Add another $2.5 billion to the record $8.5 billion investors have plowed into autonomous vehicle technology over the last year. Waymo said Wednesday it had raised its second round of external cash from existing investors like Mubadala, T-Rowe Price, Fidelity and Temasek as well as new addition Tiger Global. The raise, led by parent Alphabet, is a sign of continued enthusiasm for AV...
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