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Fiat Chrysler partners with Aurora to develop self-driving commercial vans

June 10, 2019 0

Two years ago, FCA said it would produce about 100 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans integrated with Waymo’s suite of self-driving hardware and software. Waymo uses

Automakers have a choice: Become data companies or become irrelevant

May 24, 2019 0

Jeff Peters Contributor Jeff Peters, PhD is a principal at Autotech Ventures, investing in transportation startups. He has published academic and media articles on transportation,

Uber spent $457 million on self-driving and flying car R&D last year

April 11, 2019 0

Uber spent $457 million last year on research and development of autonomous vehicles, flying cars (known as eVTOLs) and other “technology programs” and will continue

Transportation weekly: Nuro dreams of autonomous lattes, what is a metamaterial, Volvo takes the wheel

March 24, 2019 0

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. We love the reader feedback. Keep it coming. Never heard

Trump’s views about ‘crazy’ self-driving cars are at odds with his DOT

March 18, 2019 0

President Donald Trump is an automated-vehicle skeptic, a point of view that lies in stark contrast with agencies within his own administration, including the U.S.

Transportation Weekly: Didi woes, how Nuro met Softbank, Amazon’s appetite

February 17, 2019 0

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. This is the second edition and seriously people, what happened

Aurora cofounder and CEO Chris Urmson on the company’s new investor, Amazon, and much more

February 11, 2019 0

You might not think of self-driving technologies and politics having much in common, but at least in one way, they overlap meaningfully: yesterday’s enemy can

Waymo CTO on the company’s past, present and what comes next

February 9, 2019 0

A decade ago, about a dozen or so engineers gathered at Google’s main Mountain View campus on Charleston Road to work on Project Chauffeur, a

Transportation Weekly: Amazon’s secret acquisition and all the AV feels

February 9, 2019 0

Welcome to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. I cover all the ways people and goods move from Point

Startups Weekly: Will Trump ruin the unicorn IPOs of our dreams?

January 13, 2019 0

The government shutdown entered its 21st day on Friday, upping concerns of potentially long-lasting impacts on the U.S. stock market. Private market investors around the

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