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They promised us driverless cars. What happened?: Don Pittis

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Driverless vehicle enthusiasts are dismayed and valuations for leaders in the technology are down. Your robot ride is coming but expect delays, writes Don Pittis.

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They promised us driverless cars. What happened?: Don Pittis

They promised us driverless cars. What happened?: Don Pittis

Driverless vehicle enthusiasts are dismayed and valuations for leaders in the technology are down. Your robot ride is coming but expect delays, writes Don Pittis.

Investors have placed a one-way bet on Uber—which made us want to find a way to short it

Investors have placed a one-way bet on Uber—which made us want to find a way to short it

Even if you wanted to short Uber, it is generally thought impossible to do.

At Waymo, It’s Launch Time For Google’s Biggest Moonshot

At Waymo, It’s Launch Time For Google’s Biggest Moonshot

As Google's decade-old self-driving car unit gets ready for its commercial launch, its chief, John Krafcik, has been bringing expectations down to Earth.

The hype around driverless cars came crashing down in 2018

The hype around driverless cars came crashing down in 2018

Big companies struggled but small ones moved forward.

The Fight for the Right to Drive

The Fight for the Right to Drive

The Human Driving Association hopes to pass a constitutional amendment for the age of autonomous vehicles.

The State of the Self-Driving Car Race 2020

The State of the Self-Driving Car Race 2020

Waymo is still the one to beat. But in a post-Covid world, autonomous will enable more of our contactless needs.

Riding in Waymo One, the Google spinoff’s first self-driving taxi service

Riding in Waymo One, the Google spinoff’s first self-driving taxi service

The former Google self-driving car project is going commercial.

11 Big Autonomous Vehicle & AI Stories — #NewsBonanza

11 Big Autonomous Vehicle & AI Stories — #NewsBonanza

Following up on EV battery and EV charging #NewsBonanza posts, here's one on 11 autonomous vehicle & AI stories from the past couple of months that we thought should be covered but we never ...

Ultimate Guide to Self-driving Cars

Ultimate Guide to Self-driving Cars

The ultimate guide to self-driving cars and the giant ecosystem around them including insurance.

What Does the Future Hold for Self-Driving Cars?

What Does the Future Hold for Self-Driving Cars?

Count on some twists and turns, but the driverless-vehicle revolution is just getting started.

Autonomous vehicles should benefit those with disabilities, but progress remains slow

Autonomous vehicles should benefit those with disabilities, but progress remains slow

Autonomous cars hold great promise for people living with disabilities, but carmakers need to prioritize those features in vehicle design.

Waymo will launch first commercial robotaxi service in U.S. next month, report says

Waymo will launch first commercial robotaxi service in U.S. next month, report says

Waymo is planning to launch the world's first commercial robotaxi service in early December in Phoenix., Bloomberg reported.

One Big Problem With Driverless Cars: Figuring Out How They Make Money

One Big Problem With Driverless Cars: Figuring Out How They Make Money

As it turns out, making cars drive themselves may have been the easy part. The hard part is yet to come. Read up on that, the Ford vs Tesla truck fight, and something strange with ...

How the Canadian character is shaping the future of self-driving cars

How the Canadian character is shaping the future of self-driving cars

Getting autonomous vehicles to work was more than a challenge of engineering, it was a clash of personalities – and it took a Canadian’s patience and thoroughness to find the right path

Robotaxis: can automakers catch up with Google in driverless cars?

Robotaxis: can automakers catch up with Google in driverless cars?

A new network of small tech companies could allow the car industry to compete with Waymo

Automobiles Driverless cars show the limits of today’s AI

Automobiles Driverless cars show the limits of today’s AI

They, and many other such systems, still struggle to handle the unexpected

After 2019’s reality check, what’s ahead for driverless cars in 2020?

After 2019’s reality check, what’s ahead for driverless cars in 2020?

If 2018 was when the industry was shocked into sobriety, 2019 would be a year when pragmatism and the challenges of trying to develop and scale a technology got a lot more real. The upshot: ...