GM settles lawsuit with motorcyclist hit by self-driving car
General Motors agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by a motorcyclist involved in a minor crash with one of its self-driving cars in San Francisco late last year, the automaker said on Friday.
Volvo has funds to cover electric, autonomous shift
LONDON — Volvo is working on how to meet the challenges of electrification and self-driving cars and has the funds to do so regardless of whether the company launches a stock market flotation, CEO Hakan Samuelsson said.
VW is in talks to manage Didi fleet, co-develop self-driving cars
Volkswagen Group is in talks to form a joint venture with China’s Didi Chuxing to manage part of the ride-hailing company’s fleet of cars and help develop “purpose-built” vehicles for Didi’s services.
Jaguar to supply 20,000 cars to Waymo
Deal, worth up to £1.3bn, shows Waymo’s ambition in developing driverless ride-hailing service.
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.