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Everyone needs to get around. How we do it will change more over the next decade than it has in the last century. Legacy automakers, like Ford and GM, are scrambling to become technology-savvy companies, and the tech industry is trying to cash in on the change. New players, like Rivian and Tesla, are disrupting the industry and sometimes stumbling. We look at how self-driving hardware and software make the automobile better or, in some cases, deeply flawed. We cut through the hype and empty promises to tell you what's really happening and what we think is coming. Verge Transportation cares about all moving machines and the place they have in the future.

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Tesla on trial

Elon Musk will take the stand to defend his $56 billion compensation package as CEO of Tesla. At the same time, a manslaughter trial is set to begin in LA for a fatal crash caused by a Tesla owner operating Autopilot.

Andrew J. HawkinsNov 14

Waymo’s robotaxis are basically mobile weather stations now

Autonomous vehicles are notoriously bad at operating in inclement weather, so the Alphabet company developed a new metric to generate better estimates about conditions in foggy San Francisco.

Andrew J. HawkinsNov 14