Alphabet's self-driving car unit Waymo is seeking outside investments from the likes of Volkswagen (OTCPK:VWAGY), The Information reports. Automakers

Alphabet’s self-driving car unit Waymo is seeking outside investments

Alphabet’s self-driving car unit Waymo is seeking outside investments from the likes of Volkswagen (OTCPK:VWAGY), The Information reports. Automakers that now make cars for Waymo – Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) and Jaguar (NYSE:TTM) – could also be involved. Sources estimate that the division is costing at least $1B a year and investments could ease the burden […]

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Alphabet's Waymo hires Netflix, GM Cruise vet

Alphabet’s Waymo hires Netflix, GM Cruise vet

Alphabet’s Waymo hires Netflix, GM Cruise vet   Alphabet’s Waymo hires former Netflix exec Tawni Nazario-Cranz as its Chief People Officer. Responsibilities will include hiring workers, shaping company culture, and diversity initiatives. Nazario-Cranz’s work history includes Netflix, Bausch & Lomb, and GM’s Cruise self-driving unit.   Waymo, the previous Google self-driving undertaking that spun out to end […]

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Tesla executive Schwall leaves for Alphabet's Waymo

Tesla executive Schwall leaves for Alphabet’s Waymo

Tesla executive Schwall leaves for Alphabet’s Waymo   Tesla executive Schwall leaves for Alphabet’s Waymo: WSJ. Tesla’s main technical contact with U.S. safety investigators, Matthew Schwall, has left the electric carmaker for Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar the decision.   Schwall, the director of field performance engineering […]

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