Volvo without a steering wheel and pedals: a new partnership with Waymo

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Volvo without a steering wheel and pedals: a new partnership with Waymo

Volvo 360c Autonomous electric car without steering wheel and pedals, presented in the fall of 2018, and remains a concept. Technology Waymo can push it to serial production.

The group, which includes the brands Volvo, Polestar and Lynk & Co, started a strategic cooperation with the American company Waymo “a world leader in the technology of Autonomous movement”. The Swedes said that now Waymo – their exclusive partner in the development of the autopilot of the fourth level. The first step is called integration of key technologies Waymo Driver in “a completely new electric platform, service-oriented ride the Hayling” (referring to online-taxi a La Uber and Lyft).

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The American company now operate two programs. Waymo One – passenger vans at the Chrysler Pacifica and Jaguar electric cars I-Pace. Waymo Via – the delivery of goods to Pacifica and truck tractors Peterbilt 579.

Director of car Waymo Adam frost said: the partnership with Volvo in the coming years will help Waymo to expand the business outside the United States. Henrik grin from Volvo said that the cooperation “opens exciting new opportunities” for the three brands of the group, because the drones will enhance road safety “to an unprecedented level.” We will remind, at Waymo already established relationship with the FCA, company, Jaguar Land Rover and Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi.

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