Waymo and Cruise oppose California self-driving data requirement

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Alphabet Inc’s Waymo and General Motors’ Cruise are leading a backlash in opposition to a California reporting requirement on self-driving vehicle test data that the companies claim is not relevant or appropriate in measuring performance or progress. Data released Wednesday by California revealed Waymo and Cruise once again had the greatest number of test miles […]

Waymo is now offering limited “rider-only” trips in Phoenix, Arizona

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Waymo CEO John Krafcik stated the self-driving vehicle company is now providing limited “rider-only” trips in Phoenix, Arizona, and is looking beyond the robo-taxi business to bring future revenue, including delivery services. Waymo, a unit of Alphabet Inc, has started offering completely automated rides, without attendants in the automobile, to a few hundred early users […]