Every day there is more talk of driving autonomous and the reasons we do not lack for it. All brands want to have a car with technology-autonomous fashion in the market. In addition, this race is not only have signed the traditional manufacturers of cars, but you actors from sectors as diverse as the manufacture of batteries and consumer electronics (Samsung), computer software (Intel or NVidia) or transportation companies (Uber) have been united.
One of the first brands “alien” to the automobile sector, which is aimed at the automation of the driving Google. The internet giant takes a while to test its autonomous cars for the open road and has several agreements with manufacturers such as Fiat Chrysler Cars (FCA). However, to be present in this sector with sufficient authority have decided to create Waymo, his company dedicated to the autonomous cars of the firm.
According to John Krafcik, CEO of Waymo, the name of your company means “a new way forward in mobility”. Until now, this program of driving autonomously has been part of the investigative unit of secret Google X. Krafcik has said that Waymo is a company of technology of self-driving has as its mission that the mobility is easy to use and safe for people. In addition, he has placed much emphasis on who are neither will be an enterprise car rental by the hour as Car2Go from Daimler AG, or Move PSA.
John Krafcik has said that Waymo is working with Fiat Chrysler Cars (FCA) to jointly develop 100 Chrysler Pacifica as a vehicle completely self contained. To do this the conduction system of autonomous Waymo has several radar sensors, cameras, and lídar that are being developed to reach level 4 and 5 of the autonomy of driving.
The idea that you have in Google for Waymo is that people use their cars to do everyday things as the purchase, go to work, or get safely home after a night of partying in the city. Time to time.
Source – Google Waymo