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A Google self-driving car reportedly caused a crash in 2011 after a former engineer changed its code to drive where it wasn’t supposed to

“If it is your job to advance technology, safety cannot be your No. 1 concern,” former Google self-driving head engineer Anthony Levandowski said in an interview.
The Renault EZ Ultimo looks to change the game of autonomous driving.

Renault just unveiled a stunning self-driving electric concept car that’s a swanky luxury hotel on wheels

Renault unveiled the EZ-ULTIMO concept car at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. The EZ-ULTIMO designed to be a self-driving, fully-electric vehicle that will combine connected car technology with traditional French luxury.
An unmanned cargo truck during testing as part of the Army's Autonomous Ground Resupply program.

The Army is working on a plan to take humans off the battlefield, but new challenges are on the horizon

The Army has its eyes on adding autonomous technology to the battlefield, but its plan to add self-driving vehicles to combat environments promises to present new challenges.
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, on Monday, October 30, 2017.

Alphabet could surge 20% — and it’s all thanks to Waymo, Morgan Stanley says

Of course, there’s still plenty standing between Waymo and fare collection. Human drivers are regularly taking over for the computer, The Information reported this week, and the beta program has received numerous complaints from those in its suburban Phoenix test zone.
Apple CEO Tim Cook and Didi Chuxing's Jean Liu take a car in China.

Ex-Tesla engineer Doug Field is back at Apple, working on its self-driving-car program, Project Titan

Doug Field worked in Apple's Mac division in 2013 before going to Tesla. He oversaw production of the Tesla Model 3 before the company announced his departure in July. Field is now back at Apple working with Bob Mansfield, who oversees Apple's self-driving-car program, Project Titan.
Waymo could be worth up to $175 billion.

Waymo is worth $100 billion more than previous estimates, Morgan Stanley says

Elsewhere on the Street Waymo is valued anywhere from $119 billion by Mark Mahaney of RBC Capital Markets to $135 billion by Eric Sheridan of UBS. Morgan Stanley's is the highest to date.
Andre Haddad is CEO of Turo.

The CEO of Turo rents out his 5 cars, including the trifecta of Teslas, to strangers — here’s why he thinks nearly everyone will be d...

Turo is a car-rental service most easily described as "Airbnb for cars." Its CEO, Andre Haddad, believes shared vehicles are the future of driving, because people will want to make their self-driving cars go to work for them. He's made $11,000 so far this year by renting out his cars on Turo.

Uber is putting its self driving cars back on public roads for the first time since a fatal accident

During a fatal crash involving one of Uber's self-driving cars in March, the automatic braking and collision avoidance was turned off for a smoother ride. Uber is resuming tests on autonomous vehicles, this time controlled by human drivers, and adding additional safety features.

A company that makes a crazy camera with 16 lenses just got $121 million from SoftBank to build eyes for self-driving cars

Light's CEO tells Business Insider that the company is moving aggressively into autonomous vehicles, encouraged by Masa Son.

GM’s self-driving car unit could be worth $43 billion — nearly 4 times the valuation it received 6 weeks ago, RBC says

Cruise has been growing at a quick pace ever since GM acquired the San Francisco startup and its 50 employees for $581 million. GM hopes to increase Cruise's headcount to 1,648 in California by 2021 thanks to a tax credit package worth $8 million approved by state officials last year.