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Waymo has undisclosed presence in China

Waymo, the autonomous driving technology start-up owned by of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. has set up a subsidiary in China, according to China’s National Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System. The Shanghai-based subsidiary named Huimo Business Consulting was established on May 22 with registered capital of RMB3.5 million (US$508,854). Its business scope includes business consulting, logistics management consulting, supply chain consulting, autonomous driving parts and product design, testing and other related services, according to the national company record database.

https://www.chinamoneynetwork.com/2018/08/23/waymo-sets-up-shanghai-subsidiary-as-google-makes-inroads-to-china

Waymo Gets Ready for More Customers

In preparation for a public launch later this year, Waymo doubled their the size of their Phoenix operations recently.  Skilled Fleet Technician, Fleet Dispatch, Fleet Response, Rider Support, and other personnel are required for behind the scenes.  This article details more.

We’ve been busy growing these teams and building out our operations in Phoenix. Recently, we doubled the size of our operations center in Chandler, which will help us increase our fleet capacity and hire even more local talent for our test driving, fleet operations, and rider support teams there.

Waymo Forecasted to Win Majority of Driverless Market

FT.com reports that Waymo will have 60% of global self-driving taxi market by 2030.

Waymo will own 60 per cent of the global self-driving taxi market by 2030, a level of dominance that forces many of the world’s carmakers to adopt its technology or become obsolete, a report predicts.

Investment bank UBS estimated global revenues from self-driving technology by 2030 will be up to $2.8tn, with Alphabet’s Waymo unit the global leader.

How Successful People Reach Their Goals

This video is an oldie from Harvard Business Review, but still relevant.  Here are a few tips on how to reach your goals:
  1. Be specific on actions required to reach goal
  2. Decide when & where you’ll act on your goals
    1. Block out time on your calendar
  3. Shift mindset to get better with reasonable goals
  4. Focus on what you will do and not what you won’t do