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Toyota’s investment will allow Grab to further expand its range of online to offline services, such as food delivery and digital payments

Toyota has agreed to invest $1 billion (€850 million) in Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab as a lead investor in the company’s ongoing financing(...)

There are severe doubts over the date when autonomous cars finally take over from human drivers. However, one thing now seems certain - when (and it’s(...)

Elon Musk arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) in New York. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Tesla’s energy unit has lost two leaders, adding to departures at the electric-car maker while chief executive Elon Musk readies a reorganisation of t(...)

Advertisers will be keen to target owners of autonomous cars who will have nothing else to do behind the wheel

On the face of it, there’s only good news here. Autonomous cars are very much the coming thing, and they represent a potential future for motoring tha(...)

The  Uber logo is pictured outside its corporate HQ in San Francisco. Photograph: Josh Edelson / AFP / Getty Images

Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi has apologised and agreed to pay $245 million to settle a trade secrets case brought by Google subsidiary Waymo(...)

British  theoretical physicist and author Stephen Hawking:  he said artificial intelligence could be “be the best or worst thing to ever happen to humanity” during his keynote speech at the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal. Photograph: Patricia De Melo Moreira/AFP/Getty Images

For anyone hoping the organisers of the Web Summit might fail dismally in Lisbon and end up back in Dublin with their tails between their legs, think (...)

Waymo chief executive John Krafcik announces the latest developments by the Google offshoot in self-driving cars technology.

Google subsidiary Waymo has started test-driving self-driving cars without anyone in the driver seat on public roads. The company’s chief executive, (...)

Waymo sued Uber in February, claiming that former engineer Anthony Levandowski downloaded more than 14,000 confidential files before leaving to set up a self-driving truck company

Alphabet’s Waymo sought at least $1 billion in damages and a public apology from Uber Technologies as conditions for settling its high-profile trade (...)

The court decision offers a lift to San Francisco-based Uber, which has been besieged by high-profile problems. Photograph: Reuters

Uber Technologies won a victory onThursday in its effort to keep unhappy customers from suing in court by persuading a US federal appeals court to sen(...)

The ‘self driving car’ that caused a stir in Arlington, Virginia. Photograph: YouTube

Tech blogs went crazy over the weekend after a new self-driving car was seen rolling around Arlington, Virginia. Unlike vehicles from Google Waymo, U(...)

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