Every day is more than spoken autonomous driving and reasons we need not to do so. All brands want to have a car with autonomous technology on the market. In addition, to this race not only they have signed up traditional manufacturers of cars, but actors from sectors as diverse as the manufacture of batteries and electronics devices (Samsung), software computers (Intel or NVidia) or transportation (über) companies have joined.
One of the first brands “unrelated” to the automotive sector that is aimed at automation of driving it was Google. The internet giant takes a time proving their autonomous cars on open roads and has several agreements with manufacturers such as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). However, to be present in this sector with authority enough to have decided to create Waymo, his company dedicated to 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 autonomous has been part of the unit of research secret Google X. Krafcik has said that Waymo is a company of technology of self drive that has as mission that the mobility is easy of use and safe for the people. Also, has made much emphasis in that not are or will be a company of rent of cars for hours as Car2Go of Daimler AG or Move of PSA.
John Krafcik has commented that Waymo is working with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to develop jointly 100 Chrysler Pacific as vehicle completely autonomous. For this the system of driving autonomous of Waymo has with several sensors of radar, cameras and lidar that are are developed to reach the level 4 and 5 of autonomy of driving.
The idea that have in Google for Waymo is that the people use their cars for do things everyday as it buy, go to the work, or get with security to House after pass a night of party in the city. Weather at the time.