Mark Gurman and David Welch

Business, Technology, Autonomous

Waymo CEO John Krafcik to Step Down, Become Adviser

Former Waymo CEO John Krafcik speaks during a conference in California in 2018. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News) Former Waymo CEO John Krafcik speaks during a conference in California in 2018. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

John Krafcik stepped down as chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo self-driving vehicle division, and will stay on as an adviser to the business, the company said in a memo.

Mark Gurman and David Welch | Bloomberg News
April 2, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Apple More Than Doubled Autonomous Road Tests in 2020

The Apple Park campus in Cupertino, Calif. (Sam Hall/Bloomberg News) The Apple Park campus in Cupertino, Calif. (Sam Hall/Bloomberg News)

Apple Inc. more than doubled road testing of its self-driving cars in 2020 as its autonomous technology improved, according to a report filed with the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

Mark Gurman and David Welch | Bloomberg News
February 9, 2021