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Waymo to Outfit its Driverless Vehicles in a Former Detroit Axle Factory

Waymo to Outfit its Driverless Vehicles in a Former Detroit Axle Factory

Waymo LLC, the subsidiary that spun out of Google’s early self-driving car project, is bringing jobs and manufacturing back to the Motor City. The Alphabet subsidiary is leasing space at Detroit's American Axle & Manufacturing Inc. campus to outfit Chrysler Pacifica minivans and Jaguar i-Pace electric SUVs with hardware for autonomous driving.

FutureCar Staff 2019-04-23 14:39 PT

Waymo to Open a Self-Driving Car Assembly Plant Near Detroit

Waymo to Open a Self-Driving Car Assembly Plant Near Detroit

The self-driving car revolution may not come just from Silicon Valley and may be headed back to Detroit, the birthplace of America’s auto industry. Waymo, the self-driving division of Google’s spun out of the company’s first self-driving car program, announced it will open a factory near Detroit to outfit its fleet of vehicles for autonomous driving.

Eric Walz2019-01-22 11:28 PT

FCA to Reopen Idle Detroit Factory to Build the New Jeep Cherokee

FCA to Reopen Idle Detroit Factory to Build the New Jeep Cherokee

As General Motors announces massive layoffs and the closure of several U.S. plants, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is looking to reopen a idle Detroit assembly plant to build the upcoming full-size Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV.

FutureCar Staff 2018-12-07 11:57 PT

Driverless Shuttles to Begin Shuffling Staff in Downtown Detroit

Driverless Shuttles to Begin Shuffling Staff in Downtown Detroit

Bedrock LCC, which is a Dan Gilbert-owned company, has teamed up with Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company May Mobility Inc. to shuttle drivers employees in downtown Detroit around.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-09-15 13:20 PT