Bay Area Startup Zoox Gets OK for Passenger Service in Self-Driving CarsThe Public Utilities Commission granted Zoox the first permit to ferry riders in autonomous vehicles but Zoox can't charge for the service and a backup driver must be in the car.
Uber Resumes Self-Driving Car Tests In SF Months After Fatal AccidentUber is getting back into the world of autonomous cars, just nine months after one of the company's vehicles killed a woman in Arizona. 
Apple Self-Driving SUV Rear-Ended In SunnyvaleOne of Apple's self-driving cars was rear-ended on the freeway. It's Apple's first self-driving vehicle crash, but experts say many autonomous car operators are reporting similar accidents.
San Francisco Officials Ask Driverless Tech Companies To Give Up DataWith San Francisco looking for ways to reduce its enormous traffic problems, city officials are calling on driverless tech companies to provide some GPS data to help address the issue.
California May Limit Liability Of Self-Driving CarmakersCalifornia regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help makers of self-driving cars avoid paying for accidents and other trouble, raising concerns that the proposal will put an unfair burden on vehicle owners.
Google Autonomous Car Spinoff Waymo Builds Town As Test TrackAn entire fake town has been erected on the site of an old Air Force base in the central valley, built by Googles autonomous vehicle company to test their self-driving cars.
SF Ride-Hailing Company Lyft Forms New Unit To Develop Self-Driving CarsThe San Francisco-based ride-hailing service said it will invite automakers and tech companies to use it to haul passengers in their self-driving vehicles and gather data.
San Jose Looks At Self-Driving Cars To Bring Passengers To AirportInstead of extending light rail to the airport, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said the city is considering a less costly option: installing a lane of traffic for autonomous vehicles only.
SF-Based Lyft Says Majority Of Its Rides Will Be In Self-Driving Cars By 2021Within five years, a majority of ride-hailing company Lyft's rides will be in self-driving cars, the company's co-founder and president predicted on Sunday.
Ford Rolling Out Fully Autonomous Cars For Taxis, Ride-Sharing In 2021Ford Motor Co. says it will have a fully autonomous vehicle ready to provide ride-hailing or ride-sharing services by 2021.
Report: Fiat Chrysler, Google In Partnership TalksThe partnership would be the first to match an automaker with Google's 7-year-old autonomous car project, which is now part of the so-called X lab at Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company.