Latest in Tomorrow

Image credit: Waymo

Waymo's Jaguar EV hits public roads for self-driving tests

You might see the autonomous SUV on the streets of Mountain View, California.
129 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

Waymo

Waymo is putting its Jaguar I-Pace EVs on the road for more public testing, only this time around it's been fully kitted out with self-driving tech. The company confirmed to TechCrunch it started testing the self-driving cars close to its Mountain View, California headquarters.

During the tests, Waymo has put a safety driver inside, ready to take control if anything goes awry. It's a significant step for Waymo towards adding the self-driving cars to its ride-hailing fleet, which it plans to do next year.

Waymo revealed last year it was adding I-Pace EVs to its self-driving fleet. The cars had been on the streets in the Bay Area before to collect reams of road data, though they were under the control of a human driver. Waymo and Jaguar Land Rover have a deal that could see as many as 20,000 self-driving I-Pace cars joining Waymo's ride-hailing fleet within the first two years of service.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
129 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

Engadget's Guide to Privacy

Engadget's Guide to Privacy

View
Oppo's next phone can be fully charged in just 30 minutes

Oppo's next phone can be fully charged in just 30 minutes

View
Fossil's latest hybrid watch is likely powered by Wear OS

Fossil's latest hybrid watch is likely powered by Wear OS

View
Sonos Move review: Versatility doesn't come cheap

Sonos Move review: Versatility doesn't come cheap

View
ZenBook Pro Duo review: ASUS makes a case for dual-screen laptops

ZenBook Pro Duo review: ASUS makes a case for dual-screen laptops

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr