Self-Driving Cars

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May 07, 2019 - 9:43 am
General Motors' autonomous vehicle unit is getting a boost.
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FILE - In this April 24, 2008, file photo, Detroit police officers block an entrance to the American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings plant in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, Fi
April 23, 2019 - 12:28 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo says it will reopen an axle plant in Detroit to convert conventional vehicles so they can drive autonomously. The company says it will lease a now-closed American Axle & Manufacturing plant north of downtown so it can convert the vehicles,...
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March 31, 2019 - 4:15 am
Attendees will find interactive displays will help visitors understand the technology behind self-driving cars and their potential benefits: increased safety, expanded mobility for those whose ability to drive a traditional vehicle is limited, and enhanced environmental sustainability.
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March 16, 2019 - 11:28 am
It's the first autonomous car to be added to the museum’s collection.
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo a Chrysler Pacifica hybrid outfitted with Waymo's suite of sensors and radar is displayed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo said Tuesday it will bring a factory to Michigan, creating up to 400 jobs at what it describes as the world's first plant "100 percent" dedicated to the mass production of autonomous vehicles. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
January 22, 2019 - 5:41 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo said Tuesday it will bring a factory to Michigan, creating up to 400 jobs at what it describes as the world's first plant "100 percent" dedicated to the mass production of autonomous vehicles. The company plans to spend about $13.6...
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January 22, 2019 - 11:15 am
The company is looking to hire for at least 100 positions.
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FILE - This June 1, 2017, file photo shows a Walmart store in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. Ford and Walmart are partnering to test a self-driving grocery delivery service. Ford will work with Walmart to determine what goods it can feasibly transport and figure out what issues may need to be addressed to successfully deliver orders via self-driving vehicles. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
November 14, 2018 - 9:10 am
Ford and Walmart are teaming up to test a self-driving grocery delivery service. The pilot program in Florida's Miami-Dade County will incorporate Postmates, a logistics company that operates a network of couriers, to deliver groceries and more. The vehicles will collect data on consumer...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Tempe Police Department shows an Uber SUV after hitting a woman on March 18, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz. Nearly eight months after one of its autonomous test vehicles hit and killed an Arizona pedestrian, Uber wants to resume testing on public roads. The company has filed an application with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to test in Pittsburgh, and it has issued a lengthy safety report pledging to put two human backup drivers in each vehicle and take a raft of other precautions to make the vehicles safe. Company officials acknowledge they have a long way to go to regain public trust after the March 18 crash in Tempe, Arizona, that killed Elaine Herzberg, as she crossed a darkened road outside the lines of a crosswalk. (Tempe Police Department via AP, File)
November 02, 2018 - 6:15 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Nearly eight months after one of its autonomous test vehicles hit and killed an Arizona pedestrian, Uber wants to resume testing on public roads. The company has filed an application on with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to test in Pittsburgh, and it has issued a...
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Uber self driving SUV
This file photo provided by the Tempe Police Department shows an Uber SUV after hitting a woman on March 18, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz. (Tempe Police Department via AP, File)
November 02, 2018 - 1:49 pm
"We think the right thing to do is to be open and transparent about the things that we are doing."
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May 30, 2018 - 10:26 pm
The conference runs through Friday.
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