31 May '18, 5pm

Waymo adding 62,000 Pacifica hybrid minivans to its self-driving fleet

Waymo, formerly known as the Google self-driving car project, is preparing to add au to 62,000 autonomous Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans to its self-driving fleet. This venture builds upon a previous commitment, announced in January , to deliver thousands of vehicles to Waymo’s driverless transportation service. Vehicle delivery is expected to begin in late 2018. FCA US and Waymo also announced today that they are beginning discussions about the use of Waymo self-driving technology, including potentially through licensing, in a FCA-manufactured vehicle available to retail customers. “FCA is committed to bringing self-driving technology to our customers in a manner that is safe, efficient and realistic,” said Sergio Marchionne, Chief Executive Officer, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. “Strategic partnerships, such as the one we have with Waymo, will help to drive innovativ...

Full article: https://electriccarsreport.com/2018/05/waymo-adding-62000...

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