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One of Waymo's self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans navigates autonomously around its testing facility at the decommissioned Castle Air Force base in Merced County, California

People are attacking Waymo’s self-driving cars in Arizona by slashing tires and, in some cases, pulling guns on the safety drivers

Arizona police have been responding to tons of calls about Waymo, including reports of pulled guns and slashed tires.
Waymo has launched its commercial service in Phoenix.

Waymo has launched its commercial self-driving service in Phoenix — and it’s called ‘Waymo One’

Waymo has officially launched in commercial self-driving service in Phoenix. The service is called "Waymo One."
An Uber driverless Ford Fusion drives down Small man Street on September, 22, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

GM’s Cruise has had the most self-driving crashes in California — here’s how the autonomous rivals stack up when it comes to safety

Self-driving cars will be safer than our current roads, experts say. But until we get to full autonomy, there have been some speed bumps.
Dan Ammann, president of General Motors, soon to be CEO of Cruise.

GM President Dan Ammann is taking over as CEO of the Cruise self-driving division as the company pushes toward a commercial launch in 2019

GM President Dan Ammann will take over as CEO of Cruise, the carmaker's self-driving division that's now valued at $14.6 billion.
Delivery vans are lined up prior to dispatch at the Ocado CFC (Customer Fulfilment Centre) in Andover, Britain May 1, 2018. Picture taken May 1, 2018.

An army of 1 million self-driving delivery robots could flood the streets by 2040 as Americans’ ferocious appetite for on-demand delivery surges...

The consulting firm envisions local "islands" where the technology can start, with different options for each geographic area based on the market.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.

Uber employees say the company’s autonomous driving unit used this strange term to describe people and animals

Employees in Uber's self-driving unit have referred to a human and animal one of its cars might hit as "a squishy thing."

Inside Uber before its self-driving car killed a pedestrian: Sources describe infighting, ‘perverse’ incentives, and questionable decision...

Employees and documents described dysfunctionality in Uber’s self-driving car unit, with some issues that these employees say continue to this day.

‘Red-light district on the move’: Self-driving cars open up a whole world of on-the-go activities — including sex

Sex is a vital part of urban tourism, say researchers in the Annals of Tourism Research, and self-driving cars are poised to complicate that.

Waymo’s first commercial self-driving rides could happen as soon as December: Report

Bloomberg News reported Google's first commercial rides in its autonomous vehicles will start next month, when the first test group of customers are released from their NDA's.

A Waymo self-driving car sent a motorcyclist to the hospital — but the human driver was at fault

Waymo's CEO said in a blog post that the car would have avoided the crash had it stayed in self-driving mode instead of being disengaged by its human operator.