Nissan shareholders to vote on governance overhaul

Waymo, Nissan, and Renault have teamed up to bring self-driving cars to France and Japan, the companies announced today. They have inked an exclusive agreement to explore all aspects of driverless mobility services for both passengers and deliveries in these countries. The announcement is a little light on details about any concrete plans to launch self-driving taxi services, for example. It appears to be an arrangement similar to the ones that Waymo has announced with other car manufacturers. That’s probably why the wording in this announcement is somewhat vague as well.The partners will utilize the strengths of each party and “expand expertise by assessing market opportunities, working together to research commercial, legal and regulatory issues related to driverless transportation-as-a-service offerings in France and Japan.”It does mention that this is the first step to developing a long-term, profitable self-driving mobility service operation in the countries. The will first conduct th

Nissan shareholders to vote on governance overhaul

Nissan shareholders began a fractious annual meeting Tuesday to discuss revamping operations at the crisis-hit Japanese automaker after the Carlos Ghosn scandal, amid lingering tension with ...

Tue 25 Jun 19 from Phys.org

Renault and Nissan end standoff over post-Ghosn governance

Renault announced Thursday that it had reached an agreement with its partner Nissan on the Japanese carmaker's governance overhaul, paving the way for the French company to back changes decided ...

Thu 20 Jun 19 from Phys.org

Waymo teams up with Renault, Nissan on robotaxis outside US

Self-driving car pioneer Waymo is teaming up with automakers Renault and Nissan to make its first journey outside the U.S. with a ride-hailing service that will dispatch a fleet of robotaxis ...

Thu 20 Jun 19 from TechXplore

French minister presses Renault to back Nissan reforms

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Tuesday urged Renault to back governance reforms at Japan's Nissan, saying it would send a "positive sign" for the future of the alliance between the ...

Tue 18 Jun 19 from Phys.org

Waymo To Bring Self-Driving Cars To France And Japan With Nissan-Renault

Waymo, Nissan, and Renault have teamed up to bring self-driving cars to France and Japan, the companies announced today. They have inked an exclusive agreement to explore all aspects of driverless ...

Thu 20 Jun 19 from Ubergizmo

Waymo is developing driverless services with Renault and Nissan

Waymo might make its way to the top of the automotive world with the help of industry giants that chose to team up with the company. The Alphabet subsidiary has just inked a deal with ...

Thu 20 Jun 19 from Engadget

Waymo forges self-driving alliance with Renault and Nissan

Local partners will give a boost to Waymo's efforts in Europe and Japan.

Thu 20 Jun 19 from Arstechnica

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