CAR/RIDE SHARING

Autonomous Vehicles

Smart Cities Need to Make Smarter Decisions

Applications should be nimble and customizable, not one-size-fits all

Car/Ride Sharing

Stops and Starts on the Road to Autonomy

COVID-19 is having an impact, but long-term effect is unclear.
#BMW #Fiat #covid-19

Autonomous Vehicles

FCA, Waymo Expand Level 4 Partnership

Ram ProMaster and other light commercial trucks to get autonomous tech
#Lancia #Dodge #Waymo

Hybrid

NEVS Targets Flexible Robo-Taxis

Reconfigurable seating and plug-and-play autonomous software is put to the test in Sweden
#europe #Saab

Car/Ride Sharing

Volvo, Waymo to Partner on Robo-Taxis

AV collaborations abound to jumpstart commercialization efforts
#Waymo #Zenuity #tech

Car/Ride Sharing

Uber Launches Software Service

New business targets transit operators  

Regulations

California Classifies Ride-Hailing Drivers as Employees…for Now

Voters will get their chance to weigh in later this year

Car/Ride Sharing

GM's Cruise Hires Safety Chief

Louise Zhang, who previously worked for Lucid Motors and Tesla, underscores focus on safety as robo-taxi service nears launch
#tech #people #Chevrolet

Economics

Addressing Automation for Commercial Applications

Self-driving ride-hailed vehicles may seem cool, but autonomous commercial vehicles may actually be a better deployment of the technology
#Cadillac #Waymo #tech

Autonomous Vehicles

A New Normal for Autonomous Startups: Discount M&A Pricing?

Amazon could land Zoox for $1.1 billion, well under the company’s previous valuation
#Rivian #Amazon #Waymo