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Ruth Porat, CFO of Alphabet and Google.

Alphabet moonshot companies must pay Google a ‘services fee’ to eat at cafeterias and ride the shuttles, and it’s apparently a big s...

The fee reportedly grated with some of the new leaders of Alphabet's other units, like Verily CEO Andy Conrad.
Waymo has launched its Waymo One service in Arizona.

Waymo just announced its first-ever outside funding with $2.25 billion — and its CEO said spinning off from Alphabet is ‘certainly a possi...

Alphabet's self-driving car startup Waymo just raised a whopping $2.25 billion from outside investors — a first for the company.
Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of the General Motors Company attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, January 17, 2017.

The multitrillion-dollar global automotive industry is changing, but not the way you might expect. Here’s how that change is unfolding.

The car companies of the world are no doubt changing with the times, but that evolution is unfolding from within.
Cruise predicts an $8 trillion market for autonomous ride-sharing.

Tesla’s biggest problem with self-driving cars is that it actually has to sell them to customers

Tesla is trapped, having created great products that consumers want and love, but also watching as competitors design all-new businesses.

A former Waymo driver has been accused of intentionally causing a collision with one of the company’s self-driving vans

Waymo called the former driver "disgruntled." Tempe police said he "targeted" two Waymo autonomous vehicles.

All the companies and divisions under Google’s parent company, Alphabet, which just made yet another shake-up to its structure

Google became Alphabet in 2015, but for many people, it can be confusing as to how it's organized. Here's what's under the corporate umbrella.
A Waymo Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid self-driving vehicle is parked and displayed during a demonstration in Chandler, Arizona

Waymo’s self-driving car workers reportedly complain about finding leftover needles in the vehicles and a cut to their benefits

Drivers of Waymo self-driving cars in Phoenix have reportedly seen their benefits cut since being classified as "vendors" instead of "contractors."
Ahn seating in Firefly, the Google Car that she helped design.

Waymo’s head of design explains the challenges of creating an autonomous robot ‘driver’

YooJung Ahn oversees the design of the Waymo "driver," a complicated merger of hardware, software, and user experiences.
A Chrysler Pacifica minivan with Waymo's self-driving technology.

Waymo will start shuttling packages for UPS in Arizona by the end of March

Autonomous Waymo vehicles will carry packages from UPS stores in the Phoenix area to the parcel-delivery company's hub in Tempe.
A Ford self-driving test vehicle.

Tesla and rivals like Waymo and GM are locked in a battle over the future of self-driving cars

The widening gap between Tesla and the rest of the self-driving-vehicle industry has created two distinct visions for the future of the technology.