Waymo cries foul over self-drive legislationMon, 20, Feb 2017
Ford's dozing engineers side with Google in full autonomy pushFri, 17, Feb 2017
As Ford has tested self-driving cars, it noticed a problem during test drives: Engineers monitoring the rides are dozing off. So Ford plans to take the human out of the loop entirely by removing the steering wheel, brake and gas pedals from its driverless cars debuting in 2021.
Huge paychecks at Google car project led to talent departuresTue, 14, Feb 2017
For the past year, Google's car project has been a talent sieve, thanks to leadership changes, strategy doubts, new startup dreams and rivals luring self-driving technology experts. Another force pushing people out? Money. A lot of it.
Waymo test vehicles are requiring less human intervention, Calif. DMV saysThu, 02, Feb 2017
Waymo's self-driving test vehicles are relying less on humans and are miles ahead of the pack when it comes to driver takeover rates, requiring a human take the wheel at about one-thousandth the rate of some competitors.