Waymo's autonomous cars have driven 4 million miles

From Engadget - November 27, 2017

While these have been on public roads, they have been restricted to cities in California's Bay Area and around Phoenix, Arizona, with some testing in Austin, Texas and Kirkland, Washington. Waymo had been refining its autonomous tech in partnership with Lyft, though it's unclear how much influence that has had.

In addition to real driving, the company has put its systems through 2.5 billion simulated miles in the last year, Waymo's blog post boasted. With all that experience, the company says its been able to teach its vehicles enough to pull off 'full autonomy,' and hinted that the public would soon 'get to use Waymo's driverless service to go to work, to school, to the grocery store and more.'


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