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Waymo orders way mo‘ self-driving minivans from Chrysler

Waymo, the self-driving Google spin-off, is getting prepared to seriously enhance its operations. On Tuesday morning, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced it has sealed an agreement to supply Waymo with “thousands” of Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans. Originally, Waymo was contrast in California with bespoke RD vehicles, but done the switch to using Pacifica Hybrids in early 2017. Currently, Waymo operates a swift of around 600 of these unconstrained minivans; these are mostly in the Phoenix area, nonetheless it tests in a series of other locations including snowy Michigan and Atlanta.

“With the world’s first swift of entirely self-driving vehicles on the road, we’ve changed from investigate and development, to operations and deployment,” pronounced John Krafcik, CEO of Waymo. “The Pacifica Hybrid minivans offer a versatile interior and a gentle float experience, and these additional vehicles will help us scale.”

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