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Waymo Robotaxi Vandalized and Lit on Fire in San Francisco Is Only the Beginning
Waymo Robotaxi Vandalized and Lit on Fire in San Francisco Is Only the Beginning

12 Feb 2024, 10:07 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / The angry mob that vandalized and lit on fire a Waymo robotaxi in San Francisco shows that humans-versus-robot clashes might become more common from now on

 
Electrify America Opens Its First Indoor Charging Station
Electrify America Opens Its First Indoor Charging Station

8 Feb 2024, 07:59 UTC · By: Elena Luchian / Electrify America's first indoor charging station is opening in San Francisco. The company will offer EV owners the chance to chill out

 
Right-Hand-Drive Tesla Model 3 Performance Prototype Spotted With Intriguing Details
Right-Hand-Drive Tesla Model 3 Performance Prototype Spotted With Intriguing Details

22 Jan 2024, 15:52 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / A right-hand-drive Tesla Model 3 Performance prototype was spotted testing in San Francisco with a redesigned front spoiler

 
Abandoned Tesla Roadster Has Been Sitting in the Same Place in San Francisco Since 2019
Abandoned Tesla Roadster Has Been Sitting in the Same Place in San Francisco Since 2019

9 Jan 2024, 22:01 UTC · By: Elena Luchian / This first-generation Tesla Roadster in Twilight Blue hasn't moved an inch since 2019. Branches and leaves grew through its wheels

 
San Francisco Police Officers Can't Give Traffic Tickets to Autonomous Vehicles
San Francisco Police Officers Can't Give Traffic Tickets to Autonomous Vehicles

31 Dec 2023, 13:10 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / Driverless vehicles are somehow perceived as the future of personal mobility. A few companies try their hardest to push this narrative. Should we listen?

 
Cruise Deploys Safety Drivers After Horrific Accident, Says It's Unrelated to the Event
Cruise Deploys Safety Drivers After Horrific Accident, Says It's Unrelated to the Event

4 Oct 2023, 09:19 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Cruise deployed human safety drivers in its robotaxis following a horrific accident on Monday night that ended with a woman trapped under the car

 
Hatred Toward Robotaxis Goes Wild as Masked Man Destroys a Cruise AV With a Hammer
Hatred Toward Robotaxis Goes Wild as Masked Man Destroys a Cruise AV With a Hammer

12 Sep 2023, 09:49 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / A video shared on social media shows a masked man destroying a Cruise robotaxi with a hammer in San Francisco, escalating the fight against autonomous vehicles

 
Cruise To Halve Its Road-Going AV Fleet, California DMV Asked It To Trim SF Operations
Cruise To Halve Its Road-Going AV Fleet, California DMV Asked It To Trim SF Operations

19 Aug 2023, 20:37 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / The GM-owned robotaxi operator has had a couple of hectic days lately. Sadly, they culminated in a reduction of AVs allowed on public roads

 
Cruise Robotaxis Caused Mayhem in San Francisco, the Company Wants Its Own Cell Network
Cruise Robotaxis Caused Mayhem in San Francisco, the Company Wants Its Own Cell Network

14 Aug 2023, 15:56 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / A dozen Cruise autonomous vehicles stopped working on Friday night in San Francisco, with the company blaming "wireless connectivity issues"

 
Robotaxi Watershed Moment Is Here, but San Francisco Is Terrified by the Driverless Cars
Robotaxi Watershed Moment Is Here, but San Francisco Is Terrified by the Driverless Cars

11 Aug 2023, 09:49 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Cruise and Waymo got the green light to operate driverless 24/7 ride-hailing services in San Francisco, despite the city's opposition

 
Activists in San Francisco Start Disabling Waymo and Cruise Robotaxis With Traffic Cones
Activists in San Francisco Start Disabling Waymo and Cruise Robotaxis With Traffic Cones

7 Jul 2023, 14:49 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Activists in San Francisco have declared "the Week of Cone" and are now using traffic cones to disable autonomous vehicles operated by Cruise and Waymo

 
San Francisco Will Soon Be Invaded by Driverless Cars, and Local Authorities Are Horrified
San Francisco Will Soon Be Invaded by Driverless Cars, and Local Authorities Are Horrified

5 Jul 2023, 15:14 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / California regulators might allow Waymo and Cruise to operate 24/7 on the streets of San Francisco, and local officials are horrified at the idea

 
Cruise Recalls 300 Robotaxis After One of Them Crashed Into the Back of a Bus
Cruise Recalls 300 Robotaxis After One of Them Crashed Into the Back of a Bus

10 Apr 2023, 14:11 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / GM's Cruise has recalled 300 robotaxis to address an issue that caused one to crash into the back of a bus at the end of March, in what became a viral story

 
Cruise Robotaxis Failed To Detect Yellow Tape, Causing a Blockage in San Francisco, Again
Cruise Robotaxis Failed To Detect Yellow Tape, Causing a Blockage in San Francisco, Again

23 Mar 2023, 10:02 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Cruise robotaxis in San Francisco failed to detect yellow tape installed to isolate a street affected by the storm and got entangled in downed electricity wires

 
Waymo AV Shows Why AI Isn't Ready To Take Over, It's Like ChatGPT's Driving
Waymo AV Shows Why AI Isn't Ready To Take Over, It's Like ChatGPT's Driving

7 Feb 2023, 21:54 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / Autonomous vehicles (AVs) might soon take over, right? That’s what some people fear. However, there might still be a long way to go before that

 
Ken Block: 10 Best Gymkhana Films Ranked
Ken Block: 10 Best Gymkhana Films Ranked

4 Jan 2023, 23:16 UTC · By: Dragos Chitulescu / Ken Block and the Hoonigan team have produced dozens of viral videos over the years, but the Gymkhana series still reigns supreme. Here are our Top 10 picks!

 
San Francisco Police Robots Could Soon Use Deadly Force if the SFPD Has Its Way
San Francisco Police Robots Could Soon Use Deadly Force if the SFPD Has Its Way

25 Nov 2022, 08:58 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The City of San Francisco is looking to allow its police officers to use unmanned, remotely piloted, powered ground vehicles as deadly force

 
GM's Cruise Expands Robotaxi Service in San Francisco to Daytime Hours
GM's Cruise Expands Robotaxi Service in San Francisco to Daytime Hours

18 Nov 2022, 16:30 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Cruise CEO Kyle Vogt announced that Cruise driverless service is now operating during daytime hours, too, albeit in a limited area of the city

 
Watch How a Tesla With FSD Beta Fares Against a Driverless Cruise Taxi in San Francisco
Watch How a Tesla With FSD Beta Fares Against a Driverless Cruise Taxi in San Francisco

14 Nov 2022, 14:40 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / Self-driving is touted as the next big thing for automakers, even though most car owners love being in charge. But let’s see who has the better software

 
GM's Cruise Service Area Expands to Include Almost All of San Francisco
GM's Cruise Service Area Expands to Include Almost All of San Francisco

3 Nov 2022, 10:59 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Cruise’s CEO Kyle Vogt announced that autonomous riding services had been expanded to include almost all of San Francisco