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Waymo defeats challenge to California permission for San Franciso robotaxi services amid Cruise suspension

By Xu Yuan
  • 10 Nov 2023 19:53
  • 10 Nov 2023 20:13
Alphabet self-driving unit Waymo defeated an attempt to pause its driverless robotaxi services in San Francisco while rival Cruise’s operations were suspended following a traffic incident.

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), which oversees commercial passenger services, in August gave permission to both Waymo and General Motors’ Cruise to provide taxi s

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Xu Yuan

Senior Correspondent

Xu Yuan has worked for MLex for seven years, all of them based in Hong Kong. She has reported on a wide range of regulatory topics, including antitrust, cybersecurity and data security, in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She has broken numerous stories on policymaking and enforcement involving international companies doing business in the region and done substantial court reporting in Hong Kong. She is currently specializing in covering regulatory issues related to future mobility, including connected vehicles. She previously worked for US TV network NBC in Beijing. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Peking University and a master’s degree from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong.

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