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DriverlessRatings News Recap: March 23 - 29

Top three driverless stories of the week

Waymo Teams up With Jaguar 

Waymo announced at the New York Auto Show that they will be buying 20,000 of the all electric Jaguar I-Pace. Eventually Waymo plans to deploy those vehicles to drive up to one million automated trips per day. This is not likely to happen for a few years but nonetheless an exciting announcement. 

Read more here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/greggardner/2018/03/28/jaguar-i-pace-waymo-sees-automation-but-you-might-prefer-driving-yourself/#3406d98e1402

Uber Settles with the Family in the Pedestrian Death

As we wrote about last week, Uber has been dealing with the aftermath of the tragedy that occurred. Uber decided to not draw out the legal process and chose to settle with the family of the victim. Uber has not commented on the future of the pilot programs in AZ or any other state.

Read more here: http://www.foxnews.com/auto/2018/03/29/uber-settles-with-family-autonomous-collision-victim-report-says.html

GM Cruise CTO Out After Only 6 Months

The Chief Technology Officer at GM Cruise has departed the company after only a few months on the job. The CTO, AG Gangadhar, said that a difference in opinion with the CEO, Kyle Vogt, is the reason for the departure.

Read more here: https://www.recode.net/2018/3/28/17173958/uber-susan-fowler-cruise-cto-out-gangadhar

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