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Thought You'd Never See a Robo-Taxi? Waymo's Been Running Them for a Year

Bret Kenwell

Given that almost every automaker (and even more tech companies) are working on autonomous driving solutions, many investors wondered how Waymo would ever come out on top. Why would Audi, Mercedes or Cadillac ever use Waymo's self-driving technology if they developed their own? Given that Waymo couldn't produce its own automobiles, that left what felt like an ultimatum on the table.