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Waymo will be the first company to test autonomous vehicles without backup drivers in California.

Waymo will make money outside of just self-driving cars by selling its laser technology to other markets

Waymo's lidar sensor — known as Laser Bear Honeycomb — uses lasers to understand nearby objects and can be used in applications outside of self-driving cars.
Jump was bought by Uber in April.

Uber’s next big idea is self-driving scooters and bikes

Uber is already hiring for the new division, which is called "micromobility robotics."

‘Pull into a secure location’: Here’s what Waymo tells autonomous car test drivers to do when they’re threatened

According to a Waymo spokesperson, drivers who are feeling threatened on the road are instructed to find a secure location like a mall parking lot and decide whether or not to call 911.

Waymo has finally launched its self-driving taxi service — here are 4 ways it can profit from the program, according to a Wall Street analyst

UBS analyst Eric Sheridan predicts Google's self-driving car service could bring in more than $100 billion in revenue by 2030.
An Uber driverless Ford Fusion drives down Smallman Street in Pittsburgh.

Volkswagen is reportedly in talks with Ford about a plan that could help both companies take on rivals like Waymo, Cruise, and Tesla

Ford hopes Argo AI, its self-driving unit, will be providing commercial rides by 2021.

America’s highways and roads are crumbling — here are the 10 states that have it the worst

Here are the 10 states that have the worst road quality in the US, as ranked by lvl5, a startup that's building HD maps for self-driving cars.

The best driving conditions in America can be found in these 10 states

Lvl5, a company founded by ex-Tesla engineers that are building HD maps for self-driving cars, recently published a list of US states ranked by road quality.

Tesla produced three times as many Model 3s in Q2 as it did in Q1

At a total of 53,339 vehicles, Tesla's vehicle production is up 100% year-over-year, and for the first time more than half of those vehicles are Model 3s.

Tesla surges after Elon Musk says the first ‘full self-driving features’ are coming in August

Version 9 of Tesla's software should roll out in August, CEO Elon Musk tweeted over the weekend. He also gave an update on the SpaceX version of the Roadster, which Tesla announced last week. Tesla surged more than 3% on the news when markets opened Monday morning.