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Several executives and key investors of Uber and Lyft estimate that annual revenue the companies generate in the U.S. from their core ride-hailing business will at most grow sixfold in the coming years before leveling off. That’s a much slower growth trajectory than what they were predicting a year or two ago, and it could translate into lower valuations from institutional investors when ...
There’s a lot of hype surrounding autonomous vehicles and when they’ll be ready for the real world. In many ways, the technology is further away from prime time than most people realize, especially in urban areas.
On Tuesday, two industry veterans—Anne Widera, a former Google manager who also previously worked at Uber’s autonomous vehicle group, and David Lu, ...
When General Motors paid $581 million for self-driving car startup Cruise in 2016, it was one of the biggest bets by a company in the nascent business. Two years later, Cruise is a case study of the perils and the promise of self-driving car technology.
Despite some advances, Cruise’s vehicles being tested in San Francisco are still repeatedly involved in accidents, or near-accidents ...
Now that the legal fight between Uber and Waymo is over, Uber wants to resurrect an old idea—partnering with Waymo to deploy self-driving cars, say people familiar with the situation.
Since Dara Khosrowshahi became CEO last fall, Uber executives have signaled to Waymo a desire to allow Uber’s customers to ride in Waymo’s autonomous vehicles. Mr. Khosrowshahi’s openness ...
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