Next stop for Waymo One robotaxi service will be LA

After Phoenix and San Francisco, Los Angeles will be the next destination for the Waymo One robotaxi service. In an announcement last week, Alphabet’s self-driving car unit, Waymo, said its robotaxis will start driving across several L.A. districts over the coming months ahead of the start of the ride service. Waymo didn’t say when the …

Waymo’s self-driving cars no longer require a safety driver in San Francisco

A Waymo self-driving car successfully completed a trip in San Francisco on Wednesday without a safety driver for the first time. The trip saw a Jaguar I-Pace fitted with Waymo’s self-driving system pick up an employee to get their morning coffee and then take them to work. Waymo’s self-driving cars have been providing lifts to …

Geely’s Zeekr to build shuttles for Waymo self-driving service

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo unit will add an electric shuttle built by Zeekr to its U.S. fleet, the self-driving technology company said on Tuesday. Waymo’s fleet currently relies on Chrysler Pacifica minivans and Jaguar I-Pace crossovers, though unlike those vehicles, which were originally designed to be driven by a human for private use, the Zeekr shuttle …