• Waymo One Self-Driving Taxi Service Launched

    8 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    The self-driving concern of Google's parent company today announced the launch of its self-driving taxi service. It was reported that Waymo was looking to launch the service before the end of this year. That's precisely what the company has done today with the launch of Waymo One. The commercial service will initially be available in the Phoenix area.
    Waymo isn't opening it up for everyone just yet, though. The service and its app will roll out on an invite-only basis to Phoenix residents who were part of Waymo's early rider program. This vetted group of people will be able to use the app...
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  • Waymo One is Alphabet's public self-driving car service, culminates nearly decade-long project

    Waymo One is Alphabet's public self-driving car service, culminates nearly decade-long project

    8 days ago - By 9to5Google

    Nine years since the Google Self-Driving Car Project began and over 10 million autonomous miles later, the company today announced the launch of Waymo One. The Alphabet division is launching the first public self-driving service in Phoenix, Arizona and fully detailing how hailing an autonomous vehicle works.
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  • Alphabet's Waymo unveils its first commercial driverless taxi service: Waymo One

    Alphabet's Waymo unveils its first commercial driverless taxi service: Waymo One

    8 days ago - By VentureBeat

    Waymo has officially lifted the lid on its first commercial service that riders can actually pay for. Waymo One is open for business now in Phoenix.
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  • Waymo One, the groundbreaking self-driving taxi service, explained

    Waymo One, the groundbreaking self-driving taxi service, explained

    8 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Hail our robotic cab overlords.
    Today is a day that fans of self-driving cars have been anticipating for years. Waymo-widely seen as the industry leader-is finally launching its "Waymo One" commercial taxi service in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
    The announcement fulfills Waymo's long-standing promise to offer a commercial service by the end of the year. But the launch comes with important caveats.
    Initially, the new service will only be offered to Waymo's early riders-the same handpicked test passengers that have been riding in Waymo's vehicles for the last 18 months. Waymo...
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