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Amazon’s autonomous vehicle startup Zoox just unveiled a robotaxi EV without a steering wheel that can go 16 hours without charging — see what it looks like

Amazon-owned autonomous-taxi company Zoox unveiled its first vehicle Monday. Zoox designed the vehicle for cramped city streets, giving it the ability to drive in both directions and steer with all four wheels. The electric vehicle can travel 16 hours between charging, Zoox said. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Amazon’s autonomous vehicle startup Zoox just unveiled a robotaxi EV without a steering wheel that can go 16 hours without charging — see what it looks like
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Tesla says it’s finally releasing ‘full self-driving’ software after it had to ‘rewrite everything’

Elon Musk said Tuesday that Tesla was releasing a beta version of its long-awaited “full self-driving” software. The billionaire said the rollout would be “extremely slow & cautious” but provided little other information about its functionality. Tesla’s self-driving development has always bucked industry trends, sometimes with disastrous results. Visit Business […]
Tesla says it’s finally releasing ‘full self-driving’ software after it had to ‘rewrite everything’
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Amazon has agreed to buy Zoox for a reported $1.2 billion

Amazon has acquired self-driving-taxi firm Zoox for more than $US1 billion, sources told The Information and The Financial Times. The Wall Street Journal reported in May that Amazon and Zoox were holding talks. Zoox laid off 120 staff in April because of the coronavirus pandemic. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
Amazon has agreed to buy Zoox for a reported $1.2 billion
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Zoox cofounder Jesse Levinson says there’s ‘no chance’ Tesla will launch fully self-driving cars next year, despite Elon Musk’s claims

Zoox cofounder and CTO Jesse Levinson said he thinks there’s no chance Tesla will have fully self-driving cars with no human interaction ready next year, which Elon Musk has claimed. Zoox is also a self-driving car startup, but unlike Tesla, it is developing autonomous vehicles specifically meant for ride-hailing, rather […]
Zoox cofounder Jesse Levinson says there’s ‘no chance’ Tesla will launch fully self-driving cars next year, despite Elon Musk’s claims
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