Why Has Waymo Taken So Long to Commercialize Autonomous Taxis?
In November 2017, Waymo GOOG announced it was testing autonomous cars in Phoenix, without drivers behind the steering wheels but with safety engineers in the back seats. Next, the company plans to commercialize a ridesharing service.
According to data from the California Department of Motor Vehicles,1 Waymo’s cars are improving rapidly enough to support a commercial launch within the next two years. The same data, however, also suggest that Waymo will... [Lire la suite]