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Police Officer Pulls Over a Waymo Driverless Car, What's He Supposed To Do Now?
Police Officer Pulls Over a Waymo Driverless Car, What's He Supposed To Do Now?

5 Jul 2024, 17:44 UTC · By: Elena Luchian / A police officer pulled over a robotaxi belonging to Waymo after the car drove into an oncoming traffic lane in Phoenix, Arizona

 
Waymo Forced To Recall Its Robotaxis Because They Kept Hitting Telephone Poles
Waymo Forced To Recall Its Robotaxis Because They Kept Hitting Telephone Poles

13 Jun 2024, 10:56 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Waymo issued a recall for its robotaxis after one hit a pole and another got stuck behind it, showing that relying on precision maps will not solve autonomy

 
Google Firefly 2.0 Envisions the Google Car We'll Never Get
Google Firefly 2.0 Envisions the Google Car We'll Never Get

23 Feb 2024, 05:02 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Artificial intelligence envisions a potential Google car; the proposed model looks like a revamped version of the original Firefly

 
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

 
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?

 
The Autonomous Vehicle Race Could End Up as One of the Biggest Wastes of Money
The Autonomous Vehicle Race Could End Up as One of the Biggest Wastes of Money

5 Nov 2023, 21:58 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / Why should computers replace drivers? It makes little to no sense. Other burning issues need fixing. All this feels weirdly conspicuous

 
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

 
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

 
Don't Be Deceived by Autonomous Cars Propaganda – You Drive Better Than Computers
Don't Be Deceived by Autonomous Cars Propaganda – You Drive Better Than Computers

18 Jul 2023, 10:10 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Cruise made an advertisement based on statistics, but that was a way to torture numbers in its favor. Would a traffic cone prevent you from driving?

 
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

 
California's Now One Step Closer to Banning Driverless Autonomous Trucks
California's Now One Step Closer to Banning Driverless Autonomous Trucks

1 Jun 2023, 13:48 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / California is where most up-and-coming autonomous driving companies are headquartered. They might soon have another challenge to face

 
Cruise AVs Get Auto-Close Doors, Don't Worry About Not Slamming Them
Cruise AVs Get Auto-Close Doors, Don't Worry About Not Slamming Them

5 May 2023, 00:27 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / Don't worry about leaving the robotaxi's door ajar if you ride with Cruise. They'll close by themselves! Here's how it's going to work

 
Waymo Retires Chrysler Pacifica PHEV Fleet, Goes All Electric With Jaguar I-Pace and ZEEKR
Waymo Retires Chrysler Pacifica PHEV Fleet, Goes All Electric With Jaguar I-Pace and ZEEKR

31 Mar 2023, 13:04 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Waymo is retiring its fleet of Chrysler Pacific PHEVs and will deploy the all-electric Jaguar I-Pace as the base vehicle for its fifth-generation Waymo Driver

 
Bill Gates "Test Rides" a Wayve Robotaxi, but With a Human in the Driver's Seat
Bill Gates "Test Rides" a Wayve Robotaxi, but With a Human in the Driver's Seat

29 Mar 2023, 20:50 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / Known for investing in all sorts of cool things, the American business magnate is now also focusing on driving automation. But not in America

 
Here's Proof That Riding for the First Time in One of Waymo's AVs Feels Like Magic
Here's Proof That Riding for the First Time in One of Waymo's AVs Feels Like Magic

6 Mar 2023, 13:19 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / Autonomous vehicles (AVs) might be a threat to traditional taxis or ridesharing operators, but for the average customer they are works of art

 
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

 
Waymo's Zeekr Electric Robotaxi Needs a Driver for Now, Will Pick You Up Someday
Waymo's Zeekr Electric Robotaxi Needs a Driver for Now, Will Pick You Up Someday

17 Nov 2022, 01:46 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Waymo is working on its next-gen robotaxis, which will be called Zeekr. We have a fresh set of spy shots of the latest prototype of the electric minivan

 
Watch Skateboarders Vandalize Waymo Self-Driving Car in San Francisco
Watch Skateboarders Vandalize Waymo Self-Driving Car in San Francisco

13 Jul 2022, 10:04 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / The annual Dolores Hill Bomb event in San Francisco again ended with a vandalized car, this time a Waymo self-driving vehicle that was operating in manual mode

 
Waymo Joins GM's Cruise Offering Driverless Services in San Francisco to Limited Employees
Waymo Joins GM's Cruise Offering Driverless Services in San Francisco to Limited Employees

31 Mar 2022, 05:31 UTC · By: Humphrey Bwayo / Waymo on Wednesday announced it has started offering free autonomous driving services to limited employees in San Francisco