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In leaked memo, Aurora CEO weighs spinouts, layoffs and acquisitions against sale to big tech

Aurora has a "cash runway" that will allow it to continue operations through mid-2024, according to its second-quarter letter to...

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GM’s Cruise recalls, updates software in 80 robotaxis following crash

Cruise, the autonomous vehicle unit under GM, reported a software recall and update in 80 of its robotaxis following a crash in June. The crash,...

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Waymo opens up driverless robotaxi service in downtown Phoenix to vetted passengers

Waymo has developed a playbook of sorts for how it tests, launches and expands a ride-hailing service using autonomous vehicles in the greater...

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Human drivers in UK won’t be liable for accidents when vehicle is self-driving

Manufacturers operating self-driving vehicles in the UK will be liable for a vehicle’s actions when in autonomous mode, according to the...

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SAIC Mobility Robotaxi valued at $1B after $148M Series B

SAIC Mobility Robotaxi, an arm of state-owned Chinese automaker SAIC that aims to launch a commercial robotaxi service, raised $148 million (RMB 1...

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Motional launches autonomous Hyundai IONIQ 5s on Lyft network in Las Vegas

Motional, the Aptiv-Hyundai joint venture that’s working to commercialize autonomous driving technology, has launched its new all-electric...

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The Station: Arrival slashes EV targets, more Tesla FSD controversy and NHTSA loses its captain

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Ralph Nader asks NHTSA to recall Tesla’s ‘dangerous and irresponsible’ FSD

Ralph Nader is calling on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to use its safety recall authority to order FSD technology be removed in...

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Baidu to operate fully driverless commercial robotaxi in Wuhan and Chongqing

Chinese internet giant Baidu has secured permits to offer a fully driverless commercial robotaxi service, with no human driver present, in Chongqing...

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TuSimple addresses autonomous truck crash during Q2 earnings call

Video shows footage of TuSimple autonomous truck crash, letter from Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration alerts TuSimple to “safety...

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The Station: Rivian trims its workforce and a supply chain-tainted earnings season begins

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Pony.ai forms autonomous truck JV with Sany Heavy Truck in China

Autonomous vehicle company Pony.ai is forming a strategic joint venture with Sany Heavy Truck, a subsidiary of Chinese heavy equipment manufacturer...

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Cruise hopes ramping its robotaxi service will U-turn its cash burn

Cruise, the General Motors subsidiary dedicated to commercializing autonomous vehicles, saw a jump in expenses during the second quarter as the...

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Zoox robotaxi with supercar DNA rolls towards SF, Vegas, Seattle streets

The Zoox robotaxi has more in common with a supercar than you think. Look past the Zoox’s breadbox-shaped exterior and inside is the same carbon...

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Cruise starts mapping Dubai’s streets in prep for 2023 robotaxi launch

Cruise is making good on its promise to launch an autonomous driving service in Dubai. Just a few weeks after the General Motors-backed AV company...

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The Station: Restructuring ripples and the next investor darling of the EV era

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Kodiak Robotics’ founder explains why autonomous freight could brush off inflation

If solving the problems of autonomous driving were a question of money, it'd have been solved long before now.

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Cruise robotaxi service under review following anonymous letter

A Cruise employee shed light on the potentially "chaotic environment" internally at Cruise, specifically around the company's internal...

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May Mobility aims for fully driverless autonomous shuttles by 2023

May Mobility, a Michigan-based autonomous ride-hail and shuttle startup, says its most recent round — a $111 million Series C — will help...

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Ford, VW-backed Argo AI lays off 150 workers, slows hiring

Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle technology startup backed by Ford and Volkswagen, has laid off about 150 people and slowed the pace of hiring, making...

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Behind the scenes of Waymo’s worst automated truck crash

A Waymo Via truck operating in autonomous mode with a human safety operator behind the wheel on I-45 in Texas when a passing truck entered its lane.

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Cruise robotaxis blocked traffic for hours on this San Francisco street

More than a half dozen Cruise robotaxis stopped operating and sat in a street in San Francisco late Tuesday night, blocking traffic for a couple of...

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The Station: Cruise turns on the meter, Bird fails to take flight, layoffs come for micromobility

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Einride to operate its cab-less autonomous pods on U.S. public roads

Einride, the Swedish startup that wants to electrify the autonomous freight industry, will begin operating its purpose-built, self-driving pods on...

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The Station: Tesla leads in ADAS crashes, gig companies lose battle in MA

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Gatik’s self-driving trucks to haul Georgia-Pacific goods to Sam’s Club stores

Gatik, the autonomous vehicle startup focused on the “middle mile,” will start using its self-driving trucks this summer to deliver...

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The Station: Ford’s vision for dealerships and Rimac’s big raise

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Chick-fil-A taps Refraction AI for autonomous delivery pilot

The deal with Chick-fil-A is part of tests Refraction is running to understand how it could serve quick service restaurants by maximizing...

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