Intelligent Transport’s Leah Hockley considers how far away the industry is from utilising autonomous vehicles in everyday public transport and how the sector is working to reassure users that the technology does not sacrifice passenger safety.
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Waymo is encouraging riders to give honest and complete feedback on their experiences as it looks to develop its technology further in one of the U.S. most famous cities.
Waymo's new automotive partnership with Volvo Car Group is the latest in a series, which includes partnerships with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Jaguar Land Rover, and Renault Nissan Mitsubishi.
Through the collaboration, Waymo aims to extend previous research to automatically discover optimal data augmentation policies to improve perception tasks for the 'Waymo Driver'.
France has committed to developing autonomous vehicles through a national strategy in which stakeholders in the sector, as well as national and local authorities, are involved.
Waymo is looking to distinguish itself from its competitors by trialling services such as free Wi-Fi and music streaming for its riders.
Japan and France are one step closer to driverless vehicles as Groupe Renault and Nissan to become the first automotive manufacturers to explore driverless mobility.
After almost 10 years of development and testing, Waymo One has been launched, and represents a big step forward for the integration of autonomy.
Waymo has become the first company to receive a permit from the state of California to test driverless vehicles without a backup driver in the front seat.
Additional Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans will join Waymo’s driverless fleet and the companies begin discussions regarding the self-driving technology being made available to retail customers…