Self-driving big-rigs could be coming to a freeway near you

Oct 25, 2019
It might sound terrifying, but autonomous semis are an easier engineering challenge than cars.
Waymo, one of the biggest names in self-driving cars, is getting into trucking.
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Why Waymo is sharing some of its self-driving car data

Aug 21, 2019
Figuring out self-driving cars is one of the biggest technology challenges for companies. Sharing data could benefit the whole industry.
Waymo's robominivans collect information about the world they drive through.
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Reporter's notebook: The first driverless spin

Feb 7, 2019
One man's autonomous adventure includes scary left turns, robot rule-followers and teen snark.
Waymo self-driving vehicles are displayed in Mountain View, California, in 2018.
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Waymo self-driving vehicles are displayed at the Google I/O 2018 Conference at Shoreline Amphitheater in  Mountain View, California, in May.
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The Waymo vs. Uber driverless car war lands in court

Jan 31, 2018
Waymo claims a former employee took trade secrets to rival Uber. The intellectual property dispute could have implications for a range of industries. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

Uber fires star engineer at heart of self-driving legal battle

May 31, 2017
A top and very expensive engineer at Uber is out. The company has fired the engineer at the center of a high-stakes legal battle with Waymo, the self-driving venture of Alphabet’s Google. Earlier this year, Anthony Levandowski was accused of stealing…