Waymo teams with MADD, the NSC and more on self-driving education

Waymo is working with a number of organizations on a new self-driving education campaign to help answer questions the public has about autonomous vehicles and...

Cruise acquires Strobe to help dramatically reduce LiDAR costs

Cruise, the self-driving car startup GM acquired last year, has acquired a startup of its own – Strobe, a LiDAR sensor maker that reduces an...

Elon pushes back Tesla Semi unveiling to focus on Model 3 and Puerto Rico

Back at the beginning of September, Elon Musk tweeted that the company would unveil its long rumored all-electric semi truck on October 26th. He noted...

Judge delays Waymo/Uber trial until December 4th

This morning, Judge William Alsup ruled that the Waymo v. Uber trial would be delayed until December 4th. The trial had initially been expected to...

GM’s Cruise explains why self-driving tests in dense cities gives it an edge

GM is sharing more info about its testing process for autonomous cars through Cruise, the startup it acquired last year. For the first time, Cruise...

The due diligence report commissioned by Uber before acquiring Otto is now public

A potentially pivotal document in the legal fight between Uber and Waymo, the self-driving car company that was originally part of Google, has been released....

Tesla made only 260 Model 3 cars in Q3, but is ‘confident’ it can...

Tesla has released its quarterly vehicle production numbers for the third quarter of 2017, which it says was its “all-time best quarter for Model S...

Uber is shutting down its Xchange vehicle leasing business

Uber has confirmed to TechCrunch that it will shut down its Xchange Leasing subsidiary, which provided vehicle leases to drivers on the service that couldn’t...

Ford and Lyft’s new self-driving partnership likely to be a standard model

Ford and Lyft are working together on self-driving vehicle technology, but the focus of the collaboration is around Lyft’s positioning of itself as an open...

Ford becomes the latest automotive giant to work with Lyft on self-driving cars

Unlike Uber and China’s Didi, Lyft isn’t developing its own self-driving cars. But the U.S. company sure is signing up major names to help it...