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Waymo has driven 4 million miles autonomously on public roads

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Waymo has reached a milestone of driving 4 million miles autonomously on public roads. The company made this public through its blog on medium. The company said to cover 4 million miles it would take the average American driver nearly 300 years. Waymo has mentioned some data related to it …

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Waymo inks deal with AutoNation on maintenance and repair of its self-driving cars

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AutoNation, America’s largest automotive retailer, has partnered with Waymo, the Alphabet self-driving technology company, in a multi-year agreement to support Waymo’s autonomous vehicle program. According to the agreement, AutoNation will offer strategic capabilities to maximize the life of Waymo’s vehicles across the United States. AutoNation franchised stores, AutoNation USA stores, …

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Waymo showed off its technology to reporters at its California testing facility

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Waymo showed off its technology to reporters at its California testing facility. The company had invited dozens of reporters to its testing facility at a decommissioned Air Force base where they were taken on an approximately 10-minute, two-mile drive in the company’s completely driverless vehicle. In the interaction with the …

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Waymo training Law Enforcement on how to deal with self-driving cars

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Telematics Wire had reported that Waymo has released first ever safety report on its self-driving car. The company in the report has revealed that it is training the Law Enforcement in the cities it is testing its autonomous cars on how to deal with various issues related to AVs such …

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Waymo releases its first-ever safety report

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Waymo has released its first-ever Safety Report, the document cites the procedures and technology adopted by the company to make sure its self-driving cars remain safe and secure. The report underscores the important lessons learned through the 3.5 million miles Waymo’s vehicles have self-driven on public roads and through our …

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Waymo to launch self-driving taxis in Phoenix, says report

Waymo to launch self-driving taxis in Phoenix

Waymo is going to launch self-driving taxis in Phoenix if a report by TheInformation.com is to be believed. However, a driver will be sitting in the car to take over the control if anything goes wrong. If this happens to be true this would be the first commercial application of …

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Intel technology inside Waymo cars

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Intel has revealed that it has been working with Waymo since 2009 when it had started as Google’s self-driving project. “With 3 million miles of real-world driving, Waymo cars with Intel technology inside have already processed more self-driving car miles than any other autonomous fleet on U.S. roads ” Intel …

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Waymo’s autonomous software may cause disruption across the automotive value chain: Frost&Sullivan

Waymo to launch self-driving taxis in Phoenix

Frost& Sullivan has released a paper “Strategic Analysis of Waymo’s Future Autonomous Disruptive Capabilities for the Automotive Industry”. According to it Waymo’s autonomous software may cause disruption across the automotive value chain from OEMs to dealerships. Some points raised by it are: Waymo could potentially help commercialize its autonomous technology …

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Waymo uses a software named Carcraft to test its cars in virtual environment

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According to a report by Atlantic, Waymo is testing its self-driving cars using virtual worlds in software it designed called “Carcraft”. The company has a secluded base in rural California where it tests complicated real-world like scenarios like roundabouts and driveways in a virtual world. A software named Carcraft is …

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Waymo receives a patent for technology that can reduce the force of impact experienced during a collision

Collisions involving at least one vehicle occur frequently and often cause serious harm. The force of the vehicle’s impact is a primary factor in the amount of damage that is caused by the vehicle. Waymo is working to design a vehicle that can reduce the force of impact experienced during …

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