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Apple poached another Tesla engineer, fuelling more speculation about an Apple car

Apple has hired Tesla engineer Andrew Kim, a few months after it hired chief Tesla engineer Doug Field.

Waymo announced two major executive hires as it races to launch a commercial self-driving car service

Waymo has hired a former NTSB head as its first chief safety officer, the company announced Tuesday.

Uber removed the second backup driver from its self-driving cars ahead of the crash that killed an Arizona pedestrian

Previously, one driver could monitor driving and the other could input data. Before the fatal crash, things changed.

Why trees have wreaked havoc on Uber’s self-driving program

The computer has problems distinguishing between shadows and real objects, employees tell Business Insider.
Waymo has joined with MADD.

Waymo and Mothers Against Drunk Driving team up to show how self-driving cars can get unsafe drivers off the road

Waymo and Mothers Against Drunk Driving has teamed up to show how autonomous vehicles can get unsafe drivers off the road
Ford teams up with Walmart in Miami, Florida to explore product delivery.

Ford and Walmart are teaming up to test delivering products with self-driving cars

Ford is partnering with Walmart to explore how the companies can use self-driving vehicles to deliver products in Miami.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has made bold claims about the company's third-quarter performance.

Elon Musk says Tesla will ‘obviously’ take on rivals Uber and Lyft with its own ride-hailing service

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the ride sharing service would be a unique hybrid: ride-hailing like Uber and car-sharing (similar to Airbnb's home-sharing) rolled into one Tesla Network.
A Waymo Jaguar.

Waymo just crossed 10 million self-driving miles — but the company has a secret weapon that gives it even more of an edge

Waymo self-driving cars have driven more than 10 million miles. The company intends to begin a commercial rollout in Phoenix at the end of the year. To support miles driven in the real world, Waymo has amassed nearly 7 billion self-driving miles in simulation.

Waymo, Cruise, Mobileye, and Tesla are all tackling self-driving cars in different ways — here’s the breakdown

Waymo, Cruise, Intel/Mobileye, and Tesla are the major contestants in the self-driving car race. Each has developed a different business model. Waymo and GM are using laser-radar technology, while Mobileye and Tesla are relying on cameras and sensors.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Tesla may be making a perilous mistake trying to make Autopilot into a full self-driving system

Tesla has remained committed to a vision of is Autopilot system as a fully self-driving technology. But nothing about Autopilot suggests that it will be able to move into the new business of autonomous mobility, which is being pioneered by GM's Cruise division and by Alphabet's Waymo.