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Robotaxi backlash is intensifying against Waymo and Cruise just as self-driving vehicles begin to gain real traction in San Francisco after years of development.
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Cruise, the taxi company that uses self-driving cars, is preparing to come to Raleigh and may be interested in Durham, N.C., as well.
General Motors’ Cruise autonomous vehicle unit has agreed to cut its fleet of San Francisco robotaxis in half as authorities investigate two recent crashes in the city.August 19, 2023
A Cruise robotaxi collided with a firetruck late Aug. 17 in San Francisco, injuring the vehicle’s passenger.
San Francisco asked California regulators Aug. 16 to halt its approval of Cruise’s and Waymo’s unrestricted commercial expansion in the city, arguing the city “will suffer serious harm.”
Starting later this month, an electric, self-driving shuttle operated by Beep Inc. will whisk passengers around a 1-mile loop in downtown Orlando for no charge, officials said Aug. 16.August 16, 2023
Self-driving truck developer TuSimple Holdings says it won’t be able to file its second-quarter 2023 financial report on time to meet a deadline imposed by the Nasdaq Stock Market.
SAN FRANCISCO — California regulators on Aug. 10 approved an expansion that will allow robotaxi services Waymo and Cruise to operate throughout San Francisco at all hours.