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Waymo Aims To Launch Self-Driving Ride Service Before Year’s End

Original story at CleanTechnica• 4 mentions • 5 days ago

October 12th, 2017 by The BeamThere is intense competition to be the first company to market with a fully autonomous, driverless ride-sharing service, and if the news that The Information recently dropped is accurate, then Google/Alphabet-owned Waymo will be offering one imminently. According to anonymous sources, the self-driving car unit is planning to launch a fully driverless fleet of cars before the end of the year. Initially the service is tipped as launching in Chandler, a suburb of Phoenix that has already been the site of extensive testing by Waymo. There a number of factors that favor Chandler — the ...