Google releases safety report on driverless cars


Google’s self-driving car company has submitted its first-ever safety report to federal regulators about its technology, the company said Thursday.Waymo said the evaluation, which was also made publicly available, shares “important lessons learned” during the history of the company’s self-driving program. The report also highlights the various processes, techniques and technologies …

Alphabet Launches US Ad Campaign to Promote Driverless Car Safety

Alphabet Launches US Ad Campaign to Promote Driverless Car Safety  U.S. News & World ReportAlphabet’s Waymo launches public campaign to build trust in self-driving cars  The VergeWaymo teams with MADD, the NSC and more on self-driving education  TechCrunchFull coverage

Waymo, safety groups launch campaign for self-driving cars as drunk driving deaths rise

Brendan McDermid | Reuters Waymo unveils a self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivan in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. on January 8, 2017. Waymo, the Alphabet subsidiary developing autonomous drive vehicles and technology, is teaming with some of the country’s best-known safety advocates to raise awareness of the potential for self-driving cars to save …

Google’s self-driving cars could be on our roads this year

According to anonymous sources close to the matter, Waymo, the self-driving car company that started out as a division of Google, is only a matter of months away from having driverless vehicles on the road.If you’ve been following Waymo’s progress, you’ll know it’s already been running tests of its autonomous …

Driverless cars could hit California roads as early as next June, if not sooner

The Waymo driverless car is displayed during a Google event on Dec. 13, 2016, in San Francisco. California’s Department of Motor Vehicles on Wednesday published proposed rules that would govern the technology within the state, where manufacturers have been testing hundreds of prototypes on roads and highways. (Eric Risberg/AP) For …

Ford and Lyft team up to put driverless cars on the road

Ford will begin testing self-driving cars on ride-hailing company Lyft’s network with human drivers at the wheel for backup, the companies said late Tuesday. Ford also plans to test self-driving cars on the Lyft network with no human in the driver’s seat.Deal Gives Ford a Lyft to Self-Driving Designs

Totally driverless cars could be allowed on California roads by June 2018

Driverless cars — with nobody behind the wheel — could be on California roads and highways by June 2018.That doesn’t mean you’ll be able to buy a completely driverless car next year, or even hail a ride in one. The technology is still being developed. The driverless cars that may …

Waymo is launching a campaign to teach people about self-driving cars

Image: Jeff Blackler/REX/ShutterstockBy Monica Chin2017-10-09 23:15:09 UTC Not everyone is ready to trust self-driving cars with their lives, and Waymo is here to change that. The self-driving car company, which is a subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet, announced today it’s launching the “Let’s Talk Self-Driving” campaign to teach the …