Jaguar to supply 20,000 cars to Waymo
Uber suspends self-driving car tests after pedestrian death
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Uber suspended all of its self-driving testing Monday after what is believed to be the first fatal pedestrian crash involving the vehicles.
Uber CEO will court carmakers beyond Toyota for self-driving
The world’s largest car maker and biggest ride-hailing company plan to team up on autonomous driving as technological changes sweep through the transportation industry. On Thursday, Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber Technologies Inc., posted a photo on Twitter of him and Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda and Executive Vice President Shigeki Tomoyama at the automaker’s headquarters. The Uber CEO is smiling and holding a black baseball bat from local hero Ichiro Suzuki, while Toyoda laughs at his side.
Self-driving vehicles without any human backups could be on California roads as soon as April
Self-driving vehicles without any backup driver in them could be allowed on California roads as soon as April under California Department of Motor Vehicles rules up for approval Monday — even sooner than the previously anticipated June launch.
GM expects to launch autonomous ride-sharing within 2 years
General Motors plans to launch commercial autonomous vehicles at scale within two years as it reduces the costs of self-driving technologies and moves into service-based operations such as ride sharing.
Japan’s latest driverless car hits the Tokyo highway
Last month, motoring giant Nissan installed its latest autonomous drive technology on its Infiniti Q50 model. The modified car was equipped with 12 sonars, 12 cameras, nine radar sensors and six laser scanners to enhance the accuracy of its solo journey. The test drive saw the vehicle travel 12 miles (20 kilometers) without human interference. The journey ended where it started.