Google branches off 'Waymo' unit as company to handle self-driving cars - UPI.com

"We're not in the business of making better cars. We're in the business of making better drivers," Waymo CEO John Krafcik said Tuesday. By Doug G. Ware | Dec. 13, 2016 at 7:52 PM. Comments 0 Comments. share with facebook. share with twitter.

Google launches self-driving car brand called Waymo - CampaignLive

Google's parent company, Alphabet, has spun off its self-driving car project into a separate entity called Waymo. Previously, the self-driving project was housed within Google's experimental arm, X. That the company has spun out the venture and ...

Google Parent Alphabet Inc. Plans to Launch Ride-Sharing Service - And Now U Know

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - On the heels of self-driving vehicles, drone delivery services, and more, Google parent Alphabet is looking to push itself even further in the transport industry with its latest project: ride-sharing. And it wants it to be done in ...

Meet Waymo, Google's self-driving car company - The Daily Star

Journalists take a test drive in a prototype of Google's own self-driving vehicle during a media preview of Google's current autonomous vehicles in Mountain View, California September 29, 2015. Photo: Reuters/Elijah Nouvelage/ File photo. Reuters, San ...

Waymo: Google forms stand-alone company for its self-driving car project - International Business Times UK

Google has announced that its self-driving car project will be spun off from its research lab X and operate as a stand-alone company under the name Waymo. "We're a self-driving car company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things ...

Google's Self-Driving Car Project Becomes Stand-Alone Unit, Gets New Name: Meet Waymo - Tech Times

Alphabet announced that its self-driving car will now have its own standalone business unit, graduating from the so-called Google X, the super secret research and development unit based a few miles away from Google's Mountain View headquarters.

Hello Waymo: Google spins off self-driving car project into new company - New Atlas

Google's self-driving cars have logged more than 2 million miles (3.2 million km) of testing over the last seven years. Now the project has entered a new phase with the announcement that the self-driving car venture has been spun off into Waymo, a new ...

Google's Waymo to put big car firms in the robot car driver's seat - ReadWrite

A new report says Google has spun out its self-driving unit — now called Waymo — and is undertaking a major pivot away from making its own autonomous vehicles, instead moving to become a provider of self-driving car tech for major automakers.

Google creates 'Waymo', an independent self-driving car company - Marketplace.org

This picture taken on June 30, 2016 shows the Google's self driving car project on the Google stand at the Viva technology event in Paris. - ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images. Listen To The Story. Marketplace. Download download; Embed embed.

Google's Self-Driving Cars Have a New Name: 'Waymo' - Motherboard

It stands for a new way forward in mobility. Also--the name of a workout in Arkansas. Google today rebranded its self-driving car unit into a separate company called Waymo—which, by the way, bears no connection to a workout of the same name at an ...

Google says driverless cars are ready to make money, but we won't know if they do - MarketWatch

Steve Mahan, who is legally blind, takes what Waymo called the world's first fully autonomous ride in Austin in 2015, in an image provided by the Alphabet unit. By. TheresePoletti. Columnist. Alphabet Inc. has changed its self-driving cars business ...

Google's Self-Drive Tech Project Becomes Waymo - Cars.com News

CARS.COM — Google is plotting a new course for its self-driving vehicle program by spinning the project into a new business unit called Waymo. As a division of Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company, Waymo will continue to pursue autonomous-drive ...

Google Self-Driving Car Project Spins Off into Waymo - Motor Trend

Say farewell to Google's self-driving car project. The endeavor has spun off into Waymo, an independent company owned by Alphabet, also the parent company of Google. Waymo stands for “a new way forward in mobility,” the company said in a blog post ...

Google is one step closer to making money off self-driving cars - Washington Post

Google's long-running project to create technology for self-driving cars has been spun off into its own company, executives announced Tuesday, a sign that the Internet behemoth now plans to turn its years of research into a moneymaking enterprise. The ...

Google self-driving car project steps out on its own as 'Waymo' - The Mercury News

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Google parent Alphabet on Tuesday spun off its self-driving car project from the “moonshots” unit into its own company, a strong step toward commercializing the technology. “We can see our technology being useful in personal vehicles, ...

Google spins off Waymo, its self-driving car company - San Francisco Business Times

Steve Mahan, executive director of the Santa Clara Valley Blind Center, discusses Google's new autonomous car company Waymo, which is focusing on self-driving car technology. (Antoinette Siu | San Francisco Business Times). Google unveiled its ...

Google is spinning its self-driving car project out into its own company - Quartz

Google's parent company Alphabet announced today that its self-driving car project will be spun out into a new standalone business under the Alphabet umbrella, called Waymo. It had been gestating in X, the company's “moonshot” lab, for the last few years.

Google's driverless car project goes from research to business - Computerworld

Google parent company Alphabet is taking its autonomous car effort to the next level. John Krafcik, CEO of Google's Self-Driving Car Project, announced in a blog post Tuesday that the company's effort to build and test a driverless car has gone from a ...

Alphabet Spins Off Self-Driving Car Initiative Into Waymo Unit - TheStreet.com

Shares of Google parent company Alphabet (GOOGL) were higher in late afternoon trading on Tuesday, after the company announced earlier today that it would separate its self-driving car business into a new unit called Waymo. The name stands for "way ...

Google's self-driving car project gets a new name: Waymo - CBC.ca

The self-driving car project that Google started seven years ago has grown into a company called Waymo, signaling its confidence that it will be able to bring robot-controlled vehicles to the masses within the next few years. "We are getting close and ...