to fire Anthony Levandowski, the engineer at the center of a hugely important lawsuit between the ride-hailing service and Alphabet’s self-driving division Waymo.
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Judge Rules Uber Can Continue Self-Driving Development 16
May
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Uber, Waymo on 05 16th, 2017


The U.S. judge presiding over Waymo’s ongoing lawsuit with Uber has said that the ride-hailing service can continue to develop self-driving technologies but that it must return stolen confidential materials to Alphabet.
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Federal Prosecutors To Probe Waymo’s Claims Against Uber 15
May
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Uber, Waymo on 05 15th, 2017


Federal prosecutors will investigate claims made by Waymo in its ongoing court case with Uber after a request from U.S. District Judge Williams Alsup.
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Volvo Partners With Google For Android-Based In-Car Tech 15
May
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Android, Google, Reports, Tech, video, VOLVO, Volvo Videos on 05 15th, 2017


Volvo is teaming up with tech giant Google in order to develop Android-based solutions for its next generation in-car infotainment systems.
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Uber Refusing To Release Documents About Otto Acquisition To Waymo 5
May
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Uber, Waymo on 05 5th, 2017


In the ongoing court case between Uber and Waymo, it has been revealed that the ride-hailing service is refusing to release some 3,500 documents detaining its acquisition of Otto.
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Uber’s Self-Driving Boss Steps Aside In The Midst Of Waymo Lawsuit 28
Apr
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Uber, Waymo on 04 28th, 2017


In the midst of a lawsuit filed by Waymo that could seriously hurt Uber’s autonomous driving ambitions, the head of the ride-hailing company’s self-driving division has stepped aside from his position.
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Google’s Co-Founder Unveils Kitty Hawk Flyer 26
Apr
Posted by Brad Anderson in Airplane, Flying Cars, Google, Reports on 04 26th, 2017


The long-awaited electric aircraft from Google co-founder Larry Page has just launched in the form of the Kitty Hawk Flyer.
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Waymo To Get An Additional 500 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Minivans For Its Self-Driving Fleet 25
Apr
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Autonomous, Chrysler, Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Videos, FCA, Google, Reports, video, Waymo on 04 25th, 2017


Google’s Waymo is getting an additional 500 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans for its well-known autonomous driving program.
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