Motional, Via Launch Complimentary Robotaxi Shuttle in Las Vegas
The autonomous shuttle service will have a safety driver in the front seat and operate on routes that include pre-determined pickup and drop-off locations.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-04-04 14:00 PT
Waymo is Entering into a Long-term Strategic Alliance with Shipping Company J.B. Hunt Using Autonomous Class-8 Trucks
Alphabet Inc's autonomous driving unit Waymo is expanding its relationship with U.S. transportation and logistics company J.B. Hunt. The two companies have entered into a long-term, strategic alliance to commercialize autonomous driving technology for Class-8 trucks after a successful trials runs using self-driving trucks throughout 2021.
FutureCar Staff 2022-02-20 12:40 PT
Hyundai’s Motional to Partner with Ride-Hailing Company Via on a U.S. Robotaxi Service
Hyundai Motor’s joint venture company Motional and transportation provider Via announced today a first-of-its-kind partnership for the future of on-demand, shared robotaxis. The combined strengths of both companies will be used to develop an autonomous, shared, ride-hailing service. The service is expected to launch in the first half of next year in the U.S. The launch city will be announced at a later date.
Eric Walz2020-12-03 16:20 PT
Waymo Secures $750 Million in its Latest Funding Round, Totaling $3 Billion Since March
Despite the economic fallout due to the coronavirus crisis, venture capital continues to flow to companies working on self-driving cars and commercial robotaxi services that have the potential to change the future mobility landscape. Waymo announced it had raised another $750 million its first ever outside investment round. The Alphabet subsidiary has raised $3 billion since March.
Eric Walz2020-06-19 10:00 PT
Ride-Sharing Startup Via Launches the Largest U.S. ‘Micro-Transit' Service in California
Transportation startup Via announced a new ride-hailing deployment in California in partnership with the Sacramento California Regional Transit District. Using the Via-powered app, customers will be able to summon a public transit vehicle to pick them up.
Eric Walz2020-02-19 15:45 PT
Hyundai Launches ‘BotRide’ Autonomous SUVs in California with Pony.ai & Via
Hyundai Motor Co, in collaboration with autonomous driving startup Pony.ai and ride-hailing company Via, today unveiled “BotRide”, a shared, on-demand, autonomous vehicle service operating on public roads in California.
FutureCar Staff 2019-12-01 11:00 PT
Navya Debuts AUTONOM CAB at CES, Will Partner With Via on New Autonomous Ride-Sharing App
Globally renowned autonomous vehicle maker NAVYA and Via, a leading developer of on-demand shared ride technology, announced at CES yesterdaya new offering that will greatly enhance both the convenience, safety and user experience of autonomous vehicle rides.
Eric Walz2018-02-18 11:19 PT
Researchers at South Korea's Chung-Ang University Develop a ‘Meta-Reinforcement' Machine Learning Algorithm for Traffic Lights to Improve Vehicle Throughput
Eric WalzDec 22, 2022 2:30 PM PT
Zeekr's New 009 Electric Passenger Van is the World's First EV to Feature CATL's Advanced ‘Qilin' Battery With a Range of 510 Miles
Eric WalzDec 19, 2022 1:45 PM PT
Hyundai Gets Serious About Electric Performance Cars, Shows off Two Concepts
Vineeth Joel PatelDec 17, 2022 6:15 AM PT