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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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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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Uber Fires Anthony Levandowski Over Waymo Lawsuit 1
Jun
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Reports, Tech, Uber, Waymo on 06 1st, 2017


Uber has fired its star autonomous vehicle engineer, Anthony Levandowski, in the midst of its legal issues with Waymo.
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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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Waymo To Develop Autonomous Tech With Lyft 15
May
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Lyft, Reports, Tech, Waymo on 05 15th, 2017


Alphabet’s Waymo self-driving car division has inked a deal with ride-hailing giant Lyft to accelerate the development and implementation of autonomous vehicle technologies.
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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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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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Waymo Claims Uber Hid LiDAR System That Used Its Tech 24
Apr
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Uber, Waymo on 04 24th, 2017


As Alphabet’s Waymo self-driving division continues to hunt down Uber for the alleged theft and use of trade secrets, the company has hit out at Uber once again in a new set of court documents.
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Ex-Google Engineer Was Paid More Than $120 Million For Self-Driving Work 6
Apr
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Uber, Waymo on 04 6th, 2017


It has emerged that Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer being sued for allegedly stealing trade secrets and working for Uber, was paid more than $120 million for his work at the search giant.
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