Waymo, Walmart give shoppers a liftJuly 30
Waymo is expanding its early rider program in Arizona to include self-driving rides for everyday tasks such as grocery shopping and hotel stays, taking the next step in acclimating a wary public to autonomous technology.
Waymo will soon test self-driving shuttles for Walmart customersJuly 25
GM lays groundwork for robotaxis in San FranciscoJuly 3
General Motors has created its own ride-hailing platform and quietly built one of the largest charging stations in the U.S. to get its Cruise self-driving car unit ready to enter the robotaxi business next year.
Waymo needs 'large number' of robotaxis in EuropeJune 28
Why Apple CarPlay, Android Auto were found to be less distracting than built-in auto systemsJune 27
Apple poaches senior self-driving engineer from WaymoJune 15
Toyota dives into ride-hailing as threats from GM, Waymo loomJune 13
Waymo passes a milestoneJune 11
Waymo's vehicles have passed the 7-million-mile mark of fully autonomous driving on public roads, CEO John Krafcik says. The head of Alphabet's self-driving subsidiary also said Waymo wants to expand to Europe.
Ford plays long game amid driverless stampedeJune 8
GM and Alphabet's Waymo have rocked the auto industry with self-driving deals that will have each deploying thousands of robo-taxis on U.S. roads over the next 18 months. Ford, meanwhile, will continue biding its time.
Waymo will expand self-driving services to Europe, CEO saysJune 7
Waymo buys up to 62,000 Chrysler minivans to expand self-driving fleetMay 31
Google affiliate Waymo will purchase up to 62,000 additional Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans from FCA US starting later this year to begin a national expansion of the company's public driverless ride-hailing fleet.