ALONG FOR THE RIDESun, 25, Sep 2016
For the first time, the auto industry has a clear path ahead of it for the development and deployment of self-driving cars. But federal regulators will be right with them, just one lane over.
New U.S. self-driving car guidelines urge rivals to share dataWed, 21, Sep 2016
The Obama administration's proposed U.S. guidelines for self-driving cars unveiled Tuesday will ask the world's automakers -- not to mention Google, Tesla and Uber -- to do something they are not likely to be thrilled about: share data.
Google seeks changes in Mich. robot car legislationWed, 14, Sep 2016
Google has proposed changes to two bills intended to advance autonomous driving in Michigan, citing concerns that companies that don't build cars -- such as the Silicon Valley tech giant -- would be excluded from their protections.
Krafcik to keynote Detroit auto show's AutoMobili-D expoTue, 13, Sep 2016
The Detroit auto show's new AutoMobili-D exposition has its keynote speaker: John Krafcik, CEO of Google's self-driving car project. Krafcik is set to give a presentation on Sunday, Jan. 8, on the first day of AutoMobili-D. It runs until Thursday, Jan. 12.
Silicon Valley online course to mint self-driving car engineersTue, 13, Sep 2016
Silicon Valley is creating a crash course in self-driving car technology to address a shortage of engineers with help from a startup in a different field: online education.
Google car project loses leaders -- and advantage -- as rivals gainMon, 12, Sep 2016
Once considered a leader in the field, Google has lost its first-mover advantage to other companies pursuing more practical, less-ambitious self-driving car services, said former members of the project and other people familiar with the situation
Google expands nascent ride-sharing service, report saysTue, 30, Aug 2016
Alphabet's Google unit plans to open its ride-sharing program to Waze app users in San Francisco this fall, pitting itself against Uber, The Wall Street Journal reported.