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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Amazon (AMZN.O) could assemble a stake of right around a third in distribution center apply autonomy firm Balyo (BALYO.PA) in the following seven years

Amazon to invest in French firm’s technology for self-driving forklifts

self-driving forklifts Amazon (AMZN.O) could assemble a stake of right around a third in distribution center apply autonomy firm Balyo (BALYO.PA) in the following seven years, as a feature of an arrangement that could help offers of the French organization’s innovation for self-driving forklift trucks. Amazon Invests in , Balyo nnovation for self-driving forklift trucks […]

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Uber shuts down self-driving truck unit

Uber shuts down self-driving truck unit

Uber shuts down self-driving truck unit UBER is covering its self-driving trucks unit, an ambushed program borne out of the organization’s $680M procurement of Otto in August 2016. Rather, it’s refocusing self-driving endeavors on autos just, having as of late taken “the imperative advance of coming back to open streets in Pittsburgh.” Uber Freight, a […]

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Uber cuts 100 self-driving car operators

Uber cuts 100 self-driving car operators

Uber cuts 100 self-driving car operators   Uber (UBER) terminated about 100 autonomous-vehicle operators in Pittsburgh today in the latest step following a fatal self-driving crash in Arizona, Quartz reports. Those employees, who supervise the self-driving cars, were told the position was being eliminated and that they could apply for other jobs at Uber. It had already […]

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Uber neglected simulation testing for self-driving vehicles

Uber neglected simulation testing for self-driving vehicles

Uber neglected simulation testing for self-driving vehicles   Uber (UBER) neglected simulation testing on its autonomous vehicles, according to The Information sources. Uber engineers struggled to thoroughly test the self-driving vehicle software in simulations partly due to a lack of investment. The company’s program came under scrutiny following a fatal pedestrian accident. According to a […]

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