Jaguar I-Pace is the first electric Google Street View car

Posted in REVIEWS on May 29, 2021
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Google has built a data gathering vehicle for its Maps Street View app out of a Jaguar I-Pace. It's billed as the first electric Street View car and is currently on the prowl and mapping the city of Dublin, Ireland. The one-off vehicle will not only photograph the roads of Ireland's capital, but measure street-to-street air cleanliness and greenhouse gases as well. It's equipped with air quality sensors by Aclima that measure carbon dioxide, carbon Read More »

CEO of Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo steps down from job

Posted in REVIEWS on April 2, 2021
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SAN RAMON, Calif. — The executive who steered the transformation of Google's self-driving car project into a separate company worth billions of dollars is stepping down after more than five years on the job. John Krafcik announced his departure as CEO of Waymo, a company spun out from Google, in a Friday blog post that cited his desire to enjoy life as the world emerges from the pandemic. “I'm looking forward to a refresh period, Read More »