Waymo is latest company to pull out of CES over virus concerns

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  • Friday, 24 Dec 2021

Google's autonomous driving unit, Waymo, is the latest among 40 plus companies to pull out of next month's CES technology conference, as concern over Covid-19 worsen. — REUTERS

General Motors Co. joined Intel Corp., the world’s largest chipmaker, and Alphabet Inc.’s autonomous driving unit, Waymo, in pulling out of in-person presentations at the CES technology conference scheduled for next month.

The automaker said Thursday it would move to "an all-digital approach” at the annual event that also has become a major venue for the unveiling of innovation in the automotive industry. GM will share "significant company news including the reveal of the Chevrolet Silverado EV” online during the conference, the company said in a statement.

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