In the video from Zoox, the self-driving car merges across three lanes, between vehicles and in close proximity to other cars.
Top HR managers at Rivian and Amazon-owned Zoox described their thought process during interviews and the red flags that make them concerned.
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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. […]
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 CEO Elon Musk called Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos a copycat on Friday after news broke of Amazon’s reported $US1.2 billion acquisition of the self-driving startup Zoox. The tweet used a yellow cat icon instead of the word cat. Amazon’s acquisition is a step forward for the company into autonomous […]
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 […]
Happy Friday and welcome to another issue of Shifting Gears, Business Insider’s roundup of all things transportation from the week. Have you ever heard of Dave Clark? I hadn’t until a few months ago. The 21-year Amazon veteran started as a warehouse manager and worked his way up to a […]
Amazon is in late-stage talks to acquire US self-driving car company Zoox, the Wall Street Journal reports. The deal would expand Amazon’s move into robotics and autonomous driving. The Journal reported that the deal, if it happens, would value Zoox at less than its most recent valuation of $US3.2 billion. […]
I rode in a test vehicle from the autonomous-vehicle startup Zoox in San Francisco last week. While the ride wasn’t perfect, the vehicle performed as well as the average human driver. And the ride was more comfortable than the Uber and LyftI took to and from the airport during my […]
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 […]
Aicha Evans became the CEO of Zoox in February. Zoox is developing an autonomous ride-hailing service that it plans to launch in 2020. Unlike nearly all of its most prominent competitors, the company wants to both assemble the electric vehicles it will use for the service and create the software […]
Tesla is accusing four former employees who now work for the robo-taxi startup Zoox of stealing confidential information. The company alleges in a new lawsuit that the documents helped Zoox “leapfrog” years of work on self-driving cars. More than 100 former Tesla employees now work for Zoox, which recently installed […]
Intel veteran Aicha Evans has been named the new CEO of the self-driving car company Zoox, according to the company on Monday. Evans will assume her new role as Zoox’s CEO on February 26. Evans comes from a 12-year career at Intel, where she was serving as Chief Strategy Officer. […]
Tim Kentley-Klay has been ousted as CEO of high-profile self-driving car startup Zoox. Kentley-Klay was voted out by Zoox’s board, Bloomberg reported. He had no prior experience in cars or artificial intelligence before founding Zoox in 2014 with Jesse Levinson. The CEO of Zoox has left in a management shake-up […]
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