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Not everyone is happy with Waymo’s self-driving cars, report says

Waymo's self-driving cars aren't perfect, according to a new report. They allegedly frustrate Arizona drivers with overly cautious maneuvers and unpredictable braking. Waymo says it's just trying to prioritize safety.
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Waymo expands its partnerships in Phoenix, teams up with Walmart and Avis

Waymo is offering Arizona residents rides in its fully self-driving cars as part of an expansion of its testing program. Now, Waymo is doubling down on its program with even more partnerships, with companies such as Walmart.
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Autonomous cars: Waymo and Walmart partner on a grocery pickup service

Selected Walmart customers who shop for groceries online can grab a free lift in one of Waymo’s autonomous cars to collect their order. The trial is part of an effort by Waymo to explore different uses for its technology.
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Waymo self-driving cars are now covering 25,000 miles a day

Waymo's test fleet of self-driving cars has covered 8 million miles on public roads, and is now driving 25,000 miles a day, according to CEO John Krafcik. Waymo plans to launch an autonomous ridesharing service in Arizona later this year.
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Driverless cars: Waymo eyes Europe for launch of robot taxi services

Having achieved seven million miles of tests on public roads in the U.S., Waymo says it's now looking to introduce its autonomous-car technology in Europe, plans which could include a robot taxi service.
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Waymo autonomous vehicles will reach 7 million test miles this week

Waymo just keeps burning up the pavement. On Tuesday, the company's chief business development officer announced that the company's fleet of autonomous vehicles will reach 7 million test miles driven by the end of this week.
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Waymo orders a huge number of self-driving cars for robot taxi services

Waymo has ordered a huge number of self-driving cars for its planned robot taxi service. It currently has 600 autonomous Chrysler Pacifica minivans on the road, but now it's getting another 62,000. Yes, you read that right.
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Uber in partnership talks with Waymo for self-driving technology

Uber would like to work with Waymo, Google's self-driving car division. Uber's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said the two companies are having discussions about partnering, but Waymo declined to comment.
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Cops have lots to learn when it comes to autonomous-car emergencies

As part of its application for a permit to test fully driverless cars in California's, Waymo has issued a 41-page booklet explaining to law enforcement and first responders how to deal with its vehicles in an emergency situation.
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Can A.I. make self-driving cars a reality? Waymo reveals the future

Waymo got some stage time at Google I/O to discuss how Google's artificial intelligence efforts have helped speed up the development of self-driving cars. A.I. allows autonomous cars to react to the environment, according to Waymo.
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What crash? Waymo to test autonomous cars without safety drivers

Already testing autonomous cars without safety drivers on the streets of Arizona, Waymo is vying to become the first company to conduct similar trials on the streets of California.
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DT Daily: Jaguar and Waymo partner for autonomous I-Pace EV

Google's autonomous ride-hailing service looks to Jaguar to produce fully electric luxury SUVs. Also, Huawei's P20 Pro delivers a next-level smartphone camera.
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The all-electric Jaguar I-Pace is Waymo’s latest self-driving car

The Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV will be Waymo's latest self-driving car, augmenting an existing fleet of Chrysler Pacifica minivans. Waymo also plans to launch an autonomous ridesharing service this year.
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Watch how folks react during rides in Waymo’s driverless cars

Waymo is working to convince people of the safety of self-driving cars, with a new video showing the experiences of some of its riders. The company aims to launch a ridesharing business with its driverless vehicles this year.
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Waymo is now working on self-driving trucks in Atlanta

On Friday, the self-driving unit of Alphabet, Waymo, announced that it would be launching a pilot program in Atlanta where the company's autonomous trucks will begin carrying freight intended for Google's data centers. 
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Waymo jumps into the high-tech truck competition with Uber and Tesla

Waymo's self-driving semi trucks to join Uber and Tesla on the open road, Fortnite heads for smaller screens, Jon Favreau is set to pilot a new Star Wars series for Disney.
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Take a virtual ride in one of Waymo’s self-driving cars with this video

Ever wondered what it's like to ride in one of Waymo's autonomous minivans? This video offers a taste of the experience, plus an explanation of how self-driving cars avoid crashing.
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You can now hail a ride in a fully autonomous vehicle, courtesy of Waymo

Waymo was just granted a Transportation Network Company permit in Arizona, which gives it clearance to operate as a paid ride hailing service. This good news compounds the company's recent lawsuit win against Uber, which granted the Google…