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Waymo to launch Robotaxis

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Waymo’s parent company Alphabet has announced that the company will soon be carrying people in its minivans on public roads without drivers. It is known that the company is running a pilot program in a limited area in Phoenix where it is toting volunteer passengers on its driverless cars. The …

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Waymo to launch self-driving taxis in Phoenix, says report

Waymo to launch self-driving taxis in Phoenix

Waymo is going to launch self-driving taxis in Phoenix if a report by TheInformation.com is to be believed. However, a driver will be sitting in the car to take over the control if anything goes wrong. If this happens to be true this would be the first commercial application of …

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GM and Cruise Automation have begun beta testing a ride-hailing app

According to reports, GM and Cruise Automation have begun beta testing a ride-hailing app that allows users to be picked up by a self-driving car. The app “Cruise Anywhere” at present is only available to Cruise Automation employees in San Francisco. According to the law at California, a driver is seated …

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Baidu to test its self-driving cars in Concord

Chinese Google Baidu will be testing its self-driving cars on G0Mentum Station, in Concord. The Station is a former military facility, a naval weapons depot to be precise. The 20 miles of road of the facility can be used to simulate a rural highway as well as a city grid. …

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Lyft partners with nuTonomy bring first self-driving service to Boston

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Lyft has got into a partnership with nuTonomy. nuTonomy is an MIT spin-off, based in Boston and works on autonomous vehicle technology. It is also credited with launching its autonomous taxi service in Singapore. While Lyft is a San Francisco based transportation network company. It is the third major deal Lyft …

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LetMeDrive gets acquired, founders look forward to a new innings

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LetMeDrive, a technology driven ‘Self-Drive & Chauffeur Driven Car Rental’ service provider, operational in Delhi NCR and Chandigarh, got acquired by a B2B player in the industry. The company was founded by Navendu Saxena and Nimish Agarwal, classmates of from Delhi College of Engineering. LetMeDrive had got among the top 5 …

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Daimler and Uber come togather to bring more self-driving vehicles on the road

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Daimler and Uber have announced an agreement on their intent to cooperate on the supply and operation of self-driving vehicles. Under the terms of the cooperation Daimler plans to introduce self-driving vehicles also on Uber’s global ridesharing network in the coming years. Daimler is the first auto company to join with …

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Delphi may foray into ride hailing business

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The news has been floating that Delphi may soon start its autonomous ride sharing service. The company has recently announced that after years of working in close collaboration with a number of partners on Self-driving technology, it will be demonstrating its own self-driving system in Consumer Electronics Show at Los Vegas next month. …

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NuTonomy to test its cars in US

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NuTonomy, a self-Driving car startup based in Cambridge is to begin testing its autonomous vehicles in Boston.The company had launched a commercial self-driving pilot in Singapore in August. It had also forged a partnership with a South East Asian ride hail company Grab. The testing of the cars by the company in …

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