Waymo will have the world’s first fully dedicated factory for autonomous vehicle production.
Waymo will establish an 85,000-square-foot center in Mesa to supplement the one already operating in Chandler.
Not all Arizonans like companies like Waymo testing self-driving vehicles on local streets.
The service launches in the Metro Phoenix area for early riders from Waymo’s research program.
The new self-driving taxi service will be launched under a new brand name .
The driver of a Waymo prototype took over and changed lanes, hitting a motorcycle.
Driverless vehicles will initially be restricted to five areas, which the company knows well, but will eventually expand.
Waymo has also surpassed 7 million miles in advanced simulators that recreate many real-world scenarios.
Dealing with an autonomous vehicle accident is different than most.
The Transportation Secretary said fully autonomous cars will significantly reduce the number of accidents and deaths .
The Google-owned company has set up shop in China to design and test self-driving vehicle tech.
Waymo has been racking up the miles as it wants to launch an autonomous taxi service this year.