• Even self-driving leader Waymo is struggling to reach full autonomy

    6 days ago - By Ars Technica

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    The Wednesday rollout of Waymo One, Waymo's commercial self-driving taxi service, falls far short of expectations the company itself set earlier in the year.
    In late September, a Waymo spokeswoman told Ars by email that the Phoenix service would be fully driverless and open to members of the public-claims I reported in this article .
    We now know that Waymo One won't be fully driverless; there will be a driver in the driver's seat. And Waymo One is open to the public in only the narrowest, most technical sense: initially it will only be available to early riders-the same people who...
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