Waymo Partners With Insurance Startup to Roll Out Ride-hailing Service

Following Waymo’s announcement in November that it would launch a commercial ride-hailing service in 2018, Waymo has partnered with a startup to provide the proper insurance. Waymo currently operates a beta ride-hailing service to the public in Phoenix, Ariz., and will be work with Danville, Calif.-based Trov to provide on-demand trip insurance customized for passengers of Waymo’s soon-to-be-launched […]
  • Emma Sandler
  • December 19, 2017
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Waymo LiDAR Costs 10% Less Than Similar Tech, Lawsuit Claims

Waymo’s proprietary in-house LiDAR designs — which the company claims Uber and Otto have stolen — cost less than 10% of the benchmark LiDAR systems available just a few years ago. That, according to an Auto Finance News investigation of Waymo’s civil complain against Uber and Otto. This alleged-tech theft has reportedly netted Otto employees more than $500 million — and allowed Uber to revive […]
  • Natalie Mattila
  • March 1, 2017
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