Waymo’s cars drive 10 million miles a day in a perilous virtual world

As it nears the launch of its first commercial service, Waymo is celebrating a new milestone: 10 million miles driven on public roads. In recognition of this threshold, the Alphabet company released a video that features a lot of new footage of its cars operating without a human driver behind the wheel. In addition, Waymo’s top executive is setting realistic expectations about some of the limitations of its advanced technology. Last November, Waymo announced it had driven 4 million miles on public roads. Then, in July, the company said it had crossed 8 million miles. At the end of August, it hit 9 million miles, so today’s announcement is clearly another sign of Waymo’s aggressive scaling as it prepares to kick off its first... Continue reading…

Waymo’s cars drive 10 million miles a day in a perilous virtual world

A simulation lets autonomous cars experience situations that are too dangerous to try in reality.

Wed 10 Oct 18 from MIT Technology Review

Waymo’s self-driving cars hit 10 million miles

Alphabet’s self-driving car company Waymo has spent years testing its autonomous vehicles on public roads. What started as a trickle of miles driven each day has exploded in the past few ...

Wed 10 Oct 18 from TechCrunch

Waymo’s driverless cars have driven way mo’ miles than rivals’

Rivals would be foolish to dismiss Waymo's impressive milestone.

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Arstechnica

Waymo’s self-driving vehicles have racked up 10 million miles

Autonomous vehicle company Waymo has just completed 10 million miles of testing on public roads -- and by the end of the month it'll have clocked up seven billion miles in its ...

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Engadget

What's it like to run errands in a self-driving car? Some Phoenix regulars are sold on Waymo

The Google autonomous car company, which just 10 million road-tested miles without major incidents, is aiming to refine its soon-to-be-public service.        

Wed 10 Oct 18 from USA today

After 10 million miles, Waymo's cars are on another level - Roadshow

Waymo's self-driving cars have crossed another milestone, 10 million miles covered on real roads. What's next? Learning all the little things you didn't know you needed to teach a car.

Wed 10 Oct 18 from CNET

Here's why rides in Waymo's self-driving cars might be free - Roadshow

How much will Waymo's self-driving service actually cost to use? The answer may be nothing. Sometimes, anyway.

Wed 10 Oct 18 from CNET

Waymo’s driverless cars hit a new milestone: 10 million miles on public roads

As it nears the launch of its first commercial service, Waymo is celebrating a new milestone: 10 million miles driven on public roads. In recognition of this threshold, the Alphabet ...

Wed 10 Oct 18 from The Verge

Google's Waymo self-driving car crashed after its human driver dozed off at the wheel

While driving on a route that Waymo uses to test autonomous vehicle software, the human safety driver 'appeared to doze off,' causing the car to veer into another lane and crash into the median. ...

Thu 4 Oct 18 from Daily Mail

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