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Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Waymo Rolls Out Self-Driving Minivans

Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Waymo Rolls Out Self-Driving Minivans

Waymo has received the 100 Chrysler Pacifica minivans.

The first images of the Waymo-Chrysler minivan. These include changes to the electrical and structural systems as well as powertrain and chassis updates.

Waymo says it has already tested the Chrysler Pacificas at its own test track in California, at Fiat Chrysler's Chelsea Proving Grounds facility, and its Arizona Proving Grounds.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced delivery of 100 specially built Chrysler Pacifica minivans to Google's newly formed self-driving vehicle company, Waymo. Today, the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced the completion of their 100 Chrysler Pacifica minivans which were delivered to Waymo.

Waymo has been working on the vehicles with FCA since May, with a joint programme team designing and engineering modifications that allow the company to integrate its new fully-autonomous systems.

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The news was posted in Medium.com by Waymo CEO John Krafcik, along with photos the minivans from several angles, clearly sporting the "headgear" that contains some of the tech required for a auto to navigate on its own. In preparation for the launch, the Pacificas underwent over 200 hours of extreme weather testing in the prototype stage.

"As consumers' transportation needs evolve, strategic collaborations such as this one are vital to promoting a culture of innovation, safety and technology", said FCA boss Sergio Marchionne.

John Krafcik, the CEO of Waymo, said the company has plans to explore other applications for the driverless technology; a report from Bloomberg suggests a driverless car-sharing service could be in the works.

Waymo opted to implement their self-driving technology into a minivan because they want to explore how the technology works with various types of vehicles.


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