Waymo, self-driving vehicles, Arizona, California
Jun 30, 2023

Arizona’s agility as self-driving vehicle testbed

Arizona's leaders have enacted rules to authorize and establish guardrails for autonomous vehicles to operate while entrusting experts with the responsibility of ensuring safe testing.   

Uber, Waymo, Kate Gallego, Phoenix, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
May 23, 2023

Waymo, Uber set aside past rift to team up on robotaxis in Phoenix

Self-driving car pioneer Waymo is teaming up with ride-hailing leader Uber in the Phoenix area to transport passengers and deliver food in robotic cars that triggered a bitter technological dispute between the two companies.

Waymo, autonomous vehicles, self-driving cars, robotaxis, Phoenix
May 4, 2023

Waymo robotaxis make more inroads in Phoenix, San Francisco

Self-driving car pioneer Waymo announced that its robotaxis will be able to carry passengers through most of the Phoenix area for the first time.

Waymo, self-driving cars, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Phoenix, Fennemore, traffic laws
Sep 16, 2022

Self-driving cars put HB2813 to the test

With more self-driving cars on our roads, we are in new territory when it comes to determining fault during accidents and properly protecting ourselves. 

Jan 31, 2019

Stop Throwing Rocks at Self-Driving Cars

Our attacks on Waymo vehicles, not our forward-looking regulatory policy, have garnered national attention, making us seem almost barbaric – fighting technological change tooth and nail. Rather than fight against a developing technology for growing in our backyard, we should fight for it, setting an example for the rest of the nation and moving us one step closer to perfecting this life-saving t[...]

May 23, 2018

Uber ends autonomous vehicle research in Arizona

The closure comes after an autonomous Uber vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe in March, and stems from an internal safety assessment the company took on following the incident.

Waymo, self-driving cars, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Phoenix, Fennemore, traffic laws
Feb 26, 2018

Arizona looks for uptick in manufacturing jobs

Arizona has seen a steady decline of manufacturing jobs spanning decades, but hopes are a boom in automotive research will bring it to an end.

Nov 7, 2017

Waymo rolls out vans without human drivers

The move by Waymo, which started Oct. 19 with an automated Chrysler Pacifica minivan in Chandler is a major step toward vehicles driving themselves without human backups on public roads.

Waymo, self-driving cars, insurance, Fennemore
Jul 3, 2017

Self-driving cars pass lights and sirens test in Chandler

Google’s self-driving car project Waymo and Chandler’s police and fire departments held a demonstration at the city’s Municipal Utilities Center on June 28, showcasing how the company’s cars respond to emergency vehicles.