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Amazon Acquires Self-Driving Startup Zoox for $1.2 Billion USD

Amazon is moving into the self-driving car business with the acquisition of Zoox. Citing people familiar with the matter, the Financial Times reported that Zoox is being bought for more than $1.2 billion USD and that the deal will be announced today. "Zoox is working to imagine, invent, and design a world-class autonomous ride-hailing experience,"...

Amazon Reportedly in Talks to Buy Autonomous Vehicle Company Zoox

E-commerce giant Amazon is looking to expand its reach in autonomous-vehicle technology. As reported by The Wall Street Journal, Amazon is holding negotiations to buy Zoox, California-based company that develops technology for self-driving cars. Established in 2014, Zoox provides a fully automated electric vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem. It designs zero-emissions vehicles and creates mobility-as-a-service in complex...

17 Automotive Engineers Leave Apple for ‘Zoox’ Self-Driving Car Startup

Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg is reporting that 17 automotive engineers have left Apple for self-driving car startup Zoox, after the iPhone maker backed off plans to build its own vehicle. The group of engineers, majority of which originally joined Apple from Detroit carmakers and suppliers, is specialized in designing elements present in both traditional and...